Huckadoo! "Memphis" scores 4 Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Music, Orchestrations, and Montego Glover for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, a tie with Catherine Zeta-Jones "A Little Night Music"
Photography: Barry Gordin
2009/2010 DRAMA DESK AWARD WINNERS
Outstanding Play: Red by John Logan
Outstanding Musical: Memphis
Outstanding Revival of a Play (A Tie): A View from the Bridge and Fences
Outstanding Revival of a Musical: La Cage Aux Folles
Outstanding Actor in a Play: Liev Schreiber (A View from the Bridge)
Outstanding Actress in a Play:Jan Maxwell (The Royal Family)
Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Douglas Hodge (La Cage Aux Folles)
Outstanding Actress in a Musical: (A Tie) Catherine Zeta Jones (A Little Night Music) Montego Glover (Memphis)
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play: Santino Fontana (Brighton Beach Memoirs)
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play: Viola Davis (Fences)
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Christopher Fitzgerald (Finian’s Rainbow)
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical: Katie Finneran (Promises, Promises)
Outstanding Director of a Play: Michael Grandage (Red)
Outstanding Director of a Musical: Michael Mayer (American Idiot)
Outstanding Choreography: Twyla Tharp (Come Fly Away)
Outstanding Music: David Bryan (Memphis)
Outstanding Lyrics: John Kander & Fred Ebb (The Scottsboro Boys)
Outstanding Book of a Musical Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson)
Outstanding Orchestrations: Daryl Waters & David Bryan (Memphis)
Outstanding Musical Revue: Sondheim on Sondheim
Outstanding Music in a Play: Branford Marsalis (Fences)
Outstanding Set Design: Phelim McDermott, Julian Crouch & Basil Twist (The Addams Family)
Outstanding Costume Design:Matthew Wright (La Cage Aux Folles)
Outstanding Lighting Design:Neil Austin (Red)
Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical:Acme Sound Partners (Ragtime)
Outstanding Sound Design in a Play:Fitz Patton (When The Rain Stops Falling)
Outstanding Solo Performance:Jim Brochu (Zero Hour)
Unique Theatrical Experience:Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Outstanding Ensemble Awards: The Orphan’s Home Cycle and The Temperamentals
In addition, the following non-competitive awards were presented:
To the cast, creative team and producers of Horton Foote’s epic The Orphan’s Home Cycle: We salute the breadth of vision, which inspired the exceptional direction, performances, sets, lighting, costumes, music and sound that made it the theatrical event for this season.
To Jerry Herman for enchanting and dazzling audiences with his exuberant
music for more than half a century.
To Godlight Theatre Company for consistent originality and excellence in dramatizing modern literature, and especially for the vibrant theatricality of its innovative productions.
To Ma-Yi Theater Company for more than two decades of excellence and for nurturing Asian-American voices in stylistically varied and engaging theater.