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David Adjmi Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2009 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical
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David Adjmi News

Industry Pro Newsletter: NYC Tourism is Back, Regional Awards Voting Underway Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: NYC Tourism is Back, Regional Awards Voting Underway
by Alex Freeman - Nov 21, 2022

As many theatres get into the swing of their holiday shows and end of year giving campaigns, some good signs for the New York theater industry as tourism continues to rebound from the pandemic. While things still aren’t back to the record setting year of 2019, the city is anticipating ending the year at about 85% of those levels.

Are Theater Development Programs Important? Photo Are Theater Development Programs Important?
by Cara Joy David - Nov 21, 2022

The theater we see is not usually a first draft of a work. That seems obvious, but very little press attention is paid to just how a show gets developed. One way has traditionally been through theater development programs. These programs are intensive communal experiences, often pairing the artist with a dramaturg and advisors to develop a piece.

Listen: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Discusses His Early Work & More on THE DRAMATISTS GUIL Photo Listen: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Discusses His Early Work & More on THE DRAMATISTS GUILD PRESENTS: TALKBACK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting season four of The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK. The Guild celebrates writers from a diverse array of backgrounds and how they’ve built meaningful careers within a constantly evolving industry. The first episode of the season debuts today with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Listen here!

Industry Pro Newsletter: A Casino in Times Square? Drabinsky Sues Equity Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: A Casino in Times Square? Drabinsky Sues Equity
by Alex Freeman - Oct 24, 2022

AEA featured prominently in industry news last week - voicing support for a casino project in Times Square, as the subject of a defamation suit from producer Garth Drabinsky, and their efforts to organize the dancers at Star Garden. All as the industry continues to work towards a new normal, while facing tremendous challenges on all fronts.

Bruce Vilanch Departs A SIGN OF THE TIMES Photo Bruce Vilanch Departs A SIGN OF THE TIMES
by Cara Joy David - Oct 24, 2022

Last week A SIGN OF THE TIMES -- was announced for a new developmental reading. The release stated the musical had “several script revisions” and the librettist was now Lindsey Hope Pearlman. Absent was any mention of well-known comedy writer Bruce Vilanch, the original librettist, who had been developing the show for almost a decade.

Soho Rep Directors Sarah Benson and Meropi Peponides to Depart at the End of 2022-23  Photo Soho Rep Directors Sarah Benson and Meropi Peponides to Depart at the End of 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022

Sarah Benson and Meropi Peponides, two of Soho Rep's three Directors, will step down at the end of the current season, after 15 and 8 years with the influential Off Broadway theater.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Theatres Aim to Hold True to Their Values, Some Audiences Ar Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Theatres Aim to Hold True to Their Values, Some Audiences Are Being Left Behind
by Alex Freeman - Oct 11, 2022

As theatres work to return to the new normal, we continue to find new ways in which the industry needs to find improvements on the way that they treat those that are creating the art - we have arrived at the “rubber meets the road” moment for every theatre that issued statements about their ideals in the past few years.

Wake Up With BWW 10/10: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opens on Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/10: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opens on Broadway, and More!
by - Oct 10, 2022

Today's top stories include reviews for Death of a Salesman, which opened last night on Broadway. Plus, we took you on the red carpet at the Hudson Theatre for last night's festivities. 

GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR, The Behind-the-Scenes Battle Splayed Out In Public Photo GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR, The Behind-the-Scenes Battle Splayed Out In Public
by Cara Joy David - Oct 9, 2022

It surprised the industry this week when playwright David Adjmi went public about his own tale of developing an Oscar Levant play with Sean Hayes – and not the one that will be seen on Broadway this spring. It has become a he said/they said battle, but BroadwayWorld has the most info in the war of words thus far, including emails between Adjmi and Hayes.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre's The Ground Floor to Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Upco Photo Berkeley Repertory Theatre's The Ground Floor to Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Upcoming Residency Lab
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer and Director of the Ground Floor Madeleine Oldham announced the Residency Lab participants and the return to full capacity of the Residency Lab portion of The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep’s Center for the Creation and Development of New Work.

David Adjmi Videos

Tony Talk: Best Direction of a Play, INDECENT's Rebecca Taichman
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Rebecca Taichman has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for Indecent.

Tony Awards Close-Up: INDECENT Creators Rebecca Taichman & Paula Vogel Spread the Tonys Love!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2017

Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman both make their Broadway debuts this season with the timely Indecent, which picked up three Tony nominations- two of which for Vogel's words and Taichman's direction. Below, watch as they explain why their collaboration was so vital to the show's success.  

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - COLLAPSE at Women's Project Theater
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2013

Producing Artistic Director Julie Crosby is now taking Women's Project Theater and its adventurous audience to the verge of COLLAPSE, Allison Moore's comedy of four middle class people trapped by the 2007 collapse of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge, the 2008 collapse of the world economy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and sex addiction. Go behind the scenes with playwright Allison Moore, director Jackson Gay, actors Hannah Cabell and Elliot Villar as they talk all things COLLAPSE in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with the Cast of Yale Rep's MARIE ANTOINETTE - Marin Ireland and More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2012

Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with American Repertory Theater, presents the world premiere of Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Marie Antoinette will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) now through November 17. Opening Night is tomorrow, Thursday, November 1. Check out a video with backstage interviews with the cast and creative team below!


David Adjmi Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has David Adjmi been nominated for?
The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Stunning .