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BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop

The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, a program that is widely regarded as the premiere training ground for emerging musical theatre composers, lyricists, and librettists.


Steering Committee

Patrick Cook, Director

Frank Evans
Frederick Freyer
Nancy Golladay
Jack Lechner
Alan Menken
Jane Smulyan
David Spencer
Sara Wordsworth
Maury Yeston


Notable shows

By current and former Members and Alumni of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.

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Workshop History

Learn about Lehman Engel and BMI's support for Musical Theatre through this award-winning program.

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A Dialog on the Workshop

Current and former members of the Workshop talk about what participation has meant to them.

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Opportunities & Awards

Presented by the BMI Foundation

Jean Banks Award

The Jean Banks Award is presented annually to the lyricist(s) and composer(s) of the best ten-minute musical created in The Workshop.

Jerry Bock Award

Named in honor of the BMI composer of Fiddler on the Roof, The Rothchilds, She Loves Me, The Apple Tree, and Fiorello, this monetary award is presented to Workshop writers and composers for furtherance of a promising musical project.

Jerry Harrington Awards

These monetary awards are made annually in memory of Jerry Harrington to outstanding members of The Workshop. Awards are available for first, second and advanced workshop participants.

Ellen Schwartz Award

The Ellen Schwartz Award for Outstanding Literary Merit in Lyric Writing is presented annually to a Second or Third Year participant of The Workshop.


Contact

For more information about the workshop:

Patrick Cook
Director, Musical Theatre
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007-0030

theatreworkshop@bmi.com