Photo Flash: Check Out Photos From the Fred Ebb Award Presentation Photo Flash: Check Out Photos From the Fred Ebb Award Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presented the fifteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Angela Sclafani & Benjamin Velez. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, was presented by Kate Baldwin on Monday, December 2nd from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. (more...)

Gramercy Opera Returns to Brooklyn's Montauk Club with A GRAMERCY OPERA CHRISTMAS Gramercy Opera Returns to Brooklyn's Montauk Club with A GRAMERCY OPERA CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019

This December, following the smash success of Dickens' A Christmas Carol: The Opera, Gramercy Opera returns to Brooklyn's exclusive Montauk Club to usher in the holiday season with 'A Gramercy Opera Christmas.' (more...)

Angela Sclafani & Benjamin Velez To Receive This Year's Fred Ebb Award For Excellence in Musical Theatre Songwriting Angela Sclafani & Benjamin Velez To Receive This Year's Fred Ebb Award For Excellence in Musical Theatre Songwriting
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the fifteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Angela Sclafani & Benjamin Velez. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Kate Baldwin on Monday, December 2nd from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. (more...)

Will Reynolds & Eric Price Announced Winners of 14th Annual Fred Ebb Award Will Reynolds & Eric Price Announced Winners of 14th Annual Fred Ebb Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the fourteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Will Reynolds and Eric Price. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Alan Cumming on Monday, November 26th from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. (more...)

Amber Gray, Christiane Noll and More to Sing New Works by Women at The TimesCenter Amber Gray, Christiane Noll and More to Sing New Works by Women at The TimesCenter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Lyricist, bookwriter, and Broadway performer Jill Abramovitz and Tony-nominated actor Anika Larsen (Beautiful) will co-host Prospect Theater Company's upcoming Good to Go Songwriters' Showcase: a concert celebrating new works-in-process created or co-created by women writers.  This special one night event will be presented on March 10, 2018 at 8pm at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st, NYC). (more...)

Jill Abramovitz and Anika Larsen Host Prospect's 'Good to Go' Concert Jill Abramovitz and Anika Larsen Host Prospect's 'Good to Go' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Lyricist, bookwriter, and Broadway performer Jill Abramovitz and Tony-nominated actor Anika Larsen (Beautiful) will co-host Prospect Theater Company's upcoming Good to Go Songwriters' Showcase: a concert celebrating new works-in-process created or co-created by women writers.  This special one night event will be presented on March 10, 2018 at 8pm at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st, NYC). (more...)

Prospect And Good To Go Showcase Seven New Musicals By Women Prospect And Good To Go Showcase Seven New Musicals By Women
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

The Alaskan wilderness, the architecture of Barcelona, and a small village in Ghana are among the diverse worlds explored in Prospect Theater Company's upcoming Good to Go Songwriters' Showcase: a concert celebrating new works-in-process created or co-created by women writers. The third annual concert event will be presented on March 10, 2018 at 8pm at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st, NYC). (more...)

Musical Theatre Songwriter Shaina Taub Named 2017 Fred Ebb Award Winner Musical Theatre Songwriter Shaina Taub Named 2017 Fred Ebb Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

The Fred Ebb Foundation, in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company, will present the 13th annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Shaina Taub. (more...)

Eden Espinosa and More Slated for NAMT's THE 46TH MINUTE Concert Tonight Eden Espinosa and More Slated for NAMT's THE 46TH MINUTE Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre kicks off the 29th Annual Festival of New Musicals with its celebrated The 46th Minute concert tonight, October 18th, at 6:30 pm directed by Branden Huldeen and produced for NAMT by Ciera Iveson with Karin Nilo. (more...)

Eden Espinosa and More Slated for NAMT's THE 46TH MINUTE Concert Eden Espinosa and More Slated for NAMT's THE 46TH MINUTE Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre will kick off the 29th Annual Festival of New Musicals with its celebrated The 46th Minute concert on October 18th at 6:30 pm directed by Branden Huldeen and produced for NAMT by Ciera Iveson with Karin Nilo. (more...)

Broadway Inspirational Voices Brings Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY Today Broadway Inspirational Voices Brings Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV) is bringing its Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY today, September 12th, with Brian Crawley, Ben Chavez, Steven Lutvak, and more. (more...)

Calling All Aspiring Musical Theatre Songwriters! 2017 Fred Ebb Award Applications Are Open
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the thirteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters.  (more...)

19 Writers of 9 New Musicals for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 19 writers and 9 new musicals selected for development at this summer's Rhinebeck Writers Retreat.  (more...)

Fred Ebb Foundation Donates Over $1.6 Million to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation has announced that its 2016 donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will total $1.675 million dollars, bringing the foundation's total contribution to BC/EFA to $13.325 million since it began 12 years ago. The foundation, which is funded by royalties from the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb's vast catalogue of work, makes an annual donation to BC/EFA. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore Honored with Fred Ebb Award
by Walter McBride - Nov 29, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation just presented the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore, last night in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. (more...)

12th Annual Fred Ebb Award Presented Tonight to Thomas Mizer & Curtis Moore
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore, tonight from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley. (more...)

Songwriters Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore Honored with 2016 Fred Ebb Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore.  (more...)

2015 Fred Ebb Award Winner MY HEART IS THE DRUM to Receive Presentation Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

Stacey Luftig and Phillip Palmer, winners of the 2015 Fred Ebb Award, will present an invitation only showcase of their acclaimed work MY HEART IS THE DRUM on Monday, June 6th at 5 PM at the York Theatre (619 Lexington Avenue at East 54th Street, New York City)   (more...)

Applications for 2016 Fred Ebb Award Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation, in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company, will present the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters.  Applications for the award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be accepted from June 1- 30, 2016.  The winner will be selected in November of 2016.  Eligibility criteria and Application forms can be found at the foundations website: www.fredebbfoundation.org. (more...)

BWW Review: Touching MY HEART IS THE DRUM at Village Suffers Pace and Structure
by Jay Irwin - Mar 18, 2016

One of my favorite events each year is the Village Originals Festival of New Musicals. Each year there's at least one new show that you long to get a full staging. Back in 2014 that show was "My Heart is the Drum" with it's touching story and engaging music. It showed so much potential and I was thrilled when I saw it on the season lineup this season. And while it still shows a lot of promise it still needs a lot of work to make it a tighter narrative and paced better. (more...)

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