2018 Obie Award Winners

Rajiv Joseph’s Describe the Night won the award for Best New American Play, and $1,000, at the 63rd Annual Obie Awards, celebrating Off and Off-Broadway Theater, which spread the love around. Obies went to three directors, four playwrights and a dozen actors.

Complete list:

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2018 Tony Awards – Who YOU Want As Winners

Here are the results of the survey in which I asked you to pick your personal preferences (not predictions) in 15 of the 26 categories in the 72nd Annual Tony Awards.

Best Play

Nominated: The Children’;Farinelli and The King;Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two; Junk; Latin History for Morons

Your preference:

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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2018 Theatre World Award Winners for Spectacular NY Stage Debuts

The Theatre World Awards for outstanding New York stage debuts during the 2017-2018 theatrical season have been given to:

Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Jamie BrewerAmy and the Orphans

Noma Dumezweni, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Johnny FlynnHangmen

Denise GoughAngels in America

Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady

Hailey KilgoreOnce on This Island

James McArdleAngels in America

Lauren Ridloff, Children of a Lesser God

Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants

Charlie Stemp, Hello, Dolly!

Katy Sullivan, Cost of Living


The 74th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will be held on the set of the Tony nominated Broadway Revival of Once on This Island on Monday afternoon, June 4, 2018 beginning at 2:00 p.m at Circle in the Square.

2018 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners: Harry Potter, SpongeBob

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won for new Broadway play,  SpongeBob SquarePants for new Broadway musical in the 68th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards.  Admissions won for Off-Broadway play,  Desperate Measures for new Off-Broadway musical. Angels in America and My Fair Lady won best revivals.

Complete list below

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2018 Lucille Lortel Award Winners: KPOP, Cost of Living, School Girls

KPOP won best musical and the best play was a tie between Cost of Living and School Girls, in the 33rd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway.

Full list:

 Outstanding Play

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2018 Tony Award Winners — YOUR Pick?

2018 Best Musical Tony Award nominees, and 2018 Best Play Tony Award nominees

Make your pick in the survey below for 15 of the 26 categories in the 72nd annual Tony Awards, honoring Broadway’s best. The awards ceremony will take place on June 10th at Radio Music Hall in New York City. Most of it will be broadcast live on CBS.
This is for who and what YOU want to win, not who you think the Tony voters will pick — preference, not prediction. I’ll post the results later this month.

Scenes from nominees for Best Revival of a Play

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2018 Tony Nominees Meet The Press: Photographs

Some of the 2018 Tony Award nominees who spoke to (or at least pose for) the press. The winners will be announced on June 10th.
Click on any photograph to see it enlarged, and find out who they are.

2018 Tony Awards Quiz

Take this quiz about the nominations for the 2018 Tony Awards, which were announced Tuesday. How well do you know the nominees. How much were you paying attention to the season?
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2018 Tony Award Nominations: Mean Girls, SpongeBob lead




Mean Girls’ and `SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical’ lead nominations for the 2018 Tony Awards, with 12 nods each, followed by Angels in America, The Band’s Visit And Carousel, each with 11.

The winners of the 72nd Tony Awards will be announced in a June 10 ceremony, with hosts Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles, at Radio City Music Hall, broadcast live on CBS.

Complete list of the 26 categories, plus special awards, below:

Best Play
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2018 Chita Rivera Award Nominations for Dance in Theater

Amar Ramasar and company in “Blow High, Blow Low.” in Carousel

“Carousel” leads with six nominations for The Chita Rivera Awards for choreography and dance. The winners of the awards (formerly called the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards) will be announced  at a ceremony May 20 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts . Below are the list of nominees for Broadway and Off-Broadway

Outstanding Choreography in a Broadway Show:

Chita Rivera Awards logoCamille A. Brown, Once On This Island

Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants

Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls

Justin Peck, Carousel

Sergio Trujillo, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

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