Amas Awards and Honors

  Red Eye Of Love, Amas' 2014-2014 Mainstage production received the 2015 Joe A. Callaway Award for Choreography, going to choreographers Alex Sanchez and Lainie Sakakura.
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Wanda's World, our 2007-2008 Mainstage show, received Lucille Lortel nominations for Best Off-Broadway Musical and for Best Choreography, a Drama Desk nomination for Eric Weinberger for Best Book of a Musical and Lynne Taylor- Corbett received the Joseph A. Calloway Award for Excellence in Stage Directing and Choreography.


In June 2005, Amas Chairman Eric Krebs received the Encore Business Volunteer of the Year Award, given by the Arts and Business Council of New York for his work with Amas.


Lone Star Love, or "the Merry Wives of Windsor Texas," Amas' Fall 2004 Mainstage production, received two Lucille Lortel Award nominations for Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Choreography and an Outer Critics Circle nomination for Best Off-Broadway Musical. The director Michael Bogdanov and the choreographer Randy Skinner were nominated for the 2005 Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Callaway Awards for "Excellence in the Craft of Direction and Choreography."


The Off-Broadway run of Zanna, Don't! was singled out by The New York Times as the Best Musical of the Season, won the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Choreography, and the 2003 GLAAD Award for Best Production of the Year.


The 2003 Amas Mainstage Production of From My Hometown received eight Audelco Awards nominations, including Best Musical Production.


Actors Equity Association acknowledges Rosetta LeNoire and Amas' contribution to the American theatre by bestowing a yearly award in her honor, making her the first recipient. Producers and theatre companies who exemplify Rosetta's commitment to multicultural production and casting in the theatre are annually given the treasured Rosetta LeNoire Award.

"For her pioneering work with Amas Musical Theatre," Rosetta was awarded the 1999 National Medal of Arts, cited by President Clinton as "an individual deserving of special recognition by reason of her outstanding contributions to the excellence, growth, support, and availability of the arts in the United States."