Stars of two major Broadway revivals—Zachary Levi and Megan Hilty—will co-host the 82nd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon May 20 in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Hotel in midtown Manhattan.
Levi is currently starring as the male lead in She Loves Me. Hilty was featured earlier this season in Noises Off.
The Drama League Awards will recognize outstanding achievement in both Broadway and Off-Broadway during the 2015-16 season in the categories Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical and Distinguished Performance.
Nominations for the Drama League Awards will be announced April 20 at 11 AM at Sardi's Restaurant.
As previously announced, the 2016 Special Award Recipients are as follows: Deaf West Theatre (David J. Kurs, Artistic Director), represented on Broadway this season with the revival of Spring Awakening, will receive the Unique Contribution to the Theater Award; Tony, Grammy and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick, currently represented on Broadway with hit revivals of Fiddler on the Roof and She Loves Me, will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater Award; and Olivier Award winner Ivo van Hove, director of this season’s productions of Antigone at BAM, Lazarus at NYTW and the acclaimed Broadway revivals of A View From the Bridge and The Crucible, will receive The Founders Award for Excellence in Directing.
Tickets for the ceremony can be ordered by calling (212) 244-9494, ext. 5. Visit DramaLeague 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 premier service organization.”