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Drama Desk Reinstates Orchestrations Category

The Drama Desk has reinstated the category of “Outstanding Orchestrations,” which were not included in the previous announcement of Drama Desk nominees. The awards will be presented alongside the other Drama Desk winners at this year’s Drama Desk Awards ceremony, to be held at The Town Hall on June 3.

This year’s nominees for Outstanding Orchestrations include:

Bill Elliott, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Larry Hochman, Death Takes a Holiday

Martin Lowe, Once

John McDaniel, Bonnie & Clyde

Michael Starobin, Queen of the Mist

Danny Troob, Newsies

In a statement, Drama Desk President Isa Goldberg notes, “The Drama Desk prides itself on celebrating New York’s rich theatrical community. Our Executive Board appreciates the forthright and passionate response to our nominations announcement and have taken your comments to heart. The Executive Board is very happy to reinstate the Outstanding Orchestrations category and honor the dedication and hard work of this season’s talented orchestrators.”

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