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The Drama Desk Awards: And The Winners Are

The Drama Desk Awards: And The Winners Are

Michael Urie hosted the 62nd annual Drama Desk Awards as the 2016/20117 winners were announced.

Michael Urie

Michael Urie

Stephanie J Block rocked the house with “I’m Breaking Down” from Falsettos.

Stephanie J Block

Stephanie J Block

Katrina Lenk performed “Omar Sharif” from The Band’s Visit.

Katarina Link

Katarina Lenk

The cast of The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson brought back “Bring On The Monsters.”

Chris McCarrell

Chris McCarrell

Outstanding Play: Oslo, by J. T. Rogers, Lincoln Center Theater

J. T. Rogers

J. T. Rogers

Outstanding Musical:  Come From Away
Come From Away, Christopher Ashley, Kelly Devine, Irene Sankoff, David Hein

The Come From Away team Christopher Ashley, Kelly Devine, Irene Sankoff and David Hein

Outstanding Revival of a Play: Jitney, Manhattan Theatre Club
Outstanding Revival of a Musical: Hello, Dolly!
Outstanding Actor in a Play: Kevin Kline, Present Laughter
Outstanding Actress in a Play: Laura Linney, The Little Foxes, Manhattan Theatre Club
Laura Linney

Laura Linney

Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Andy Karl, Groundhog Day
Orfeh, Andy Karl

Orfeh, Andy Karl

Outstanding Actress in a Musical: Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play: Danny DeVito, The Price, Roundabout Theatre Company
Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito and daughter Lucy

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play: Cynthia Nixon, The Little Foxes, Manhattan Theatre Club
Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!

Gavin Creel

Gavin Creel

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical: Jenn Colella, Come From Away

Jenn Colella

Jenn Colella

Outstanding Director of a Play: Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jitney, Manhattan Theatre Club

Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Outstanding Director of a Musical: Tie: Rachel Chavkin, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 And David Cromer, The Band’s Visit, Atlantic Theater Company
Rachel Chavkin

Rachel Chavkin and husband

David Cromer, Ariel Stachel, Katrina Lenk, David Yazbek

David Cromer, Ariel Stachel, Katrina Lenk, David Yazbek

Outstanding Choreography: Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
Andy Blankenbuehler

Andy Blankenbuehler

Outstanding Music: David Yazbek, The Band’s Visit, Atlantic Theater Company
Outstanding Lyrics: David Yazbek, The Band’s Visit, Atlantic Theater Company
Outstanding Book of a Musical: Richard Oberacker and Rob Taylor, Bandstand
Outstanding Orchestrations: Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen, Bandstand

Outstanding Music in a Play: 
Bill Sims Jr., Jitney, Manhattan Theatre Club
Bill Sims Jr.

Bill Sims Jr.

Outstanding Revue: Life is for Living: Conversations with Coward, 59E59

Outstanding Set Design for a Play: Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong

Outstanding Set Design for a Musical: Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Mimi Lien

Mimi Lien

Outstanding Costume Design for a Play: Jane Greenwood, The Little Foxes, Manhattan Theatre Club
Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical: Catherine Zuber, War Paint
David Brian Brown, Catherine Zubber

David Brian Brown, Catherine Zubber

Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play: Christopher Akerlind, Indecent, Vineyard Theatre
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical: Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Bradley King

Bradley King and guest

Outstanding Projection Design: Aaron Rhyne, Anastasia

Outstanding Sound Design in a Play: Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin, The Encounter
Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical: Nicholas Pope, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Nicholas Pope

Nicholas Pope

Outstanding Wig and Hair: David Brian Brown, War Paint 

Nigel Hook

David Brian Brown

Outstanding Solo Performance: Ed Dixon, Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose

Ed Dixon

Ed Dixon

Unique Theatrical Experience: The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, National Theatre of Scotland
The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, National Theatre of Scotland

*The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, National Theatre of Scotland

Outstanding Fight Choreography: U. Jonathan Toppo, Sweat, The Public Theatre
Outstanding Adaptation: David Ives, The Liar, Classic Stage Company
Outstanding Puppet Design: Basil Twist, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 
 
SPECIAL AWARDS:
 
Outstanding Ensemble
The Wolves, The Playwrights Realm: The superbly talented cast of Sarah DeLappe’s debut play -Mia Barron, Brenna Coates, Jenna Dioguardi, Samia Finnerty, Midori Francis, Lizzy Jutila, Sarah Mezzanotte, Tedra Millan, Lauren Patten, and Susannah Perkins-jelled as one, proving that team spirit is just a alive on the stage as it is on the soccer field.
The Wolves

The cast of The Wolves

 
Special Award to Phil LaDuca: Proving that character comes from the ground up, the designer’s innovative flexible dance shoe ensures that hoofers on any stage remain on point.
 
Phil LaDuca

Phil LaDuca

Sam Norkin Award: Lila Neugebauer:  During a season that saw her helm the original works The AntipodesEverybody, Miles For Maryand The Wolves, and resurrect the works of esteemed playwrights Edward Albee, Maria Irene Fornes, and Adrienne Kennedy in Signature Plays, director Lila Neugebauer has shown that her dauntless insight into the human condition knows no bounds.

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