PHOTO FLASH: Audra McDonald and Liev Schreiber Announce Drama Desk Nominations
The Drama Desk is an organization of theater critics, writers and editors which honors excellence in all areas of New York theater, including Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and not-for-profit theater.
Harvey Fierstein will host the Drama Desk ceremony at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday, May 23, at 8pm. The ceremony will be filmed in HD for a television special that will be given two primetime airings plus four additional national broadcasts on Ovation between June 2 and June 15, 2011.
The musical The Book of Mormon received 12 nominations, the most out of any single production.
For TheaterMania's full story on Drama Desk nominees, click here.