The Cabaret came to the Friars Club for the 2002 Drama Desk nominations announcement. Polly Bergen and John Stamos, currently appearing in the hit Roundabout revival at Studio 54, read out the nominees for the press and New York 1 broadcast. Thoroughly Modern Millie and Sweet Smell of Success were the big Drama Desk nominees, netting 12 and 11, respectively. Also up for the most multiple nominations were Into the Woods (9), Oklahoma! (9), Private Lives (7), tick, tick...BOOM! (7) and Elaine Stritch at Liberty (6). The Drama Desk Awards honor both Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre.