Friday, May 18, 2012
Other Desert Cities came away with the Distinguished Production of a Play Award. Distinguished Revival of a Play went to Death of a Salesman, while Distinguished Production of a Musical was awarded to Once, an adaptation of the film. Distinguished Revival of a Musical was presented to Follies.
The ultra-competitive Distinguished Performance Award was captured by Audra McDonald for her role in the Gershwin opera Porgy and Bess. She had been competing against 55 other candidates including Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette, Kevin Spacey and Alan Rickman.
The Drama League Awards are considered the oldest theatrical honour in the United States.
Nominations for the 78th annual Drama League Awards
Complete list of winners for the 78th annual Drama League Awards
DISTINGUISHED PRODUCTION OF A PLAY
Other Desert Cities
DISTINGUISHED REVIVAL OF A PLAY
Death of a Salesman
DISTINGUISHED PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL
DISTINGUISHED REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
DISTINGUISHED PERFORMANCE AWARD
Audra McDonald, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED NON-COMPETITIVE AWARDS
DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSICAL THEATRE
UNIQUE CONTRIBUTION TO THE THEATRE
FOUNDERS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTING