PHOTO CALL: The Jonathan Larson Grants Presentation Ceremony

News   PHOTO CALL: The Jonathan Larson Grants Presentation Ceremony The 2010 Jonathan Larson Grants were presented to Peter Lerman, Daniel Maté and songwriting team Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond on March 9.

At the ceremony, selections of the recipients' works were performed by Julia Murney, Brian d'Arcy James and Kerry Butler. Memphis stars Brad Bass, John Eric Parker and Ephraim Sykes also performed a rarely-heard Jonathan Larson song at the ceremony. The grants — given annually to honor emerging composers, lyricists and book writers — help to continue Tony Award-winning composer Jonathan Larson's dream of "infusing musical theatre with a contemporary, joyful, urban vitality."

Here's a look at the ceremony:

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For more information on the Larson Grants, please visit AmericanTheatreWing.org


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