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‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ Top Winner in Drama Desk Awards 2014, See Full List of Winners

59th annual Drama Desk Awards ceremony held on Sunday 1 June at The Town Hall in Manhattan, US. Laura Benanti, the winner of previous Drama Desk and Tony Award, is the official host the ceremony.drama desk awards
‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ a musical comedy show was the top winner in 59th Drama Desk Awards with seven trophies including the top award for musical. Bryan Cranston, get the best actor award for the ‘All the Way’. ‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ show win three awards. For the best actress award is given to Audra McDonald for the work in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill.

Category Winner Play/Show
Best Actor in a Musical Jefferson Mays A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder (tie)
Best Actor in a Musical Neil Patrick Harris Hedwig and the Angry Inch (tie)
Best Actor in a Play Bryan Cranston, All the Way
Best Actress in a Musical Jessie Mueller Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Best Actress in a Play Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Best Featured Actress in a Musical Lauren Worsham A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder (tie)
Best Featured Actress in a Musical Anika Larsen Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (tie)
Best Book of a Musical Robert L. Freedman A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Best Choreography Warren Carlyle After Midnight
Best Costume Design William Ivey Long Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical
Best Director of a Musical Darko Tresnjak A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Best Director of a Play Tim Carroll Twelfth Night
Best Featured Actor in a Musical James Monroe Iglehart Aladdin
Best Featured Actor in a Play Reed Birney Casa Valentina
Best Featured Actress in a Play Celia Keenan-Bolger The Glass Menagerie
Best Lighting Design Christopher Akerlind Rocky
Best Lyrics Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Best Music Jason Robert Brown The Bridges of Madison County
Best Music in a Play Nico Muhly The Glass Menagerie
Best Musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Best Orchestrations Jason Robert Brown The Bridges of Madison County
Best Play Robert Schenkkan, All the Way
Best Projection Design Aaron Rhyne A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Best Revival of a Musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Best Revival of a Play Twelfth Night
Best Revue After Midnight
Best Set Design Christopher Barreca Rocky
Best Solo Performance John Douglas Thompson Satchmo at the Waldorf
Best Sound Design in a Musical Brian Ronan Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Best Sound Design in a Play Matt Tierney Machinal
Unique Theatrical Experience Cirkopolis

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