Sutton Foster receives a special award for the best performance of the entire Broadway season!

Sutton Foster just received one of the biggest awards in the Broadway community!

The two-time Tony winner actress was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award. 2022 Drama League Awards Friday afternoon (May 20) in New York.

The annual awards ceremony is awarded for only one performance in an entire theatrical season, covering all of Broadway and its environs.

Sutton received an award for her performance in Music Man and her colleague Hugh Jackman received an award for excellence in musical theater. Actors can only receive the Excellence Award once in their career. Hugh won almost 20 years ago for a leading role in a Broadway Boy from Ozso he had no right to Music Man.

Click inside to see all the other Broadway performers present…

you can watch Suttonthank you speech below.

So many other great members of the Broadway community were at the awards ceremony. See photos below!

Sutton Foster

Sutton received an award for excellence in Music Man.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jesse Williams and Michael Oberholzer at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jesse Williams and Michael Oberholzer

Ferguson and Williams both were nominated for the Excellence Award in pull me out. The play won the award for Outstanding Revival of a Play!

Beanie Feldstein at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Beanie Feldstein

Beanie Feldstein was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for her work in funny girl.

Miles Frost at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Miles Frost

Miles Frost was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for his performance in MJ Musical.

Matt Doyle at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Matt Doyle

Matt Doyle was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for his work in Company.

Rob McClure at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Rob McClure

Rob McClure was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for his work in Mrs. Doubtfire.

Rachel Dratch at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Rachel Dratch

Rachel Dratch was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for her work in POTUS.

Michael R. Jackson at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Michael R. Jackson

Michael R. Jackson received the award for Outstanding Production of a Musical for his show. strange loopwhich he wrote.

Shoshana Bean and Billy Crystal at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Shoshana Bean and Billy Crystal

Shoshana Bean and Billy Crystal were nominated for the Outstanding Achievement Award for their work in Mr Saturday Night.

Alfie Allen at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Alfie Allen

Alfie Allen was at the exhibition to present his play Executionerswhich was nominated for Best Direction of a Play.

David Morse at the 2022 Drama League Awards

David Morse

David Morse was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for his work in How I learned to drive.

Uzo Aduba at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Ouzo Aduba

Ouzo Aduba was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for her work in Clyde.

Brittney Mac at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Britney Mac

Britney Mac was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for her work in Six.

Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster

Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster both received awards for Music Man.

Al Morgan Lee at the 2022 Drama League Awards

L. Morgan Lee

L. Morgan Lee was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for her work in strange loop.

Victoria Clarke at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Victoria Clark

Victoria Clark was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for her work in Kimberly Akimbo.

Jane Lynch at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Jane Lynch

Jane Lynch was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for her work in funny girl.

Jared Grimes at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Jared Grimes

Jared Grimes was at the exhibition to present his musical funny girlwhich was nominated for “Outstanding Revival of a Musical”.

Claiborne Elder at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Claiborne Elder

Claiborne Elder was at the exhibition to present his musical Companywhich won the award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical.

LaChance at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Lachanz

Lachanz was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement Award for her work in Problems in the head.

Jennifer Simard at the 2022 Drama League Awards

Jennifer Simard

Jennifer Simard was at the show to present her musical Companywhich won the award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical.

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