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Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!

The New York Drama Critics' Circle met on May 3, 2013, at the offices of Time Out New York Magazine, to determine the winners of its 78th annual awards. The awards were presented at a private ceremony at 54 Below on May 13, and you can chck out complete photo coverage below. The results were as follows:

Best Play: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Christopher Durang)
Best Musical: Matilda (Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly)
Special Citations: Soho Rep; New York City Center's Encores! series; John Lee Beatty

The first ballot for Best Play was diverse; no single play received more than five of the 25 total votes. On the third ballot (weighted), Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (32 points) took the lead over The Assembled Parties (21 points), The Flick (19 points) and Disgraced (16 points), but none reached the requisite threshold of 38 points. The Circle moved to a fourth ballot that reduced the field to the third ballot's top four vote-getters. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spikewon this ballot with 49 points (versus 35 for The Flick, 33 for The Assembled Parties and 27 for Disgraced).

Having voted the award for Best Play to an American work, the Circle then moved to the award for Best Foreign Play. A majority voted to give no award in this category.

In the vote for Best Musical, on the first ballot, Matilda received nine votes, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 got five, and Here Lies Loves received four. On the third, weighted weighted ballot, Matilda emerged triumphant with 42 points, followed by Here Lies Loves with 36, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 with 26 and Giant with 12.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Kristine Nielsen

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Billy Magnussen

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Bertie Carvel

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Lesli Margherita

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Shalita Grant

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Charles Busch

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Billy Magnussen

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Lesli Margherita

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
David Hyde Pierce, Harriet Harris, Peter Bartlett

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
David Hyde Pierce, Harriet Harris, Peter Bartlett, Kristine Nielsen

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen, Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen,, Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Kristine Nielsen, Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Lesli Margherita

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Lesli Margherita, Bertie Carvel

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Matilda stars Bertie Carvel, Lesli Margherita, Lauren Ward, and director Matthew Warchus

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Kristine Nielsen, David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Billy Magnussen

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Shalita Grant

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Shalita Grant

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Shalita Grant, Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Shalita Grant, Sigourney Weaver, Billy Magnussen

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Sigourney Weaver, Billy Magnussen

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Shalita Grant, Sigourney Weaver, Billy Magnussen

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Nicholas Martin, Christopher Durang

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Dennis Kelly, Bertie Carvel, Matthew Warchus

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Matilda stars Bertie Carvel, Lesli Margherita, Lauren Ward, and director Matthew Warchus

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Dennis Kelly, Lauren Ward, Lesli Margherita, Bertie Carvel, Matthew Warchus

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Lesli Margherita, Bertie Carvel

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Harriet Harris

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Peter Bartlett

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Peter Bartlett

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Harriet Harris

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Peter Bartlett

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Christopher Durang, Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Christopher Durang, Sigourney Weaver

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Christopher Durang

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Christopher Durang

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Christopher Durang

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Christopher Durang

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Charles Busch

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Charles Busch

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization President Ted Chapin

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization President Ted Chapin

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Young Jean Lee

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Young Jean Lee

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Young Jean Lee

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Soho Rep's Award to Artistic Director Sarah Benson

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Soho Rep's Award to Artistic Director Sarah Benson

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Soho Rep's Award to Artistic Director Sarah Benson

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Harriet Harris

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
David Hyde Pierce

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
David Hyde Pierce

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Lynne Meadow

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Lynne Meadow

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
John Lee Beatty

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
John Lee Beatty

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
John Lee Beatty

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
John Lee Beatty

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Adam Feldman

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Adam Feldman

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Molly Pope

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Molly Pope

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Molly Pope

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Peter Bartlett

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Peter Bartlett

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Tim Minchin, Dennis Kelly

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Tim Minchin

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Tim Minchin

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Tim Minchin, Dennis Kelly

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Tim Minchin

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Dennis Kelly

Photo Coverage: Inside the 74th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards!
Tim Minchin, Dennis Kelly


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