Renée Elise Goldsberry to Host 2022 Drama Desk Awards; See Who's Performing | Playbill

Awards Renée Elise Goldsberry to Host 2022 Drama Desk Awards; See Who's Performing

Clyde's, Company, and SIX: The Musical lead this year's winners, set to be honored June 14 at Sardi's.

Renée Elise Goldsberry Heather Gershonowitz

Tony winner and current Girls5Eva star Renée Elise Goldsberry will host the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards June 14 at Sardi's. The event, set to run from 3 to 6:30 PM, will honor this year's previously announced Drama Desk Award winners, led by Clyde's, Company, and SIX: The Musical.

Performing at the ceremony will be Best Musical Revival winner Little Shop of Horrors, the cast of Harmony, and The Broadway Boys. The event will also feature Charles Busch, Kerry Butler, Liz Callaway, Lileana Blain-Cruz, Santino Fontana, Jessica Hecht, Brittney Johnson, Leslie Kritzer, Derek McLane, Heidi Schreck, Talia Suskauer, and Sanaz Toossi as presenters.

The awards are produced by Scott Mauro for Scott Mauro Entertainment and written by six-time Emmy winner Bruce Vilanch.

The Drama Desk Awards are the only major New York City theatre honors for which Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway productions compete against each other in the same categories. The awards are voted on and bestowed by theatre critics, journalists, editors, and publishers covering theatre.

As previously announced, this year's awards will bestow a posthumous lifetime achievement award to Trouble in Mind playwright Alice Childress; a newly created Ensemble Award to Adrianna Hicks, Andrea Macasaet, Brittney Mack, Abby Mueller, Samantha Pauly, and Anna Uzele of Broadway's SIX: The Musical; and the Sam Norkin Off-Broadway Award to Selling Kabul and English star Marjan Neshat, along with special awards to costume designer Dede Ayite, scenic designer Adam Rigg, and Oratorio for Living Things writer Heather Christian.

See the full list of this year's Drama Desk Award winners here.

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