Exciting news for musical lovers! For only the 9th time in the history of the awards, the coveted Pulitzer Prize for Drama has been awarded to a musical — this year’s highly lauded Hamilton!
The other finalists were two plays: Gloria by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and The Humans by Stephen Karam.
Wondering what the other Pulitzer Prize-winning musicals were? Well, wonder no more:
- Of Thee I Sing
- South Pacific
- How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
- A Chorus Line
- Sunday in the Park with George
- Next to Normal
Is this the sign of more prizes for the successful musical, or will the voters decide it’s been over-hyped? How can you not love award season! We don’t know about you, but we can’t wait to find out.