The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 3rd Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2012-2013 season.

Awards will be presented in five competitive categories: Best New Musical, Best New Play, Best Musical Revival, Best Play Revival, Best Family Show, and Best Unique Theatrical Experience.  Winners in all categories will be selected by secret ballot by members of the awards committee of the Off Broadway Alliance.

In addition to the competitive awards, six Off Broadway Alliance Legend of Off Broadway Awards are being presented for sustained achievement in the world of Off Broadway.  The 2013 Legend of Off Broadway recipients are Christopher Durang, A.R. Gurney, Kristine Nielsen, Daryl Roth, Stomp, and Sigourney Weaver.

Winners will be announced on May 21st.  A complete list of nominees follows. 

Nominees and Honorary Award Recipients
2013 Off Broadway Alliance Awards

Best New Musical

  • F#%king Up Everything
  • Here Lies Love
  • Murder Ballad
  • Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
  • The Other Josh Cohen

Best New Play

  • Cock
  • Disgraced
  • Finks
  • My Name is Asher Lev
  • Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Best Musical Revival

  • Closer Than Ever
  • The Good Person of Szechwan
  • The Last Five Years
  • New Girl In Town
  • Passion

Best Play Revival

  • All in the Timing
  • Golden Child
  • The Piano Lesson
  • Talley’s Folly
  • Uncle Vanya

Best Family Show

  • Bunnicula
  • Piggy Nation
  • Show Way
  • The Velveteen Rabbit
  • Wanda’s Monster

Best Unique Theatrical Experience

  • Buyer & Cellar
  • Ingenious Nature
  • Jukebox Jackie
  • Old Jews Telling Jokes
  • Old Man and the Old Moon

Legend of Off Broadway Honorees

  • Christopher Durang
  • A.R. Gurney
  • Kristine Nielsen
  • Daryl Roth
  • Daryl Roth
  • Stomp
  • Sigourney Weaver

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