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'Once,' 'Sons of the Prophet' win Lucille Lortel Awards

'Once,' 'Sons of the Prophet' win Lucille Lortel Awards

The musical "Once" and Stephen Karam's play "Sons of the Prophet" took the top honors at the Lucille Lortel Awards in New York on Sunday. The awards recognize excellence in off-Broadway productions and are presented by the League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers. "Once" received the award for best new musical. The production, which is adapted from the popular 2006 indie film of the same name, opened at the New York Theatre Workshop before transferring to Broadway this year. The musical received 11 Tony Award nominations last week, the most of any production. Karam's "Sons of the Prophet" won for best new play. The comedy-drama,...

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