Cherry Jones and Denis O’Hare to Announce the 2015 Drama League Awards Nominees
The Drama League has announced that Tony winners Cherry Jones (The Glass Menagerie, 24) and Denis O’Hare (Take Me Out, American Horror Story) will announce the 2015 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and Distinguished Performance on April 21 at 11:00 a.m. at Sardi's Restaurant.
The nominations ceremony will be hosted by National Life Group, a longstanding Drama League partner and supporter of the arts and broadcast online. The nominations announcement begins the month of celebrations leading up to the 81st Annual Drama League Awards, which will be held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square on May 15 at 12pm.
First awarded in 1922 and formalized in 1935, The Drama League Awards are the oldest theatrical honors in America. The Drama League Awards recognize distinguished productions, performances, and exemplary career achievements.
The Drama League recently announced the 2015 recipients for Distinguished Contributions and Achievements in the Theatre, as follows: Joel Grey will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater Award; WNET: Neal Shapiro and David Horn will receive the Unique Contribution to the Theater Award for their work in bringing New York theater to viewers across America; and Stephen Daldry will receive The Founders Award for Excellence in Directing.