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Nilo Cruz Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - John Gassner Playwriting Award
Nilo Cruz, Anna in the Tropics
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Play
Nilo Cruz, Anna in the Topics
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2003 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Nilo Cruz, Anna in the Tropics

Nilo Cruz News

Brian Friel's FAITH HEALER Added to Barrington Stage Company 2023 Season Photo Brian Friel's FAITH HEALER Added to Barrington Stage Company 2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2023

Barrington Stage Company Founding Artistic Director Julianne Boyd will direct a new production of Faith Healer by the great Irish playwright, Brian Friel as a part of the company’s 2023 season.

Theatre Communications Group Raises $300,000 at Gala Honoring Samuel L. Jackson & LaT Photo Theatre Communications Group Raises $300,000 at Gala Honoring Samuel L. Jackson & LaTanya Richardson Jackson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2023

At Monday night’s 2023 TCG Gala: Our Stories, Theatre Communications Group raised over $300,000. The Gala honored Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, with an award presented by Vanessa Williams.

TCG Appoints Erin Salvi and Kathy Sova as Co-Publishers Photo TCG Appoints Erin Salvi and Kathy Sova as Co-Publishers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2023

Theatre Communications Group has promoted Kathy Sova and Erin Salvi to the positions of Co-Publisher of the TCG Books program.

Lillias White, Alex Newell & Sidney DuPont to Perform at 2023 TCG Gala Photo Lillias White, Alex Newell & Sidney DuPont to Perform at 2023 TCG Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2023

Lillias White, Alex Newell and Sidney DuPont will perform at 2023 TCG Gala: Our Stories, which will be held on Monday, January 9, 2023, at The Edison Ballroom.

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces Cast, Design and Production Team for ANNA IN T Photo Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces Cast, Design and Production Team for ANNA IN THE TROPICS
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2022

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has announced the casting, design and production teams for the second show in our 2022-2023 Season, ANNA IN THE TROPICS by Nilo Cruz and directed by Laura Alcalá Baker.

Imani Uzuri Announced as Recipient of $35,000 Hermitage Major Theater Award Photo Imani Uzuri Announced as Recipient of $35,000 Hermitage Major Theater Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2022

Andy Sandberg, Artistic Director and CEO of the Hermitage Artist Retreat, announced that composer and theater artist Imani Uzuri has been selected as the third recipient of the Hermitage Major Theater Award.

James Ijames and Lloyd Suh to be Honored With 2022 Steinberg Playwright Awards Photo James Ijames and Lloyd Suh to be Honored With 2022 Steinberg Playwright Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2022

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust has announced the names of the two outstanding early-to-mid-career playwrights who will be celebrated with¬†2022 Steinberg Playwright Awards¬†in the amount of $100,000 each. ¬†This year‚Äôs recipients of the ‚ÄúMimi‚ÄĚ Awards are¬†James Ijames¬†and¬†Lloyd Suh.¬†

Barrington Stage Company to Open 2023 Season With CABARET, Directed by Alan Paul Photo Barrington Stage Company to Open 2023 Season With CABARET, Directed by Alan Paul
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2022

A new production of Cabaret, the Tony Award-winning musical masterwork, will open Barrington Stage Company's 2023 season on the Boyd-Quinson Stage.

Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson to be Honored at Theatre Communicati Photo Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson to be Honored at Theatre Communications Group 2023 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2022

Theatre Communications Group has announced that the 2023 TCG Gala: Our Stories will be held on Monday, January 9, 2023, at The Edison Ballroom in New York City. The Gala will honor Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson and will include festive performances, inspiring speakers, and a celebratory dinner.

STORY/TELLER ARTS: Martyna Majok on Cost of Living to be Presented by The Center for  Photo STORY/TELLER ARTS: Martyna Majok on Cost of Living to be Presented by The Center for Fiction & TCG
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

The Center for Fiction and Theatre Communications Group will co-present Story/Teller Arts: Martyna Majok on Cost of Living with Naveen Kumar and David Zayas on November 16 at 7pm ET at The Center for Fiction, 15 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, and via livestream.

Nilo Cruz Videos

VIDEO: Liz Mikel As Stage Manager In OUR TOWN At Dallas Theater Center Videoplay
VIDEO: Liz Mikel As Stage Manager In OUR TOWN At Dallas Theater Center

by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2022

Dallas Theater Center (DTC) celebrates the 125th birthday of Our Town playwright Thorton Wilder with its newest production at the Kalita Humphreys Theater which began performances January 27.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At OUR TOWN At Dallas Theater Center Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At OUR TOWN At Dallas Theater Center

by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2022

Dallas Theater Center (DTC) celebrates the 125th birthday of Our Town playwright Thorton Wilder with its newest production at the Kalita Humphreys Theater which began performances January 27.

VIDEO: Fran Drescher and Priscilla Lopez Visit Marti Cummings' LGBTQ Talk Show STAGE  Videoplay
VIDEO: Fran Drescher and Priscilla Lopez Visit Marti Cummings' LGBTQ Talk Show STAGE FRIGHT

by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2018

Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Fran Drescher was joined by Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at NYC drag star Marti Gould Cummings weekly talk show Stage Fright.

VIDEO: Ed Harris Talks Sam Shepard at Magic Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala Arrivals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Magic Theatre's 50th anniversary gala fundraiser was held on Friday, April 7, at the Minnesota Street Project and celebrated 50 years of artistic trailblazing by honoring the theatre's previous Artistic Directors (including founder John Lion and successors Harvey Seifter, Larry Eilenberg, Mame Hunt, Chris Smith and current Artistic Director Loretta Greco). Hear what Ed Harris and others had to say during the arrivals for the event in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes with Nilo Cruz, Priscilla Lopez and More for McCarter's BATHING IN MOONLIGHT
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2016

A priest is torn between two loves. Marcela (Hannia Guillen) and her Cuban-American family are struggling and Father Monroe (Raul Mendez) offers them warmth and kindness. Generosity blossoms into love as the lines between vocation and passion begin to blur. Artistic Director Emily Mann and playwright Nilo Cruz reunite for the first time since the Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna in the Tropics with this lyrical and romantic new play. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team!

STAGE TUBE: Playwright Paula Vogel Gives Writing Advice for DGF's Traveling Masters Program
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2016

Paula Vogel, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of How I Learned To Drive, The Baltimore Waltz, And Baby Makes Seven, and this year's Indecent, led a public workshop at the Minneapolis Playwrights' Center as part of The Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program. Scroll down for a clip!

STAGE TUBE: Adam & Arielle Jacobs Surprise Parents with Big ALADDIN News!
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2016

It's a happy day for the Jacobs family! Brother and sister Adam and Arielle Jacobs just surprised their parents with the news that Arielle will be playing Princess Jasmine in the Australian production of Aladdin opening in Sydney this August. Adam, who stars as the title character on Broadway, helped out with an adorable video to reveal the news to their parents, and you can check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Danielle de Niese and More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's BEL CANTO
by Stage Tube - Dec 29, 2015

Ann Patchett's best-selling novel Bel Canto took the literary world by storm. Now, in a new work curated by Lyric's creative consultant, Renée Fleming, this riveting story inspired by a real-life event becomes a powerful opera. Check out a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 11/18/15- Daphne Rubin-Vega
by Stage Tube - Nov 18, 2015

Happy Birthday Daphne Rubin-Vega! Rubin Vega is a two-time Tony and Drama Desk nominee and recipient of the Theater World, Obie, Blockbuster awards and was recently nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for her role in Jack Goes Boating. She is perhaps best known for the roles she originated, including Mimi (RENT) and Conchita (Anna in the Tropics), both Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway shows for which she was nominated for the Tony award. She also originated the role of Rahmi (Gum), Sofia (Nilo Cruz' Two Sisters and a Piano), Canary Mary (Suzan-Lori Parks' Fucking A, Lucille Lortel nomination) and Lucy (Jack Goes Boating) at the Public Theater, as well as starred in the Broadway revivals of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Magenta) and Les Mis, ('Fantine') and most recently, The New Group's Blood From a Stone ('Yvette') opposite Ethan Hawke.'

STAGE TUBE: Daphne Rubin-Vega Strips Down for WHAT'S UNDERNEATH PROJECT
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2015

In the latest installment of the What's Underneath Project, presented by StyleLikeU, Broadway veteran Daphne Rubin-Vega speaks out about showbiz's sexism, its ageism against women, and its racism against Latinas. Daphne declares, 'I appreciate being called a success. But the truth is, I'm more than success: I'm a miracle.'? Check out the full episode below!


Nilo Cruz Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Nilo Cruz written?
Nilo Cruz has written 2 shows including Anna in the Tropics (Playwright), In Your Arms (Story).

What awards has Nilo Cruz been nominated for?
John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Anna in the Tropics Best Play (Tony Awards) for Anna in the Topics and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Anna in the Tropics .

What awards has Nilo Cruz won?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Anna in the Tropics.