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Desperate Measures at New World Stages

It’s a rare thing when all of the elements come together perfectly to create true theatrical magic. One of the most recent examples of that kind of kismet is a delightfully riotous romp called Desperate Measures, now playing Off-Broadway at New World Stages after its multi-award winning (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Off Broadway Alliance) and numerously extended run at the York Theater last year. The plot, which examines how justice is served and manipulated, is loosely based on Shakespeare’s Measure For Measure. The setting is the Wild West where Johnny Blood (Conor Ryan) waits in jail with a drunken,

Drama Desk Award Nominees for 2018 Announced

Award season is approaching, and the Drama Desk Award nominees for 2018 have been announced. The organization say "The Awards are bestowed annually in May in numerous categories. Nominations are made by the Drama Desk Nominating Committee, the members of which may change each season. The entire active membership then votes on those nominations." It adds, "Professional productions in Manhattan that have a minimum of 21 public performances may be eligible for Drama Desk Award consideration. Our awards season begins immediately following our awards show (check our website for the announcement of our spring awards ceremony) and continue into the following

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