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Photo Coverage: Pre-Drama Desk Awards Party and Arrivals

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The 52nd Annual Drama Desk Awards were presented on Sunday, May 20, 2007 at 9:00 PM, at the F.H. LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center, 100 Amsterdam Avenue.  Prior to the ceremony, a star-studded pre-show party was held at the Russian Tea Room.

Past Drama Desk winner Kristin Chenoweth—who was nominated for her performance in The Apple Tree—hosted the ceremony.  Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia was awarded Outstanding Play, with Spring Awakening chosen Outstanding Musical, Journey's End Outstanding Revival of a Play and Company Outstanding Revival of a Musical.

In keeping with the Drama Desk's unique mission, the nominators considered theatrical events that opened on Broadway, off Broadway and off-off Broadway during the 2006/2007 season in the same competitive categories. Deliberations by the nominators culminated in a marathon weekend session at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, which ended Monday afternoon, April 23. The nominators included: Chairperson Barbara Siegel, TalkinBroadway.com and TheaterMania.com; Glenda Frank, Plays International and nytheatre-wire.com; Tony Phillips, New York Press; Andrew Propst, Americantheaterweb.com and XM Satellite Radio; Richard Ridge, Broadway Beat TV; and Drama Desk President William Wolf, Wolfentertainmentguide.com.

Abrams Gentile Entertainment and Russ Berrie, the creators of Shining Stars, sponsored the ceremony, as well as Production Resource Group and Sound Associates.  Each Drama Desk nominees and presenters were given their own Shining Star™ plush figure that they were able to name and take with them at the end of the evening.  Receptions were sponsored by Arte Café, Russian Tea Room, China Grill, and the NY Friars Club. Additional food and beverages were provided by Grey Goose Vodka, Peroni Beer, Tony's Di Napoli, Hawaiian Tropic Restaurant. and  Wines by Lubov Galleries. In-kind and media sponsors included Hit Show Club, Federico Salon, Variety and ARRIVE Magazine (on Amtrak). Software Pronto is the Manager/Host of the official Drama Desk website.  Transportation was provided by Gray Line NY Sightseeing.  

For a complete list of Drama Desk Award-winners, visit this link.  Visit www.dramadesk.org for more information.

Pre-Show Party


Beth Leavel and John Milne


Bob Stillman and Beth Leavel


William Wolf and Beth Leavel

 
Jason Michael Snow and Wayman Wong


Orville Mendoza and Michael Potts


Christine Ebersole


Michael Borowski and Christine Ebersole


Peter Filichia, Erica Ryan, Pun Bandhu and Ellis Nassour


Barbara Walsh


Leann Lazar and Aaron Lazar


Angela Christian and Thomas Kail

 
Matt Cavenaugh, Leann Lazar and Aaron Lazar


Duncan Sheik, Steven Sater and Michael Mayer


Mandy Gonzalez and Karen Olivo


T.R. Knight


Mia Barron and T.R. Knight


Terrence McNally and Tom Kirdahy


Anthony Chisholm and Paula Weiman


Michelle Rios and Doreen Montalvo


Ashley Brown


Ellis Nassour, Michael Mayer, Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik


Tamara Tunie and Ashley Brown


Martha Plimpton


Emily Harvey and Gavin Lee


Martha Plimpton and Tricia Walsh-Smith

Arrivals


Jim Dale


Orville Mendoza


Iris Bahr


Duncan Sheik


Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik


Al Grand and Zalmen Mlotek


Ashley Brown


Stephen Mear, Ashley Brown and Gavin Lee


Tommy Tune


Michael Mayer and Roger Waltzman


Michael Mayer and Martha Plimpton


Vanessa Redgrave


Linda Balgord


Orlagh Cassidy


Leann Lazar and Aaron Lazar


Capathia Jenkins


Capathia Jenkins and Brooks Ashmanskas


Mandy Gonzalez


Andrea Burns


Matt Castle


John Earl Jelks


Matthew Gumley and Kathryn Faughnan


Brandon Ruckdashel


Barbara Walsh and Jack Cummings


Christopher Jackson


Anthony Chisholm


Nilaja Sun


Michael Cerveris 


Marsha Mason and Terrence McNally


John Kander, Karen Ziemba and Rupert Holmes


David Pittu


T.R. Knight


Ali Ewoldt


Eve Best


Tamara Tunie


Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber


Bebe Neuwirth


John Wegorzewski and Anna Wilding


Kristin Chenoweth


Kristin Chenoweth


Kristin Chenoweth


Jerry Mitchell, Jack O'Brien and David Rockwell


David Hyde Pierce


Nicole Bocchi


Jason Daniely


Kevin Spacey


Billy Crudup


Mary-Mitchell Campbell and John Doyle


Audra McDonald


Donna Murphy


Jan Maxwell


Boyd Gaines with his wife


Debra Monk


Audrey Pendleton and Austin Pendleton


Raul Esparza


Raul Esparza and Michele Esparza


John Ortiz


Nell Benjamin and Larry O'Keefe


Frederick Weller


Frank Langella

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