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Drama League Names Mark Rylance Distinguished Peformer; War Horse and The Book of Mormon Take Top Honors

Drama League Names Mark Rylance Distinguished Peformer; War Horse and The Book of Mormon Take Top Honors
Mark Rylance
Winners for the 77th annual Drama League Awards have been announced.

Winners of the 77th annual Drama League Awards, which honor the best of Broadway and off-Broadway theater, have been announced with War Horse and The Book of Mormon taking home prizes for Distinguished Production of a Play and Distinguished Production of a Musical, respectively. Mark Rylance was presented the Distinguished Performance Award for Jerusalem and La Bete, beating out over 60 other actors nominated in the category. A complete list of winners follows:

Distinguished Production of a Play
War Horse

Distinguished Production of a Musical
The Book of Mormon

Distinguished Revival of a Play
The Normal Heart

Distinguished Revival of a Musical
Anything Goes

Distinguished Performance Award
Mark Rylance for Jerusalem and La Bete

The Drama League also presented non-competitive awards to Susan Stroman (Julia Hansen Award for Excellence in Directing), Whoopi Goldberg (Unique Contribution to the Theatre Award) and Liza Minnelli (Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Award).

The ceremony took place on May 20 with presenters that included Daniel Radcliffe, Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, Robin Williams, Patina Miller, John Kander and more.

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