Past Events

You Gotta Have a Gimmick ... or a Star

February 10, 2014

You just gotta go! Drama Desk's upcoming panel discussion speaks to the producer's heart in all theater lovers. Entitled "You Gotta Have a Gimmick ... or a Star," the panel, moderated by Randi Levine-Miller, features veteran publicists Joshua Ellis and Susan Schulman talking about what it takes to sell a show and make . They'll be joined by author, theater journalist and former Drama Desk President Peter Filichia


Vigil for Randy Gener

January 26, 2014

Please come to a candlelight vigil to show your support for Randy Gener, an editor, journalist, playwright, and Drama Desk board member, who has won theater criticism's highest accolade, the George Jean Nathan Award. He has also made a significant impact on the Filipino American and arts/theater community in New York and worldwide. On January 17, 2014, he was brutally attacked in Manhattan, a few blocks from his home. He suffered brain trauma and is currently still in the hospital. Help proclaim to the world that hate violence will not be tolerated. Please spread the word.

Drama Desk Panel: Making My Broadway Debut

June 17, 2013

Robin Milling, host of Milling About on Blogtalk Radio, will moderate the Drama Desk panel "Making My Broadway Debut." The panel will feature stars of screen and television discussing their Broadway debuts. Panelists include: Richard Kind (Drama Desk Award winner for "The Big Knife"), Keala Settle (Drama Desk and Tony Award nominee for "Hands on a Hardbody"), Carrie Coon ("Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"), Dee Nelson ("The Heiress"), Jonny Orsini ("The Nance"), and Shalita Grant ("Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"). 

58th Drama Desk Awards

May 19, 2013

The  58th Annual Drama Desk Awards will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall  W. 43rd Street). Gretchen Shugart, CEO of and managing Executive Producer of Drama Desk Awards, will present the ceremony in conjunction with Joey Productions.