Nominee’s for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards met the press at Friedmans at the Edison, inside the Edison Hotel at 228 W 47th Street.
T2C had a chance to interview the talented recipients. In this video Outstanding Play School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play, by Jocelyn Bioh, MCC Theater and the Ensemble Award winners Nabiyah Be, MaameYaa Boafo, Paige Gilbert, Zainab Jah, Nike Kadri, Abena Mensah-Bonsu, Mirirai Sithole, and Myra Lucretia Taylor of School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, whose characters learn the facts of life but whose portrayers taught us all a thing or two about the way things are.
Also Outstanding Actress in a Musical Ashley Park, KPOP, Ars Nova/Ma-Yi Theater Company/Woodshed Collective, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Grey Henson, Mean Girls, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Kate Rockwell, Mean Girls, Outstanding Musical Desperate Measures, The York Theatre Company with producer Pat Addiss, Outstanding Music David Friedman, Desperate Measures, The York Theatre Company and Outstanding LyricsPeter Kellogg, Desperate Measures, The York Theatre Company.
Video by Robert Williams