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Annual Drama Desk Awards 2014 Nominees were announced by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Fran Drescher.

Host Fran Drescher, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and Robert Lopez

Host Fran Drescher, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and Robert Lopez

Nominations for the 2014 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning at 54 Below by Academy Award winners Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez and two-time Emmy and Golden Globe Nominee Fran Drescher.
Nominators considered shows that opened on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway during the 2013-14 New York theatre season.
The musical comedy A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder takes 12 nominations. The Bridges of Madison County also gets nine nominations. The Off-Broadway musical Fun Home, received eight nominations, Aladdin and Rocky earned seven nominations.
The Drama Desk nominees will receive their official nomination certificates at the nominees’ reception on May 7th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at The JW Marriott Essex House.
The 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Laura Benanti, will take place on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall in Manhattan. TheaterMania.com will present the awards ceremony.

 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards host Laura Benanti

59th Annual Drama Desk Awards host Laura Benanti

For more detail list of nominees please visit awardsandwinners.com.

Drama Desk Awards, which are given annually in a number of categories, are the only major New York theater honors for which productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway compete against each other in the same category. Formed in 1949 by a group of New York theater critics, editors, reporters, and publishers, the organization was created to educate the community on vital issues concerning the theater.

Source : dramadesk.org.

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