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Hamilton Honored by the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards

first_img View Comments The New York Drama Critics’ Circle named Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Best Musical and Stephen Adly Guirgis’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Between Riverside And Crazy as Best Play for 2015.Special citations were voted for the theater company Ars Nova and for designer Bob Crowley who is represented this season by the Broadway productions of An American in Paris, The Audience and Skylight.The New York Drama Critics’ Circle is comprised of 23 drama critics from daily newspapers, magazines, wire services and websites based in the New York metropolitan area. The award for Best Play, which has been presented since 1936, is the nation’s second oldest theater award, after the Pulitzer Prize for drama.The Awards will be presented at a private cocktail reception on May 19.The Award for Best Play carries a cash prize of $2,500. The prize is made possible by a grant from the Lucille Lortel Foundation.last_img

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