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Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room

Last night, May 23, the 2011 Drama Desk Awards Ceremony took place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan. The Book of Mormon, Anything Goes, War Horse and The Normal Heart were the night's big winners, with favorites Sutton Foster, Norbert Leo Butz, Bobby Cannavale, Frances McDormand, Laura Benanti, John Larroquette, Brian Bedford and Edie Falco taking home the evening's top performance honors. The Awards ceremony was hosted by Harvey Fierstein. BroadwayWorld was there in the winners press room, of course, and brings you celebratory coverage below!

CLICK HERE for a full list of Drama Desk winners on BroadwayWorld!

CLICK HERE to see Part 1 of the arrivals coverage!

CLICK HERE to see Part 2 of the arrivals coverage!

CLICK HERE for Opening Ceremony coverage!

This year, for the first time, a 90-minute Highlights Special of the Drama Desk Awards Ceremony will be televised nationally on OVATION, the national cable network dedicated to presenting creative arts programming to national TV audiences. The ceremony will be given two primetime broadcasts plus four other airings between June 4 and June 19, 2011.

Food for the press room was generously provided by Tony di Napoli restaurant in Times Square.

For more information on the Drama Desk, visit www.dramadesk.com.

Photo Credit: Linda Lenzi

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
T.V. Carpio

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Sleep No More

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
T.V. Carpio and Sleep No More

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Robert Lopez

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Adam Mathias

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Tom Wopat

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Kathleen Marshall

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Casey Nicholaw

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Casey Nicholaw and Daniel Radcliffe

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Joel Grey, Daniel Radcliffe and George C. Wolfe

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
J.R. Sullivan

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Scott Elliott

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Reed Birney

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Seth Numrich accepting for War Horse

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
A.R. Gurney

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Cast of In Transit

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
The Normal Heart

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
The Normal Heart

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Brian Ronan

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
David Lander

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Derek McLane

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Annabella Sciorra

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Christian Siriano

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Brian Bedford

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Montego Glover

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
John Leguizamo

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Robert R. Blume and John Leguizamo

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
John Larroquette

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Cast of Rain

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Cheyenne Jackson

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Cheyenne Jackson and John Larroquette

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Laura Benanti

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Sutton Foster

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Sutton Foster and Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Norbert Leo Butz

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Norbert Leo Butz

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
The Normal Heart

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Daryl Roth

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Andre Bishop

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Anything Goes

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Robert Lopez and Casey Nicholaw

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room
Nevin Steinberg and Cricket S Myers of ACME Sound Partners

Photo Coverage: 2011 Drama Desk Awards - The Press Room



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