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Presenters and Performances Announced for the 2013 Drama Desk Awards

PRESENTERS AND PERFORMANCES
ANNOUNCED FOR
THE 2013 DRAMA DESK AWARDS
SUNDAY, MAY 19th AT THE TOWN HALL

www.DramaDeskAwards.com  

New York, NY—Presenters and musical performances have been announced for the 58th Annual Drama Desk awards, taking place on Sunday, May 19th at 8pm at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).  The Drama Desk Awards are presented by TheaterMania.com.

Presenting this year’s awards are:  Stephanie J. Block, Celia Keenan Bolger, Daniel Breaker, Danny Burstein, David Byrne, Charlotte d’Amboise, Jim Dale, John Glover, Cynthia Henson, Paul Huntley, Steve Karam, Lisa Kron, Martin Lowe, Terrence Mann, Joe Mantello, Jan Maxwell, Audra McDonald, Terrence McNally, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Donna Murphy, Denis O’Hare, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Michele Pawk, Tonya Pinkins, Alex Timbers, Tommy Tune,and William Wolf.

The evening will also feature performances from Drama Desk nominated shows: Dogfight, Giant, Hands on a Hardbody, Here Lies Love, and Working: A Musical.

Drama Desk was founded in 1949 to explore key issues in the theater and to bring together critics and writers in an organization to support the ongoing development of theater in New York. The organization began presenting its awards in 1955, and it is the only critics' organization to honor achievement in the theater with competition among Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions in the same categories.

Gretchen Shugart is Managing Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards. Joey Parnes Productions will produce and manage the show. The President of Drama Desk is Isa Goldberg.

For more information on The Drama Desk Awards, visit www.dramadeskawards.com.  

The Awards will be simulcast live on TheaterMania.com