Drama Desk in the News
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)
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!
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.
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.
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:
Photos of participants in "The Art of Storytelling" panel discussion at Sardi's.
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.