Apr
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Theatre Award Season

 

The 2015 theatre awards season is quickly approaching, and keeping track of all of the important dates for the many ceremonies and their corresponding nomination announcements is no easy feat. Stay up to date on all the need-to-know facts with BroadwayWorld’s Awards Season Calendar below!

69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS

Nominations: April 28, 8:30am EST
(Announced by Mary-Louise Parker & Bruce Willis)
Ceremony: June 7, 8pm EST at Radio City Music Hall
Broadcast Live on CBS
Host- TBA
Special Awards- Gene O’Donovan, Adrian Bryan-Brown, and Arnold Abramson (Excellence in the Theatre); Tommy Tune (Lifetime Achievement)

60TH ANNUAL DRAMA DESK AWARDS

Nominations: April 23, 2pm EST at 54 Below
Ceremony: May 31, 8pm EST at Town Hall
Host- Laura Benanti

81ST ANNUAL DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS

Nominations: April 21, 11am EST at Sardi’s
(Announced by Cherry Jones and Denis O’Hare)
Watch livestream on BroadwayWorld.com!
Ceremony: May 15, 12pm at Marriott Marquis
Host- TBA

65TH ANNUAL OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS

Nominations: April 20, 11am at the Friars Club
(Announced by Raul Esparza & Katie Finneran)
Ceremony: May 21, 4pm at Sardi’s
(Awards announced publicly on May 11)

30TH ANNUAL LUCILLE LORTEL AWARDS

Nominations: April 2 (CLICK HERE to view nominees)
Ceremony: May 10, 7pm EST at NYU Skirball Center
Hosts- Anna Chlumsky and Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Special Awards- Terrence McNally- Lifetime Achievement Award; Jeanine Tesori- Playwrights’ Sidewalk; Nancy Nagel Gibbs- Edith Oliver Service to Off-Broadway

60TH ANNUAL OBIE AWARDS

Ceremony: May 18 at Webster Hall
Hosts- TBA

71ST ANNUAL THEATRE WORLD AWARDS

Ceremony: TBA
Host- TBA

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2015 AWARDS CALENDAR AT A GLANCE:

April 20- OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS Nominations
April 21- DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS Nominations
April 23- DRAMA DESK AWARDS Nominations
April 28- TONY AWARDS Nominations
May 1- BROADWAYWORLD.COM AWARDS Open
May 10- LUCILLE LORTEL Lortel AWARDS Ceremony
May 11- OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS Winners Announced
May 15- DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS Ceremony
May 18- OBIE AWARDS Ceremony
May 21- OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS Ceremony
May 31- BROADWAYWORLD.COM AWARDS Close
May 31- DRAMA DESK AWARDS Ceremony

Apr
0

Tony Awards!

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The 69th annual Tony Awards are coming up on June 7th, but nominations still have to be announced, which will be on April 28th. Got any favorites this year?

Mar
0

Aloha!

imageA quick comment about the Oscars: LOVED Lady Gaga!

OK, so I have been AWOL because: I was on vacay in Hawaii as you can see from the photo at the right. Sooooo needed. Whew.

And now back on the mainland and ready to go. Shoot me an email. Tell me how you are doing!

Feb
0

ACADEMY AWARDS

Are you ready for the OSCARS? 

Sunday, February 22nd

ABC TV.,..and…. Neil Patrick Harris!

OSCARS

Feb
2

Grammy after thoughts

My thoughts about the show and awards:image

Congrats to Sam Smith on your Grammys tonight! ———>

AC/DC: great opener!

LLcoolJ is a great host.

Madonna. meh. Ok she works out, looks great. Still can’t sing.

Ed Sheeran was great. Sometimes simple is best. John Mayer was his backup. Epic.

Jeff Lynne. Loved it. Hozier and Annie Lennox? Wow.

Adam Levine and Gwen Stefani? Yes

Pharrel is a god. Just saying. And I know we have heard this song for two years but damn it’s catchy and…..HaPPy.

Not everyone likes Katy Perry and she is laughing all the way to the bank.  The intro into her song with the domestic violence survivor was powerful. A departure for her to sing such a dramatic, no gimmicks song. Fabulous.

Imagine Dragons. I predicted their Grammys win last year. [insert smiley face here]

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Classic.  Usher: never disappoints.

What can you say about Sir Paul McCartney, Kanye and Rhianna?

Before I forget:  All the country artists, by the way, were terrific.

The man of the hour was, of course, Sam Smith. His duet with Mary j. Blige was the highlight of the night for me, and that’s saying something as so many of the musicians are so darn talented.

PRINCE! wish he had sung.  Album of the Year: Beck was an upset. Everyone figured Pharrell or Sam would win. Nice. Spread the joy around.

I didn’t know Sia was a performance artist.

Song of the Year is for song writing:  Sam Smith beat out Sia and Hozier. Wow. Sorry Meghan. Tonight was NOT all about that bass.

Chris Martin/ Beck. So good. I love to hear good singers blending together effortlessly.

Record of the Year: Sam Smith over Taylor Swift. Way to go Sam! What a night.

Still to come: Beyoncé and John Legend and Common but all the awards are given.

Thoughts?

Feb
0

THIS IS IT!

GRAMMYS THIS SUNDAY!

CBS TV  8:00 PM ET

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Jan
0

GRAMMYS! FEBRUARY 8TH on CBS 8:00 PT!

If you’ve followed me long enough, you know my favorite award show is THE GRAMMYS. I have only missed one telecast EVER! Besides the awards themselves, the Grammys have always been about the MUSIC and they have, hands down, the BEST musical numbers of any awards show. Infact, the performances dominate. Can’t wait!

Do you have any favorites you hope will win? Looking forward to a certain performer? Other thoughts? SHARE!

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Jan
1

SAG Awards Are this Sunday!

SAG AwardSince there is no NFL football to watch this weekend, you can watch the Super Bowl of tv award shows: the screen actor guild awards air this Sunday at 8:00 pm ET on the TNT network. If you are on the west coast, GOOD NEWS! This is one of the few shows that will simulcast, meaning you can tune in at 5:00 pm!

A full  list of the nominations,  click here.   And, yes, I know, some people think these other award shows are Super Bowl worthy:  The Tonys (honoring Broadway),  The Oscars (honoring film), and The Grammys (honoring music).  And I agree….

Jan
3

On To New Things

My position with author Louise Hay has been eliminated. I am no longer working for her or Hay House.

Life goes on.

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Jan
0

SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS

Tis award season.. Hope y’all enjoyed the GOLDEN GLOBES where nothing is off limits. Love Tina and Amy and they didn’t disappoint.

Sunday January 25th we will have the SAG Awards. I am a member and have voted. What I am most looking forward to is Princess Leia….I mean, Carrie Fisher presenting her mom, Debbie Reynolds, with the lifetime Achievement Award. That gal deserves it!

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