Category Archives: Awards Season

2017 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations Announced

April = Announcements. Award announcements, that is. The 32nd annual Lucille Lortel Awards, celebrating outstanding achievement in Off-Broadway theatre, will be presented May 7th, 2017 at NYU’s Skirball Center at 7:00 PM. Taran Killam, best known for his work in SNL, will host this year’s ceremony. Leading this year’s nominations are Hadestown, which premiered this past summer at New York Theatre

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Laura Benanti and Javier Muñoz Will Announce 2017 Drama Desk Nominations

With the 2017 spring season underway on and off Broadway, the New York theatre community is already looking ahead to the ever-approaching awards season. The 2017 Drama Desk Awards will announce the nominees for their 62nd Annual Awards show April 27th at Feinstein’s/54 Below at 10:00 AM. Announcing this years nominees, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti and Hamilton star Javier Muñoz (Pictured

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2017 Olivier Award Nominations Announced

Yesterday, Denise Gough and Matt Henry proudly announced the 2017 Olivier Award nominees LIVE from London. In yet another successful season for the West End, many are looking forward to celebrating the highest honors for UK theatre which celebrate beyond just musicals and plays with dance, opera and more also receiving nominations and awards. The awards will be celebrated April 9th, 2017 at Royal

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2016 Obie Award Winners Revealed

With Broadway celebrating its most successful season ever, Off-Broadway is also celebrating a year of hits uptown and downtown. With boundaries not as constricted and a more diverse audience, Off-Broadway is consistently home to some of the most daring, brave and often considered “unproducable” works in the New York Theatre market. Today, Luner on Theatre brings you the news the 2016

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2016 Astaire Award Winners Announced

From sign-language to salsa, Broadway has infused and inherited a new style this season as groundbreaking productions hit Broadway pushing the limits of what one would consider”choreography”. Advancing our storytelling through new styles of movement, this season has proved especially exciting on Broadway in a season filled with countless stories to be told and dozens of variations on how to

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2016 Astaire Award Nominations Announced

You can’t have musical theatre without dancing. It’s as simple as that. That being said, it only seems fitting to have a set of awards solely to honor Broadway and off-Broadway’s best dancing each season! From sailors to shuffling along to sign language, this season’s choreography broke boundaries with new movement, styles and classic re-creations on and off Broadway. Now, it’s

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Shuffle Along Shuffles Itself Into Next Year’s Awards Season

Less than a week into the 2015-16 New York theatre awards season and already eyes are looking to one specific Broadway production. In a season like the one Broadway is currently experiencing, it’s hard to remember just how many great productions and performances are out there. With more shows than ever opening later as well, the push has been on for

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2016 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations Announced

Brace yourself… The Awards Are Coming. The 2015-16 theatre awards season has descended upon New York City with the announcement of the Outer Critics Circle Award nominations announcement earlier this morning. For the next several weeks, prepare for nothing but constant lists of nominations and celebrations as the top productions both on and off-Broadway are honored this season in a

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