Monthly Archives: April 2015
Written on April 29, 2015 at 1:51 pm, by Maya Shah
The 2014-2015 Drama Desk Awards nominations were announced April 23, 2014. Among those nominated are Tamburlaine the Great for Outstanding Revival of a Play; Cesar Alvarez (An Octoroon) and Arthur Solari & Jane Shaw (Tamburlaine the Great) for Outstanding Music in a Play; and Mimi Lien (An Octoroon) for Oustanding Set Design. Each year, the Drama Desk votes special awards to recognize excellence…Read More »
Written on April 29, 2015 at 1:15 pm, by Maya Shah
The Drama League 2015 Award Nominations were announced on Tuesday, April 21st. Among those considered are our productions of Tamburlaine the Great for Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play, and Soho Reps’s An Octoroon for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play. John Douglas Thompson will also be considered for the Distinguished Performance Award.…Read More »
Written on April 15, 2015 at 2:09 pm, by Alix Milne
The New Yorker staff writer Elif Batuman examines how we interact with the historical texts with uneasy themes, focusing on the dialogue between Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s AN OCTOROON and Dion Boucicault’s THE OCTOROON. Read the full article here.