Griffiths, de la Tour, Dale Receive Drama Desk NominationsHonors/Awards
Nominees for the 51st Annual Drama Desk Awards have been announced, and Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon), Frances de la Tour (Madame Maxime) and Jim Dale (Narrator, U.S. Harry Potter audiobooks) have all been honored. Mr. Griffiths and Ms. de la Tour have received nominations for their performances in "The History Boys," as Outstanding Actor in a Play and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, respectively. Mr. Dale has been nominated as Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for The Threepenny Opera, video of which may be seen here (Thanks, Rose). Mr. Dale is quite a dancer, and in the clip, cautions Potter fans to stay away from the show!
The 51st Annual Drama Desk Awards will be presented on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 9:00 PM, at the LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center, New York.