Winners Announced for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards!
On Tuesday, May 19, presenters Charles Bush and Julie Halston, along with OBA President Peter Breger, announced the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance. The Off Broadway Alliance plans on celebrating this year's winners with a reception this Fall.
To see a replay of the live awards announcement please click HERE.
This year's 2019-20 Off Broadway Alliance Award Winners are:
Best New Play:
Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven
By Stephen Adly Guirgus
Co-production of Atlantic Theater Company and LAByrinth Theater Company
Life Sucks- WINNER
By Aaron Posner
Produced by Wheelhouse Theater
Best Play Revival:
Timon of Athens
By William Shakespeare
Produced by Theatre for a New Audience and Shakespeare Theater Company
Best New Musical:
Best Musical Revival:
Book by Sybille Pearson, Music by David Shire, Lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr.
Produced by Out of the Box Theatrics
Book by Joseph Stein, Music & Lyrics by Stan Daniels
Produced by The York Theater Company
Rock of Ages
Book by Chris D'Arienzo
Produced by S2BN Entertainment
The Unsinkable Molly Brown - WINNER
Music and lyrics by Meredith Willson; Book and new lyrics by Dick Scanlan, based on the original book by Richard Morris; Music adaptation by Michael Rafter
Produced by Transport Group
Best Unique Theatrical Experience:
Novenas for a Lost Hospital
By Cusi Cram
Produced by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Best Solo Performance:
Bill Posley in The Day I Became Black - WINNER
Created and written by Bill Posley
Produced by Kristen Boulé
Aedín Moloney in Yes! Reflections of Molly Bloom
Adaptation by Aedín Moloney and Colum McCann
Produced by Irish Repertory Theatre
Best Family Show:
Dog Man: The Musical
Music by Brad Alexander
Books and Lyrics by Kevin DelAguila
Based on the series by Dav Pilkey
Produced by TheatreWorks USA
Taste the Clouds
Created by Hit the Lights! Theater Co.
Based on the book "Taste the Clouds" by Rita Marshall
Produced by New York Children's Theatre
Legends of Off Broadway - honoring sustained achievement Off Broadway
Gretchen Cryer: Off-Broadway Playwright, lyricist and actress, co-author of I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road
Woodie King, Jr.: Founding director of the New Federal Theatre in New York City and Off Broadway producer and director
Eric Krebs: Off Broadway producer and founder and director of Off-Broadway's John Houseman Theater Center and Douglas Fairbanks Theater.
Barbara Zinn Krieger: Founder of New York City Children's Theater and Executive Director and Founder of Vineyard Theatre.
Off Broadway Hall of Fame Inductees
A posthumous award that honors a lifetime of extraordinary contributions to Off Broadway
Mark Blum, an actor whose Off Broadway career spanned over five decades and 26 productions, including The Waverly Gallery, The Model Apartment, and Rancho Viejo.
Friend of Off Broadway - Award honoring persons or organizations for their steadfast support of the Off Broadway community over many years.
The Drama Bookshop has been serving the New York theater community by supporting and inspiring generations of theater artists for over 100 years.
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