Friday, April 28, 2017

Final 2017 Tony Awards Eligibility Rulings: Hello, Dolly! Star David Hyde Pierce as Leading Actor & More by

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on April 28 for the fourth and final time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2017 …

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Dolly, Anastasia, Come From Away Lead Drama Desk Nominations by Lauren Yarger

2017 DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATIONS Outstanding PlayIf I Forget, by Steven Levenson, Roundabout Theatre CompanyIndecent, by Paula Vogel, Vineyard TheatreA Life, by Adam Bock, Pl…

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Parsing the Outer Critics Circle Nominations by Broadwayandme

There's no question that the Tonys are the Oscars, or most desired awards, of the theater world but there are other coveted prizes too. Yesterday, the Outer Critics Circle, of which I'm a pr…

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

2017 Outer Critics Circle Nominations by New York Theater

“Anastasia” and “Hello, Dolly!” lead in the number of nominations for the 2017 Outer Critics Circle Awards, with 13 and 10 respectively, followed by “The Band&#…

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Secret Life of Bees Musical, with Book by Lynn Nottage & Music by Duncan Sheik, to Receive Workshop by

Sweat Pulitzer winner Lynn Nottage will pen the book, Tony winner Duncan Sheik will write the music and Tony nominee Susan Birkenhead will write lyrics for a musical version based on Sue Mon…

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Spotlight On...Joshua De Jesus by Michael Block

Name: Joshua De JesusHometown: I’ve moved around a lot during the recent years so I don’t have one set hometown. Born in Washington Heights, raised in Bushwick, moved out to Bay Shore, L…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Broadway Grosses: No Sweat for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner as Grosses Rise by Andy Lefkowitz

Lynn Nottage’s new Broadway play Sweat, which on April 10 was named winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, reaped benefits in the week following at the box office. The work, play…

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 #LiveatFive with Johanna Day of Sweat by

Johanna Day stops by HQ to chat about Sweat and more with Matt Rodin.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Special Reports: Millennium Approached: Looking Back on the 2000s With Sweat, If I Forget, Come From Away

It might be 2017, but the theater is exploring the recent past in order to make sense of the present.

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From Lillias White to Mark Rylance, Sweat and Feud Star Alison Wright Shares Her Favorite Theatrical Moments by Andrew Gans

The Americans actor details 10 New York stage performances that affected her as part of the audience.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Lead Singer Of Panic! At The Disco Is Starring In "Kinky Boots"

And there aren’t enough exclamation points to express our excitement. Brendon Urie, the lead singer of Panic! At the Disco, is making his Broadway debut on May 26 when…

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Lynn Nottage wins 2017 Pulitzer for Sweat. Hilton Als wins for theatre criticism by Tim Treanor

Lynn Nottage’s Sweat, a mystery play set in an economically deteriorating small town, has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Pulitzer Committee announced yesterday. Sweat, whic…

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Theatre News: Lynn Nottage becomes first woman to win Pulitzer Prize for Drama twice

The playwright was honoured for her play Sweat

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Interviews: Lynn Nottage Reacts to Her Second Pulitzer Prize, Awarded for Her Play Sweat

Nottage makes her Broadway debut with the new American drama at Studio 54.

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Lynn Nottage’s Sweat Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama; 'I Wish I Had a Better Vocabulary, So I Could Describe How Good This Is' by Beth Stevens

Lynn Nottage’s drama Sweat, currently on Broadway at Studio 54, is the winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This marks Nottage’s second Pulitzer win; she won in 2009…

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Theater News: Lynn Nottage Wins Her Second Pulitzer Prize for Broadway Drama Sweat

The playwright was first honored with the award in 2009 for her play Ruined.

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‘Sweat’ Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama by American Theatre Editors

Taylor Mac's 'A 24-Decade History of Popular Music' and Sarah DeLappe's 'The Wolves' were finalists in the drama category.

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Breaking News: Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama! by BroadwayWorld

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that Lynn Nottage's SWEAT has officially won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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Topical Rust Belt Play 'Sweat' Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

The award marks the second Pulitzer for playwright Lynn Nottage, who previously won in 2009 for 'Ruined,' about women in the Democratic Republic of more

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Lynn Nottage’s Sweat Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama by

Lynn Nottage’s drama Sweat, currently on Broadway at Studio 54, is the winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This marks Nottage’s second Pulitzer win; she won in 2009…

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Lynn Nottage’s ‘Sweat’ Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize For Drama; Criticism Prize Goes To Hilton Als of The New Yorker by Jeremy Gerard

Lynn Nottage won her second Pultizer Prize for Drama today, winning the award for Sweat, a drama set in a Pennsylvania  factory town ravaged by changing economics and the social forces that…

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Sweat wins Pulitzer Prize in Drama 2017; Hilton Als Wins Critic Pulitzer by New York Theater

  Lynn Nottage has won her second Pulitzer Prize in Drama for the play Sweat. Hilton Als, the theater critic for the New Yorker, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism The cit…

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Lynn Nottage’s Sweat Wins Pulitzer Prize for Drama by Olivia Clement

Lynn Nottage is the first female playwright to receive the prestigious award for the second time.

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Broadway Theater Review: Sweat by Lauren Yarger

SweatBy Lynn NottageDirected by Kate WhoriskeyStudio 54By Lauren YargerAn explanation for why Donald Trump was elected? That's what Sweat is being called by many critic. My take on this…

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Saturday, April 8, 2017

EXPENSIVE SHIT – Soho Theatre by Aleks Sierz

It’s hot. Real hot. And you’re dancing, just lost in music. You’re at the legendary Shrine nightclub in Lagos, where Afrobeat star Fela Kuti is king. It’s 1994. And it’s hot. Sweat…

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sweat Playwright Lynn Nottage Honored by American Academy of Arts and Letters by Andrew Gans

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright will receive the Award of Merit Medal.

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Expensive Shit, Soho Theatre, review - 'strong but slender' by Aleks.sierz

A tale of two toilets: Edinburgh Fringe First winner comes to Soho TheatreIt’s hot. Real hot. And you’re dancing, just lost in music. You’re at the legendary Shrine nightclub in Lagos,…

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Lucille Lortel Nominations 2017 Off-Broadway: Hadestown, Sweeney Todd Lead by New York Theater

Hadestown and Sweeney Todd each led the Lucille Lortel Award nominations this year, with seven apiece, including Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Revival respectively.  Sweet Charity…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Odds & Ends: Sally Field Raves About Menagerie Co-Star, Lynn Nottage at Work on New Play & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Sally Field Chats About Her Broadway Return with Kelly Ripa & Scott Wolf Oscar winner Sally Field, back on Broadway as Amanda Wingfield in Sam Gold’s new revival of Tennessee Willi…

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Lynn Nottage Is Developing a Companion Piece to Her Play Sweat by Ryan McPhee

Nottage is currently making her Broadway debut as a playwright.

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All that Chat

Mar 26: Sweat - Studio 54