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Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Karl, Karen Ziemba, Susan Stroman and More Nominated for 2014 Astaire Awards; Ceremony Set for 6/2 at NYU

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Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Karl, Karen Ziemba, Susan Stroman and More Nominated for 2014 Astaire Awards; Ceremony Set for 6/2 at NYU

The nominees have been announced for the 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, which will be held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Select tickets are available to the public priced at $425, $200 & $75; tickets can currently be purchased online at www.TheAstaireAwards.org.

Here are the 2014 nominees...

Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show:

Julius Chisholm (After Midnight)
Nick Cordero (Bullets Over Broadway)
Virgil Gadson (After Midnight)
Jared Grimes (After Midnight)
Neil Patrick Harris (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin)
Andy Karl (Rocky)
Desmond Richardson (After Midnight)

Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show:

Krystal Joy Brown (Big Fish)
Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards (After Midnight)
Karine Plantadit (After Midnight)
Gayle Rankin (Cabaret)
Monique Smith (After Midnight)
Heléne Yorke (Bullets Over Broadway)
Karen Ziemba (Bullets Over Broadway)

Outstanding Choreographer for a Broadway Show:

Casey Nicholaw (Aladdin)
Susan Stroman (Big Fish & Bullets Over Broadway)
Warren Carlyle (After Midnight)
Steven Hoggett and Kelly Devine (Rocky)
Josh Prince (Beautiful)
Peggy Hickey (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder)
Rob Marshall (Cabaret)

The Astaire Awards is the only awards show to honor excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film and were first started in 1982 by the late Fred Astaire and the late Douglas Watt (a critic and writer for the NY Daily News and The New Yorker, his 100th birthday would be this year). This year will also honor 5-time Tony Award nominee and 2-time Emmy Award-winning veteran choreographer Pat Birch with its Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award and legendary dancer and dance instructor Luigi with the Outstanding Achievement in the Preservation of Musical Theatre Award.

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