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Drama Desk Nominations: Carousel, SpongeBob lead musicals; Harry Potter, Angels in America lead plays

Nominations for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning by Jane Krakowski (She Loves Me, Nine, TV’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls, TV’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Carousel leads the musical pack with 12 mentions. SpongeBob SquarePants and Mean Girls followed close with 11 and 10, respectively. Ashley Park found …

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SpongeBob SquarePants Leads Outer Critics Circle Nominations; Harry Potter, Mean Girls, My Fair Lady Score

The nominees for the 68th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, which recognize excellence on and Off-Broadway from the 2017–2018 season, have been announced. Leading the list with 11 nominations is the Broadway premiere of SpongeBob SquarePants, followed by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Mean Girls which received 10 nominations apiece, and My Fair Lady, which received nine. The Outer Critics Circle, an organization of writers covering New York …

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Actors’ Equity Pushes for Added Tony Awards Categories

The Actors’ Equity Association is pushing the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing to add two new awards categories for the 2019 Tony Awards (covering the 2018-2019 season): Best Chorus in a Play or Musical and Best Ensemble in a Play or Musical. The group has started its campaign with the website EveryoneOnStage.com, which includes a petition of that supporters …

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