By Tanner Stransky
Updated May 18, 2009 at 01:58 PM EDT

Billy Elliot — the story of a coal miner’s son who just wants to dance — took home the best musical award, as well as nine other kudos, at the Great White Way’s 54th annual Drama Desk Awards, which were announced May 17. Ruined, a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama set during an African civil war, won the prize for best play.