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The Nominees For The Off Broadway Alliance Are Announced

The Nominees For The Off Broadway Alliance Are Announced
Dear Evan Hanson

Dear Evan Hanson

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 6th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2015-2016 season.

Who’s Your Baghdaddy?

Who’s Your Baghdaddy?

Awards will be presented in seven competitive categories: Best New Musical, Best New Play, Best Musical Revival, Best Play Revival, Best Unique Theatrical Experience, Best Solo Performance, and Best Family Show. Winners in all categories will be selected by secret ballot by members of the awards committee of the Off Broadway Alliance.

Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs

In addition to the competitive awards, four Off Broadway Alliance Legend of Off Broadway Awards are being presented for sustained achievement in the world of Off Broadway. The 2016 Legend of Off Broadway recipients are Merle Debuskey, Linda Lavin, Robert Moss, and Lois Smith. The Off Broadway Alliance Hall of Fame Awards will be presented posthumously to Anne Jackson and Eli Wallach, Anne Meara, and Elizabeth Swados.

Missing were the fabulous production of Southern Comfort in The Best New Musical catagory from The Public Theatre though T2C is thrilled Who’s Your Baghdad? was remembered. Also Familiar at Playwrights Horizon and Lost Girls shown at the Lucille Lortell for Best New Play

Winners will be announced on May 18th. A complete list of nominees follows.

NOMINEES AND HONORARY AWARD RECIPIENTS

2016 OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE AWARDS

Best New Musical

Cagney

Daddy Long Legs

Dear Evan Hansen

Futurity

Who’s Your Baghdaddy?

Best New Play

Exit Strategy

Gloria

John

O, Earth

The Qualms

Best Musical Revival

Once Upon a Mattress

The Robber Bridegroom

Rothschild & Sons

Ruthless!

Sayonara

Best Play Revival

Incident at Vichy

The School for Scandal

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Widowers’ Houses

Women Without Men

Best Unique Theatrical Experience

Angel Reapers

Preludes

Sense & Sensibility

Shear Madness

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Best Solo Performance

Mike Birbiglia, Thank God for Jokes

Staceyann Chin, Motherstruck

James Lecesne, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey

Joanna Rush, Kick

Andrew Schneider, Youarenowhere

 

Best Family Show

The Commedia Rapunzel

The Pirate La Dee Da

The Velveteen Rabbit 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Young Charles Dickens

Legend of Off Broadway Honorees

Merle Debuskey

Linda Lavin

Robert Moss

Lois Smith

 

Hall of Fame Awards

Anne Jackson and Eli Wallach

Anne Meara

Elizabeth Swados

 

Past winners of the top awards bestowed by The Off Broadway Alliance include Hamilton, Fun Home, Hand to God, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Freud’s Last Session, Buyer & Cellar, and SILENCE! The Musical.

The Off Broadway Alliance is a non-profit corporation organized by theater professionals dedicated to supporting, promoting and encouraging the production of Off Broadway theater and to making live theater increasingly accessible to new and diverse audiences. The Alliance holds monthly meetings and membership is open to everyone in the Off Broadway theater community.

Among its initiatives, The Off Broadway Alliance sponsors 20at20, the event that runs twice a year for 20 days and lets theatergoers purchase $20 tickets to dozens of Off Broadway shows 20 minutes before curtain. It also produces a free Seminar Series focusing on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway featuring major players from the Off Broadway scene. The Alliance operates the OBA Mentorship Program, which provides new producers with guidance and direction from Off Broadway veterans. And the Alliance created the Off Broadway Economic Impact Report, which outlines Off Broadway’s over $500 million annual impact on the economy of the City of New York.

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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