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'Book of Mormon,' 'Anything Goes' Top Drama Desk Awards

The Book of Mormon and Anything Goes topped the 55th annual Drama Desk Awards on Monday with five wins apiece.

Mormon -- which leads the Tony nominations with 14 and also led the Drama Desk noms with 12 -- was named best musical, while Anything Goes -- which has nine Tony noms -- won for best revival of a musical.

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Mormon also took home trophies for direction for a musical (Casey Nicholas and Trey Parker), music (Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone), lyrics (Parker, Lopez and Stone) and orchestrations (Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus).

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Anything Goes, meanwhile, also was recognized for best actress in a musical (Sutton Foster), choreography (Kathleen Marshall), set design (Derek McLane) and sound design in a musical (Brian Ronan).
 
Also taking home top acting honors in the musical categories were best actor Norbert Leo Butz (Catch Me If You Can), featured actor John Larroquette (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and featured actress Laura Benanti (Women of the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown).
 
Meanwhile, War Horse and revival The Normal Heart took top awards in the play categories.
 
For acting in a play, the winners were best actor Bobby Cannavale (The Motherf**ker With the Hat), best actress Frances McDormand (Good People), featured actor Brian Bedford (The Importance of Being Earnest) and featured actress Edie Falco (The House of Blue Leaves).
 
Harvey Fierstein hosted the ceremony, which took place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan. Highlights will air June 4 on Ovation.
 
A complete list of winners can be found on the next page. [pagebreak]

Outstanding Play
Nick Stafford, War Horse

Outstanding Musical
The Book of Mormon

Outstanding Revival of a Play
The Normal Heart

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Anything Goes

Outstanding Actor in a Play
Bobby Cannavale, The Motherf**ker With the Hat

Outstanding Actress in a Play
Frances McDormand, Good People

Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Norbert Leo Butz, Catch Me if You Can

Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Sutton Foster, Anything Goes

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Brian Bedford, The Importance of Being Earnest

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Edie Falco, The House of Blue Leaves

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
John Larroquette, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Laura Benanti, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Outstanding Director of a Play
Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, The Normal Heart

Outstanding Director of a Musical
Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker, The Book of Mormon

Outstanding Choreography
Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes

Outstanding Music
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, The Book of Mormon

Outstanding Lyrics
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, The Book of Mormon

Outstanding Book of a Musical
Adam Mathias, See Rock City & Other Destinations

Outstanding Orchestrations
Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus, The Book of Mormon

Outstanding Music in a Play
Wayne Barker, Peter and the Starcatcher

Outstanding Revue
Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles on Broadway

Outstanding Set Design
Derek McLane, Anything Goes

Outstanding Costume Design
Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner, Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical

Outstanding Lighting Design
David Lander, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical
Brian Ronan, Anything Goes

Outstanding Sound Design in a Play
Acme Sound Partners and Cricket S. Myers, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Outstanding Solo Performance
John Leguizamo, Ghetto Klown

Unique Theatrical Experience
Sleep No More