24 May 2011
The 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards, which celebrates outstanding New York theatre productions and creative talent for the 2010-2011 season, were held May 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center.
The awards ceremony, which celebrates outstanding New York theatre productions and creative talent for the 2010-2011 season, will premiere on Ovation June 4 at 9 PM ET. The 90-minute highlight special will be hosted by Fierstein. Encore presentations are scheduled for June 12 at 12:30 PM ET and 2 PM ET.
The Drama Desk (www.dramadesk.org) is an organization of professional theatre writers, editors, critics and columnists who cover all areas of professional theatre in the greater New York area, including Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and not-for-profit theatres. The organization was founded in 1949 to explore key issues of the theatre community.
For more information visit www.dramadeskawards.com.
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