"Hamilton" by Lin-Manuel Miranda, at The Public Theater in New York City through Apr. 5. Pictured: Renee Elise Goldsberry, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Phillipa Soo. (Photo by Joan Marcus)

‘Hamilton’ Wins Best New Musical at Off Broadway Alliance Awards

‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ wins for best new play, and posthumous awards are given to Arthur Gelb, Judith Malina and Marian Seldes.

NEW YORK CITY: The Off Broadway Alliance has announced the winners of the fifth annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, which honors commercial and nonprofit Off-Broadway productions. Among the winners were Stephen Adly Guirgis’s Between Riverside and Crazy, which won for new play, and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, which won for new musical.

In addition to the competitive awards, Robert Kalfin, Linda Lavin and Austin Pendleton won Legend of Off Broadway Awards for sustained achievement in Off-Broadway theatre. In addition, three 2015 Off Broadway Alliance Hall of Fame Awards will be given posthumously to Arthur Gelb, Judith Malina and Marian Seldes.

The alliance is made up of Off-Broadway producers, theatres, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals. The 2015 Off Broadway Alliance Awards will be presented on June 16 at Sardi’s.

Below is the complete list of winners:

BEST NEW PLAY
Between Riverside and Crazy, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Atlantic Theater Company

BEST NEW MUSICAL
Hamilton, book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Public Theater

BEST PLAY REVIVAL
Abundance, The Actors Company Theater

BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL
Into the Woods, Fiasco Theater

BEST UNIQUE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE
Scenes From a Marriage, New York Theatre Workshop

BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE
Just Jim Dale, Jim Dale, Roundabout Theatre Company

BEST FAMILY SHOW
A Band of Angels, New York City Children’s Theater

LEGEND OF OFF BROADWAY HONOREES
Robert Kalfin
Linda Lavin
Austin Pendleton

HALL OF FAME AWARDS
Arthur Gelb
Judith Malina
Marian Seldes

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