AWARDS SEASON 2018: Drama Desk Award-Winners

We're somehow almost through another awards season, and tonight's Drama Desk Awards gave a whole lot of love to SpongeBob SquarePants, My Fair Lady and Carousel.  The Theatre World Awards ceremony will take place tomorrow night (view the full list of winners) and a week from today is the biggest night of the year (in our estimation, anyway) --…

AWARDS SEASON 2018: Drama League Award-Winners

The Drama League Awards have been awarded and critical favorites The Band's Visit and My Fair Lady received the coveted Outstanding Production and Revival awards! As previously announced, Idina Menzel was this year's recipient of the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre, Casey Nicholaw the recipient of Founders Award for Excellence in Directing, and The National Endowment for the Arts of theUnique Contribution…

AWARDS SEASON 2018: Tony Award Nominees

The big award-nominations are all in, with Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants at the head of the pack with 12 Tony Award nominations apiece, and Carousel and The Band’s Visit close on their heels with 11 nods. It's the smallest number of productions in decades eligible for this year's awards and there are only 8 total musicals vying for…

AWARDS SEASON 2018: Drama League Award Nominees

Once again, a musical didn't take home the Pulitzer this year (Martyna Majok's Cost of Living received that awesome honor this year) but awards season is here and we are so excited to announce the list of nominees for the 2018 Drama League Awards! We recommend bookmarking our awards page, which will always be the first place…

The Band's Visit

The Reviews for THE BAND’S VISIT are In…

The Band's Visit is open, and the critics are captivated by this intimate and "miraculous" new musical. The songs by David Yazbeck are beautiful and confident at once, while the book by Itamar Moses has grown richer with the move from the Atlantic to the Barrymore. The cast is tremendous; Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub lead…

AWARDS SEASON 2017: Drama Desk Award Winners

Some award years are more hard to predict than others, but this year, all of the awards seem to be going to the same set of shows and people...with Come From Away, Hello, Dolly!, Andy Karl, Bette Midler, Gavin Creel and Jenn Colella taking home the big prizes at last night's Drama Desk Awards. For the plays, Hollywood actors cleaned up again,…

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…