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Sissy interviews more nominees for the Drama Desk Awards on tonight's 2nd Sissy Show Special!
Sissy interviews some distinguished artists as they accept their nominations for work in Theatre at The Drama Desk Award nominees reception,this Friday's special Sissy Gamache Show, 7:30pm EST on MNN Ch 56 TWC Manhattan and on thesissygamacheshow.com
Drama Desk was founded in 1949 to explore key issues in the theater and to bring together critics and writers in an organization to support the ongoing development of theater in New York. The organization began presenting its awards in 1955, and it 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.
The Drama Desk awards have also been highly regarded as the pre-cursor to the Tony Awards as many Drama Desk Award winners go on to win Tony's in the same category several weeks later. Similar to how the Golden Globes are considered to be the pre-cursor to the Oscars.And now, you can watch this exciting special for yourself as you'll see Sissy interview some past and future winners (Jessie Mueller won for her portrayal of Carole King in the musical BEAUTIFUL) this Friday night, 7:30pm EST on MNN Channel 56 Time Warner Cable Manhattan and on our website www.thesissygamacheshow.com
Charles Casano- Associate Producer