Last night, May 23, the Drama Desk Association hosted the 55th Annual Drama Desk Awards ceremony at the F.H. LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center. Former Drama Desk Award winner Patti LuPone hosted the ceremony, which honored the best of Broadway and off in the 2009-2010 season. BroadwayWorld.com provided live coverage on the site throughout the ceremony and was on hand at the event to capture the starry arrivals. See part one of the complete coverage below.
La Cage, Memphis, Red, Fences and A View From the Bridge took home top honors for best original and revival productions. Christopher Fitzgerlad, Katie Finneran, Viola Davis and Santino Fontana took home top honors for best featured performances, while Liev Schreiber, Douglas Hodge, Montego Glover, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Jan Maxwell received honors for best leading performances.
Check back later today for the evening's full coverage showcasing all of the ceremony's presenters and award winners!
CLICK HERE to see the full list of winners on BroadwayWorld!
Photo Credit: Linda Lenzi
Theodore Bikel and guest
Matt Wayne and guest
Sandra Goldmark and guest
Nilo Cruz and Jamie deRoy
Vivek J. Tiwary and guest
Paul Schrader and Mary Beth Hurt
Bobby Frederick Tilley
Stacia Teele and William Michals
Suzanna Varrichione, Stacia Teele, William Michals and Kalen Michals
Jeremy Morse and Joe Iconis
Michael Duling and Tom D'Angora
Jeffrey Bateman and Igor Goldin
Paul Masse, Peter Hylenski, Larry Hochman, KendRick Jones and Rodney Hicks
Stuart Oken and Julian Crouch
Edmund Gaynes, Jim Brochu and Kurt Peterson
Edmund Gaynes, Kurt Peterson, Jim Brochu and Randie Levine-Miller
Michael Shawn Lewis, John Tartaglia and Philip Katz
Jonathan Banks and Kristen Johnston
Jocelyn Bioh and Chris Chalk
David Shrubsole and Simon Green
Tony Dodge and Marcia Milgrom Dodge
Barrie McLain and Adam Cochran
Craig Haffner, Lauren Stevens, David Siesko, Bradley Reynolds and Tom Kirdahy
Christiane Noll and Bobby Steggert
Joseph Zellnick and David Zellnick
Erin Denman and Jeffry Denman
Igor Goldin, Joseph Zellnik, David Zellnik and Bobby Steggert
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