The Official 2011 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Here are this year's Drama Desk Award nominations:

OUTSTANDING PLAY

Jon Robin Baitz  Other Desert Cities
Adam Bock  A Small Fire
Stephen Adly Guirgis  The Motherf**ker With the Hat
Samuel D. Hunter  A Bright New Boise
Rajiv Joseph  Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
David Lindsay-Abaire  Good People
Nick Stafford  War Horse

OUTSTANDING MUSICAL

In Transit
Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical
See Rock City & Other Destinations
Sister Act
The Book of Mormon
The Kid

OUTSTANDING REVIVIAL OF A PLAY

Born Yesterday
The House of Blue Leaves
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Merchant of Venice
The Normal Heart
Three Sisters

OUTSTANDING REVIVIAL OF A MUSICAL

Anything Goes
Hello Again
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY

Charles Busch  The Divine Sister
Bobby Cannavale  The Motherf**ker With the Hat
Al Pacino  The Merchant of Venice
Geoffrey Rush  The Diary of a Madman
Mark Rylance  Jerusalem
Michael Shannon  Mistakes Were Made
Paul Sparks  Dusk Rings a Bell

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Nina Arianda  Born Yesterday
Stockard Channing  Other Desert Cities
Frances McDormand  Good People
Laurie Metcalf The Other Place
Michele Pawk  A Small Fire
Lily Rabe  The Merchant of Venice

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Norbert Leo Butz  Catch Me If You Can
Colin Donnell  Anything Goes
Daniel Radcliffe  How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Andrew Rannells  The Book of Mormon
Tony Sheldon  Priscilla Queen of the Desert:The Musical
Christopher Sieber  The Kid

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Sutton Foster  Anything Goes
Beth Leavel  Baby It's You!
Patina Miller  Sister Act
Donna Murphy  The People in the Picture
Sherie Rene Scott  Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

Brian Bedford  The Importance of Being Earnest
Christian Borle  Peter and the Starcatcher
Boyd Gaines  The Grand Manner
Logan Marshall-Green  The Hallway Trilogy
Zachary Quinto  Angels in America
Tom Riley  Arcadia
Yul Vázquez  The Motherf**ker With the Hat

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Lisa Emery The Collection & A Kind of Alaska
Edie Falco  The House of Blue Leaves
Julie Halston  The Divine Sister
Sarah Nina Hayon  A Bright New Boise
Celia Keenan-Bolger  Peter and the Starcatcher
Linda Lavin  Other Desert Cities
Judith Light  Lombardi

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Adam Godley  Anything Goes
John Larroquette  How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Brian Stokes Mitchell  Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Rory O'Malley  The Book of Mormon
Bob Stillman  Hello Again
Tom Wopat  Catch Me If You Can

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Laura Benanti  Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Kerry Butler  Catch Me If You Can
Victoria Clark  Sister Act
Jill Eikenberry  The Kid
Nikki M. James  The Book of Mormon
Patti LuPone  Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Laura Osnes  Anything Goes

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY

Trip Cullman  A Small Fire
Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe  The Normal Heart
Moisés Kaufman  Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Davis McCallum  A Bright New Boise
Daniel Sullivan  The Merchant of Venice
Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock  Baby Universe

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL

Rob Ashford  How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Joe Calarco  In Transit
Jack Cummings III  Hello Again
Jack Cummings III  See Rock City & Other Destinations
Kathleen Marshall  Anything Goes
Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker  The Book of Mormon

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY

Rob Ashford  How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett  Beautiful Burnout
Steven Hoggett  Peter and the Starcatcher
Kathleen Marshall  Anything Goes
Casey Nicholaw  The Book of Mormon
Siudy  Between Worlds

OUTSTANDING MUSIC

Brad Alexander  See Rock City & Other Destinations
Alan Menken  Sister Act
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone   The Book of Mormon
Marc Shaiman  Catch Me if You Can
Mike Stoller and Artie Butler  The People in the Picture
David Yazbek  Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

OUTSTANDING LYRICS

Rick Crom  Newsical The Musical – Full Spin Ahead
Jack Lechner  The Kid
Adam Mathias  See Rock City & Other Destinations
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone  The Book of Mormon
Glenn Slater  Sister Act
Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman  Catch Me if You Can

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL

Kristen Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan and Sara Wordsworth  In Transit
Iris Rainer Dart  The People in the Picture
Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott  Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical
Adam Mathias  See Rock City & Other Destinations
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone  The Book of Mormon
Michael Zam  The Kid

OUTSTANDING ORCHESTRATIONS

Mary-Mitchell Campbell  Hello Again
Bruce Coughlin  The Burnt Part Boys
Simon Hale, Jim Abbott and David Yazbek  Women on the Verge of a Nervous
Breakdown
Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus  The Book of Mormon
Marc Shaiman and Larry Blank  Catch Me if You Can
Lynne Shankel  The Extraordinary Ordinary

OUTSTANDING MUSIC IN A PLAY

Wayne Barker  Peter and the Starcatcher
Kathryn Bostic  Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Lars Petter Hagen  Baby Universe
Alan John  The Diary of a Madman
Tom Kitt  The Winter's Tale
Dan Moses Schreier  The Merchant of Venice

OUTSTANDING REVUE

Fyvush Finkel Live!
Newsical The Musical – Full Spin Ahead
Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles on Broadway

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN

Rachel Hauck  Orange, Hat & Grace
David Korins and Zachary Borovay (projection design)  Lombardi
Derek McLane  Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Derek McLane  Anything Goes
Tony Straiges  Treasure Island
Mark Wendland  The Merchant of Venice

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN

Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner  Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical
Desmond Heeley  The Importance of Being Earnest
Ann Hould-Ward  A Free Man of Color
Martin Pakledinaz  Anything Goes
Ann Roth  The Book of Mormon
Paloma Young  Peter and the Starcatcher

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN

Jean Kalman, John Gabriel  Borkman
R. Lee Kennedy  See Rock City & Other Destinations
David Lander  Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Laura Mroczkowski  Spy Garbo
Ben Stanton  The Whipping Man
David Weiner  A Small Fire

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN IN A MUSICAL

Lindsay Jones  The Burnt Part Boys
Michael Rasbury  Hello Again
Brian Ronan  Anything Goes
Brian Ronan  The Book of Mormon
Jon Weston  In Transit

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN IN A PLAY

Acme Sound Partners  The Merchant of Venice
Acme Sound Partners and Cricket S. Myers  Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Ian Dickinson, John Gabriel  Borkman
Brett Jarvis  Baby Universe
Bray Poor  Wings
Eric Shimelonis  The Hallway Trilogy

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE

Daniel Beaty  Through the Night
Mike Birbiglia  Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend
Juliette Jeffers  Batman and Robin in the Boogie Down
John Leguizamo  Ghetto Klown
Colin Quinn  Colin Quinn Long Story Short
Joanna Tope  The Promise

UNIQUE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE

Being Harold Pinter
Circus Incognitus
Gatz
Play Dead
Room 17B
Sleep No More

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE SPECIAL AWARDS

In Transit
The Normal Heart

SPECIAL AWARDS

A.R. Gurney
Reed Birney
The New Group and Artistic Director Scott Elliott
The Pearl Theatre Company
The Creative Team of War Horse – Paul Constable, Marianne Elliott, 59 Productions, Adrian Kohler with Basil Jones for Handspring Puppet Company, Tom Morris, Rae Smith, Christopher Shutt, Toby Sedgwick, Adrian Sutton and John Tams.

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