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Desert TheatreWorks receives an Astounding Nominations for 2018/2019 Season

Desert Theatreworks (DTW) has received 63 nominations for its 2018-2019 season by The Desert Theatre League for its annual Desert Star Awards. The Desert Theatre League adjudicates well over 100 productions annually throughout the Coachella Valley and High Desert. This year DTW received nominations in 38 categories. 

“We at DTW are delighted to have the most nominations of any theatre company this past season,” says Artistic Director Lance Phillips-Martinez. “The annual awards ceremony is a wonderful time for everyone to celebrate the dedication and hard-work of everyone from our entire theatre community.”

Desert Theatreworks nominations include: Murder on the Nile (5 nominations), Sound of Music (5 Nominations), Hairspray (5 nominations), Real Women Have Curves (7 nominations), Some Enchanted Evening (8 nominations), Brighton Beach Memoirs (9 nominations), Southern Fried Funeral (10 nominations), and our production of Into the Woods (a whopping 14 nominations). The full list of nominations can be found at . The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Sun City Palm Desert.

For more information on the 2019/2020 season with DTW, visit