Everyone throws around the names
of awards. But where do they come from? Who actually gives them? See
The ASCAP Awards are given by The American Society of Composers, Authors and
The Critics Circle Award is given by The Critics Circle, an association of UK
The Drama Desk Awards and The Vernon Rice Awards are given by The Drama Desk,
an association of New York critics.
The George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism is given by Cornell University.
The Edwin Booth Award is given by The City University of New York.
The Elliot Norton Awards are given by The Boston Theatre Critics Association.
The Lawrence Olivier Awards are given by The Society of London Theatre.
The London Evening Standard Awards are given by The London Evening Standard
MacArthur Fellowships are given by The MacArthur Foundation.
The National Medal of the Arts is given by The National Endowment for the Arts.
The New York Drama Critics Award is given out by a consortium of New York arts
The Obie Awards are given by The Village Voice newspaper, New York.
The Olivier Awards are given by The Society of London Theatre.
The Otto Awards for Political Theater are given by The Castillo Theatre (off-off-Broadway).
The Peter Brook/Empty Space Awards are given by London Theatre Reviews and The
The Pulitzer Prize is given by The Pulitzer Prize Committee and Columbia University.
The Roger Machell Prize is given by The English Authors' Union.
The Stubby Awards are given by Hampton Shorts magazine.
The Tony Awards are given by The American Theater Wing and The League of American
Theatres and Producers.
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list, contact Steve Capra.