Drama League Award Winners – On the Red Carpet!

Ben Platt

Hosts: Audra McDonald, Will Swenson

  • Dear Evan Hansen (Cast,Creatives)
  • Bill Berloni
  • Sally Field
  • Laura Osnes
  • Andrew Rannells
  • Michelle Wilson
  • Johanna Day
  • Jerry Zaks, Warren Carlyle
  • Laurie Metcalf (C)
  • Danny DeVito
  • Jefferson Mays, JT Rogers
  • Josh Groban
  • Norm Lewis
  • Kate Baldwin
  • Denee Benton
  • Glenn Close, Michael Xavier
  • Allison Janney
  • Glenn Close
  • Lucas Steele
  • Laura Linney
  • Christine Ebersole
  • Andy Karl
  • Rachel Bay Jones
  • John Douglas Thompson
  • Brandon Uranowitz
  • David Hyde Pierce
  • Reed Birney
  • Jennifer Ehle (L)
  • Christina Borle
  • Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley
  • Dear Evan Hansen (Cast,Creatives)
  • Come From Away (Cast,Creatives)
  • Norm Lewis (R)
  • Chris Cooper, Condola Rashad, Jayne Houdyshell
  • Cynthia Nixon
  • Cast Members 'Sweat'
  • Michael Greif (L)
  • Caroline O'Connor

On Friday May 19 the Drama League held their 83rd Annual Awards at the Marriott Marquis hosted by Audra McDonald and Will Swenson, and honoring Bette Midler, Bill Berloni, Michael Greif.

And the winners are:

“DEAR EVAN HANSEN”

NAMED OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL

“OSLO”

NAMED OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A PLAY

“HELLO, DOLLY!”

NAMED OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

“JITNEY”

NAMED OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY

BEN PLATT

RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED PERFORMANCE AWARD

BECOMING THE YOUNGEST ACTOR TO HAVE WON THE AWARD

BETTE MIDLER

RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSICAL THEATRE

BILL BERLONI

RECEIVES UNIQUE CONTRIBUTION TO THE THEATRE

MICHAEL GREIF

RECEIVES FOUNDERS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTING

The Drama League Executive Committee: President & Event Co-Chair Jano Harbosch, Event Co-Chair Bonnie Comley, Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks. Scheduled to appear were 2017 Drama League Award Nominees Denée Benton, Reed Birney, AtoBlankson-Wood, Christian Borle, Kate Burton, Glenn Close, Johanna Day, Marcia DeBonis, Christine Ebersole, Jennifer Ehle, Carson Elrod, Michael Emerson, Sutton Foster, Gideon Glick, Josh Groban, Harriet Harris, Corey Hawkins, Rachel Bay Jones, Sarah Jones, Andy Karl, Laura Linney, Patti LuPone, Jefferson Mays, Joe Morton, Cynthia Nixon, Eva Noblezada, Caroline O'Connor, Laura Osnes, David Hyde Pierce, Ben Platt, Nora Schell, John Douglas Thompson. 2017 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: Michael Alvarez, Laura Brandel, Jillian Carucci, Tom Costello, Matt Dickson, Justin Emeka, Bonnie Gabel, Flordelino Lagundino, Rebecca Martinez, Kholoud Sawaf, Gabriel Vega Weissman. Special Guests: Adam Kantor, Stewart F. Lane, Norm Lewis, Charlotte St. Martin,Samantha Massell, Melanie Moore, Alexandra Silber. The casts of Come From Away, Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly!, Present Laughter, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812, The Play That Went Wrong, among others!

Photos: Ruby Berube on the red carpet

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