Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play

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The Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play is an annual award presented by Drama Desk in recognition of achievements in the theatre among Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions.wikipedia
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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director

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The awards were established in 1955, with the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director being presented to directors of both plays and musicals.
In 1975 the category was retired and divided into Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Musical, with each discipline receiving its own.

Ulu Grosbard

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That same year he won the Obie Award for Best Direction and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play for an off-Broadway revival of the Arthur Miller play A View from the Bridge, for which Dustin Hoffman served as stage manager and assistant director.

Sherlock Holmes (play)

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Wood was succeeded as Holmes by John Neville, Robert Stephens, and Leonard Nimoy; the first two had both played the detective before (Neville in A Study in Terror and Stephens in The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes.) Dunlop was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play.

Drama Desk Award

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The Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play is an annual award presented by Drama Desk in recognition of achievements in the theatre among Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions.

Same Time, Next Year (play)

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Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play

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Melvin Bernhardt

The play, which ran for nearly 700 performances at the Morosco Theatre, earned Bernhardt the 1978 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play and the 1978 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play.

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf

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Doug Hughes

In 2004 and 2005, Hughes directed Doubt: A Parable Off-Broadway and on Broadway, for which he won the 2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play, and the 2005 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play.

Noises Off

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Ethan Hawke

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In 2010, Hawke directed Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind, for which he received a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Director of a Play.