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BROADWAY/CLASSICAL | Lotte Lenya Competition



Find your way over to the Eastman School of Music this weekend for the 15th Annual International Lotte Lenya Competition for the rising stars of musical theater. The 24 semi-finalists who auditioned in New York City in mid-March have now been narrowed down to 12 finalists. Hailing from Ireland, Australia, China, and the United States, these actor-singers have credentials ranging from roles on Broadway to the Metropolitan Opera House. They will compete for top prizes of $15,000, $10,000, and $7,500. The competition is sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Inc., which promotes an understanding of his life and work, as well as the career of his wife, actress-singer Lotte Lenya.

The competition finals take place Saturday, April 13, with rounds at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., and the finals and awards at 8 p.m. All take place at Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, 26 Gibbs St. Free. 274-1100,

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