TheaterMania Reports James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette, Martha Plimpton, Bernadette Peters to Present at Drama Desk Awards

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Stage and screen stars James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette, Martha Plimpton, and Bernadette Peters are set to present at the 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards on Sunday, June 3 at 8pm at The Town Hall.

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On May 24, TheaterMania reported that an initial list of presenters had been announced for The 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards, which will take place on Sunday, June 3 at 8pm at The Town Hall in Manhattan. As previously reported, stage and screen stars Brooke Shields and Brian d'Arcy James will co-host.

Presenters will include Peggy Eisenhauer, Rick Elice, Oskar Eustis, William Finn, Jenny Gersten, Julie Halston, James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette, Bernadette Peters, Martha Plimpton, Roger Rees, Alex Timbers, Jonathan Tunick, Doug Wright, and Maury Yeston.

Tickets are available for the ceremony through Ticketmaster. Balcony seats are available to the general public for $85, $65 and $45. Click here to purchase tickets or for more information.

The Drama Desk was founded in 1949, and is the only critics organization to honor achievement in the theater with competition among Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions in the same categories.

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