Tony winners Cherry Jones and Denis O'Hare announced the nominees for the 2015 Drama League Awards April 21 at Sardi's. Nominations were announced in five categories: Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical and the Distinguished Performance Award.
Grammy Award winner Heather Headley, who won a Tony Award for her performance in the title role of Aida, will star as The Witch in The Muny's upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods.
Lisa Howard, playing the long-suffering older daughter and devoted maid of honor at her sister's wedding in the new musical It Shoulda Been You, shares stories of her hilarious co-stars and the happiness of being a plus-size leading lady.
Musicals like Anything Goesand Bye Bye Birdie are often considered old-fashioned classics that receive affectionate revivals. But when they first premiered, these musicals were ground-breaking works that opened doors for inventive new styles of theatre.