2004-2005 50th Drama Desk Awards


Outstanding New Play: Doubt by John Patrick Shanley

Outstanding New Musical: Monty Python’s Spamalot

Outstanding Revival of a Play: Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose

Outstanding Revival of a Musical: La Cage aux Folles

Outstanding Revue: Forbidden Broadway: Special Victims Unit

Outstanding Actor in a Play: Brian F. O’Byrne (Doubt)

Outstanding Actress in a Play: Cherry Jones (Doubt)

Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Norbert Leo Butz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels)

Outstanding Actress in a Musical: Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza)

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play: Michael Stuhlbarg (The Pillowman)

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play: Adriane Lenox (Doubt)

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical : Denis O’Hare (Sweet Charity)

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical: Jan Maxwell (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)

Outstanding Director of a Play: Doug Hughes (Doubt)

Outstanding Director of a Musical: James Lapine (The 25sup>th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee)

Outstanding Choreography: Jerry Mitchell (La Cage aux Folles)

Outstanding Book of a Musical: Rachel Sheinkin (The 25 th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee)

Outstanding Music: Adam Guettel (The Light in the Piazza)

Outstanding Lyrics: Eric Idle (Monty Python’s Spamalot)

Outstanding Orchestrations: Ted Sperling, Adam Guettel, Bruce

Coughlin (The Light in the Piazza)

Outstanding Set Design of a Play: Santo Loquasto (Glengarry Glen Ross)

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical Michael Yeargan (The Light in the Piazza)

Outstanding Costume Design: Tim Hatley (Monty Python’s Spamalot)

Outstanding Lighting Design: Christopher Akerlind (The Light in the Piazza)

Outstanding Sound Design: Paul Arditti (The Pillowman)

Outstanding Solo Performance: Billy Crystal (700 Sundays)

Unique Theatrical Experience: Slava’s Snowshow

In addition, the following non-competitive awards were presented:

Outstanding Ensemble Performances: The cast of Glengarry Glen Ross

The cast of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

A Career Achievement Award to Julie Harris for her commitment to excellence in the theatre.

To Keen Company, a Special Award for moving and enlightening audiences with plays that build upon our theatrical heritage.

In celebration of the 50 th anniversary of the Drama Desk Awards, a special award to The Public Theater for its 50 years of exceptional contributions to the theatre.


 

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