Photos: 2018 Drama Desk Awards Nominees Reception

Cast: School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

Wednesday, May 9 the Nominees Reception for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards took place at Friedman's in the Hotel Edison. Celebrating the nominees for the 2017-2018 theater season awards, the room was abuzz with the outstanding performers and creatives from this year's great productions. Among the bold faced names nominated and in attendance were Tina Fey, Nathan Lane, Billy Crudup, Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, Jessie Mueller, Daphne Rubin-Vega, LaChanze, Tom Hollander and many, many more. Theater Pizzazz's JK Clarke was there to photograph the happy nominees. 

The 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, will take place on Sunday, June 3 at The Town Hall in Times Square. Theater Pizzazz will be on hand to keep you informed. 

To see video interviews with some of the nominees, click here

  • Tina Fey
  • Nathan Lane
  • Glenda Jackson
  • Neja Latkin - Nominee: The Laduca Award for Outstanding Choreogrpahy, "The Boy Who Danced On Air
  • Amy Herzog - Nominee: Outstanding Play, "Mary Jane"
  • Ben Edelman - Nominee: Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play, "Admissions"
  • Unkle Dave's Fight House - Nominee: Outstanding Fight Choreography, "Oedipus El Rey"
  • Evan Ruggiero - Nominee: Outstanding Actor in a Musical, "Bastard Jones"
  • Christopher Gatrelli - Nominee: The Laduca Award for Outstanding Choreogrpahy, "SpongeBob SquarePants"
  • Lesli Margherita - Nominee: Outstanding Solo Performance, "Who's Holiday!"
  • Denise Gough
  • Denise Gough - Nominee: Outstanding Actress in a Play, "People, Places, & Things"
  • Cast, "School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play" - Nominee: Outstanding Play
  • Sean Carvajal
  • Gizel Jiménez - Nominee: Outstanding Actress in a Musical, "Miss You Like Hell"
  • Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gizel Jiménez - Nominees: Outstanding Actress in a Musical, "Miss You Like Hell"
  • Daphne Rubin-Vega - Nominee: Outstanding Actress in a Musical, "Miss You Like Hell"
  • Miss You Like Hell
  • Harry Hadden-Paton - Nominee: Outstanding Actor in a Musical, "My Fair Lady"
  • Tony Yazbeck - Nominee: Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, "Prince of Broadway"
  • Michael Curry - Nominee: Outstanding Puppet Design, "Frozen"
  • Kenita R. Miller
  • Tina Fey - "Mean Girls"
  • Justin Hicks
  • Dane Laffrey
  • Camille A. Brown
  • Erika Henningson, Grey Henson, Ashley Park
  • Carrie Coon
  • Ashley Park
  • Erika Henningson
  • Nathan Lane
  • Glenda Jackson
  • Pat Addiss - "Desperate Measures"
  • Will Pickens
  • David Bengali
  • Dede M. Ayite
  • Emilio sosa
  • Juan Castano
  • Evan Ruggiero, Gregg Mozgala
  • The Mad Ones - "Miles For Mary"
  • Lila Neugebauer
  • Nell Benjamin - "Mean Girls"
  • Beowulf Boritt
  • The Bengsons
  • Joe Mantello
  • LaChanze
  • Palmer Hefferan
  • Amith Chandrashaker
  • Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew
  • Deirdre O'Connell
  • Brian Tyree Henry
  • David Greenspan
  • Gavin Lee - "SpongeBob SquarePants"
  • Laurie Metcalf
  • Peter Nigrini - "SpongeBob SquarePants"
  • Cast: School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

 

 

Photos: JK Clarke

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