Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Trophy Ceremony
Winners of Drama Desk Awards for the 2009/2010 New York theater season received their engraved trophies at a cocktail reception in their honor last week at Il Punto Ristorante. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage of the trophy ceremony below.
Winners of the 2009-2010 Drama Desk Awards include the productions of Memphis, Red, A View from the Bridge, Fences, La Cage Aux Folles, A Little Night Music, Sondheim on Sondheim, The Temperamentals, Circle Mirror Transformation, The Orphan's Home Cycle, Godlight Theatre Company, Ma-Yi Theatre Company, Love, Loss, and What I Wore; winning actors Liev Schreiber (A View from the Bridge); Jan Maxwell (The Royal Family); Douglas Hodge (La Cage Aux Folles); Catherine Zeta Jones (A Little Night Music); Montego Glover (Memphis); Santino Fontana (Brighton Beach Memories); Viola Davis (Fences); Christopher Fitzgerald (Finian's Rainbow);Katie Finnernan (Promises, Promises) and Jim Brochu (Zero Hour); directors Michael Grandage (Red) and Michael Mayer (American Idiot); choreographer Twyla Tharp (Come Fly Away); composers David Bryan (Memphis) and Branford Marsalis (Fences); lyricist John Kander (The Scottsboro Boys); set designers Phelim McDermott, Julian Crouch & Basil Twist (The Adams Family); costume designer Matthew Wright (La Cage Aux Folles); lighting designer Neil Austin (Red); sound designers Acme Partners (Ragtime) and Fritz Patton (When The Rain Stops Falling); and Jerry Herman (Special Drama Desk Award ).
Il Punto Ristorante at 507 Ninth Avenue at 38th Street (www.ilpuntoristorante,.com) is a favorite of playgoers and Broadway celebrities alike. Serving some of the most authentic Italian cuisine in the city, it is known for its attentive, caring service, elegant and comfortable ambiance and affordable prices. Their extensive wine list complements such signature dishes as Timballo, layers of wide ribbon pasta, meat ragu and Parmigiano and Ossobuco. Their bread, desserts and pasta are all homemade. Il Punto serves lunch and dinner and weekend brunch.
Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy
Robert C. Blume, Catherine Owens-Herrmann and Bill Herrmann
Joe Tantalo (Artistic Director Godlight Theatre) and Devin Cannon