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Danny Burstein &  Jane Krakowski Will Announce the Outer Critics Circle Nominations on 4/25Danny Burstein & Jane Krakowski Will Announce the Outer Critics Circle Nominations on 4/25
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, is proud to announce Broadway's "Fiddler on the Roof" star Danny Burstein along with last season's high-kicking "She Loves Me" sensation and TV favorite Jane Krakowski will announce the nominees for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, April 25th(11 AM) in the Oak Room at New York's renowned Algonquin Hotel (59 West 44th Street). Outer Critics Circle will announce two new award categories this year, "Outstanding Sound Design" and "Outstanding Orchestrations" to increase award nominations to 27 categories. Outer Critics Circle nominations are the first major Broadway/Off-Broadway award nominees of the New York theatre season. (more...)
Outer Critics Circle Will Add Two New Categories for Awards SeasonOuter Critics Circle Will Add Two New Categories for Awards Season
by BWW News Desk - February 15, 2017

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, just announced two new award categories, "Outstanding Sound Design" and "Outstanding Orchestrations" will be added to its current roster of 25 honors.  (more...)
70th Annual Tony Awards Nab Director's Guild Award Nomination70th Annual Tony Awards Nab Director's Guild Award Nomination
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2017

Glenn Weiss and the directing team of the 70th Annual Tony Awards, have been nominated for a Director's Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports-Specials. This is Weiss' 13th DGA Award nomination. (more...)
Ganadores de los PREMIOS DEL PBLICO BROADWAYWORLD SPAIN 2016Ganadores de los PREMIOS DEL PBLICO BROADWAYWORLD SPAIN 2016
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - December 19, 2016

HOMES FOSCOS y RENT son los musicales mas premiados, seguidos de MAMMA MIA! y EL CABARET DE LOS HOMBRES PERDIDOS, que se alza con el Premio al Mejor Musical en esta edicion. (more...)
Broadway Talent Helps Barrington Stage Company Sweep 1st Annual Berkshire Theatre AwardsBroadway Talent Helps Barrington Stage Company Sweep 1st Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, swept the First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards last night, winning 20 out of possible 25 awards. Winners of the awards-nicknamed "The Berkies"-were first announced on Monday, October 17, 2016, and awards were presented Sunday, November 13 at a ceremony held at Mr. Finn's Cabaret (36 Linden St) in Pittsfield, MA. (more...)
First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards to Honor Winners in Pittsfield This Weekend; Debra Jo Rupp to Headline!First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards to Honor Winners in Pittsfield This Weekend; Debra Jo Rupp to Headline!
by BWW News Desk - November 7, 2016

The winners of the First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards - already being nicknamed "The Berkies" - will gather at 5 pm on Sunday, November 13, 2016  at Mr. Finn's Cabaret in Pittsfield. (more...)
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kathleen Chalfant and More to Perform Sarah Ruhl's Works at 2016 Mimi AwardsCelia Keenan-Bolger, Kathleen Chalfant and More to Perform Sarah Ruhl's Works at 2016 Mimi Awards
by BWW News Desk - November 3, 2016

Theatre luminaries will gather on Monday, November 14, 2016, to honor award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl with the 2016 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award, presented by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. (more...)
SHUFFLE ALONG, JOHN and DEAR EVAN HANSEN Artists Top 2016 Hewes Theater Design AwardsSHUFFLE ALONG, JOHN and DEAR EVAN HANSEN Artists Top 2016 Hewes Theater Design Awards
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2016

Four theater artists will be honored by the Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee during the presentation of its 2016 Awards in a luncheon ceremony to be held November 7, 2016. (more...)
Breaking News: Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes First Rulings of the Season on CATS, PARAMOUR & More!Breaking News: Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes First Rulings of the Season on CATS, PARAMOUR & More!
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met yesterday for the first time this season and confirmed the eligibility of two Broadway productions, Paramour and Cats, for the 2017 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®. The two productions are consistent with opening night billing. (more...)
Jack O'Brien and Joshua Bergasse to Host SDC Foundation's 27th Annual Joe A. Callaway AwardsJack O'Brien and Joshua Bergasse to Host SDC Foundation's 27th Annual Joe A. Callaway Awards
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2016

On October 24, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation) will celebrate the 27th Annual Joe A. Callaway Award winners for Direction and Choreography at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. The evening will be hosted by former Callaway Award-winning Jack O'Brien and Callaway Award finalist Joshua Bergasse. (more...)
2016 Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards to Honor Donna McKechnie, ABT Star and More; Performers Set!2016 Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards to Honor Donna McKechnie, ABT Star and More; Performers Set!
by BWW News Desk - October 6, 2016

October 24th from 7pm at Stage 48, 605 West 48th Street, HIV HERO will present the third annual HIV HERO Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards. (more...)
Sarah Ruhl, Keith Josef Adkins and More to Be Honored at 2016 Samuel French Awards; Laura Benanti to Perform!Sarah Ruhl, Keith Josef Adkins and More to Be Honored at 2016 Samuel French Awards; Laura Benanti to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - October 6, 2016

Samuel French, the world's leading theatrical publishing and licensing company will honor some of the theatre community's most respected artists, activists and rising stars on Monday, October 24, when they bestow the Samuel French Awards in a private reception. (more...)
Adrienne Truscott to Host 2016 Bessie Awards; Presenters, Special Award Announced!Adrienne Truscott to Host 2016 Bessie Awards; Presenters, Special Award Announced!
by BWW News Desk - October 5, 2016

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, today announced the host and presenters for the 32nd Annual Bessie Awards. (more...)
Starry Lineup Announced for 2016 Lilly Awards Broadway CabaretStarry Lineup Announced for 2016 Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - October 3, 2016

The Lilly Awards Foundation has announced the line-up of Broadway favorites who will perform at its fourth annual BROADWAY CABARET: BROADWAY STARS PERFORMING THE WORK OF WOMEN SONGWRITERS. (more...)
Writers Theatre's Michael Halberstam to Receive Special Honor at 2016 Jeff AwardsWriters Theatre's Michael Halberstam to Receive Special Honor at 2016 Jeff Awards
by BWW News Desk - October 3, 2016

The Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee will pay tribute to Michael Halberstam at the 2016 Equity Jeff Awards Ceremony on Monday, October 17.  The Artistic Director of Writers Theatre since its inception in 1992 is being honored for outstanding theatrical accomplishments and contributions to Chicagoland theatre for the past 25 years. (more...)
Equity's 2016 Paul Robeson Award Goes to Artists Striving To End PovertyEquity's 2016 Paul Robeson Award Goes to Artists Striving To End Poverty
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2016

Artists Striving To End Poverty (ASTEP), a nonprofit organization founded by Broadway musical director, conductor, orchestrator and musician Mary-Mitchell Campbell, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Paul Robeson Citation Award presented by the Actors Equity Foundation. (more...)
Sarah Ruhl to Receive Distinguished Playwright Award at 2016 Mimi AwardsSarah Ruhl to Receive Distinguished Playwright Award at 2016 Mimi Awards
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2016

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust today announced that Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl is this year's recipient of the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. (more...)
2016 Bessies to Honor Choreographer Brenda Bufalino with Lifetime Achievement Award2016 Bessies to Honor Choreographer Brenda Bufalino with Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2016

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announce legendary tap innovator and choreographer Brenda Bufalino as the recipient of the 2016 NY Dance and Performance Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance; and The Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and Alex Smith, Executive Chairman of the Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center, as this year's recipients of Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance. (more...)
2016 Suzi Bass Award Nominees Announced; Full List!2016 Suzi Bass Award Nominees Announced; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2016

 The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2015-2016 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, September 12, to patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party was generously hosted by the Alliance Theatre, at 6:30pm in The Circle Room, on the third floor, 1280 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia, 30309.  (more...)
Alex Timbers and Stefanie Batten Bland to Receive 2016 Jerome Robbins AwardAlex Timbers and Stefanie Batten Bland to Receive 2016 Jerome Robbins Award
by BWW News Desk - September 6, 2016

Stefanie Batten Bland, a choreographic artist and 2016 Bessie Schonberg Fellow is the Artistic Director of Company SBB. Alex Timbers is a two-time Tony nominated playwright and theater director, recipient of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, and two-time OBIE and Lortel Award winner, and co-creator and co-executive producer of the television show, Mozart in the Jungle. Both will be presented with the 2016 Jerome Robbins Award at Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) on November 7, 2016 at an invitation-only performance beginning at 6.30. (more...)
Theatre Puget Sound to Host 2016 Gregory Awards This OctoberTheatre Puget Sound to Host 2016 Gregory Awards This October
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2016

Theatre Puget Sound is proud to present the 8th Annual Gregory Awards at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 7:30pm. (more...)
Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2016 Barrymore Award NomineesTheatre Philadelphia Announces 2016 Barrymore Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2016

Theatre Philadelphia has announced the nominees for the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. (more...)
FringeNYC Announces 2016 Overall Excellence Award WinnersFringeNYC Announces 2016 Overall Excellence Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2016

Winners of the 2016 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Awards were announced by festival Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy during a brief ceremony at drom in New York. (more...)
Chicago Legends to Announce 2016 Jeff Award Nominations Next WeekChicago Legends to Announce 2016 Jeff Award Nominations Next Week
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2016

Chicago theatre greats Deanna Dunagan and Mike Nussbaum will announce the nominations for the 48th Annual Joseph Jefferson Awards, recognizing excellence in Chicago theatre, on a video to be released Tuesday, August 30 at www.jeffawards.org. (more...)
2016 New York Innovative Theatre Nominees Announced!2016 New York Innovative Theatre Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - August 8, 2016

On Monday, August 8, 2016, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 12 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2016 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party, celebrating 12 years and thousands of nominees at 42West. Scroll down for the full list of nominations! (more...)

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