1971-1972 18th Drama Desk Awards



Outstanding Performances Marilyn Chris (Kaddish)
Sada Thompson (Twigs)
Eileen Atkins (Vivat! Vivat Regina!)
  Raul Julia (Two Gentlemen of Verona)
  Julie Bovasso (The Screens)
Ruby Dee (Boesman and Lena)
Richard A. Dysart (That Championship Season)
Robert Morse (Sugar)
  Jonelle Allen (Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Paul Sorvino (That Championship Season)
  George S. Irving (An Evening with Richard Nixon)
  Charles Durning, Walter McGinn, Michael McGuire (That Championship Season)
  Kain (The Black Terror)
  Rosemary Harris (Old Times)
  Ron Faber (And They Put Handcuffs on the Flowers)
  William Atherton (Suggs)
  Linda Hopkins (Inner City)
  Micki Grant (Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope)
  Brock Peters (Lost in the Stars)
  Lester Rawlins (Nightride)
  Tom Aldredge (Sticks and Bones)
Outstanding Directors A.J. Antoon (That Championship Season)
  Mel Shapiro (Two Gentlemen of Verona / Older People)
  Jeff Bleckner (Sticks and Bones)
  Andrei Serban (Medea)
  Peter Hall (Old Times)
Outstanding Music Galt MacDermot (Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Outstanding Lyrics John Guare (Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Outstanding Book John Guare, Mel Shapiro (Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Outstanding Choreography Patricia Birch (Grease)
  Jean Erdman (Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Outstanding Set Design Santo Loquasto (Sticks and Bones / That Championship Season)
Robert U. Taylor (The Beggar's Opera)
Kert Lundell (Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death)
Outstanding Costume Design Willa Kim (The Screens)
Theoni V. Aldredge (Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Most Promising Playwrights Jason Miller (That Championship Season)
  Michael Weller (Moonchildren)
David Wiltse (Suggs)
J.E. Franklin (Black Girl)
Richard Wesley (The Black Terror)
Philip Dean Hayes (The Sty of the Blind Pig)
J.E. Gaines (Don't Let It Go to Your Head)
Most Promising Directors Dan Sullivan (Suggs)
  Gilbert Moses (Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death)
Most Promising Composers Andrew Lloyd Webber (Jesus Christ Superstar)
Most Promising Lyricist Micki Grant (Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope)
Most Promising Book Melvin Van Pebbles (Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death)
Most Promising Set Design Video Free America (Kaddish)
Most Promising Costume Design Carrie F. Robbins (Grease / The Beggar's Opera)
Vernon Rice Awards Chelsea Theatre Center


 

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