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Drama Desk Awards - 2024 - Outstanding Music

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Review: SPRING AWAKENING at The 5th Avenue Theatre

Dear Readers, I should start by saying that “Spring Awakening”, the musical from Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater based on the 1891 play by Frank Wedekind, has never been one of my favorites. But that first national tour and especially the 2012 local production from Balagan Theatre gave me a better appreciation for the show for what it is. However, the current production from the 5th Avenue Theatre did not.
2024 Drama Desk Awards Winners- The Full List

The best of Broadway and off-Broadway came together for the 68th Annual Drama Desk Awards, which were held at The Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
Seattle Shakespeare Company To Present MY BAD PARTS

Seattle Shakespeare Company has announced MY BAD PARTS, a new musical by Justin Huertas. This marks the company's second-ever commissioned project, promising an engaging and innovative theatrical experience.
2024 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List!

Nominations for the 2024 Drama Desk Awards have just been. Check out the full list of nominees here for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway during the 2023-2024 season!
National Alliance for Musical Theatre Reveals 2023/2024 Writers Residency Grant Recipients

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the NAMT Member Theatre and Writer Recipients for the 2023/2024 Writers Residency Grants, part of the Frank Young Fund for New Musicals. Learn more about the recipients here!
Trey Ellis, Rona Siddiqui, Anthony Fedorov & More to Join Goodspeed's 12th Annual JMF Writers Grove

Goodspeed Musicals has revealed the participants for the 12th annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals.
Joel Perez & Ana Villafañe to Host Latiné Musical Theatre Lab and Prospect Theater Company's NEW MUSICALS MIXTAPE

Latiné Musical Theatre Lab and Prospect Theater Company have revealed the full line-up of artists for New Musicals Mixtape.
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Off-Broadway Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Broadway Podcast Network Debuts BACKSTAGE PASS Podcast With New York Theatre Barn

Broadway Podcast Network introduces the 'Backstage Pass' podcast with New York Theatre Barn. Get an inside look at the world of theater with interviews, behind-the-scenes stories, and more.
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Off-Broadway Awards!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latiné Musical Theatre Lab to Present NEW MUSICALS MIXTAPE Featuring Songs From Six Work-in-Progress Musicals

Latiné Musical Theatre Lab and Prospect Theater Company have partnered to present New Musicals Mixtape, a first look at new musicals written by members of the Latiné Musical Theatre Lab’s Julia de Burgos Cohort.
BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards; TITANIQUE & More Lead

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards December 5th Standings; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Full Cast and Creative Team Set for POTLUCK: A MUSICAL FEAST at Symphony Space

PROSPECT THEATER COMPANY has revealed the full cast & creative team for its annual Musical Theater Lab POTLUCK: A MUSICAL FEAST at Peter Norton Symphony Space.
New Salem Witch Trials Musical is in Development

A new adaptation following the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 is in development, led by producer Blair Russell. The dark musical comedy features music and lyrics by Jennifer Lucy Cook with a book by T.J. Pieffer and Shelby Solla.
Lesli Margherita, Justin Huertas And More To Lead LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS In Concert at Flint  Repertory Theatre

Flint Repertory Theatre presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS IN CONCERT at The FIM Capitol Theatre in downtown Flint  November 17th & 18th.
Submissions Now Open For Fall Term Theater Resources Unlimited Producer Development & Mentorship Program

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) has announced that applications are open for the fall term of the Producer Development & Mentorship Program. The program consists of two different producing courses plus mentorship opportunities that are available to producers and artists who are interested in taking a deep dive into the modern world of commercial and non-profit producing. 
National Alliance for Musical Theatre Reveals Grant Recipients for 2023/2024

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the 12 Award Recipients for the 2023/2024 Frank Young Fund for New Musicals Project Development & Production Grants and the 10 Award Recipients for the 2023/2024 Impact & Exploration Fund.
Interview: Min Kahng of the 20TH ANNIVERSARY NEW WORKS FESTIVAL at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Uses Absurdity to Explore Humanity

BroadwayWorld talks to celebrated Bay Area playwright/composer Min Kahng about his rollicking new show 'Happy Pleasant Valley: A Senior Sex Scandal Murder Mystery Musical,' which is part of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 20th Anniversary New Works Festival at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto August 11th to 20th.
WE'VE BATTLED MONSTERS BEFORE: IN CONCERT Comes to The Green Room 42 in August

THE GREEN ROOM 42, Broadway’s Funkiest Cabaret Club, presents multi-hyphenate artists Rheanna Atendido (Monstress) and Justin Huertas (Lizard Boy) in We’ve Battled Monsters Before: In Concert on August 22, 2023.

Justin Huertas FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Justin Huertas written?

Justin Huertas has written 1 shows including Lizard Boy (Book, Music, & Lyrics).

What awards has Justin Huertas been nominated for?

Justin Huertas has been nominated for Outstanding Book of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Lizard Boy" and Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for "Lizard Boy."

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