Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards and our favorite showstoppers.
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PETER FILICHIA is a playwright, journalist, and historian with a number of books. His columns appear at Masterworks Broadway, Broadway Select and many other places.
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MICHAEL PORTANTIERE is a theater reviewer and essayist. He is the founder and editor of CastAlbumReviews.com. He is also a theatrical photographer whose photos have appeared in The New York Times and other major publications. You can see his photography work at FollowSpotPhoto.com.
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Awards by production:
A Strange Loop — 5
The Inheritance — 5
Moulin Rouge! — 5
Little Shop of Horrors — 2
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical — 2
A Soldier’s Play — 2
Jagged Little Pill — 2
Greater Clements — 1
Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven — 1
Octet — 1
for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf — 1
Grand Horizons — 1
The Sound Inside — 1
West Side Story — 1
The Confession of Lily Dare — 1
My Name is Lucy Barton — 1
Is This A Room — 1
A Christmas Carol — 1
Tumacho — 1
Lauren Patten, Jagged Little Pill, “You Ought To Know”
John Lloyd Young, Jersey Boys, “Can’t take my Eyes Off of You”
Jennifer Holliday, Dream Girls, “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going”
Joel Gray, Cabaret, “Willkommen”
Oklahoma (Title Song)
Gypsy, Everything’s Coming Up Roses
Lena Horne, “Stormy Weather” (twice!)
The Life, “The oldest profession
Chicago, I can’t do it alone
Follies, Beautiful Girls
Once on this island,
Mame, If He Walked Into My Life
Robb Johnston: Something Rotten! when A Musical
Robb Johnston: Andrea Martin in Pippin
Steven Bell: Lion King, Circle Of Life
High Spirits, “Home Sweet Heaven”, Tammy Grimes
Mame, Busom Buddies
My Fair Lady, The Rain in Spain
Barbara Cook Glitter and Be Gay
Almost Like Being In Love @ Encores with Kelli and Patrick
Annie, You’re Never Fully Dressed (Orphans scene)
Tony Janicki: Denis O’Hare stopped the show and got a standing ovation after his speech in TAKE ME OUT
Tim St. Clair: Newsies
Some Girl Is On Your Mind from Sweet Adeline (Encores)
One More Walk Around the Garden from Carmelina
Could I Leave You from Follies
Purlie, I Got Love
Big Song and Dance numbers: Jonathan Pryce, Miss Saigon, “The American Dream”
Nikki Juvan: Bring Him Home from Les Miserables?
Elaine Stritch in Sail Away, Why Do The Wrong People Travel
A Little Night Music, The Miller’s Son
Steven Bell: The Grass Is Always Greener? It won a tony award for Marilyn Cooper, and had a built-in encore with a great punchline.
Chess, “Pity The Child”
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