Michael Urie Will Return to Host the 2018 Drama Desk Awards | Playbill

Awards Michael Urie Will Return to Host the 2018 Drama Desk Awards The 63rd annual event will be held June 3 at Town Hall.
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Drama Desk winner Michael Urie, who will return to Broadway this fall in the revival of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song at the Hayes Theater, will host the Drama Desk Awards for the third consecutive year.

The 63rd annual ceremony, which honors outstanding achievement by professional theatre artists on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway, will be held June 3 at 8 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

Nominations will be announced April 26 at Feinstein's/54 Below at 10 AM.


“The Drama Desk is delighted that Michael Urie is hosting the Awards for a third time," said Drama Desk president Charles Wright. "Michael's enthusiasm for New York theater and his distinctive sense of humor add the perfect zest to this annual celebration."

Joey Parnes Productions will produce and manage the show, which will be written by Bill Rosenfield (46 Beacon, True Fans, Sunshine and Shadow) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Not That Jewish, Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends).

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at DramaDeskAwards.com.

First Look at Torch Song Revival Starring Michael Urie Off-Broadway

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