The nominees for the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards were: (*** indicates winner). Outstanding Play Cambodian Rock Band, by Lauren Yee, Signature ...

65th Drama Desk Awards

Award ceremony
Date: June 13, 2020, 7:30 PM EDT
Other ceremonies: 2019
Nominations announcement: Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Status: no in-person attendance
Justin Townsend
Lighting Design - Musical · Moulin Rouge! The Musical
The Inheritance
Martha Redbone
Music - Play · For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf
A Soldier's Play
Revival - Play
Michael R. Jackson
Book of a Musical · A Strange Loop
Little Shop of Horrors
Revival - Musical
Stephen Brackett
Director - Musical · A Strange Loop
Paul Hilton
Featured Actor - Play · The Inheritance
Christian Borle
Featured Actor - Musical · Little Shop of Horrors
Edmund Donovan
Actor - Play · Greater Clements
Stephen Daldry
Director - Play · The Inheritance
Lois Smith
Featured Actress - Play · The Inheritance
Lauren Patten
Featured Actress - Musical · Jagged Little Pill
Larry Owens
Actor - Musical · A Strange Loop
Liza Colón-Zayas
Actress - Play · Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven
Sonya Tayeh
Choreography · Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Michael R. Jackson
Lyrics · A Strange Loop
A Strange Loop
Tom Kitt
Orchestrations · Jagged Little Pill
Adrienne Warren
Actress - Musical · Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Laura Linney
Solo Performance · My Name Is Lucy Barton
Luke Halls
Projection Design · West Side Story
Heather Gilbert
Lighting Design - Play · The Sound Inside
Raphael Mishler
Puppet Design · TUMACHO
Dave Malloy
Music · Octet
Is This A Room
Unique Theatrical Experience
The Actors Fund
Special Award
James Wesley
Special Award
The Public Theater
Special Award
Julia Miles
Special Award
Seth Rudetsky
Special Award
Claire Warden
Special Award
Women’s Project Theater
Special Award
Starr Busby
Ensemble Award · Octet
Alex Gibson
Ensemble Award · Octet
Justin Gregory Lopez
Ensemble Award · Octet
Margo Seibert
Ensemble Award · Octet
Kim Blanck
Ensemble Award · Octet
J.D. Mollison
Ensemble Award · Octet
Kuhoo Verma
Ensemble Award · Octet
Adam Bashian
Ensemble Award · Octet
Derek McLane
Set Design - Musical · Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Catherine Zuber
Costume Design - Musical · Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Mary Bacon
Sam Norkin Award
Thomas Schall
Fight Choreography · A Soldier's Play
Peter Hylenski
Sound Design - Musical · Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Jack Thorne
Adaptation · A Christmas Carol
Paul Arditti
Sound Design - Play · The Inheritance
Chris Reid
Sound Design - Play · The Inheritance
Jessica Jahn
Costume Design - Play · The Confession of Lily Dare
Rachel Townsend
Costume Design - Play · The Confession of Lily Dare
Campbell Young Associates
Wig and Hair · Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Clint Ramos
Set Design - Play · Grand Horizons
Harold Prince
Harold Prince Award
The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards, honoring outstanding theater, will be presented live on Sunday, May 31 at The Town Hall in New York City.
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The current revival of “Oklahoma!” scored the most Drama Desk love with a whopping 12 nominations. Not far behind was the stage adaptation of “Tootsie” with 11.