Thursday, April 27, 2017

AND NOW ... The Drama Desk Nominees for Best of Broadway and Off Broadway


NOTE:  Anything marked with an asterisk (*) also received an Outer Critics Circle nomination, as indicated and to the extent where the categories were the same or overlapped.
Outstanding Play
If I Forget
A Life

Outstanding Musical
The Band's Visit*
Come From Away*
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Outstanding Revival of a Play
The Front Page*
The Hairy Ape
The Little Foxes*
Master Harold... and the Boys

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Falsettos, Lincoln Center Theater
Hello, Dolly!*
Sweeney Todd*
Sweet Charity, The New Group
Tick, Tick...BOOM!

Outstanding Actor in a Play
Bobby Cannavale, The Hairy Ape
Daniel Craig, Othello*
Kevin Kline, Present Laughter*
David Hyde Pierce, A Life*
John Douglas Thompson, Jitney

Outstanding Actress in a Play
Cate Blanchett, The Present
Laura Linney, The Little Foxes*
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll's House, Part 2*
Amy Ryan, Love, Love, Love
Harriet Walter, The Tempest

Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Nick Blaemire, Tick, Tick...BOOM!
Jon Jon Briones, Miss Saigon
Nick Cordero, A Bronx Tale*
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day*
Jeremy Secomb, Sweeney Todd

Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Christy Altomare, Anastasia*
Christine Ebersole, War Paint*
Sutton Foster, Sweet Charity
Patti LuPone, War Paint*
Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!*
Laura Osnes, Bandstand

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Michael Aronov, Oslo*
Danny DeVito, The Price*
Nathan Lane, The Front Page*
Jeremy Shamos, If I Forget
Justice Smith, Yen

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Jayne Houdyshell, A Doll's House, Part 2*
Randy Graff, The Babylon Line
Marie Mullen, The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Cynthia Nixon, The Little Foxes*
Emily Skinner, Picnic
Kate Walsh, If I Forget

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!
Jeffry Denman, Kid Victory*
George Salazar, The Lightning Thief 
Ari'el Stachel, The Band's Visit
Brandon Uranowitz, Falsettos

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Kate Baldwin, Hello, Dolly!*
Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos*
Jenn Colella, Come From Away*
Mary Beth Peil, Anastasia*
Nora Schell, Spamilton

Outstanding Director of a Play
Richard Jones, The Hairy Ape
Anne Kauffman, A Life
Richard Nelson, What Did You Expect?/Women of a Certain Age
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jitney
Daniel Sullivan, The Little Foxes*
Daniel Sullivan, If I Forget

Outstanding Director of a Musical
Christopher Ashley, Come From Away*
Bill Buckhurst, Sweeney Todd
Rachel Chavkin, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
David Cromer, The Band's Visit*
Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!*

Outstanding Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand*
Warren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly!*
Aletta Collins, The Hairy Ape
Kelly Devine, Come From Away*
Denis Jones, Holiday Inn*

Outstanding Music
Stephen Flaherty, Anastasia*
Dave Malloy, Beardo
Richard Oberacker, Bandstand
Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away*
David Yazbek, The Band's Visit*

Outstanding Lyrics
Gerard Alessandrini, Spamilton
GQ and JQ, Othello: The Remix
Michael Korie, War Paint
Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away
David Yazbek, The Band's Visit

Outstanding Book of a Musical
Terrence McNally, Anastasia*
Itamar Moses, The Band's Visit*
Richard Oberacker, Bandstand
Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away*
Joe Tracz, The Lightning Thief

Outstanding Orchestrations
Doug Besterman, Anastasia*
Bruce Coughlin, War Paint
Benjamin Cox, Sweeney Todd
Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen, Bandstand*
August Eriksmoen, Come From Away
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band's Visit* 

Outstanding Music in a Play
Daniel Ocanto, Graham Ulicny, and Sean Smith, Alligator N
Marcus Shelby, Notes from the Field
Bill Sims Jr., Jitney

Outstanding Set Design for a Play
David Gallo, Jitney
Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong*
Laura Jellinek, A Life
Stewart Laing, The Hairy Ape
Douglas W. Schmidt, The Front Page*

Outstanding Set Design for a Musical
Lez Brotherston, 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips 
Simon Kenny, Sweeney Todd
Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812*
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!
Jason Sherwood, The View UpStairs

Outstanding Costume Design for a Play
Jane Greenwood, The Little Foxes
Susan Hilferty, Present Laughter*
Murell Horton, The Liar
Toni-Leslie James, Jitney
Stewart Laing, The Hairy Ape
Ann Roth, The Front Page

Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical
Linda Cho, Anastasia*
Toni-Leslie James, Come From Away
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!*
Anita Yavich, The View UpStairs
Paloma Young, Bandstand
Catherine Zuber, War Paint*

Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play
Christopher Akerlind, Indecent* 
James Farncombe, The Tempest
Rick Fisher, The Judas Kiss
Mimi Jordan Sherin, The Hairy Ape
Stephen Strawbridge, Master Harold...and the Boys

Justin Townsend, The Little Foxes

Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical
Jeff Croiter, Bandstand
Mark Henderson, Sunset Boulevard
Bradley King, Hadestown
Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812*
Amy Mae, Sweeney Todd
Malcolm Rippeth, 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips 

Outstanding Projection Design
Reid Farrington, CasablancaBox
Elaine McCarthy, Notes from the Field
Jared Mezzocchi, Vietgone*
John Narun, Gorey: The Secret Lives of Edward Gorey
Aaron Rhyne, Anastasia*

Outstanding Sound Design in a Play
Mikhail Fiksel, A Life
Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin, The Encounter*
Brian Quijada, Where Did We Sit on the Bus? 
Leon Rothenberg, Notes from the Field 
Jane Shaw, Men on Boats 
Matt Stine, Sweeney Todd

Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical
Simon Baker, 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

Peter Hylenski, Anastasia
Scott Lehrer, Hello, Dolly!
Nicholas Pope, Natasha, Pierre and Great Comet of 1812*
Mick Potter, Cats
Brian Ronan, War Paint

Outstanding Solo Performance
Nancy Anderson, The Pen 
Ed Dixon, Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose*
Marin Ireland, On the Exhale*
Sarah Jones, Sell/Buy/Date*
Brian Quijada, Where Did We Sit on the Bus?
Anna Deavere Smith, Notes from the Field 

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