Go Backstage With Judith Light, Billy Porter, Diane Paulus, and More, Moments After Receiving Their Drama Desk Awards

Tracy Letts, David Byrne, and Jayne Houdyshell also share their excitement before heading to the after party.

2013 Drama Desk Award winners Richard Kind (The Big Knife), Judith Light (The Assembled Parties), Steve Canyon Kennedy (Hands on a Hardbody), Glen Kelly (The Nance), Diane Paulus (Pippin), Tracy Letts (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), Isaac Hurwitz (NYMF), Jayne Houdyshell (special award winner), Pam MacKinnon (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), David Byrne (Here Lies Love), Billy Porter (Kinky Boots), and Michael David (Matilda) received their honors on the Town Hall stage on Sunday, May 19.

Just after stepping out from under the spotlight and before heading to the evening’s glitzy after party, the elated winners took a moment to share their breathless first reactions with TheaterMania.

(interviews by Brian Scott Lipton)

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