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Billy Elliot the Musical won 10 Drama Desk Awards, including the prize for outstanding musical, in a ceremony in New York. The 54th annual Drama Desk Awards presentation took place at the F.H. LaGuardia Concert Hall at Manhattan's Lincoln Center Sunday.
The Broadway musical 9 to 5 led the field with 15 nods when Drama Desk Award nominations were announced in New York Monday. The prizes will be handed out a gala ceremony at the LaGuardia Concert Hall at Manhattan's Lincoln Center. Broadway icon Harvey Fierstein is to act as master of ceremonies for the May 17 event. Shrek the Musical was nominated for 12 awards and Billy Elliot the Musical for 10.
- A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).