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Mel Brooks and Dave Brubeck Feted at Kennedy Center Honors

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From News, posted 12.07.09 BMI giants Mel Brooks and Dave Brubeck were among the entertainment royalty saluted at the 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, December 6 in Washington, D.C. The Kennedy Board of Trustees selected the incomparably versatile funnyman and profoundly influential composer in recognition of their “contributions to American culture, through… Read more...


Broadway Dazzled by BMI Writers

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From News, posted 1.17.07 The current Broadway season has theatre-goers scrambling for seats to shows from BMI’s ever-growing list of writers from the Tony-honored BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. A CHORUS LINE A revival of A Chorus Line opened Oct. 5, 2006, at the Schoenfeld Theatre… Read more...


‘O Brother’ Soundtrack Rules 44th Annual Grammy Awards

From News, posted 2.27.02 The soundtrack to the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? was the surprise winner at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, presented on February 27 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The multi-platinum album took home five Grammys including the coveted Album of The Year award, besting works by… Read more...


Mel Brooks Blitzes Broadway with ‘The Producers’

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.12.01 Mel Brooks is making Broadway history. Brooks's smash hit Broadway musical, The Producers, just broke all previous records by winning twelve Tony Awards, besting the 10 won by Hello, Dolly! in 1964. Three of the coveted awards, Broadway's highest honor, go to Brooks personally. He is the winner of the… Read more...


Mel Brooks’ ‘Producers’ Sweeps Tonys

From News, posted 6.03.01 BMI proudly congratulates Mel Brooks and his Broadway smash, The Producers, which swept the Tony Awards last night with 12 wins, surpassing the record of ten Tonys set by Hello, Dolly! in 1964. Brooks, a BMI composer, took home statues for Best Original Score… Read more...


Mel Brooks and “The Producers” Rule Tony Nominations

From News, posted 5.08.01 With 15 nominations in 12 categories, the mega-hit Mel Brooks musical "The Producers" set a Broadway record by earning the most Tony Award nominations of any show in history. Brooks's show surpasses the Stephen… Read more...


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