Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman

Winners of the 2010-11 Drama League Awards, presented at the 77th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 20, 2011 1 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. Here is BroadwayWorld.com's special coverage of all the lovely ladies in attendance. 

Distinguished Production of a Play - War Horse
Distinguished Production of a Musical - The Book of Mormon
Distinguished Revival of a Play - The Normal Heart
Distinguished Revival of a Musical - Anything Goes
Distinguished Performance Award - Mark Rylance for Jerusalem and La Bete

This year's awards presenters include Daniel Radcliffe, who presented the award for Distinguished Production of a Musical; Brian Bedford, who presented the award for Distinguished Production of a Play; Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells, who presented the award for Distinguished Revival of a Play;Patina Miller, who presented the award for Distinguished Revival of a Musical; and James Earl Jones, who presented the Distinguished Performance Award.

For the non-competitive annual special recognitions, Douglas Aibel presented The Julia Hansen Award for Excellence in Directing to Susan StromanRobin Williams presented the Unique Contribution to the Theatre Award to Whoopi Goldberg; and John Kander presented the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Award to Liza Minnelli.

In addition, seven past recipients of The Distinguished Performance Award were honored on the dais for their work this season. However, because an individual can only receive The Distinguished Performance Award once in his/her lifetime, they were ineligible for award consideration this year. Those past honorees are: Norbert Leo Butz, Catch Me If You Can, Stockard Channing, Other Desert Cities, Cherry Jones, Mrs. Warren's Profession, James Earl Jones, Driving Miss Daisy, Patti LuPone, Women on the Verge of Nervous Breakdown, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and Geoffrey Rush, The Diary of a Madman

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Nina Arianda

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Nina Arianda

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Nina Arianda

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Laura Benanti

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Laura Benanti

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Laura Benanti

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Laura Benanti

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Patina Miller & Victoria Clark

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Victoria Clark

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Victoria Clark

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Victoria Clark

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Edie Falco

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Edie Falco

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Edie Falco

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Whoopi Goldberg

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Whoopi Goldberg

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Julie Halston

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Julie Halston

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Marin Ireland

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Marin Ireland

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Nikki M. James

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Nikki M. James

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Cherry Jones

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Necar Zadegan

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Dan Lauria & Judith Light

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Dan Lauria & Judith Light

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Liza Minnelli

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Billy Stritch and Liza Minnelli

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Liza Minnelli

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Patina Miller

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Patina Miller

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Patina Miller

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Estelle Parsons

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Estelle Parsons

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Lily Rabe

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Lily Rabe

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Annabella Sciorra

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Annabella Sciorra

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Annabella Sciorra & Yul Vazquez

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Annabella Sciorra & Yul Vazquez

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Alexandra Socha

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Alexandra Socha

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Alexandra Socha

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Alexandra Socha

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Candy Spelling

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Susan Stroman

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Susan Stroman

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Kathleen Turner & Judith Light

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Kathleen Turner & Judith Light

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Kathleen Turner

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman
Kathleen Turner

Photo Coverage: 74th Annual Drama League Awards - The Woman

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


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