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Drama League Awards Announced

May 20, 2017 / Ben Platt Wins Big!


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On Friday May 19th, the best of this year's outstanding New York theater season gathered in the Broadway Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Times Square for the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Luncheon. Hosted by multi award-winning Broadway power couple, Audra McDonald and Will Swenson, the ceremony bestowed five competitive awards and three pre-announced Special Awards. 

The special awards were given to animal trainer Bill Berloni (Unique Contribution to the Theater), director Michael Greif (Founders Award for Excellence in Directing), and Bette Midler (Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater). 

This year's winners in the competitive categories were: 

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION
OF A  BROADWAY OR OFF-BROADWAY PLAY

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A BROADWAY OR
OFF-BROADWAY 
MUSICAL

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF
A BROADWAY OR
OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A BROADWAY OR
OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL

DISTINGUISHED PERFORMANCE

This award can be won only once in a performer's career. Mr. Platt is the youngest ever recipient at 23

 

Click HERE for the full list of nominees (winners in red), and for a press roundup of the event, see us featured in Playbill, Backstage, American Theatre and Broadway World

We would like to congratulate all the amazing nominees who made this an incredibly strong theater season both on and off-Broadway. We also need to thank all the guests who helped support us and the voluteers who donated their time to the Luncheon. Our own photos will be up online shortly.

Finally, we thank our generous sponsors, without whom this event would not have been possible. 

 

Lead Season Sponsor

 

 

2017 Awards Sponsors

HOST SPONSOR OF THE DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS

 

OFFICIAL AIRLINE OF THE DRAMA LEAGUE

 

 

OFFICIAL MAKE-UP PARTNER OF THE DRAMA LEAGUE

 

OFFICIAL FLORIST OF THE DRAMA LEAGUE

 
 


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