The anual award season for American theatre has begun and, once again, a number of distinguished alumni have received nominations for the most prestigious awards bestowed by various theatre organizations. The nominees this year include:
- Andrew Lippa (voice and music education, '87) who received a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music for the musical Big Fish.
- Celia Keenan-Bolger (musical theatre '02), who received nominations for Best Featured Actress in a Play for both the Tony Awards and the Drama Desk Awards, for her role as Laura in The Glass Menagerie.
- Matthew Rego, a member of the Araca Group, producers of A Raisin in the Sun, which received a Tony nomination for Best Revival of a Play.
Congratulations and best of luck to our talented alums!