Danny Burstein in Moulin Rouge

Awards Season 2020: Drama League Award Winners

The Drama League Award winners were announced tonight, which appears to mark the end of a very odd awards season.

Awards Season 2020: Drama Desk Award Winners

The world is upside down, but at least some of the awards shows are soldiering on. A virtual version of the Drama Desk Awards was broadcast on Saturday, June 13. For the musicals, the Off Broadway A Strange Loop and Moulin Rouge! were the biggest winners of the night, each taking home five prizes apiece.…

Awards Season 2020: Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winner

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama for 2020 has been awarded to the wonderful new musical, A Strange Loop by Michael R. Jackson - a metafictional musical that tracks the creative process of an artist transforming issues of identity, race, and sexuality that once pushed him to the margins of the cultural mainstream into a meditation…

Awards Season 2020: Drama League Award Nominations

The Drama League Award nominations are out with a lot more love for Broadway shows than the Drama Desk committee showed, with love for Girl From the North Country, Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge!, Sing Street, Six , Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, and West Side Story. Winners will be announced by Gabriel Stelian-Shanks and…

AWARDS SEASON 2020: Drama Desk Award Nominations

Even amidst shelter-in-place restrictions and darkened Broadway stages, awards season has begun! The 2020 Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today as a part of a benefit for The Actor's Fund, a human services organization helping to meet the needs of the entertainment community in the midst of this crisis. The list of eligible shows…

AWARDS SEASON 2019: Drama Desk Award Winners

The Drama Desk winners are in -- at the head of the pack were Hadestown and Tootsie and the new play The Ferryman, all with 4 awards each, but The Prom won the Outstanding Musical prize, it's only Drama Desk Award. Here's the full list of nominees, with stars next to the winners: Outstanding Play The Ferryman Fairview Lewiston/Clarkston Usual…

AWARDS SEASON 2019: Drama League Award Winners

Hadestown and Kiss Me, Kate won the big prizes at the Drama League Awards. Straight play winners were The Ferryman and The Waverly Gallery, and Bryan Cranston won the performance award for his portrayal of Howard Beale in Network. Congrats to all! Here was the full list of nominees Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical Hadestown Ain't Too…

AWARDS SEASON 2019: Outer Critics Circle Awards Winners

The Outer Critics Circle Awards winners have been announced and Hadestown was gifted with 6 total awards, including that for Outstanding New Broadway Musical. The other multiple award-winning musicals were Tootsie, The Cher Show and King Kong. Congratulations to all of this year's winners, who will recieve their awards at the dinner presentation on May 23 at Sardi’s. Here's…

AWARDS SEASON 2019: Drama Desk Award Nominations

Nearly all the nominations are in...and oftentimes the Drama Desk nominations are the strongest indicators of which shows might get this year's Tony nods. At the head of the pack for the Drama Desk is the new revival of Oklahoma!, with 12 total nominations, followed closely behind by the critically-acclaimed Tootsie. (You'll notice that missing…

AWARDS SEASON 2019: Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations

The nominations for the Outer Critics Circle Awards are in, Hadestown leading the pack with 12 nominations, followed by Tootsie , with 10 nominations. Winners will be announced May 13, with a gala awards dinner presentation on May 23 at Sardi’s. The OCC nominations are often in line with Tony voter's. Do you think these ought to be this…