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Josh Grisetti (center) in "It Shoulda Been You." Also pictured: Chip Zien, Anne L. Nathan,Tyne Daly and Adam Heller. (Photo by Joan Marcus)

Actors’ Equity Foundation Announces Derwent and Seff Honorees

Phillipa Soo, Josh Grisetti, Julie Halston and Brad Oscar will receive this year’s Actors’ Equity citations.

NEW YORK CITY: The recipients of the Actors’ Equity Foundation‘s 2015 Clarence Derwent Awards and Richard Seff Awards have been announced, recognizing both upcoming and seasoned actors for their work onstage in New York in the past year.

The Clarence Derwent Awards, for promising actors in performance in New York, went to Phillipa Soo, for her work in Hamilton at the Public Theater, and to Josh Grisetti, for his Broadway debut in It Shoulda Been You.

The Richard Seff Awards, for veteran character actors in supporting roles in New York, went to Julie Halston, for her performance as Gay Wellington in You Can’t Take It With You, and to Brad Oscar, for his turn in Something Rotten!.

The recipients will be presented with a monetary award and crystal trophy at Equity’s Eastern Regional Board meeting on June 9.

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