Nominations for The 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced on Friday, April 27, 2012 at Feinstein's at Loews Regency by Drama Desk Award winners Brian d'Arcy James
and Donna Murphy
, with Death Takes a Holiday, Follies and Nice Work If You Can Get It leading the pack.
Click here for all of the 2012 Drama Desk nominees!
Yesterday, May 8, all of the nominees were celebrated at a special reception and BroadwayWorld was there to capture it all.
In keeping with the Drama Desk's mission, nominators considered shows that opened on Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway during the 2011-2012 New York theater season in the same competitive categories. The Board also decided to eliminate the category of Orchestrations.
The 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards will be held Sunday, June 3 at 8PM at The Town Hall.