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DRAMA LEAGUE SETS DATE FOR AWARDS CEREMONY

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THE DRAMA LEAGUE SETS DATE FOR 80th ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY ON FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014 AT THE MARRIOTT MARQUIS TIMES SQUARE

New York, NY (February 12, 2014) – The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) has announced the date of the 80th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).

A month long celebration begins with the 2014 Eligibility Cut-Off date on Sunday, April 20, 2014, followed by the Nominee Announcement on Wednesday morning, April 23, 2014 at Sardi’s (234 West 44th Street) for Distinguished Play, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

Tickets for the 80th Annual Drama League Awards, which includes pre-event cocktails and the star-studded afternoon luncheon ceremony, are available by calling (212) 244-9494 or  by visiting www.dramaleague.org.

First awarded in 1922 and formalized in 1935, The Drama League Awards are the oldest theatrical honors in America. They are the only major theatergoer awards chosen by audience members — specifically, by the thousands of Drama League members nationwide who attend Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

 

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