Oscar-winning Frozen songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, as well as Emmy-nominated Cinderella star Fran Drescher announced the 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards nominations at 54 Below on April 25. Following the announcement, TheaterMania caught up with the trio to chat about what the prestigious honor means to them — and why these awards in particular are so important to the theatrical community.

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