2019 Off Broadway Alliance Awards Nominations

We’re pleased to announce the nominees for the 9th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards! Awards are presented in seven competitive categories: Best New Musical, Best New Play, Best Musical Revival, Best Play Revival, Best Unique Theatrical Experience, Best Solo Performance, and Best Family Show.

In addition to the competitive awards, three Legend of Off Broadway Awards will be presented for sustained achievement in the world of Off Broadway. The 2019 honorees are general manager and producer Albert Poland, veteran actress Rita Gardner, and the long-running musical Avenue Q.

Legendary playwrights Ntozake Shange and María Irene Fornés and award-winning actor Alvin Epstein will be posthumously inducted into the Off Broadway Hall of Fame.

Graphic designer Frank “Fraver” Verlizzo will be honored with the Friend of Off Broadway Award.

Competitive category winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 22nd, and the awards ceremony will take place at Sardi’s on Tuesday, June 18th at 4PM. A complete list of competitive nominees follows. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners and nominees!

Best New Musical
Be More Chill
Girl from the North Country
The Hello Girls
Midnight at the Never Get

Best New Play
Do You Feel Anger?
Teenage Dick
The Cake
What the Constitution Means to Me
White Noise

Best Musical Revival
Carmen Jones
Fiddler on the Roof
Merrily We Roll Along
The Other Josh Cohen

Best Play Revival
Days to Come
Our Lady of 121st Street
Summer and Smoke
Uncle Vanya

Best Unique Theatrical Experience
Freestyle Love Supreme
Jomama Jones: Black Light
Permission to Speak
Playing Hot

Best Solo Performance
Accidentally Brave
Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State
My Life on a Diet
On Beckett
Sakina’s Restaurant

Best Family Show
Not My Monster!  (The Flea Theater)
Pip’s Island (CEO Rami Ajami, Chief Creative Officer Rania Ajami, and
Creative Director Walter Krudop)
The Emperor’s New Clothes (New York City Children’s Theater
The Emperor’s Nightingale (Pan Asian Repertory Theatre)
This is Sadie (New York City Children’s Theater)

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