Hamilton, Between Riverside and Crazy Win New York Drama Critics Circle Awards

Hamilton” won for best musical and “Between Riverside and Crazy” won for best play in the New York Drama Circle Critics Awards.

The award was created in response to the Pulitzer in 1935, and is decided by the 23 mainstream critics who make up the organization.

Special recognition also went to designer Bob Crowley for Distinguished Achievement in Scenic and Costume Design and Ars Nova for Sustained Quality and Commitment to Developmental Work.

Crowley is represented this season by the Broadway productions of An American in Paris, The Audience, and Skylight.

Stephen Adly Guirgis’s Between Riverside and Crazy has already won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton is a huge hit that has just ended its run at the Public Theater, and will begin performances at Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theater on July 13, 2015.

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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