1999 Drama Desk Winner: Gerard Alessandrini, Outstanding Lyrics, Forbidden Broadway

News   1999 Drama Desk Winner: Gerard Alessandrini, Outstanding Lyrics, Forbidden Broadway
 
Gerard Alessandrini, who pens spoof lyrics of Broadway show tunes in Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act!, was given the 1999 Drama Desk Award for Outsanding Lyrics (Musical).

Gerard Alessandrini, who pens spoof lyrics of Broadway show tunes in Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act!, was given the 1999 Drama Desk Award for Outsanding Lyrics (Musical). Bernadette Peters hosted the 1998-99 Drama Desk Awards May 9 in New York City.

The Drama Desk is made up of New York theatre critics, editors and reporters. Unlike the Broadway-oriented Tony Awards, Drama Desk Awards recognize both Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

--Kenneth Jones

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