Those nominated will receive their official nomination certificate on May 3 at the Arte Cafe. This year's nominating committee comprises Barbara Siegel, William Wolf, Andy Buck, Michael Buckley, Christopher Byrne, Andrew Propst and Richard Ridge. On May 22 the 50th Annual Drama Desk Awards will be presented at the LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center. WNET/Thirteen — the PBS station serving the tri-state area — will broadcast the awards May 29.
Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, who is currently starring in the Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof, will return as host of the awards ceremony for the second consecutive year. The 9 PM ceremony will honor excellence in all sectors of the New York theatre world — Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off Off-Broadway.
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