PHOTO CALL: Drama Desk Awards: Drama Desk Couples

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Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The gentlemen — Into the Woods' Gregg Edelman and The Crucible's Liam Neeson — were nominated for 2002 Drama Desk Awards May 19, but their wives, Carolee Carmello (left) and Natasha Richardson, have both won the Outstanding Actress in a Musical prize — Carmello for Parade and Richardson for Cabaret.

Winners of the 2002 Drama Desk Awards include The Goat and Metamorphoses, in a rare tie for Outstanding Play, and Thoroughly Modern Millie for Outstanding Musical. The association of New York City-area theatre writers, critics and editors also honored Private Lives as Outstanding Revival (Play) and its female star, Lindsay Duncan, for Outstanding Actress (Play). Into the Woods was named Outstanding Revival (Musical). Alan Bates and Frank Langella won in the respective categories of Outstanding Actor (Play) and Outstanding Featured Actor (Play), for the new Mike Poulton adaptation of the 150-year-old Russian play, Fortune's Fool, by Ivan Turgenev.

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— By Christine Ehren