The 2019 Drama Desk Award nominees met the press and received their nomination certificates May 8, during which nominees got the chance to meet with the press. As previously reported, Michael Urie will host the 64th annual ceremony, set for June 2 at Town Hall.
The Broadway revival of Oklahoma! led the pack with 12 nominations, including nods in Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Director for Daniel Fish, and for five of its stars. Tootsie and Ars Nova's Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future followed closely behind with 11 and nine nominations, respectively.
The Drama Desk is an organization of writers, editors, publishers, and broadcasters covering theatre in New York City. The awards are the only major theatre honors for which productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway compete in the same categories.
Flip through photos from the press day below: