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BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Now Accepting Applications Through August 4

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From News, posted 7.12.17. The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop is now accepting applications for its first-year composer and lyricist class through the end of day on Friday, August 4. This prestigious workshop begins mid-September 2017 and runs through June 2018. A recipient of the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre Award, the BMI… Read more...


BMI Announces Launch of “George Bailey Fund” in Support of BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop

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From News, posted 4.28.17. First and second year participants eligible for grants Read more...


BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Presents Free Concert on May 1

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From News, posted 4.05.17. Developing works by workshop members to be premiered at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in NYC Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Nominees

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From News, posted 10.21.16. The Songwriters Hall of Fame unveiled its slate of nominees for induction in 2017, and 12 of them are legendary BMI affiliates. As an organization dedicated to honoring the contributions of the composers and lyricists responsible for the world’s most celebrated popular music, the Songwriters Hall of Fame will celebrate its… Read more...


BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Accepting Applications for Composer/Lyricist Class

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From News, posted 7.18.16. **Deadline to apply is Monday, August 15th** Read more...


Remembering Jean Banks: 1934-2012

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From News, posted 2.02.12. Jean Banks, Senior Director of Jazz and Musical Theatre at BMI, passed away on February 1 in her Lower East Side home after a long battle with lung cancer. She was 77 years old. Jean got her first taste of show business when she worked as an executive secretary for the… Read more...


Richard Engquist, Lyricist, Leader of BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, Dies at 76

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From News, posted 3.24.10. Richard Engquist, who led the BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop for over 30 years, died on March 18. He was part of the transitional team composed of Alan Menken, Maury Yeston, Ed Kleban, Skip Kennon and David Spencer, who assured that the Workshop would continue to flourish after the death of… Read more...


Newcomers, Legends Up for Golden Globe Awards

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From News, posted 1.05.10. An exciting mix of jet-setting up-and-comers and already iconic composers make up the list of BMI nominees for the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards. Musical theatre legend Maury Yeston will vie for the Best Original Song statuette thanks to his “Cinema Italiano” from Nine, adding yet another nomination to a résumé… Read more...


Encompass Honors Maury Yeston

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From News, posted 10.21.09. The Encompass New Opera Theatre honored esteemed BMI composer Maury Yeston at its 2009 Jazz Gala, held Sunday, October 4 in New York. Yeston is the musical force behind the Tony Award-winning Nine and Titanic, both of which garnered Best Musical and Best Score honors, as well as the Tony-nominated Grand… Read more...


BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop Accepting Applications

From News, posted 7.20.09. The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop is now accepting applications for its first year composer/lyricist class. The August 1, 2009 deadline is quickly approaching and applicants are asked to send in the requested materials as soon as possible. The Workshop begins September 21, 2009 and runs through June 2010. A… Read more...


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