Viewed as a precursor to the Tony Awards, the 2005 Drama Desk Awards were announced May 22nd and Doubt and The Light in the Piazza were the big winners with five awards each.

The winners in the design categories are:

Outstanding Costume Design
Tim Hatley, Monty Python's Spamalot

Outstanding Lighting Design
Christopher Akerlind, The Light in the Piazza

Outstanding Sound Design
Paul Arditti, The Pillowman

Outstanding Set Design of a Play
Santo Loquasto, Glengarry Glen Ross

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical
Michael Yeargan, The Light in the Piazza

For a complete list of winners and nominees in all categories, click here