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2013-05-20 16:24:24

Go N'Syde, The Official Beverage of The Trip to Bountiful, Celebrates Star Cicely Tyson's Drama Desk Award Win With Exclusive Flavor Inspired by Her Character NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Cicely Tyson winning the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play last night, entertainment and media entrepreneur KEVIN LILES today announced an extension of his business portfolio with new venture, Go N'Syde - the official beverage of four-time Tony Award...

2009-05-18 11:15:00

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Group, one of New York's premiere Off-Broadway not-for-profit theater companies has announced its upcoming 2009-2010 season. Included are two world premieres, a major revival and The New Group's first musical since its 2003 production of "Avenue Q." Opening October 2009 is the world premiere of "The Starry Messenger" by Kenneth Lonergan, featuring Matthew Broderick in the title role. This production marks Lonergan's return to New York...

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2009-05-18 07:52:57

Billy Elliot the Musical won 10 Drama Desk Awards, including the prize for outstanding musical, in a ceremony in New York. The 54th annual Drama Desk Awards presentation took place at the F.H. LaGuardia Concert Hall at Manhattan's Lincoln Center Sunday. Elliot won the honors for choreography, orchestrations, lighting design and sound design. Its director, Stephen Daldry, won the outstanding director of a musical award, Gregory Jbara the prize for featured actor in a musical, Haydn Gwynne the...

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2009-04-27 12:42:52

The Broadway musical 9 to 5 led the field with 15 nods when Drama Desk Award nominations were announced in New York Monday. The prizes will be handed out a gala ceremony at the LaGuardia Concert Hall at Manhattan's Lincoln Center. Broadway icon Harvey Fierstein is to act as master of ceremonies for the May 17 event. Shrek the Musical was nominated for 12 awards and Billy Elliot the Musical for 10. The shows will compete with 9 to 5 in several categories, including outstanding musical. Also up...