The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 5th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit Off Broadway productions that opened during the 2014-2015 season.
2015 Off Broadway Award Nominee List
(Winners in Bold)
Best New Play
* Between Riverside & Crazy
Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2, & 3)
Best New Musical
Clinton The Musical
Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical
Best Play Revival
Agatha Christie’s The Unexpected Guest
Fashions for Men
Tamburlaine the Great
A Walk in the Woods
Best Musical Revival
* Into the Woods
John & Jen
Best Unique Theatrical Experience
* Scenes From a Marriage
Best Solo Performance
Every Brilliant Thing
* Just Jim Dale
The Other Mozart
Best Family Show
* A Band of Angels
The Lightning Thief
The Little Prince
Legend of Off Broadway Honorees
Hall of Fame Awards
Some past winners of the top awards bestowed by The Off Broadway Alliance include Fun Home, Hand to God,Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Freud’s Last Session, NEWSical the Musical, 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 Sunday 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.
The 2015 Off Broadway Alliance Awards will be presented on Tuesday, June 16th at 4:30 PM at Sardi’s.
For more information, visit www.OffBroadwayAlliance.com.
Lia Chang is an actor, a performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon and Taxman. She has guest starred on “One Life to Live,” “As the World Turns,” and “New York Undercover.” Lia starred as Carole Barbara in Lorey Hayes’ Power Play at the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C., with Pauletta Pearson Washington and Roscoe Orman. She is profiled in Jade Magazine.
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