Ma-Yi’s “KPOP” earns multiple 2018 Nominations and Awards!
KPOP DRAMA LEAGUE NOMINATION
Back in the news this week was Ma-Yi’s POP received a Drama League Nomination for OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A BROADWAY OR OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL. KPOP (book by our Writers Lab Member,Jason Kim) is a nominee by 2018 OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE for Best Unique Theatrical Experience. Babette’s Feast, Ghost Light, Pride and Prejudice and Randy Writes a Novel are also nominated in this category. Competitive category winners will be announced on May 16, followed by a June 19 ceremony at Sardi’s.
*on a side note: “TEENAGE DICK“ TITLE ART Photographer Carol Rosegg (photo below) will be honored with the 2018 Alliances’ Friend of Off Broadway Award. Teenage Dick is presented with The Public Theater in June, promising to be another best-selling off-broadway play.
Drama Desk gives 7 Nods to KPOP
Only last week, KPOP received 7 Drama Desk nominations, including Best Musical! Congrats to all the nominees! KPOP, which was a co production with our friends at Ars Nova and Woodshed Collective, received the following nominations: Outstanding Musical, KPOP, Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Ashley Park KPOP , Outstanding Director of a Musical – Teddy Bergman KPOP, Outstanding Music – Helen Park, Max Vernon KPOP, Outstanding Lyrics – Helen Park, Max Vernon KPOP, Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical – Will Pickens KPOP, Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew, KPOP. The 63rd annual ceremony, hosted by Michael Urie, will take place June 3 at Town Hall.
side note: TEENAGE DICK star, Gregg Mozgala, was nominated by Drama Desk for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Cost of Living, Manhattan Theatre Club).
KPOP Nominated in Nine Categories Including Best Musical for 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards
KPOP Received Nine Nominations for 2018 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations including Outstanding Musical: Produced by Ars Nova in association with Ma-Yi Theater Company and Woodshed Collective, written by Ma-Yi Lab Member Jason Kim, music and lyrics by Helen Park and Max Vernon, directed by Teddy Bergman, Choreographed by Jennifer Weber (outstanding choreography and choreographer for upcoming TEENAGE DICK), James Soel and Ashley Park (outstanding lead actors), Jason Tam and Vanessa Kai (outstanding actors), Gabriel Hainer Evansohn (outstanding scenic design), Tricia Barsamian, (outstanding costumes), Jeanette Oi-Suk (outstanding lighting design). The 33rd annual ceremony, celebrating the best of Off-Broadway, will take place May 6.