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Sting's 'The Last Ship' Nominated Best Original Score and Orchestration for 2015 Tonys, Receives Additional Drama Desk Notes

Sting's 'The Last Ship,' Nominated for 2015 Tonys and Drama Desks, Now Docking at McKittrick Hotel? >>

While it may not have had a long run at Broadway's Neil Simon, Sting's 'The Last Ship' has received a well-deserved D.P. from Tony--for Best Original Score and for Best Orchestration, that is. Named Best Musical of 2014 by 'USA Today,' alas, Gordy's tale of ship-building woe-cum-triumph fell victim to a bad Broadway season, or at least the months where most musicals struggle to stay afloat. Too bad, so sad, shoulda called Robert Wyatt, maybe?

Sydney Lucas

'Fun Home' Musical, Off-Broadway Hit and Pulitzer Finalist, to Open on Broadway in Spring 2015 >>

Casting has not been announced; Tony winner Michael Cerveris and Tony nominee Judy Kuhn starred in the Off-Broadway production.

Harvey Fierstein

'Newsies' and 'Casa Valentina' to Close >>

Harvey Fierstein, who wrote the books of both shows, will still be represented on Broadway by 'Kinky Boots.'

Jefferson Mays and the cast of A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

'Gentleman's Guide' Big Winner at 2014 Drama Desk Awards >>

But Off- or Off-Off Broadway shows were shut out in the Play and Musical categories.

Laura Benanti

No Way to Stop It: Laura Benanti, Broadway's Queen of All Media, Hosts 2014 Drama Desk Awards on June 1 >>

The Tony winner, cabaret singer and TV villain will host the 2014 Drama Desk Awards on June 1.

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