Winners before there were awards: Mae West was just one star
whose Broadway debut Tom McMorrow details in his snapshot theater history.
From Our Desks
Tom McMorrow, Drama Desk ex-president and Drama Desk News editor, offers his archive of theater history columns: "Broadway 100 Years Ago: Theater from Booth to Bernhardt to the Barrymores."
John Istel continues a series of interviews with Drama Desk Award recipients whose work has returned to a New York City stage this season.
"A muse of fire" lit up the Eugenia Room, as Charles Wright recounts, for Drama Desk's panel, "Why Shakespeare? Why Now?"