AWARDS SEASON 2017: Outer Critics Circle Award Winners

The Outer Critics Circle Award winners have been announced!  Come From Away was selected as this year's most outstanding new Broadway Musical and Hello, Dolly! as outstanding revival. Both productions also received 5 nominations. The selections also featured many a Hollywood actor (Kevin Kline, Laura Linney, Bette Midler, Danny DeVito and Cynthia Nixon) and singled out the incredible performances this year by Andy Karl, Gavin…

AWARDS SEASON 2017: The Drama Desk Award Nominees

This morning, the Drama Desk Award nominees were announced and Hello, Dolly! led the pack, with 10 total nominations, followed closely by Come From Away and Anastasia who received 9 each. Oftentimes, the Drama Desk nominees are the most closely aligned to those selected by the Tonys...will that be the case this year, or will there be some big surprises? We…

AWARDS SEASON 2017: The Outer Critics Circle Award Nominees

The Outer Critics Circle Award nominees are in! Of the Broadway musicals, Anastasia received the greatest number of nominations (13), followed by Hello, Dolly! (10), Come From Away (7), Groundhog Day (5), A Bronx Tale (4), War Paint (4), and Bandstand, Holiday Inn and Natasha, Pierre And The Great Comet Of 1812 of 1812 all with 3 a piece. The winners for the Outer Critics Circle Awards will be announced…

AWARDS SEASON 2017: The Drama League Award Nominees

Well, a musical might not have taken home the Pulitzer this year (big congrats to Lynn Nottage's Sweat, which did!), but we are here now and so excited to announce the list of nominees for the 2017 Drama League Awards, which includes more than a few musicals. We recommend bookmarking our awards page, which will…

AWARDS SEASON 2016: Drama Desk Award Winners

We're nearing the closing curtain of Awards Season 2016! Last night the Drama Desk Awards were handed out. This year's big winners were Shuffle Along and She Loves Me, while the other prizes were distributed fairly evenly among this year's nominees (with the exception of School of Rock and Spring Awakening, neither of which took home any awards). Sunday is the Tony Awards and we hope…

AWARDS SEASON 2016: Drama League Award Winners

The Drama League Award winners are in and Hamilton grabbed the outstanding production award, plus one for creator/actor Lin-Manuel Miranda. (The show lost out to An American in Paris in last year when it played Off-Broadway, so the win has to feel like some sort of extra redemption for the creative team.) The winning revival was surprisingly not She Loves…

AWARDS SEASON 2016: Outer Critics Circle Awards Winners

If you were wondering what the Tony Awards might have looked like without Hamilton, the Outer Critics Circle Awards might be a good indication. Bright Star took home the big prize, but She Loves Me, the winner for best revival, walked away with the most wins of any show (4). Other winners included: Spring Awakening, On Your Feet!, American Psycho, Fiddler on the…

AWARDS SEASON 2016: Theatre World Award Winners

The first set of winners are in! The Theatre World Awards has announced the 12 honorees for best Broadway or Off-Broadway debut, and that newbee Nicholas Barasch will take home the Dorothy Loudon prize and Bernadette Peters the lifetime achievement award. Many of these actors got nods from other awards committees, but will they be able to beat…

AWARDS SEASON 2016: Drama Desk Award Nominations

The Drama Desk Award nominees were announced this morning and producers for Shuffle Along, which had been snubbed by the other award nominating committees, must have been pleased with the Outstanding Musical and other nods. And though neither was nominated for Outstanding Musical, American Psycho and Bright Star did get the most nominations (8 and 7, respectively), followed by Shuffle Along, School…

AWARDS SEASON 2016: Outer Critics Circle Awards

Awards season for 2016 has officially begun and the first set of nominees are in: those for the 2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards. You'll see lots of repeats on this list, with American Psycho, She Loves Me, Bright Star and On Your Feet! getting the most nominations. You might notice there's one big show from this season, Hamilton, missing from this…