Deborah Brevoort is a playwright and musical theatre librettist/lyricist who lived for many years in Alaska before moving to the New York City area. She is the author of numerous plays and musicals, including The Women of Lockerbie which won the silver medal in the Onassis International Playwriting Competition in 2001 and the Kennedy Center’s Fund for New American Plays Award. It premiered off Broadway in March 2003 at the New Group and Women’s Project and is currently being produced around the world. In addition to King Island Christmas, which won the 1997 Frederick Loewe Award and has had 30 productions around the United States and Australia, she wrote the book and lyrics for Goodbye My Island, a companion musical to King Island Christmas which also features music by David Friedman. Deborah also wrote the book and lyrics for Coyote Goes Salmon Fishing, with composer Scott Richards, which won the 2001 Frederick Loewe Award. It was produced in 1996 by Stuart Ostrow & also at Perseverance Theatre directed by Molly Smith. In 1998 she was given the Paul Green Award by the National Theatre Conference for her book-writing in the musical theatre. Her play, Into the Fire won the Weissberger Award and is published by Samuel French. Blue Moon Over Memphis, her Noh Drama About Elvis Presley, won the Lee Korf Award. Signs of Life received a Rockefeller grant and was produced at the Perseverance Theatre in Juneau, Alaska. Deborah was one of the original company members with Perseverance Theatre since 1980 where many of her plays and musicals have been produced. Her website address is