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…

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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: Tony Award Nominees

The Tony Award nominees are out, and no one is surprised that Hamilton not only got the most nominations, but with 16 nods, also beat the record for most Tony nominations (the record was previously held by The Producers and Billy Elliot.) Trailing just behind Hamilton were Shuffle Along with 10 nominations and She Loves Me with 8. All of the nominations these shows got mean…

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…

The Reviews for AMERICAN PSYCHO are In…

American Psycho has opened, and while the critics all applaud the nostalgia-inducing '80s design and impressively sexy ensemble, it's hard to fall in love with the show itself - and not because of the devilish story. Based on the infamous 1991 novel by Bret Easton Ellis, this new musical attempts to translate a complex, psychological…

AWARDS SEASON 2016: Drama League Award Nominations

Another exciting list of nominees has been released, and it features all of the same shows as the Outer Critics Circle nom list. Good news for these shows, not so good for those left off the last list who were still holding out some hope... Deaf West Theatre, the minds behind this year's revival of Spring Awakening, were also…

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…