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The Winners are Announced

The Winners are Announced

June 1, 2015

The Drama Desk Awards ceremony was held on Sunday evening at Town Hall where the best of Broadway, off-Broadway, and off-off-Broadway gathered to celebrate another successful year of theater in New York City. The Public Theater production of the Broadway-bound musical Hamilton walked away with the award for Outstanding Musical, the first time an off-Broadway […]

The Nominations Are In!

The Nominations Are In!

April 23, 2015

Jessie Mueller and Judith Light have announced the Drama Desk Nominations on TheaterMania. Watch the announcement View the nominees The Drama Desk Awards, which are presented annually, honor outstanding achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, off-Broadway, and off-off-Broadway. The awards are voted on by theater critics, journalists, editors, and publishers covering theater. The 2014-15 […]

Laura Benanti to return as host for the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards

Laura Benanti to return as host for the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards

April 9, 2015

New York, NY, April 9, 2015 — Tony award, and two time Drama Desk winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy, Sound of Music live, ABC’ “Nashville”) will return as host of the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street), it was announced today […]

About the Awards

Drama Desk Awards, given annually in a number of categories, are the only major New York City theater honors for which productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway compete against each other in the same category. Formed in 1949 by a group of New York City theater critics, editors, reporters, and publishers, the organization was created to educate the community on vital issues concerning the theater.

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