Yaddo Virtual Fall Benefit 2020, with special guests The Lazours
Daniel and Patrick Lazour are brothers, songwriters and theatermakers. They have workshopped their piece We Live in Cairo at the O’Neill National Music Theater Conference and at New York Theatre Workshop under the 2016 Richard Rodgers Award. It premiered at the American Repertory Theatre in May 2019 directed by Obie Award-winner Taibi Magar. They have developed their work during residencies at the O’Neill, Ucross, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. Their new musical about cancer and its treatment through the ages, was workshopped at the Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Theatre, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat and is being developed with the American Repertory Theater. Patrick and Daniel were 2015-16 Dramatists Guild Fellows and are New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspects. Most recently, they were artists-in-residence at the American University in Cairo and are teaching artists at Lincoln Center Theater. They perform their songs live at the Boiler Room in New York City.