|Drama Desk Award |
for Outstanding Music
|Awarded for||Outstanding Music|
|Presented by||Drama Desk|
|Currently held by||Dave Malloy for Octet (2020)|
The Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music is an annual award presented by Drama Desk in recognition of achievements in the theatre among Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions. The award was originally entitled Best Composter, before being renamed to its current title in 1969. The award is often referred to as Outstanding Score of a Musical.
Winners and nominees
|Al Carmines||In Circles|
|Burt Bacharach||Promises, Promises|
|Ross Golan||The Wrong Man|
|Michael R. Jackson||A Strange Loop|
|Joshua Rosenblum||Einstein’s Dreams|
|Duncan Sheik||The Secret Life of Bees|
|Jeanine Tesori||Soft Power|
- "Drama Desk Award for Music". Internet Broadway Database. 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-21.