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Hockadoo! Memphis Tops 2010 Drama Desk Award Winners

Hockadoo! Memphis Tops 2010 Drama Desk Award Winners

Montego Glover in 'Memphis'

Winners of the 2010 Drama Desk Awards were announced on May 23 at LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center.

The Broadway musical Memphis was the big winner of the night, taking home four trophies in the following categories: Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Actress in a Musical for Montego Glover (who tied with A Little Night Music's Catherine Zeta-Jones, a repeat of the Outer Critics Circle Awards), Best Music for David Bryan and Outstanding Orchestrations for Bryan and Daryl Waters.

Three other popular shows had three wins each: Red (which was named best play), Fences (which shared the play revival win with A View from the Bridge) and La Cage aux Folles (winner of Outstanding Revival of a Musical).

Broadway diva Patti LuPone hosted the event.

The winners are listed below. For a complete list of nominees, click here.

Outstanding Play
Red by John Logan

Outstanding Musical
Memphis

Outstanding Revival of a Play
A View from the Bridge
Fences
(tie)

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
La Cage aux Folles

Outstanding Actor in a Play
Liev Schreiber, A View from the Bridge

Outstanding Actress in a Play
Jan Maxwell, The Royal Family

Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Douglas Hodge, La Cage aux Folles

Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Montego Glover, Memphis
Catherine Zeta-Jones, A Little Night Music (tie)

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Santino Fontana, Brighton Beach Memoirs

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Viola Davis, Fences

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Christopher Fitzgerald, Finian's Rainbow

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Katie Finneran, Promises, Promises

Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Grandage, Red

Outstanding Director of a Musical
Michael Mayer, American Idiot

Outstanding Choreography
Twyla Tharp, Come Fly Away

Outstanding Music
David Bryan, Memphis

Outstanding Lyrics
John Kander & Fred Ebb, The Scottsboro Boys

Outstanding Book of a Musical
Alex Timbers, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Outstanding Orchestrations
Daryl Waters & David Bryan, Memphis

Outstanding Musical Revue
Sondheim on Sondheim

Outstanding Music in a Play
Branford Marsalis, Fences

Outstanding Set Design
Phelim McDermott, Julian Crouch & Basil Twist, The Addams Family

Outstanding Costume Design
Matthew Wright, La Cage aux Folles

Outstanding Lighting Design
Neil Austin, Red

Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical
Acme Sound Partners, Ragtime

Outstanding Sound Design in a Play
Fitz Patton, When the Rain Stops Falling

Outstanding Solo Performance
Jim Brochu, Zero Hour

Unique Theatrical Experience
Love, Loss and What I Wore

Shows with multiple wins:
Memphis - 4
Fences - 3
La Cage aux Folles - 3
Red - 3
A View from the Bridge - 2

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