Saturday, May 16, 2015

Curious, Paris, Rivera Get Drama League Awards

On Broadway, the Drama League has announced its award winners for the season and once again The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and An American in Paris have won the top honors. These two shows are Tony nominees and were also honored with Outer Critics Circle awards. 
The Distinguished Performance Award goes to Chita Rivera for her role in The Visit and the League also honored Joel Grey with a Lifetime Achievement award.
Here's the complete list:

Distinguished Performance Award
Chita Rivera for The Visit

Distinguished Production of a Musical
An American in Paris

Distinguished Production of a Play
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Distinguished Revival of a Musical
The King and I

Distinguished Revival of a Play
You Can’t Take It With You

Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater
Joel Grey

Unique Contribution to the Theater
WNET (Neal Shapiro, David Horn)

Founders Award for Excellence in Directing 
Stephen Daldry

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