Bette Midler in “Hello Dolly!”

Bette Midler, ‘Oslo,’ Win Drama Desk Awards

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, announced in a ceremony on June 4, showed a lot of love for Broadway’s “Hello Dolly!,” “Oslo,” and “The Little Foxes,” as well as the Off-Broadway production of “The Band’s Visit.”

“Hello Dolly!” took home Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actress in a Musical for Bette Midler, and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for Gavin Creel.

“Oslo” gained laurels for Outstanding Play, while “The Little Foxes” was honored with Outstanding Actress in a Play for Laura Linney, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for Cynthia Nixon, and Outstanding Costume Design for a Play.

And “The Band’s Visit,” which will arrive on Broadway next fall, won for Outstanding Music and Outstanding Lyrics. Its director, David Cromer, shared the award for Outstanding Director of a Musical with Rachel Chavkin of “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.”

For a full list of winners, visit Playbill.


Talya Zax

Talya Zax

Talya Zax is the Forward’s deputy culture editor. Contact her at or on Twitter, @TalyaZax.

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