Drama Desk Awards nominations: ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ leads with 12

Nominations for the 59th annual edition of the Drama Desk Awards were announced Friday. The Broadway tuner “Gentlemans Guide to Love and Murder” leads with 12 bids. It is also expected to do well when the Tony nominations are revealed this coming Tuesday.

Also scoring well were five other Broadway musicals: “Bridges of Madison County” nabbed nine nods, “Aladdin” and “Rocky” each earned seven and both “Beautiful” and “Bullets Over Broadway” claimed six. See the full list here. (Make your predictions for Best Musical at the Tonys at the bottom of this post using our easy drag-and-drop menu.)

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Among new plays on the rialto, “All the Way” reaped a leading five while the revival of “The Glass Menagerie” earned three. 

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Winners will be revealed on June 1 in a ceremony at Gotham’s Town Hall. 

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