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Steve Martin, Jane Krakowski, Marin Ireland, and More Celebrate Drama Desk Nominations

Jessica Lange, Megan Hilty, Sara Bareilles, Zachary Levi, and many others were on hand for the festivities.

Jane Krakowski celebrates her 2016 Drama Desk Award nomination for She Loves Me.
(© David Gordon)

Nominees for the 61st annual Drama Desk Awards came out to meet the press and celebrate at the Drama Desk nominee reception, held May 11 at the Marriott Marquis. Nominees such as She Loves Me stars Laura Benanti, Zachary Levi, and Jane Krakowski; Jessie Mueller and Sara Bareilles (Waitress); Bright Star's Carmen Cusack and Steve Martin; and Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks (The Color Purple) were all on hand to pick up their certificates and mingle with the best and brightest of this theater season.

The Drama Desk Awards, which are presented annually, honor outstanding achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, off-Broadway, and off-off-Broadway. The awards are voted on by theater critics, journalists, editors, and publishers covering theater.


The 61st Annual Drama Desk Awards ceremony will be held at Town Hall on Sunday, June 5, hosted by Michael Urie, who won a 2013 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance in the solo show Buyer & Cellar and a joint 2010 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance for the play The Temperamentals.

For tickets to the 2016 Drama Desk Awards, click here.