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Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals

The 51st Annual Drama Desk Awards were presented on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 9:00 PM, at the LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center.  The annual awards honor excellence in theater for Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway during the season.  

For the third consecutive year, Harvey Fierstein hosted the ceremony. The Drama Desk Awards were taped for television and subsequently broadcast nationwide as a two-hour special on PBS stations. In New York, the program will be shown on Thirteen/WNET on Monday, May 29 at 3:00 PM and on NYC-25 TV on Tuesday May 30 and Thursday, June 1 at 10:00 PM.

The Drowsy Chaperone was awarded Outstanding Musical, Awake and Sing! won Outstanding Revival of a Play, Sweeney Todd took Outstanding Revival of a Musical and The History Boys was awarded Best New Play. Visit this link for the complete list of winners. Visit www.dramadesk.org for more information on the Drama Desk Awards.

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Marian Seldes (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actress in a Play, Dedication or Stuff of Dreams) and Roy Somlyo (Drama Desk Award Consulting Producer)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Jim Dale (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actor in a Musical, The Threepenny Opera) with his wife Julie

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Greg Morrison (Drama Desk Nominee - Outstanding Music, The Drowsy Chaperone),
Don Mackellar (Drama Desk Nominee - Outstanding Book, The Drowsy Chaperone)
and Larry Goldberg (Conductor, The Drowsy Chaperone)
 

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Eddie Korbich (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actor in a Musical, The Drowsey Chaperone)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Cynthia Nixon (Rabbit Hole and Drama Desk Presenter)

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Beth Leavel (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actress in a Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Brian F. O' Byrne (Drama Desk Nominee - Actor in a Play, Shining City)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Ben Gazzara (Awake and Sing!) with wife Elke Gazzara

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Roger Rees

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
William Wolf (Drama Desk President) with his wife Lillian Wolf and Ed Rubin (Drama Desk Member)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Sutton Foster (Drama Desk Nominee - Actress in a Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Sutton Foster and Casey Nicholaw (Double Drama Desk Nominee - Director/Musical and Choreographer, The Drowsy Chaperone)

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Jonathan Pryce (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and Rachel deBenedet (Dirty Rotten Scoundels)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Christine Ebersole (Drama Desk Nominee - Actress in a Musical, Grey Gardens)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Scott Frankel (Book & Lyrics, Grey Gardens), Christine Ebersole and Doug Wright (Drama Desk Nominee - Outstanding Book, Grey Gardens)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Julie White (Drama Desk Nominee - Actress in a Play, Little Dog Laughed)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Bob Martin (Double Drama Desk Nominee - Actor in a Musical / Outstanding Book) with his wife Janet

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Heather Tom (ABC's One Live To Live)

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John Lloyd Young (Drama Desk Nominee - Actor in a Musical, Jersey Boys)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
John Lloyd Young with his sister Gillian (l), Alison Franck and Mother Gail (r)

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John Lloyd Young and Harvey Fierstein (Drama Desk Host)

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Amy Spanger (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actress in a Musical, The Wedding Singer)
 

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Stephen Lynch (Drama Desk Nominee - Actor in a Musical, The Wedding Singer)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Carolee Carmello (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actress in a Musical, Lestat)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Sergio Trujillo (Drama Desk Nominee - Choreographer, Jersey Boys) and Jack Noseworthy

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Shannon Lewis and Marc Kudisch (Drama Desk Nominee - Actor in a Musical, See What I Wanna See)
 

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Alexander Gemignani (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actor in a Musical, Sweeney Todd) and Lauren Molina (Sweeney Todd)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Deborah Gibson (Presenter)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Michael John LaChiusa (Double Drama Desk Nominee -
Outstanding Music/ Outstanding Lyrics, See What I Wanna See) and Saundra Santiago (Bernada Alba)


Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
John Doyle (Drama Desk Nominee - Director - Musical, Sweeney Todd) and Robert Wilson
 


Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Mary Testa (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actress in a Musical, See What I Wanna See)
 

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Allison Mack and John Glover (Drama Desk Nominee - Actor in a Play, The Paris Letter)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Kathleen Marshall (Double Drama Desk Nominee - Choreographer and
Director of a Musical, The Pajama Game, and David Chase
(Musical Supervisor, The Pajama Game)


Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Idina Menzel (Drama Desk Nominee -
Actress in a Musical, See What I Wanna See)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Jan Maxwell (Drama Desk Nominee -
Actress in a Play, Entertaining Mr. Sloane)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Lisa Lambert (Double Drama Desk Nominee - Outstanding
Music / Outstanding Lyrics, The Drowsy Chaperone)


Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Paige Davis (Presenter)

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Dominic Cooper (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actor in a Play, The History Boys),
Stephen Campbell Moore (The History Boys) and Richard Griffiths
(Drama Desk Nominee - Actor in a Play, The History Boys)


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Jamie Parker (The History Boys), Russell Tovey (The History Boys) and
Samuel Barnett (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actor in a Play, The History Boys)


Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Dan Gold, John Dossett, Michelle Pawk (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actress in a Play, The Paris Letter
and Jason Butler Harner (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actor in a Play, The Paris Letter)


Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Sarah Paulson and Cherry Jones (Drama Desk Nominee - Actress in a Play, Faith Healer)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
J. Robert Spencer (Jersey Boys), Daniel Reichard (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actor in a Musical, Jersey Boys),
Christian Hoff (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actor in a Musical, Jersey Boys) and
John Lloyd Young (Drama Desk Nominee - Actor is a Musical, Jersey Boys)

Photos by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Leslie Kritzer (Drama Desk Nominee - Featured Actressin a Musical, The Great American Trailer Park Musical)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Margaret Colin (Drama Desk Nominee - Actress in a Play, Defiance)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Michael Ceveris (Drama Desk Nominee - Actor in a Musical, Sweeney Todd)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Patti LuPone (Drama Desk Award Nominee - Actress in a Musical, Sweeney Todd)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Awards Arrivals
Oliver Platt (Shining City)

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Angela Lansbury




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