Established in 1922, the Drama League Awards are among the oldest awards ceremonies America. On May 17 the league held their annual awards ceremony honouring the best of Broadway.

Julie White and Kristine Nielson hosted the gala event.

The Drama League Awards includes the Distinguished Performance Award – an award that can be won only once in an actor’s lifetime. This year that award went to Bryan Cranston.

The 2019 Drama League Award winners:

Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical: “Hadestown”

Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical: “Kiss Me, Kate”

Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play: “The Ferryman”

Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play: “The Waverly Gallery”

Previously announced award winners:

Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre: Kelli O’Hara

Founders Award for Excellence in Directing: Alex Timbers

Unique Contribution to the Theatre: Taylor Mac

Feature photo credit: taken from Drama League Facebook page