Gaines, Jackson, Plimpton and More to Present Drama Desk Awards

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Boyd Gaines, Cheyenne Jackson, Martha Plimpton, Ana Gasteyer and Jesse L. Martin will be presenters for the 55th annual Drama Desk Awards, which will be hosted by Patti LuPone May 23 at LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center.
Cheyenne Jackson
Cheyenne Jackson

These artists join the previously announced presenters Mitzi Gaynor, Michael Cerveris, Matthew Modine, Brooke Shields, Rosie Perez, Leslie Jordan and Corbin Bleu.

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Cady Huffman will announce the 2010 Drama Desk nominees at 9:30 AM on May 3 at the New York Friars Club.

The Drama Desk is an organization of theatre critics, writers and editors that honors excellence in all areas of New York theatre: Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and not-for-profit.

The 2009-10 Nominating Committee includes chairperson Barbara Siegel,,; Christopher Byrne, Gay City News; Patrick Christiano, Dan's Papers,; David Kaufman, freelance author; Gerard Raymond, Backstage, The Advocate; Richard Ridge, Broadway Beat TV; and Paulanne Simmons, and

The Drama Desk, organized in 1949, presented its first awards in 1955. William Wolf is president of the Drama Desk; Leslie (Hoban) Blake is vice president.

For more information visit DramaDesk.

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