Daniel Radcliffe nominated for Drama League Award

It was announced today that Daniel Radcliffe has been nominated for the Drama League’s Distinguished Performance Award. The Distinguished Performance Award is given to one actor each theater season, and each actor can only be nominated once in their lifetime. Along with the Distinguished Performance Award, other categories for consideration are for a new play, a revival, a new musical, and a musical revival. Dan is nominated for his performance in The Cripple of Inishmaan, which is also nominated for Outstanding Revival. The 80th Annual Drama League Awards will be presented May 16.

In addition to Dan’s nomination, Sir Michael Gambon’s play, All That Fall, was also nominated for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play. You can check out our review of the play here.

The Cripple of Inishmaan is a comedy about a disabled man in rural Ireland in the 1930s who is hoping for his chance to be cast in a movie. Dan plays the main character Billy. Tickets are still available for purchase on the official site for the play, with shows through the end of July.

Read about Dan’s challenges with this role here and our review of the play here. Be sure to check out Dan’s cast page for the latest news.