The 8th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Award Nominations
Awards are presented in six competitive categories: Best New Musical, Best New Play, Best Revival, Best Unique Theatrical Experience, Best Solo Performance, and Best Family Show.
Winners will be announced May 16, followed by a June 19 ceremony at Sardi’s.
Four Legend of Off Broadway Awards will be presented to artists who have made extraordinary contributions to Off-Broadway:
director Jo Bonney
actor André De Shields
playwright David Rabe
actor Mary Testa
Theatrical attorney Donald Farber and playwright-actor Sam Shepard will be posthumously honored with induction into the Off Broadway Hall of Fame.
Photographer Carol Rosegg will be honored with the 2018 Friend of Off Broadway Award.
Nominees in the competitive categories follow:
Best New Musical
Pharma Bro: An American Douchical
Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie
Best New Play
School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play
Best Solo Performance
In & Of Itself
Best Unique Theatrical Experience
Randy Writes a Novel
Best Family Show
Addy & Uno (Tom and Michael D’Angora)
Pete the Cat (Theatreworks USA)
Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical (Atlantic for Kids)
The Snowy Day and Other Stories (Julia Beardsley O’Brien)
The Stowaway (Classic Stage Company and Trusty Sidekick Theater Company)
The Off Broadway Alliance is a non-profit corporation organized by theatre professionals dedicated to supporting, promoting, and encouraging the production of Off-Broadway theatre and to making live theatre increasingly accessible to new and diverse audiences.