Off-Broadway Alliance Awards Nominees Announced; Linda Lavin, Austin Pendleton Also Honored | Playbill

News Off-Broadway Alliance Awards Nominees Announced; Linda Lavin, Austin Pendleton Also Honored The Off Broadway Alliance — the organization of Off-Broadway producers, theatres, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals — has announced the nominees for the 5th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off-Broadway during the 2014-2015 season.

Linda Lavin

Awards are 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, who will be announced May 19, are selected by secret ballot by members of the awards committee of the Off Broadway Alliance.

In addition to the competitive awards, Off Broadway Alliance Legend of Off Broadway Awards will be presented for sustained achievement in the world of Off-Broadway to Robert Kalfin, Linda Lavin and Austin Pendleton. Hall of Fame Awards will go to Arthur Gelb, Judith Malina and Marian Seldes,

Nominees follow:

Best New Musical
Clinton The Musical
Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical

Best New Play
Between Riverside & Crazy
Dry Land
Father Comes From the Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3)
The Nether
Punk Rock
Best Musical Revival
Into the Woods
John & Jen

Best Play Revival
Agatha Christie’s The Unexpected Guest
Fashions for Men
Tamburlaine the Great
A Walk in the Woods

Best Unique Theatrical Experience
Drunk Shakespeare
Ghost Quartet
The Pigeoning
Scenes From a Marriage
Tail! Spin!

Best Solo Performance
Every Brilliant Thing
Just Jim Dale
The Other Mozart

Best Family Show
A Band of Angels
Camp Kappawanna
The Lightning Thief
The Little Prince
Swamp Juice


The Off Broadway Alliance is a non-profit corporation organized by theatre 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 theatre community. For more information visit

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