2014 Off Broadway Alliance Award Nominees

OffBroadwayAlliancelogoPhilip Seymour Hoffman,Ruth Maleczech and Nicholas Martin will all be receiving posthumous honors in the fourth annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, which announced the nominees for its competitive categories today:

Best New Musical


Fun Home

Heathers: The Musical

Murder for Two

What’s It All About? Bacharach Reimagined


Best New Play

Bad Jews

Breakfast With Mugabe

Hand to God

The Heir Apparent

Regular Singing


Best Revival

I Remember Mama

Measure for Measure

The Model Apartment

The Mystery of Irma Vep

Saint Joan


Best Unique Theatrical Experience

Eager to Lose


La Soirée

Queen of the Night

Shut Up, Sit Down & Eat


Best Family Show

Dear Albert Einstein (Making Books Sing)

The Civil War (Theatreworks USA)

Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money (Atlantic Theater Company)

The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told! (Off Sides Entertainment)

The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go! (La MaMa in association with Ma-Yi Theater Company)


Legend of Off Broadway Honorees

Edmund Gaynes

Andre Gregory

Terrence McNally

Wallace Shawn


Hall of Fame Awards

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Ruth Maleczech

Nicholas Martin


The Off Broadway Alliance is a non-profit corporation organized by theater professionals dedicated to supporting, promoting and encouraging the production of Off Broadway theater and to making live theater increasingly accessible to new and diverse audiences. The Alliance holds monthly meetings and membership is open to everyone in the Off Broadway theater community.

(And yes, there are other, older awards for Off-Broadway  — The Lucille Lortel Awards and the Obies, for example.)


Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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