Rachel Bay Jones and Ben Platt are 2017 Drama League Award nominees.
Rachel Bay Jones and Ben Platt are 2017 Drama League Award nominees.
(© David Gordon)

The Drama League has announced the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards nominees. Broadway favorites Audra McDonald and Will Swenson will host the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards, set to take place May 19 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel.

At the ceremony, Hello, Dolly! star Midler will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater Award, Bill Berloni will receive the Unique Contribution to the Theater Award, and Dear Evan Hansen director Michael Greif will receive the Founders Award for Excellence in Directing.

The full list of nominees is as follows.

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A BROADWAY OR OFF-BROADWAY PLAY

A Doll's House, Part 2
Caught
Everybody
If I Forget
Indecent
Oslo
A Life
Sweat
Tell Hector I Miss Him
The Wolves
The Play That Goes Wrong

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A BROADWAY OR OFF-BROADWAY PLAY:

A Doll's House/The Father
The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Jitney
The Little Foxes
"Master Harold"...and the Boys
Othello
Present Laughter
The Price
Six Degrees of Separation
Troilus and Cressida

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A BROADWAY OR OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL

Amélie
Anastasia
Bandstand
Come From Away
Dear Evan Hansen
Groundhog Day

Hadestown
The Great Comet
Ride the Cyclone
War Paint

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A BROADWAY OR OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL

Cats
Falsettos
Hello, Dolly!
Miss Saigon
Sunset Boulevard
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweet Charity

The organization notes that Sunday in the Park With George was not considered for awards eligibility, at the producers' request.

NOMINEES FOR THE DISTINGUISHED PERFORMANCE AWARD

One winner is selected from this category. The recipient can only receive this award once during his or her career.

Denée Benton, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
Reed Birney, Man From Nebraska
Cate Blanchett, The Present
Ato Blankson-Wood, The Total Bent
Christian Borle, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Falsettos
Leon Addison Brown, "Master Harold"... and the Boys
Kate Burton, Present Laughter
Daniel Craig, Othello
Johanna Day, Sweat
Marcia DeBonis, Small Mouth Sounds
Danny DeVito, The Price
Jennifer Ehle, Oslo
Carson Elrod, The Liar
Michael Emerson, Wakey Wakey
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie
Sutton Foster, Sweet Charity
Gideon Glick, Significant Other
Josh Groban, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
Harriet Harris, The Roads To Home
Corey Hawkins, Six Degrees of Separation
Allison Janney, Six Degrees of Separation
Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen
Sarah Jones, Sell/Buy/Date
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day
Kevin Kline, Present Laughter
John Leguizamo, Latin History for Morons
Kecia Lewis, Marie and Rosetta
Judith Light, All The Ways To Say I Love You
Laura Linney, The Little Foxes
Jefferson Mays, Oslo
Simon McBurney, The Encounter
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll's House, Part 2
Joe Morton, Turn Me Loose
Cynthia Nixon, The Little Foxes
Eva Noblezada, Miss Saigon
Caroline O'Connor, Anastasia
Laura Osnes, Bandstand
Aisling O'Sullivan, The Beauty Queen of Leenane
David Hyde Pierce, A Life; Hello, Dolly!
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen
Daniel Radcliffe, Privacy
Amy Ryan, Love, Love, Love
Nora Schell, Spamilton
Jeremy Secomb, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Anna Deveare Smith, Notes From The Field
John Douglas Thompson, Jitney; A Doll's House/The Father
Kate Walsh, If I Forget
Michelle Wilson, Sweat

The Drama League also wishes to acknowledge the previous recipients of the Distinguished Performance Award who appeared in Broadway or Off-Broadway productions this season. As the Award can only be won once in a performer's lifetime, they are ineligible this season. Their work, however, is recognized:

Glenn Close, Sunset Boulevard
Christine Ebersole, War Paint
Harvey Fierstein, Gently Down The Stream
Nathan Lane, The Front Page
Patti LuPone, War Paint
Mary-Louise Parker, Heisenberg
Liev Schreiber, Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Similarly, the Drama League wishes to acknowledge the 2017 recipient of the Award for Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater, Bette Midler. As an honoree, Midler is also ineligible for nomination for her performance this year.