Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Drama Desk Award
for Outstanding Revival
Awarded for Outstanding Revival of a Play
Location  United States
Presented by Drama Desk
Currently held by Twelfth Night (2014)
Official website DramaDesk.org

The Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play is an annual award presented by Drama Desk in recognition of achievements in the theatre among Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions. The award was initially introduced in 1976 as Outstanding Revival and included musicals as well as plays.

† - indicates the performance won the Tony Award
‡ - indicates the performance was also nominated for the Tony Award

Winners and nominees[edit]

1970s[edit]

Year Play Writer
1976
The Royal Family George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber
A Memory of Two Mondays / 27 Wagons Full of Cotton Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams
They Knew What They Wanted Sidney Howard
Trelawny of the 'Wells' Arthur Wing Pinero
Very Good Eddie Philip Bartholomae and Guy Bolton
What Every Woman Knows J. M. Barrie
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee
1977–79 N/A

1980s[edit]

Year Play Writer
1980–81 N/A
1982
Entertaining Mr Sloane Joe Orton
The Chalk Garden Enid Bagnold
Misalliance George Bernard Shaw
1983
On Your Toes Richard Rodgers, George Abbott and Lorenz Hart
All's Well That Ends Well William Shakespeare
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk
The Cradle Will Rock Marc Blitzstein
Present Laughter Noël Coward
Vieux Carré Tennessee Williams
1984
Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller
Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw
The Philanthropist Christopher Hampton
Serenading Louie Lanford Wilson
1985
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Peter Nichols
Aren't We All? Frederick Lonsdale
Balm in Gilead Lanford Wilson
On Approval Frederick Lonsdale
Pacific Overtures John Weidman
1986
The House of Blue Leaves John Guare
The Iceman Cometh Eugene O'Neill
Lemon Sky Lanford Wilson
Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene O'Neill
Loot Joe Orton
1987–88 N/A
1989
Our Town Thornton Wilder
Juno and the Paycock Sean O'Casey
Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene O'Neill

1990s[edit]

Year Play Writer
1990–92 N/A
1993
Anna Christie Eugene O'Neill
As You Like It William Shakespeare
The Price Arthur Miller
Wilder, Wilder, Wilder Thornton Wilder
1994
An Inspector Calls J. B. Priestley
Abe Lincoln in Illinois Robert E. Sherwood
The Loman Family Picnic Donald Margulies
Medea Euripides
Timon of Athens William Shakespeare
1995
The Heiress Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz †
As You Like It William Shakespeare
Henry VI William Shakespeare
Indiscretions Jean Cocteau
The Molière Comedies Molière and Richard Wilbur
1996
A Delicate Balance Edward Albee
A Midsummer Night's Dream William Shakespeare
An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde
Dangerous Corner J. B. Priestley
Endgame Samuel Beckett
The Tempest William Shakespeare
1997
A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen
The Gin Game Donald L. Coburn
June Moon George S. Kaufman and Ring Lardner
Present Laughter Noël Coward
1998
A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller
All My Sons Arthur Miller
The American Clock Arthur Miller
The Chairs Eugène Ionesco
Ivanov Anton Chekhov
1999
Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller
The Iceman Cometh Eugene O'Neill
A Majority of One Leonard Spigelgass
Bosoms and Neglect John Guare
Electra Sophocles
Killer Joe Tracy Letts

2000s[edit]

Year Play Writer
2000
The Real Thing Tom Stoppard
A Moon for the Misbegotten Eugene O'Neill
The Price Arthur Miller
True West Sam Shepard
Uncle Vanya Anton Chekhov
Waste Harley Granville Barker
2001
The Best Man Gore Vidal
Betrayal Harold Pinter
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Dale Wasserman
Richard II William Shakespeare
The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe Jane Wagner
Tiny Alice Edward Albee
2002
Private Lives Noël Coward
The Crucible Arthur Miller
Cymbeline William Shakespeare
Morning's at Seven Paul Osborn
Noises Off Michael Frayn
The Seagull Anton Chekhov
2002
Long Day's Journey into Night Eugene O'Neill
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Peter Nichols
Dinner at Eight George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber
Medea Euripides
Twelfth Night William Shakespeare
Uncle Vanya Anton Chekhov
2003 N/A
2004
Henry IV William Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night's Dream William Shakespeare
A Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberry
The Colleen Bawn Dion Boucicault
The Daughter-in-Law D. H. Lawrence
The Normal Heart Larry Kramer
2005
Twelve Angry Men Reginald Rose
Glengarry Glen Ross David Mamet
Hurlyburly David Rabe
Outward Bound Sutton Vane
Pullman Car Hiawatha Thornton Wilder
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee
2006
Awake and Sing! Clifford Odets
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk
Philadelphia, Here I Come! Brian Friel
Soldier's Wife Rose Franken
The Traveling Lady Horton Foote
The Trip to Bountiful Horton Foote
2007
Journey's End R. C. Sherriff
The Hairy Ape Eugene O'Neill
Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen
Talk Radio Eric Bogosian
The Taming of the Shrew William Shakespeare
Woyzeck Georg Büchner
2008
Boeing-Boeing Marc Camoletti
The Country Girl Clifford Odets
The Dining Room A. R. Gurney
Happy Days Samuel Beckett
Macbeth William Shakespeare
The Return of the Prodigal St. John Emile Clavering Hankin
2009
The Norman Conquests Alan Ayckbourn
Blithe Spirit Noël Coward
The Cripple of Inishmaan Martin McDonagh
Exit the King Eugène Ionesco
Mary Stuart Friedrich Schiller
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett

2010s[edit]

Year Play Writer
2010
A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller
Fences August Wilson
The Boys in the Band Mart Crowley
Brighton Beach Memoirs Neil Simon
Hamlet William Shakespeare
So Help Me God! Maurine Dallas Watkins
2011
The Normal Heart Larry Kramer
Born Yesterday Garson Kanin
The House of Blue Leaves John Guare
The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde
The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare
Three Sisters Anton Chekhov
2012
Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller
A Little Journey Albert Lewin and George Marion Jr.
The Best Man Gore Vidal
The Lady from Dubuque Edward Albee
Lost in Yonkers Neil Simon
Richard III William Shakespeare
2013
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee
Golden Boy Clifford Odets
The Good Person of Szechwan Bertolt Brecht
The Piano Lesson August Wilson
The Trip to Bountiful Horton Foote
Uncle Vanya Anton Chekhov
2014
Twelfth Night William Shakespeare
The Cripple of Inishmaan Martin McDonagh
I Remember Mama John Van Druten
London Wall John Van Druten
The Model Apartment Donald Margulies
No Man's Land Harold Pinter
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]