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The 90th Annual Drama League Awards!

90 years never looked so young! The 90th Annual Drama League Awards will return to the Ziegfeld Ballroom on May 17, 2024. One of the most festive parties of the season, the audience will gather to bestow honors in seven categories: Outstanding Production of a Play and Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play and Musical, Outstanding Direction of a Play and Musical, and the Distinguished Performance Award, the oldest theatrical honor in the United States.

The Irene Gandy Assistantships!

On December 4th at the Museum of Broadway, The Drama League officially named The Irene Gandy Directing Assistantships in honor of the iconic producer, publicist and arts leader, Irene Gandy. Read more about the program and the Broadway icon’s incredible career at the link below! Applications for the 2024 cycle of this program are open until January 2, 2024.

For four decades, The Drama League has celebrated the world’s greatest rising directors in this one-of-a-kind festival. Now, in collaboration with the producers Keen Company, we are excited to welcome you into the vivid imaginations of Nadia Guevara and Ibi Owolabi The Drama League’s Stage Directing Fellows, who follow in the tradition by staging works by two of America’s most acclaimed playwrights Lynn Nottage and Cassandra Medley. Join us for the exciting debut of two major new talents in the American theater!

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