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Murray Schisgal Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1975 - Outstanding New American Play
Murray Schisgal, All Over Town
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1965 - Best Play
Murray SchisgalLuv
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Play
Murray Schisgal, Luv
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Play
Murray Schisgal, Luv
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1963 - Best Playwright Gold Star
Murray Schisgal , The Typists/The Tiger
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1963 - Best New Playwright Gold Star
Murray Schisgal, The Typists/ The Tiger

Murray Schisgal News

L'AMOUR `A PASSY Comes to A.R.T. Next Month Photo L'AMOUR `A PASSY Comes to A.R.T. Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2022

France's support of the nascent United States in 1778 is one of the great diplomatic triumphs of history, credited to the ambassadorial team of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. An exciting backstory to this miracle of statecraft is the platonic affair between Franklin and the flamboyant, beautiful Madame Brillon (Anne-Louise Hardancourt Brillon de Jouy).

World-Acclaimed Solo Performer Ronald Rand Releases New Book SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON S Photo World-Acclaimed Solo Performer Ronald Rand Releases New Book SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON STAGE
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2021

For the first time ever, Ronald Rand allows us to enter into his two-hour transformation as he embodies 79-year-old Harold Clurman, the 'Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' as he brings him to life in his world-acclaimed solo play, LET IT BE ART! performing in 25 countries and twenty states.

BWW Review: What's Gonna Happen is a Hilarious Time: TOOTSIE at the Hippodrome Photo BWW Review: What's Gonna Happen is a Hilarious Time: TOOTSIE at the Hippodrome
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Dec 1, 2021

In the oft-repeated words of the character Sandy, sung in a hilarious patter-fest at strategic points in the musical of Tootsie, playing this week only at the Hippodrome, 'I know what's going to happen.' What's going to happen is that you will attend the show and have an uproarious good time.

Ronald Rand Stars in LET IT BE ART! At Greece's International Festival Photo Ronald Rand Stars in LET IT BE ART! At Greece's International Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2021

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand, during his 20th year touring around the world to 25 countries will perform at the Theatre of Changes' 17th International Festival of Making Theater in his celebrated solo play, LET IT BE ART! as Harold Clurman, 'the Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' on August 2nd at Theatre of Change, 19a Tritus Septemuriou Street in Athens, Greece.

Registration Now Open For National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's SOUL TO SOUL Photo Registration Now Open For National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's SOUL TO SOUL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) production of Soul to Soul, the electrifying and emotionally captivating theatrical concert that explores the parallels between African American and Jewish music, will be presented virtually this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Broadway Books: 10 Books on Playwriting to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 Books on Playwriting to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2020

We've rounded up 10 of our favorite books on playwriting! Looking to learn about playwriting, this is the place to start!

Food For Thought Productions Brings Live Theater Back to NYC Photo Food For Thought Productions Brings Live Theater Back to NYC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2020

Food For Thought Productions, the award-winning theatre company, which began life in September 2000, may be the answer to the questiona?"How do you provide live theatre during a time when we are told to isolate and keep a distance?

Bergen County Players Presents THE TYPISTS Photo Bergen County Players Presents THE TYPISTS
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2019

Bergen County Players, one of America's longest-running little theater companies, will conclude its successful 86th season with a limited engagement of Murray Schisgal's one-act comedy drama The Typists. Under the direction of Jerry Pettinati, The Typists will run June 8th and June 9th at the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell. Show times will be Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office at 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell during regular box office hours.

BWW Interview: Leslie Darcy and Nick Pascarella to star in THE TYPISTS at Bergen Coun Photo BWW Interview: Leslie Darcy and Nick Pascarella to star in THE TYPISTS at Bergen County Playhouse
by Gina Zenyuch - May 31, 2019

Leslie Darcy and Nick Pascarella to star in The Typists at Bergen County Playhouse

THE TYPISTS Comes to Bergen County Players Photo THE TYPISTS Comes to Bergen County Players
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2019

Bergen County Players, one of America's longest-running little theater companies, will conclude its successful 86th season with a limited engagement of Muray Shisgal's one-act comedy drama The Typists. Under the direction of Jerry Pettinati, The Typists will run June 8th and June 9th at the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell. Show times will be Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office at 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell during regular box office hours.


Murray Schisgal Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Murray Schisgal written?
Murray Schisgal has written 5 shows including A Way of Life (Playwright), Luv (Playwright), Jimmy Shine (Playwright), An American Millionaire (Playwright), All Over Town (Playwright).

What awards has Murray Schisgal been nominated for?
Outstanding New American Play (Drama Desk Awards) for All Over Town , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Luv , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Luv , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Luv Best Playwright (Drama Desk Awards) for The Typists/The Tiger and Best New Playwright (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Typists/ The Tiger .

What awards has Murray Schisgal won?
Best Playwright (Drama Desk Awards) for The Typists/The Tigerand Best New Playwright (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Typists/ The Tiger.