American Repertory Theater Artistic Director Diane Paulus’ production of “Hair” has been nominated for eight Tony Awards, five Drama Desk Awards, and four Outer Critics Circle Awards (including Best Director), in addition to several Drama League Awards.
In addition to these nominations, Paulus has also been the recent recipient of awards from both her alma maters: Harvard University and Columbia University, accepting the 2009 Harvard College Women’s Leadership Award and the I.A.L. Diamond Award, presented each year to a Columbia University alumnus/a who has demonstrated continued commitment to and has found success in the arts.
The American Theatre Wing’s 63rd annual Tony Awards ceremony will take place on June 7 at Radio City Music Hall and will be televised on CBS at 8 p.m. The Drama Desk Awards will take place at the F.H. La Guardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center on May 17.