The Tony nominations announced last Tuesday set off what will be five weeks of prediction, debate and suspense. But the suspense ends this week for many of the other major New York theater: Lucille Lortel Award winners will be presented at a ceremony tonight (Sunday); both Outer Critics Circle and New York Drama Critics Circle award winners will be announced Monday, Theatre World Awards later this week.
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Week in New York Theater News
Shut out of Tony nominations, “Amelie” will close May 21 after 27 previews and 56 regular performances.
The play “Harry Potter And The Cursed Child” will open at Broadway’s Lyric Theater Sunday, April 22, 2018. New Twitter – @HPPlayNYC
Telly Leung (last on Broadway in In Transit and a veteran of five other Broadway shows, including the lead male role in Allegiance) will take on the title character of Aladdin beginning June 13. He’ll be the fourth Aladdin. The original Broadway Aladdin, Adam Jacobs, left in February after three years.
Cole Porter’s 1923 ballet blasting US anti-immigrant policy is being revived. Protest art is big again.https://t.co/j4P1Kpzj05
— New York Theater (@NewYorkTheater) May 4, 2017
Can I b @TheTonyAwards Red Carpet YAAAAAAAS! correspondent? Like not talk about anything just b all “YAAS DRESS! YAAS SHOWS! YAAS US!”
— Lesli Margherita (@QueenLesli) May 2, 2017
How’d that be different from what happens on the red carpet now? https://t.co/7SZ2ahTadO
— New York Theater (@NewYorkTheater) May 3, 2017