Drama League Nominees- What It All Means for the 2014 Tony Awards!
Earlier today, Judith Light & Christopher Sieber announced the 80th Drama League Award Nominees for Distinguished Play, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Best Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a chart that illustrates the number of Drama League nominees that were subsequently nominated for Tony Awards. Additionally, we calculated the percentage of eligible nominees that earned Tony Awards in the past seven years (discounting off-Broadway nominations). Check out the chances that this years DL nominees have at a Tony nod below!
Click here for a full list of the 2014 nominees.
|Year||Eligible DL Nominees That
Earned Tony Nominations
|2013||33 of 58||57%|
|2012||40 of 62||65%|
|2011||38 of 64||59%|
|2010||38 of 71||53%|
|2009||36 of 69||52%|
|2008||34 of 71||48%|
|2007||36 of 76||47%|
The 80th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon includes a nominees cocktail reception, luncheon, and awards presentation and will be held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square in the Broadway Ballroom (1535 Broadway) on Friday, May 16, 2014 beginning at 11:30am. GenSpring Family Offices, National Life Group and Financier Patisserie are the 2014 Sponsors of The 80th Annual Drama League Awards. First awarded in 1922 and formalized in 1935, The Drama League Awards are the oldest theatrical honors in America. They are the only major theatergoer awards chosen by audience members - specifically, by the thousands of Drama League members nationwide who attend Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.