Outstanding Actress in a Musical nominees Idina Menzel, Kelli O'Hara, and Jessie Mueller at the 2014 Drama Desk Award Nominees Reception.
Outstanding Actress in a Musical nominees Idina Menzel, Kelli O'Hara, and Jessie Mueller at the 2014 Drama Desk Award Nominees Reception.
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The 59th Annual Drama Desk Award nominees came out to meet the press and celebrate at the Drama Desk Nominee Reception on May 7 at the JW Marriott Essex House ballroom. Nominees such as Idina Menzel (If/Then), Bryan Cranston (All the Way), Chris O'Dowd (Of Mice and Men), Laura Osnes (The Threepenny Opera), and more were all on hand to pick up their nomination certificates and mingle with the best and brightest of this theater season.

The Drama Desk Awards honor excellence in all areas of New York theater, including Broadway, off-Broadway, off-off-Broadway, and not-for-profit theater. The awards will be presented during a ceremony on June 1 at The Town Hall.

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