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BMI Workshop Offers Students Crash Course in Musical Theatre

From News, posted 11.10.06 The Tony-honored BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop hosted a group of 20 students from Valparaiso (Indiana) High School for a one-day "mini-workshop" session. The teens, who actively write musical theatre pieces during the school year under the direction of Alice Gambel using the teachings of Workshop founder… Read more...


Theatre Composer Barry Wyner Receives Jerry Bock Award

From News, posted 11.17.05 BMI composer Barry Wyner has been named the winner of the 2005 BMI Foundation/Jerry Bock Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre for his musical, Calvin Berger. This prestigious award was established in 1997 by Jerry Bock, BMI composer of such classics as Fiddler… Read more...


‘Dinner at Eight’ is Served in London

From News, posted 7.15.03 Dinner at Eight, a musical based on the 1932 George S. Kaufman/Edna Ferber Broadway comedy, received a reading at the Drury Lane Theatre in London on July 1. With music by Ben Schaechter, lyrics by Frank Evans and book by Julie Gilbert, the musical was developed in the Read more...


Bock Award Reserved for ‘Dinner at Eight’

From News, posted 7.16.01 Dinner at Eight, a new musical based on the George S. Kaufman/Edna Ferber classic play, has been awarded the 2001-2002 Jerry Bock Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theatre. With music by Ben Schaechter, lyrics by Frank Evans and book by Julie Gilbert, the new musical was developed in… Read more...