Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play
|Drama Desk Award
for Outstanding Actor
|Awarded for||Outstanding Actor in a Play|
|Presented by||Drama Desk|
|Currently held by||Frank Langella for The Father (2016)|
The Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in 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 awards were established in 1955, with acting awards being given without making distinctions between roles in plays and musicals, or actors and actresses. The new award categories were later created in the 1975 ceremony.
Winners and nominees
- "Drama Desk Award for Actor in a Play". Internet Broadway Database. 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-21.