The award for most promising lyricist and librettist in the American musical theatre includes a purse of $100,000, paid out over two years.
This year’s award recognizes Benjamin Scheuer and team Melissa Li and Kit Yan.
Lyricist Daniel Messé and co-librettists Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew are this year’s awardees.
The awards recognize promising musical theatre librettists and lyricists.
The winners of the award for promising musical theatre lyricists and librettists receive a total of $100,000 each, payable over two years, with the honor.