GMTWP alum Rona Siddiqui Recipient of 2019 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020


Rona Siddiqui, Cycle 21

GMTWP Alum Rona Siddiqui (Cycle 21) was named the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award which celebrates an emerging female composer or composer/lyricist who demonstrates outstanding artistic promise.

A composer, lyricist, and music director based in New York City, Rona is also the recipient of the ASCAP Foundation Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart Award and the ASCAP Foundation/Max Dreyfus Scholarship. Her work has been performed everywhere from Joe’s Pub to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to the ImaGen New Musical Theatre Workshop at Michigan State University, and her autobiographical musical comedy, Salaam Medina: Tales of a Halfghan, will have a developmental workshop at Playwrights Horizons this November, directed by Raja Feather Kelly.