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Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris Among 2014 Drama Desk Awards Winners

June 2, 2014 (6:23 am) GMT
The actors took home one prize each but Harris had to share his with Jefferson Mays of 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder'.
Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris Among 2014 Drama Desk Awards Winners

The 59th Drama Desk Awards saw and going home with one trophy each. The ceremony was held on Sunday, June 1 at midtown Gotham venue Town Hall to honor the best productions in Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway.

Cranston won the Outstanding Actor in a Play category through his role as Lyndon B. Johnson in "All the Way". Harris, meanwhile, had to share his prize of Outstanding Actor in a Musical with Jefferson Mays from "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder".

The biggest winner of the night was "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder". Beside winning the coveted Outstanding Musical, the Broadway production won in six other categories including Mays' acting accolade as the eight member of the D'Ysquith family. The play is also on the path to win big at the Tony Awards next Sunday with a total of 10 nominations.

Another notable name that appeared as Drama Desk Award winner was . The actress won for her role as in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill". Jessie Mueller beat among others to earn Outstanding Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of the title character in "Beloved: The Carole King Musical".

Full Winners List of 2014 Drama Desk Awards:

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