The 61st Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, will be held at The Town Hall June 5. The Drama Desk Awards, which are presented annually, honor outstanding achievement by professional theatre artists on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway. The awards are voted on and bestowed by theatre critics, journalists, editors and publishers covering theatre.
Joey Parnes Productions will produce and manage the awards show. Gretchen Shugart is the managing executive producer of the Drama Desk Awards. The awards show will be written by Bill Rosenfield and directed by Jack Cummings III (co-founder and artistic director of Transport Group).
Tickets to the 61st Annual Drama Desk Awards are available to the general public at dramadeskawards.com.