Nominees will be announced in five categories: Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical and the Distinguished Performance Award.
The Drama League recently announced the 2015 recipients for Distinguished Contributions and Achievements in the Theatre: Joel Grey will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater Award; WNET: Neal Shapiro and David Horn will receive the Unique Contribution to the Theater Award for "their vital work in bringing New York theater to viewers across America"; and Stephen Daldry will receive The Founders Award for Excellence in Directing.
As previously reported, the 81st Annual Drama League Awards will be held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square May 15 at noon. Tickets for the event, which includes a nominees cocktail reception and the star-studded afternoon luncheon ceremony, are available by calling (212) 244-9494 or visiting dramaleague.org.
First awarded in 1922 and formalized in 1935, The Drama League Awards are the oldest theatrical honors in America. The Drama League Awards recognize distinguished productions, performances and exemplary career achievements.