The Drama League Awards, according to press notes, pay "tribute to the season's best performers by including the nominees of The Distinguished Performance Award on a dais." The upcoming ceremony will feature approximately 60-70 stars from the 2009-10 Broadway and Off-Broadway season.
The Drama League also presents four other annual awards: Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play and Distinguished Revival of a Musical.
Nominations for the Drama League Awards will be announced April 20 at Sardi's Restaurant.
Tickets for the ceremony will be available beginning March 1 by calling (212) 244-9494, ext. 5. Visit www.DramaLeague.org for more information.
* Founded in 1916, the Drama League is an association of theatre professionals and patrons dedicated to "encouraging the finest in professional theatre and has since then developed into the theatre’s premiere service organization."