Marc ShaimanandScott Wittmanare Tony Award Winning Songwriters of the incredible Broadway hits such asHairspray,Some Like It Hot,Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,Catch Me If You Can, the hit TV seriesSmash, and the Oscar winning musical film Mary Poppins Returns.
Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman will be honored with theEncompass Sheldon Harnick Award for Creative Excellence.
Photos by Robert Trachtenberg and Rob Rich/Everett Collection
Photo by Steven Sorokoff
Marilyn Mayeperformed over 76 times on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, has 15 spectacular albums and 7 hit singles, and will be honored with theEncompass Lifetime Achievement Awardat our 2023 Musical Salute!
we believe in the power of music to uplift and enrich the human spirit. With your support, Encompass creates, develops, and produces adventurous new music theatre-opera by new composers and lyricists that explores our place in the universe.
Our company productions represent a vast tapestry of American and International voices and genres, garnering a reputation for creative process, quality performances, and artistic passion.
Encompass New Opera Theatre’s productions are made possible in part with public funds from The National Endowment for the Arts, The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, and the Department of Cultural Affairs, and with the support from our generous corporate donors and individual patrons.