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Edward Albee, Kathleen Chalfant, Mary Louise Wilson to Receive Off Broadway Alliance Awards logo
Edward Albee
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The Off Broadway Alliance -- the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing firms -- has announced recipients for its honorary award recipients, as well as nominees for its 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Awards, which honor commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2011-2012 season.

The 2012 Legend of Off Broadway recipients are Edward Albee, Gerard Alessandrini, Kathleen Chalfant, Catherine Russell and Mary Louise Wilson. In addition, two 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Hall of Fame Awards are being presented posthumously to Howard Kissel and Theodore Mann.

A complete list of the nominees for competitive awards are below. Winners will be announced on May 22.

Best New Musical

The Blue Flower
Queen of the Mist
SILENCE! The Musical
Sistas: The Musical

Best New Play

4000 Miles
Milk Like Sugar
Sons of the Prophet
Unnatural Acts

Best Musical Revival


Best Play Revival

Beyond the Horizon
The Cherry Orchard
The Lady From Dubuque
A Moon for the Misbegotten

Best Special Event

The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith
An Iliad
The Patsy
Voca People

Best Family Show

Alice in Wonderland
The Amazing Max and the Box of Interesting Things
The Berenstain Bears LIVE!
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Ohmies
Stinkykids, The Musical


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