61st Annual Drama Desk Nominations Announced

61st Annual Drama Desk Nominations Announced

American Psycho. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.

The nominations for the 61st Annual Drama Desk Awards, honoring professional theatre artists on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway, were announced Thursday, April 28 at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York. Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of She Loves Me leads the way with nine nominations, followed closely by American Psycho and Bright Star with eight and seven nominations, respectively. The winners will be announced at The Town Hall on June 5. Below are listed the nominees in the design categories. For the full list, visit the Drama Desk Awards website.

Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play
Neil AustinHughie
Mark BartonJohn
Bradley KingEmpanada Loca, Labyrinth Theater Company
Tyler Micoleau, Antlia Pneumatica, Playwrights Horizons
Justin TownsendThe Humans

Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical
Jane CoxThe Color Purple
Jake DeGrootSeaWife, 
Ben StantonSpring Awakening
Justin Townsend, American Psycho
Jules Fisher/Peggy EisenhauerShuffle Along

Outstanding Set Design for a Play
Riccardo HernandezRed Speedo, New York Theatre Workshop
Mimi LienJohn
G. W. MercierHead of Passes, Public Theatre
Christopher OramHughie
Derek McLaneFully Committed

Outstanding Set Design for a Musical
Es DevlinAmerican Psycho
Emily Orling, Matt Saunders, Eric Farber, Futurity, Soho Rep/Ars Nova
David RockwellShe Loves Me

Outstanding Projection Design 
Nicholas HussongThese Paper Bullets!
Darrel MaloneyTappin’ Thru Life
Peter NigriniDear Evan Hansen
Finn RossAmerican Psycho
Tal YardenLazarus

Outstanding Sound Design in a Play
Fitz PattonAn Act of God
Fitz Patton, The Humans
Miles PolaskiFulfillment, The Flea Theatre
Bray PoorJohn
Ryan RumeryEmpanada Loca

Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical
Mick PotterSchool of Rock
Brian RonanLazarus
Nevin SteinbergBright Star
Dan Moses SchreierAmerican Psycho
Scott LehrerShuffle Along

Outstanding Costume Design for a Play
Jessica FordThese Paper Bullets!
Martha HallyWomen Without Men
Constance HoffmanPericles
William Ivey LongShows for Days, Lincoln Center Theater
Anita YavichThe Legend of Georgia McBride

Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical
Jane GreenwoodBright Star
Katrina LindsayAmerican Psycho
Jeff MahshieShe Loves Me
Alejo ViettiAllegiance
Ann Roth, Shuffle Along

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