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“ ‘Once’ picks up four Drama Desk awards
Acclaimed Broadway production “Once” snagged top honors at this year’s Drama Desk Awards.
The romantic 2006 film-turned-Broadway musical – about the relationship between an Irish musician and his Czech immigrant muse – scored four awards at the New York City ceremony Sunday night, according to USA Today.
The statues were for best musical, best director, lyrics (for singer-songwriters Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova) and best orchestrations.
The surprise hit is also up for 11 Tony Awards.
Other big winners of the night were Nina Raine’s “Tribes,” which won for outstanding play; “Newsies The Musical,” which won for outstanding … Full Story