The Drama League Awards

The 88th Annual Drama League Awards
will be presented in person
at The Ziegfeld Ballroom
on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 12:00PM

HONOREES

Hugh
Jackman

Distinguished Achievement
in Musical Theater

Lileana
Blain-Cruz

Founders Award for
Excellence in Directing

Billy
Crystal

Contribution to the
Theater Award

Willette
Murphy Klausner

Gratitude Award

Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees!

Thank you to our Nominations Announcement Co-Hosts Denée Benton and André De Shields.

Miss the announcement? Watch the reading of the nominees on The Drama League’s YouTube channel.

2022 Drama League Awards Nominations

Clyde’s
Written by Lynn Nottage
Directed by Kate Whoriskey
Second Stage Theater
Produced by Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President & Artistic Director; Khady Kamara, Executive Director)

Confederates
Written by Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Stori Ayers
Signature Theatre
Produced by Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Tim McClimon, Interim Executive Director)

Dana H.
Written by Lucas Hnath
Adapted from Interviews with Dana Higginbotham; Interviews Conducted by Steve Cosson
Directed by Les Waters
Lyceum Theatre
Produced by Matt Ross, Sally Horchow, Dori Berinstein, Elizabeth Armstrong, Jane Dubin, Horchow Family Productions, Thomas Kail, Corinne Nevinny & Victoria Nevinny, Plate Spinner Productions, Bill Prady, Rocco Productions, Craig Balsam, Randy Best/Diamond Dog Entertainment, Gould Family/David Lyons, Richard Phillips/Alan Seales, ZKM Media, The Shubert Organization (Robert E. Wankel: Chairman & CEO), The Goodman Theatre (Robert Falls, Artistic Director; Roche Schulfer, Executive Director), Center Theatre Group (Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director; Meghan Pressman, Managing Director/CEO; Douglas C. Baker, Producing Director) and Vineyard Theatre (Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern, Artistic Directors; Suzanne Appel, Managing Director); Associate Producer: Eric Emauni, Jacqueline Flores, Miranda Gohh, Naomi Horibe, Rob Laqui, Ayanna Prescod and Bria Woodyard

English
Written by Sanaz Toossi
Directed by Knud Adams
Atlantic Theater Company and Roundabout Theatre Company
Produced by Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) and Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director/CEO; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers: Executive Producer; Steve Dow: Chief Administrative Officer)

Hangmen
Written by Martin McDonagh
Directed by Matthew Dunster
John Golden Theatre
Produced by Robert Fox, Jean Doumanian, Elizabeth I. McCann, Craig Balsam, Atlantic Theater Company, Jon B. Platt, Len Blavatnik, Richard Fishman, John Gore Organization, Stephanie P. McClelland, David Mirvish, The Shubert Organization (Robert E. Wankel: Chairman and CEO; Elliot Greene: Chief Operating Officer; Charles Flateman: Executive Vice President), Jamie deRoy/Sandy Robertson, Patrick Myles/Alexander ‘Sandy’ Marshall, M. Kilburg Reedy/Excelsior Entertainment and Playful Productions; originally produced by The Royal Court Theatre (Vicky Featherstone, Artistic Director; Lucy Davies, Executive Producer) and Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director)

The Lehman Trilogy
Written by Stefano Massini; Adapted by Ben Power
Directed by Sam Mendes
Nederlander Theatre
Produced by The National Theatre, Neal Street Productions, Barry Diller, David Geffen, Kash Bennett, Lisa Burger, Caro Newling, Ambassador Theatre Group, Stephanie P. McClelland, Annapurna Theatre, Delman-Whitney, Craig Balsam/Heni Koenigsberg/John Yonover, Fiery Angel/Seth A. Goldstein, Starry Night Entertainment, Gavin Kalin Productions, Paul & Selina Burdell/Bill Damaschke, 42nd.club/Phil & Claire Kenny, CatWenJam Productions, Amanda Dubois, Glass Half Full Productions, Dede Harris/Linda B. Rubin, Kallish Weinstein Creative, Kors Le Pere Theatricals LLC, James L. Nederlander, No Guarantees, Mark Pigott KBE, KStJ, Playing Field, Catherine Schreiber/Adam Zell, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Richard Winkler/Alan Shorr/Dawn Smalberg, The Shubert Organization (Robert E. Wankel: Chairman & CEO), Independent Presenters Network and John Gore Organization

Merry Wives
Written By William Shakespeare; Adapted by Jocelyn Bioh
Directed by Saheem Ali
The Public Theater
Produced by The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director; Mandy Hackett, Director of Public Theater Productions)

The Minutes
Written by Tracy Letts
Directed by Anna D. Shapiro
Studio 54
Produced by Jeffrey Richards, Rebecca Gold, Carl Moellenberg, Spencer Ross, Louise Gund, Elizabeth Armstrong, Blakeman Entertainment, HornosBerger, Across the River Productions, Stewart F. Lane/Bonnie Comley/Leah Lane, Jayne Baron Sherman, Kathleen K. Johnson, Emily Dobbs, Robert Flicker, Jacob Soroken Porter, The Shubert Organization

POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
Written by Selina Fillinger
Directed by Susan Stroman
Shubert Theatre
Produced by Seaview, 51 Entertainment, Glass Half Full Productions, Level Forward, Salman Al-Rashid,
Runyonland Productions, Sony Music Masterworks, One Community, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Jonathan Demar, Imagine Equal Entertainment, Lucas Katler, David J. Lynch, Leonid Makaron, Mark Gordon Pictures, Liz Slager​, Ted Snowdon​, ​Natalie Gorman/Tish Brennan Throop​, ​The Shubert Organization; Executive Producer: Mark Shacket

Prayer For The French Republic
Written by Joshua Harmon
Directed by David Cromer
Manhattan Theatre Club
Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer)

Selling Kabul
Written by Sylvia Khoury
Directed by Tyne Rafaeli
Playwrights Horizons
Produced by Playwrights Horizons (Adam Greenfield, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director; Carol Fishman, General Manager) in association with Williamstown Theatre Festival (Jenny Gersten, Interim Artistic Director)

American Buffalo
Written by David Mamet
Directed by Neil Pepe
Circle in the Square Theatre
Produced by Jeffrey Richards, Steve Traxler, Stephanie P. McClelland, GFour Productions, Spencer B. Ross, Gemini Theatrical, Chris and Ashlee Clarke, Suna Said Maslin, Ted & Richard Liebowitz/Cue to Cue Productions, Patty Baker/Good Productions, Brad Blume, Caiola Productions, Joanna Carson, Arthur Kern, Willette Murphy Klausner, Jeremiah J. Harris & Darren P. DeVerna, Van Kaplan, Patrick Myles/David Luff, Alexander Marshall, Ambassador Theatre Group, Kathleen K. Johnson, Diego Kolankowsky, Steve and Jacob Levy, Morwin Schmookler, Brian Moreland, Jacob Soroken Porter, and The Shubert Organization (Robert E. Wankel: Chairman and CEO; Elliot Greene: Chief Operating Officer; Charles Flateman: Executive Vice President); Associate Producer: Dan Radford

Cyrano de Bergerac
Written by Edmond Rostand
In a new version by Martin Crimp
Directed by Jamie Lloyd
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Produced by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Gavin Kalin Productions, Glass Half Full Productions, and Wessex Grove in association with Rupert Gavin and Mallory Factor

for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Written by Ntozake Shange
Directed by Camille A. Brown
Booth Theatre
Produced by Nelle Nugent, Ron Simons, Kenneth Teaton, Ellen Ferguson and Vivian Phillips, Willette and Manny Klausner, Hunter Arnold, Dale Franzen, Valencia Yearwood, Audible, Dennis Grimaldi, Terry Nardozzi and Tracey Knight Narang, Grace Nordhoff/Mickalene Thomas, Angelina Fiordellisi/Caiola Productions, and The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director; Mandy Hackett, Director of Public Theater Productions)

How I Learned To Drive
Written by Paula Vogel
Directed by Mark Brokaw
Manhattan Theatre Club
Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer), Daryl Roth and Cody Lassen. Produced in association with Vineyard Theatre (Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern, Artistic Directors; Suzanne Appel, Managing Director)

Long Day’s Journey Into Night 
Written by Eugene O’Neill
Directed by Robert O’Hara
Minetta Lane Theatre
Produced by Audible Theater

Skeleton Crew
Written by Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Manhattan Theatre Club
Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer)

The Skin Of Our Teeth
Written by Thornton Wilder, Additional material by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz
Lincoln Center Theater
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Producing Artistic Director; Adam Siegel: Managing Director; Hattie K. Jutagir, Executive Director of Development and Planning)

Take Me Out
Written by Richard Greenberg
Directed by Scott Ellis
Second Stage Theater
Produced by Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President & Artistic Director; Khady Kamara, Executive Director)

Trouble In Mind
Written by Alice Childress
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright
Roundabout Theatre Company
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director/CEO; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers: Executive Producer; Steve Dow: Chief Administrative Officer)

David Byrne’s American Utopia
Music by David Byrne
Production Consultant: Alex Timbers
Choreography and Musical Staging by Annie-B Parson
St. James Theatre
Produced by Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson, Patrick Catullo, Todomundo, Hal Luftig, Jonathan Reinis, Shira Friedman, Annapurna Theatre, Elizabeth Armstrong, Thomas Laub, Steven Rosenthal, Erica Lynn Schwartz & Matt Picheny, Steve Traxler, Len Blavatnik, Nonesuch Records, Warner Chappell Music, and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions (Bee Carrozzini, Producer); Executive Producer: Allan Williams

The Hang
Book & Lyrics by Taylor Mac
Music by Matt Ray
Directed by Niegel Smith
HERE 
Produced by HERE (Kristin Marting, Founding Artistic Director; Meredith Lynsey Schade, Producing Director; Brenna C. Thomas, Director of External Affairs)

Kimberly Akimbo
Book & Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Directed by Jessica Stone
Atlantic Theater Company
Produced by Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director)

MJ the Musical
Book by Lynn Nottage
Directed by Christopher Wheeldon
Featuring songs by Michael Jackson, Dallas Austin, Bruce Swedien, RenĂ© Moore, Berry Gordy, Alphonso J. Mizell, Frederick J. Perren, Deke Richards, Dave Jackson Rich, Elmar Krohn, Michael Jackson Clark, Hans Kampschroer, Thomas Meyer, Jackie Jackson, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II, Harold Edward Davis, Donald Eddie Fletcher, Weldon Dean Parks, Charlie Smalls, Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Anthony Jackson, John Bettis, Steven M. Porcaro, Stevie Wonder, Susaye Greene, Willie M. Hutchinson, Bob West, Teddy Riley, Glen Ballard, Siedah Garrett, William Hart, Thomas Bell, Babatunde Olatunji, James Brown, Rod Temperton, Tom Bahler, O’Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley, Terry Lewis, James Harris, Gary Jackson, Raynard Miner and Carl William Smith
Directed by Christopher Wheeldon
Neil Simon Theatre
Produced by Lia Vollack, John Branca, John McClain, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Roy Furman, Cue to Cue Productions, James L. Nederlander, Kumiko Yoshii, Naoya Kinoshita, Latitude Link, Candy Spelling, Stephen C. Byrd, John Gore Organization, Sandy Robertson, Ed Walson, Peter W. May, CJ ENM, Martin Bandier, Michael Cassel Group, Albert Nocciolino, Playful Productions, Ken Schur, Willette & Manny Klausner and Doug Morris; Executive Producer: Michael David; Produced by Special Arrangement with the The Estate of Michael Jackson; Associate Producer: Travis LeMont Ballenger

Mr. Saturday Night
Book by Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel
Music by Jason Robert Brown; Lyrics by Amanda Green
Directed by John Rando
Nederlander Theatre
Produced by James L. Nederlander, Face Productions, Inc., Hunter Arnold, Michael Cohl, TEG Dainty, Candy Spelling, Steve Traxler, Marc David Levine, Caiola Productions, Crossroads Live, Jamie deRoy, Roy Furman, Arny Granat, Grove Entertainment, John Gore Organization, Wolf Gutterman, Van Kaplan, Larry Magid, Peter May, Carl Moellenberg, Beth W. Newburger, Albert Nocciolino, Eva Price, Iris Smith, The Shubert Organization (Robert E. Wankel: Chairman and CEO; Elliot Greene: Chief Operating Officer; Charles Flateman: Executive Vice President), Howard Tenenbaum and Barry & Fran Weissler

Mrs. Doubtfire
Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell
Music by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick; Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Stephen Sondheim Theatre
Produced by Kevin McCollum, Jamie Wilson, Gavin Kalin, Hunter Arnold, Todd & Kathy Boehly, LAMS Productions, Bob Cohen, Isaac Robert Hurwitz, Crossroads Live, Barbara Freitag, IPN, Cecilia Lin/Sing Out Louise, Option Up Entertainment, Boyett/Miller, Ayal Miodovnik, Bard Theatricals, Kilimanjaro Theatricals/Broadway Factor NYC and Lucas McMahon; Presented by special arrangement with Buena Vista Theatrical

Oratorio For Living Things
Composed and created by Heather Christian
Directed by Lee Sunday Evans
Ars Nova
Produced by Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Founding Artistic Director; Renee Blinkwolt, Producing Executive Director); Presented in association with Rosalind Productions Inc.

SIX
Book, Music, Lyrics by Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss
Directed by Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage
Brooks Atkinson Theatre
Produced by Kenny Wax, Wendy & Andy Barnes, George Stiles, and Kevin McCollum; in association with Chicago Shakespeare Theater (Barbara Gaines, Artistic Director; Criss Henderson, Executive Director; Rick Boynton, Creative Producer); Associate Producer: Sam Levy

A Strange Loop
Book, Music, Lyrics by Michael R. Jackson
Directed by Stephen Brackett
Lyceum Theatre
Produced by Barbara Whitman, Page 73 Productions, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Playwrights Horizons, Pasek, Paul & Stafford, Hunter Arnold, Marcia Goldberg, Alex Levy & James Achilles, Osh Ashruf, Don Cheadle & Bridgid Coulter Cheadle, Paul Oakley Stovall, Jimmy Wilson, Annapurna Theatre, Robyn Coles, Creative Partners Productions, Kayla Greenspan, Grove Entertainment, Robyn Gottesdiener, Kuhn, Lewis & Scott, Maximum Effort Productions Inc., Richard Mumby, Marc Platt & Debra Martin Chase, Phenomenal Media & Meena Harris, Laurie Tisch, Yonge Street Theatricals, Dodge Hall Productions/JJ Maley, John Gore Organization, James L. Nederlander, The Shubert Organization, RuPaul, Alan Cumming, Ilana Glazer, Jennifer Hudson, Mindy Kaling, and Billy Porter

SUFFS
Book, Music, Lyrics by Shaina Taub
Directed by Leigh Silverman
The Public Theater
Produced by The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director)

Assassins
Book by John Weidman
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by John Doyle
Classic Stage Company
Produced by Classic Stage Company (John Doyle, Artistic Director; Toni Marie Davis, Chief Operating Officer/GM)

Company
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth
Directed by Marianne Elliott
Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
Produced by Elliott & Harper Productions, The Shubert Organization (Robert E. Wankel: Chairman & CEO), Catherine Schreiber, Nederlander Presentations, Inc., Crossroads Live, Annapurna Theatre, Hunter Arnold, No Guarantees, Jon B. Platt, Michael Watt, John Gore Organization, Tim Levy, Grove-REG, Hornos-Moellenberg, Levine-Federman-Adler, Beard-Merrie-Robbins, LD Entertainment/Madison Wells Live, Benjamin Lowy/Roben Alive, Daryl Roth/Tom Tuft, Salmira Productions/Caiola Productions, Aged in Wood/Lee-Sachs, Berinstein-Lane/42nd.Club, Boyett-Miller/Hodges-Kukielski, Finn-DeVito/Independent Presenters Network, Armstrong-Ross/Gilad-Rogowsky, Boardman-Koenigsberg/Zell-Seriff, Concord Theatricals-Scott Sanders Productions/Abrams-May, deRoy-Brunish/Jenen-Rubin, Fakston Productions/Sabi-Lerner-Ketner, Maggio-Abrams/Hopkins-Tackel, Levy & Chauviere, and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President)

Caroline, Or Change
Book & Lyrics by Tony Kushner
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Directed by Michael Longhurst
Roundabout Theatre Company
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director/CEO; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Sydney Beers: Executive Producer; Steve Dow: Chief Administrative Officer); in association with Lot’s Wife, Hunter Arnold, Caiola Productions/Willette & Manny Klausner, and Chambers-D’Angora/Joseph & Alyson Graci; This production produced in association with Dale Franzen

Funny Girl
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Bob Merrill
Book by Isobel Lennart
Revised Book by Harvey Fierstein
Directed by Michael Mayer
August Wilson Theatre
Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions (Associate Producer: Thomas Swayne), Scott Landis, David Babani, Roy Furman, No Guarantees, Adam Blanshay Productions, Daryl Roth, Stephanie P. McClelland, Lang Entertainment Group, Playing Field, Gavin Kalin Productions, Charles & Nicolas Talar, Fakston Productions, Sanford Robertson, Craig Balsam, Cue to Cue Productions, LeonoffFedermanWolofsky Productions, Judith Ann Abrams/Peter May, Hunter Arnold, Creative Partners Productions, Elizabeth Armstrong, Jane Bergère, Jean Doumanian, Larry Magid, Rosalind Productions, Inc., Iris Smith, Kevin & Trudy Sullivan, Julie Boardman/Kate Cannova, Heni Koenigsberg/Michelle Riley, Mira Road Productions/Seaview, In Fine Company, Elie Landau, Brian Anthony Moreland, Henry R. Muñoz III & Kyle Ferari Muñoz, and MaggioAbrams/Brian & Dayna Lee

The Music Man
Book, Music & Lyrics by Meredith Willson
Story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Winter Garden Theatre
Produced by Barry Diller, David Geffen, Kate Horton and Fictionhouse; Associate Producer: Rashad V. Chambers

Knud Adams
English
Atlantic Theater Company and Roundabout Theatre Company

Saheem Ali
Merry Wives
The Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival

Stori Ayers
Confederates
Signature Theatre

Camille A. Brown
for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Booth Theatre

Matthew Dunster
Hangmen
John Golden Theatre

Jamie Lloyd
Cyrano de Bergerac
Brooklyn Academy of Music

Sam Mendes
The Lehman Trilogy
Nederlander Theatre

Tyne Rafaeli
Selling Kabul
Playwrights Horizons

Taylor Reynolds
Tambo & Bones
Playwrights Horizons
Center Theatre Group

Les Waters
Dana H.
Lyceum Theatre

Kate Whoriskey
Clyde’s
Second Stage Theatre

John Doyle
Assassins
Classic Stage Company

Marianne Elliott
Company
Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

Lee Sunday Evans
Oratorio For Living Things
Ars Nova

Michael Mayer
Funny Girl
August Wilson Theatre

Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage
SIX
Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Leigh Silverman
SUFFS
The Public Theater

Niegel Smith
The Hang
HERE Arts Center

Christopher Wheeldon
MJ the Musical
Neil Simon Theatre

Jerry Zaks
The Music Man
Winter Garden Theatre

Uzo Aduba, Clyde’s
Simon Russell Beale, The Lehman Trilogy
Shoshana Bean, Mr. Saturday Night
Gabby Beans, The Skin of Our Teeth
Victoria Clark, Kimberly Akimbo
Sharon D Clarke, Caroline, or Change
Billy Crystal, Mr. Saturday Night
Matt Doyle, Company
Rachel Dratch, POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying To Keep Him Alive
Edie Falco, Morning Sun
Tyler Fauntleroy, Tambo & Bones
Beanie Feldstein, Funny Girl
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Take Me Out
Sutton Foster, The Music Man
Myles Frost, MJ The Musical
Adrianna Hicks, SIX
Marin Ireland, Morning Sun
Nikki M. James, SUFFS
Ron Cephas Jones, Clyde’s
Joaquina Kalukango, Paradise Square
LaChanze, Trouble in Mind
L Morgan Lee, A Strange Loop
Jane Lynch, Funny Girl
Taylor Mac, The Hang
Brittney Mack, SIX
Ebony Marshall-Oliver, 7 Minutes
Elizabeth Marvel, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
James McAvoy, Cyrano de Bergerac
Rob McClure, Mrs. Doubtfire
Kenita R. Miller, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Bonnie Milligan, Kimberly Akimbo
David Morse, How I Learned To Drive
Deirdre O’Connell, Dana H.
Sarah Jessica Parker, Plaza Suite
Phylicia Rashad, Skeleton Crew
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Lackawanna Blues
Arturo Luis Soria, Ni Mi Madre
Jaquel Spivey, A Strange Loop
Cecily Strong, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
Will Swenson, Assassins
Julie White, POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying To Keep Him Alive
Jesse Williams, Take Me Out
Michelle Wilson, Confederates

Steering Committee*

Bonnie Comley, Awards Chair 
Kirk Iwanowski, Committee Co-Chair
Mary Jain, Committee Co-Chair

Donna Daniels
Irene Gandy 
Sarah Hutton
Una Jackman
Paula Kaminsky Davis
Joseph Pizza
Townsend Teague
Kumiko Yoshii

2022 VIP Table Sponsors

BroadwayHD
Caiola Productions
John Gore Organization
J.P. Morgan Next List
The Music Man
Nederlander Organization

Joseph & Lauren Pizza / Sceneworks Studios
Iris Smith

A Strange Loop
COMPANY
Hadestown/ Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold and Tom Kirdahy
Kirk Iwanowski & Steven Cohen
Una Jackman & Jay Alix /
Talu Productions & Lakeview Productions
Mary Dunn, Mary Jain & Christine Rendano
Paula Kaminsky Davis
The Lehman Trilogy
Lincoln Center Theater

Stan Ponte & John Metzner
The Public Theater
Second Stage Theater
The Shubert Organization

Sarah Hutton
MJ the Musical
POTUS

RBC Wealth Management
SIX
Teague Theatrical Group
Ticketmaster

Lin-Manuel Miranda holds his Drama League Award (2016)
Lin-Manuel Miranda accepts his 2016 Drama League Award. Photo: Alyssa Meadows
Bryan Cranston reacts to winning a Drama League Award in 2019.
Bryan Cranston reacts to his 2019 Distinguished Performance win with Laurie Metcalf. Photo: Beowulf Sheehan

Among the many highlights of the 2022 Awards Ceremony will be the historic inclusion of two new competitive awards:

Outstanding Direction of a Play
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 competitive categories, in addition to the new 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

Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions in previews between March 16, 2021 and April 23, 2022 were eligible for the 2022 Drama League Awards.

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All guests must be fully vaccinated (we encourage at least one booster) and will be required to show proof of vaccination before entering the venue.

As New York City has moved to a “high” COVID-19 alert level, we are asking that all attendees take a COVID test (at home is fine) within 24 hours of the event (Thursday or Friday).

Masks are strongly encouraged when not seated or actively eating.

We are grateful to everyone for doing their part to help keep our community safe and healthy.

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Photo of Willette Murphy Klausner by Lia Chang.
Photo of Hugh Jackman by Ben Watts
Photos from the 2022 Nominations Announcement by @catalinmedia