The award, which comes with a $60,000 prize, recognizes excellence in musical theatre songwriting among emerging talents.
The songwriting team Ben Bonnema & Christopher Staskel and Michael R. Jackson are this year’s recipients.
The songwriters will be each presented with a $60,000 cash prize next month.
The award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters comes with $60,000.
Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore will be presented with the Fred Ebb award in November.