Deborah Brevoort is an award-winning playwright who began writing for opera in American Lyric Theater's Composer/Librettist Development program. She is best known for her play The Women of Lockerbie, which is performed internationally. Her operas include Embedded, Steal a Pencil for Me, and new adaptations of Die Fledermaus and Mozart's Impressario, produced at Ft. Worth, Fargo Moorhead and Anchorage Operas. A two-time winner of the Frederick Loewe Award in musical theatre, her plays are published by DPS, Samuel French, Applause Books and No Passport Press. Deborah teaches at Goddard College, Columbia University and NYU's Graduate Musical Theatre Writing program.