Sutton Foster won the 2022 Distinguished Performance Award. (Photo: Julieta Cervantes)

Sutton Foster won the Distinguished Performance Award for her role as Marian Paroo in “The Music Man” and “Company” received two awards at this year’s Drama League Awards. “The Lehman Trilogy” and “A Strange Loop” also won top prizes.

The 88th Annual Drama League Awards were presented Friday at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. The awards celebrate the shows and individual performances of the Broadway and Off-Broadway seasons.

After two years of virtual events due to the pandemic, the award ceremony returned to an in-person format.

It was previously announced that Hugh Jackman would be honored at the ceremony with the league’s Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater Award. Other honorees include Billy Crystal, Lileana Blain-Cruz and Willette Murphy Klausner.

Winners from the 2019-2020 season included “Moulin Rouge!” and Danny Burstein for his performance in that show. Five unique awards were given in 2021 honoring theatrical contributions and productions mounted during the industry shutdown.

Full list of winners:

Outstanding Production of a Play
“The Lehman Trilogy”
“Dana H.”
“Merry Wives”
“The Minutes”
“POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive”
“Prayer for the French Republic”
“Selling Kabul”

Outstanding Revival of a Play
“Take Me Out”
“American Buffalo”
“Cyrano de Bergerac”
“for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf”
“How I Learned to Drive”
“Long Day’s Journey Into Night”
“Skeleton Crew”
“The Skin of Our Teeth”
“Trouble in Mind”

Outstanding Production of a Musical
“A Strange Loop”
“American Utopia”
“The Hang”
“Kimberly Akimbo”
“MJ The Musical”
“Mr. Saturday Night”
“Mrs. Doubtfire”
“Oratorio For Living Things”

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
“Caroline, or Change”
“Funny Girl”
“The Music Man”

Outstanding Director of a Play
Kate Whoriskey, “Clyde’s”
Knud Adams, “English”
Saheem Ali, “Merry Wives”
Stori Ayers, “Confederates”
Camille A. Brown, “for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf”
Matthew Dunster, “Hangmen”
Jamie Lloyd, “Cyrano de Bergerac
Sam Mendes, “The Lehmen Trilogy”
Tyne Rafaeli, “Selling Kabul”
Taylor Reynolds, “Rambo & Bones”
Les Waters, “Dana H.”

Outstanding Director of a Musical
Marianne Elliott, ”Company”
John Doyle, “Assassins”
Lee Sunday Evans, “Oratorio For Living Things”
Michael Mayer, “Funny Girl”
Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage, “Six”
Leigh Silverman, “Suffs”
Niegel Smith, “The Hang”
Christopher Wheeldon, “MJ The Musical”
Jerry Zaks, “The Music Man”

Distinguished Performance Award
Sutton Foster, “The Music Man”
Uzo Aduba, “Clyde’s”
Simon Russell Beale, “The Lehman Trilogy”
Shoshana Bean, “Mr. Saturday Night”
Gabby Beans, “The Skin of Our Teeth”
Victoria Clark, “Kimberly Akimbo”
Sharon D. Clarke, “Caroline, or Change”
Billy Crystal, “Mr. Saturday Night”
Matt Doyle, “Company”
Rachel Dratch, “POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying To Keep Him Alive”
Edie Falco, “Morning Sun”
Tyler Fauntleroy, “Tambo & Bones”
Beanie Feldstein, “Funny Girl”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Take Me Out”
Sutton Foster, “The Music Man”
Myles Frost, “MJ The Musical”
Adrianna Hicks, “Six”
Marin Ireland, “Morning Sun”
Nikki M. James, “SUFFS”
Ron Cephas Jones, “Clyde’s”
Joaquina Kalukango, “Paradise Square”
LaChanze, “Trouble in Mind”
L Morgan Lee, “A Strange Loop”
Jane Lynch, “Funny Girl”
Taylor Mac, “The Hang”
Brittney Mack, “Six”
Ebony Marshall-Oliver, “7 Minutes”
Elizabeth Marvel, “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”
James McAvoy, “Cyrano de Bergerac”
Rob McClure, “Mrs. Doubtfire”
Kenita R. Miller, “for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf”
Bonnie Milligan, “Kimberly Akimbo”
David Morse, “How I Learned to Drive”
Deirdre O’Connell, “Dana H.”
Sarah Jessica Parker, “Plaza Suite”
Phylicia Rashad, “Skeleton Crew”
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, “Lackawanna Blues”
Arturo Luis Soria, “Ni Mi Madre”
Jaquel Spivey, “A Strange Loop”
Cecily Strong, “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe”
Will Swenson, “Assassins”
Julie White, “POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying To Keep Him Alive”
Jesse Williams, “Take Me Out”
Michelle Wilson, “Confederates”

Special Recognitions:

Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre
Hugh Jackman

Founders Award for Excellence in Directing
Lileana Blain-Cruz

Contribution to the Theater
Billy Crystal

The Gratitude Award
Willette Murphy Klausner