2022 Drama League Awards Nominations
Orange background with white text in all-caps: DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS

The Drama League Awards, which were established in 1922 and formalized in 1935, have announced the nominees for the 2021-2022 Broadway and off-Broadway season. The oldest theatrical honors in America, the awards are given in seven categories, including two directing awards which will be presented for the first time this year. Among the nominees are Guild members in the following categories:

Outstanding Production of a Play

Clyde’s by Lynn NottageSecond Stage Theater, The Helen Hayes Theater

Merry Wives adapted by Jocelyn BiohThe Public Theater/Free Shakespeare in the Park, Delacorte Theater

The Minutes by Tracy LettsStudio 54

POTUS by Selina FillingerShubert Theatre

Prayer for the French Republic by Joshua HarmonManhattan Theatre Club, NY City Center Stage 1

Selling Kabul by Sylvia Khoury, Playwrights Horizons

Outstanding Production of a Musical

The Hang, book and lyrics by Taylor Mac, music by Matt Ray, HERE Arts Center

Kimberly Akimbo, book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire, music by Jeanine Tesori, Atlantic Theater Company, Linda Gross Theater

MJ: The Musical, book by Lynn Nottage, Neil Simon Theatre

Mr. Saturday Night, book by Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz, and Babaloo Mandel, music by Jason Robert Brown, lyrics by Amanda Green, Nederlander Theatre

A Strange Loop, book, music, and lyrics by Michael R. Jackson, Lyceum Theatre

Suffs, book, music, and lyrics by Shaina Taub, The Public Theater

Outstanding Revival of a Play

American Buffalo by David Mamet, Circle in the Square Theatre

for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange, Booth Theatre

How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel, Manhattan Theatre Club, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder with additional material by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Lincoln Center Theater, Vivian Beaumont Theatre

Outstanding Revival of a Musical

Assassins, book by John Weidman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Classic Stage Company

Company, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by George Furth, Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

Caroline, or Change, book and lyrics by Tony Kushner, music by Jeanine Tesori, Roundabout Theatre Company

Funny Girl, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob Merrill, book by Isobel Lennart, revised book by Harvey Fierstein, August Wilson Theatre