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Bryan Cranston and Idina Menzel Nominated for 2014 Drama Desk Awards

April 26, 2014 (6:09 am) GMT
Denzel Washington, Daniel Radcliffe, Chris O'Dowd, Ian McKellen, and Neil Patrick Harris are among the nominees of N.Y. theater critics' awards.

New York theater critics have announced the nominees competing for the upcoming 59th annual Drama Desk Awards. This year's celebration will honor the excellence of New York theater productions on June 1 at The Town Hall in New York City. and are among stars getting nods.

Cranston is up for Outstanding Actor in a Play for his performance in "All the Way". He is facing off ("The Comedy of Errors"), ("No Man's Land"), ("The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin"), ("Of Mice and Men"), ("The Cripple of Inishmaan"), and ("A Raisin in the Sun").

"If/Then" star Menzel is vying for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, battling against ("Violet"), Jessie Mueller ("Beautiful: The Carole King Musical"), Kelli O'Hara ("The Bridges of Madison County"), Margo Seibert ("Tamar of the River"), and Barrett Wilbert Weed ("Heathers: The Musical").

Meanwhile, ("Hedwig and the Angry Inch") is a candidate for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. To win the prize, he has to beat Adam Jacobs ("Aladdin"), Andy Karl ("Rocky"), Jefferson Mays ("A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder"), ("The Bridges of Madison County"), and Bryce Pinkham ("Guide to Love and Murder").

Outstanding Play:

Outstanding Musical: Outstanding Revival of a Play: Outstanding Revival of a Musical: Outstanding Actor in a Play: Outstanding Actress in a Play: Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Outstanding Actress in a Musical: Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play: Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play: Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical: Outstanding Director of a Play: Outstanding Director of a Musical: Outstanding Choreography: Outstanding Music: Outstanding Lyrics: Outstanding Book of a Musical: Outstanding Orchestrations: Outstanding Music in a Play: Outstanding Revue: Outstanding Set Design: Outstanding Costume Design: Outstanding Lighting Design: Outstanding Projection Design: Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical: Outstanding Sound Design in a Play: Outstanding Solo Performance: Unique Theatrical Experience:

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