Jun 02, 2014
By Andy Johnson
The Drama Desk Awards have been handed out to Robert Schenkkan’s “All the Way” for outstanding play and to “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” for outstanding musical. Other winners include “Twelfth Night” for outstanding play revival and “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” for most outstanding musical. Bryan Cranston won best actor in a play, Audra McDonald won best actress in a play, Jessie Mueller won best actress in a musical, and Neil Patrick Harris from “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” and Jefferson Mays from “A Gentleman’s Guide tied for best actor in a musical. Overall, “A Gentleman’s Guide” won a leading six awards and “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” won a next-best three awards. The awards are presented for excellence in Broadway, off-Broadway and non-profit New York theatre.