PHOTO CALL: Drama Desk Awards: Outstanding Play Actors Bates, Lindsay, Langella

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Among the dramatic players honored for their work by the Drama Desk were Fortune's Fool's Alan Bates (for Actor) and Frank Langella (for Featured Actor), flanking Private Lives' Lindsay Duncan who took home the Outstanding Actress Award. Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play went to Katie Finneran of Noises Off.

Winners of the 2002 Drama Desk Awards, given out May 19, 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