June 14 (UPI) -- The Inheritance won the Drama Desk Award for Best Play and A Strange Loop was declared Best Musical in a virtual ceremony Saturday night.
The winners of awards honoring excellence in New York theater were announced on television and online due to social-distancing practices intended to slow the coronavirus pandemic.
The Inheritance also scored the prizes for Best Featured Actor in a Play for Paul Hilton, Best Featured Actress for Lois Smith, Best Direction of a Play for Stephen Daldry and Best Sound Design for a Play for Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid.
A Strange Loop was presented with the awards for Best Actor in a Musical for Larry Owens and Best Director of a Musical for Stephen Brackett. Michael R. Jackson earned the accolades for Best Lyrics and Best Book of a Musical.
Little Shop of Horrors was named Best Revival of a Musical and its lead Christopher Borle won the statuette for Featured Actor in a Musical.
A Soldier's Play was voted Best Revival of a Play and Thomas Schall won the prize for Best Fight Choreography.
Edmund Donovan won for Best Actor in a Play for Greater Clements, Liza Colon-Zayas won for Best Actress in a Play for Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven, Adrienne Warren won for Best Actress in a Musical for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical and Lauren Patten won for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Jagged Little Pill.