2016 Fred Ebb Award
Eligibility Criteria and Application Form (Adobe PDF format)


Fred Ebb Foundation Donates $1.6 Million to
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in 2015

This Year’s Donation Brings the Fred Ebb Foundation’s Total Contribution to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids to $11.6 Million


2015 Fred Ebb Award

STACY LUFTIG AND PHILLIP PALMER
RECEIVE THE TENTH ANNUAL
FRED EBB AWARD FOR
MUSICAL THEATRE SONGWRITING

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) also presents an annual award, named for Mr. Ebb, to aspiring musical theatre songwriters. The Fred Ebb Award recognizes excellence in musical theatre songwriting, by a songwriter or songwriting team that has not yet achieved significant commercial success. The award is meant to encourage and support aspiring songwriters to create new works for the musical theatre, and includes a $60,000 award. This year’s award was presented to Stacey Luftig and Phillip Palmer.

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The Fred Ebb Award recognizes excellence in musical theatre songwriting, by a songwriter or songwriting team that has not yet achieved significant commercial success. The award is meant to encourage and support aspiring songwriters to create new works for the musical theatre. The prize includes a $50,000 award. In addition to the monetary prize, the Fred Ebb Foundation will produce a one-night-only showcase of the winner’s work. The Fred Ebb Foundation is funded by royalties from Mr. Ebb’s vast catalogue of work. Each year, the Foundation also makes a donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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The ninth annual Fred Ebb Award was given to Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen on December 1st, 2013 at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lounge.

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The eighth annual Fred Ebb Award was given to Sam Willmott on November 26th, 2012 at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lobby.

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The seventh annual Fred Ebb Award was given to Jeff Blumenkrantz on November 28th, 2011 at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lobby.

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The sixth annual Fred Ebb Award was given to Douglas J. Cohen on November 29th, 2010 at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lobby.

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The fifth annual Fred Ebb Award was given to Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich on November 30th, 2009 at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lobby.

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The fourth annual Fred Ebb Award was given to Adam Gwon on December 1st, 2008 at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lobby.

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The third annual Fred Ebb Award was given to Peter Mills on November 26th, 2007 at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lounge.

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The second annual Fred Ebb Award was given to Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak on November 28th, 2006 at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lounge.

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The first annual Fred Ebb Award was given to composer John Bucchino on November 29th, 2005 at The American Airlines Theatre Penthouse Lounge. Visit John's website at: johnbucchino.com.

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