Last night, May 23, the 2011 Drama Desk Awards Ceremony took place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan. The Book of Mormon, Anything Goes, War Horse and The Normal Heart were the night's big winners, with favorites Sutton Foster, Norbert Leo Butz, Bobby Cannavale, Frances McDormand, Laura Benanti, John Larroquette, Brian Bedford and Edie Falco taking home the evening's top performance honors. The Awards ceremony was hosted by Harvey Fierstein. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the evening's starry opening red carpet and brings you Part 2 of our complete photo coverage below!
CLICK HERE for a full list of Drama Desk winners on BroadwayWorld!
CLICK HERE for Part 1 of the arrivals coverage!
CLICK HERE for Opening Ceremony coverage!
CLICK HERE for a look inside the press room!
This year, for the first time, a 90-minute Highlights Special of the Drama Desk Awards Ceremony will be televised nationally on OVATION, the national cable network dedicated to presenting creative arts programming to national TV audiences. The ceremony will be given two primetime broadcasts plus four other airings between June 4 and June 19, 2011.
Food for the press room was generously provided by Tony di Napoli restaurant in Times Square.
For more information on the Drama Desk, visit www.dramadesk.com.