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Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Tony Nominations 2017: New Broadway Plays Make Big Strides

Variety: Here are two nuggets of conventional Broadway wisdom: The new play is dying. And when it’s not, the Brits usually steal the spotlight.

But this year’s Tony nominations for new plays are flouting those preconceived notions. The all-American crop, from four playwrights making their Broadway debuts, speaks to the growing health of the new American play — and the increasing number of producers willing to take commercial risks on untested titles.

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