Drama Critics Circle to Announce 2017 Award Winners 5/8

5/4/2017 4:00pm

The winners of the 2017 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards will be announced Mon May 8 at approximately 5:30 PM. The selections will be made at the organization’s 82nd annual voting meeting. The awards include a cash prize of $2,500 for Best Play, made possible by a grant from the Lucille Lortel Foundation. The awards will be presented at a private cocktail reception on Thurs May 18. The New York Drama Critics’ Circle comprises 22 drama critics from daily newspapers, magazines, wire services and websites based in the New York metropolitan area. The New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, which has been awarded every year since 1936 to the best new play of the season (with optional awards for foreign or American plays, musicals and performers), is the nation's second-oldest theater award, after the Pulitzer Prize for drama. For more information on the New York Drama Critics' Circle, please visit www.dramacritics.org. Press contact: Don Summa/Richard Kornberg & Associates (917/673-5723)...