2006 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards

 

The Edgerton Foundation selected its first recipients for New American Play Awards in 2006. The recipients were two Center Theatre Group productions - Curtains, a musical mystery starring David Hyde Pierce that moved to Broadway in 2007, and 13, a comedy by Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown about the trials of adolescence in America. 13 opened at Broadway's Jacobs Theater in fall 2008.

13

by Jason Robert Brown and Dan Elish

at Center Theatre Group

Curtains

by Rupert Holmes, John Kander, and Fred Ebb

at Center Theatre Group

Curtains is not only one of the last collaborations of the phenomenal John Kander and the late Fred Ebb team, it is one of their longest awaited productions – nearly two decades in development.

- Artistic Statement for Curtains

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