Daniel Zaitchik & Lisa Kron win 2017 Kleban Prizes

2/7/2017 11:09am

The Kleban Foundation has announced that the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Daniel Zaitchik and the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Lisa Kron. The 2017 prizes were presented on Mon Feb 6 in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP. Since its inception, Kleban Prize winners have been selected by judging panels comprised of the theatre’s most respected artists and administrators.  The judges making the final determination this year were Kristen Anderson-Lopez Robert Lopez, Mary Testa &  Ira Weitzman. Press contact: Brett Oberman/Keith Sherman & Associates (212/764-7900)...