Drama Desk in the News

Richie Ridge, www.broadwayworld.com  May 20, 2013

 Interviews with the winners in the creative categories (including Diane PaulusPam MacKinnonChet WalkerGypsy Snider and more).

Richie Ridge, www.broadwayworld.com  May 20, 2013

Interviews with the winners in the acting categories (including Laura Osnes, Billy Porter, Jayne Houdyshell, Michael Urie, Tracy Letts, Andrew Martin, Bertie Carvel, and more)

Richie Ridge, www.broadwayworld.com  May 11, 2013


The 2013 Drama Desk Nominees Reception was held at JW Marriott Essex House on May 8, in New York City, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with all of the nominees. Check out what the nominees form the non-musical categories had to say below!

Richie Ridge, broadwayworld.com  May 11, 2013

he 58th Annual Drama Desk Awards will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). The Awards show is written by Bill Rosenfield and directed by Jack CummingsIII (co-founder and artistic director of Transport Group).

J. Kelly Nestruck, The Globe and Mail  April 30, 2013


Nominations for the 2013 Drama Desk Awards were announced Monday – and the Canadian contingent that helped bring a circus-themed revival ofPippin to Broadway were roundly recognized for their work.

Circus creator Gypsy Snider, co-founder of Montreal’s Les 7 doigts de la main, shared a nomination for best choreography with Chet Walker, while frequent Cirque du Soleil collaborator Dominique Lemieux was nominated for her costume designs.


Lawson Taitte, Dallas Morning News  April 30, 2013


Dallas scored big in New York’s Drama Desk nominations, announced today (Monday, April 29.) Giant, premiered at the Dallas Theater Center last season and produced at the New York Public Theater last fall, won a nomination for best new musical. As did Hands on a Hardbody, with book by Park Cities native Doug Wright. They tied for most nominations — nine apiece.

Susan Horowitz, drsue.com  March 27, 2013


The 2013 Drama Desk Luncheon at Sardi’s served up convivial buffet of seasoned Broadway actors. Moderated by Ronald Rand Founder/Publisher of The Soul of the American Actor, the panel included David Hyde Pierce (Frasier’s brother psychiatrist) and Kristine Nielsen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike), Olivier Award Winner Bertie Carvel (Matilda), and Jane Houdyshell (Dead Accounts Wicked, Follies).  Topics included:

www.zimbio.com  March 26, 2013

Photos of participants in "The Art of Storytelling" panel discussion at Sardi's.

Bethany Rickwald, Sarah Moore, USA Today  February 19, 2013

The 58th Drama Desk Awards, presented by TheaterMania.com, will take place on May 19 at The Town Hall, executive producer Gretchen Shugart announced today. The awards will be webcast live on TheaterMania.com.