The Drama League Awards

The 2022 Drama League Awards

The 88th Annual Drama League Awards will be presented in person
at The Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 W 54th St, NYC)
on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 12:00PM.

Nominations for the 2021-22 Broadway & Off-Broadway season will be announced on Friday, April 22, 2022. 

Among the many highlights of the 2022 Awards Ceremony will be the historic inclusion of the first competitive awards for
Outstanding Direction of a Play and Outstanding Direction of a Musical.

Keeping in the tradition of honoring the outstanding accomplishments of the theatrical community, as they have since 1935, Drama League Awards will be bestowed in the following categories, in addition to the new competitive directing categories:

Distinguished Performance Award
Outstanding Production of a Play
Outstanding Production of a Musical
Outstanding Revival of a Play 
Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Founders Award for Excellence in Directing
Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater
Contribution to the Theater Award 
The Gratitude Award 

Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions will need to have been in previews between
March 16, 2021 and April 20, 2022 to be eligible for this season’s Drama League Awards.

Want to play a role in who wins?

Drama League members who join or are in good standing before April 20, 2022 will have voting privileges for the winners in the competitive categories. Become a member today!

Have questions on how to sponsor or purchase a ticket to the event?

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