At a star-studded ceremony last night, Sunday 12 June 2011, at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the American Theatre Wing’s 65th annual Tony Awards were announced. British play War Horse triumphed at the awards winning 5 gongs, including Best Play. British actor Mark Rylance won a Best Actor awards for his performance in the Royal Court’s Jerusalem.
The Broadway transfer of recent West End success La Bete proves a hit with New York critics, with particular attention heaped on Mark Rylance’s tour de force performance.
It’s all change in the West End next month as September sees a number of shows bid farewell.
La Bete at the Comedy Theatre – Review Round-up
La Bete at the Comedy Theatre – Review
Star-studded opening night set for La Bete at the Comedy Theatre
Fancy seeing a good play – and saving money?
The West End is having a bit of a Play renaissance at the moment and to celebrate we have put together some great offers on the best drama and comedy in London.
OLIVIER AWARDS – Best Comedy Winners
June is proving to be a busy month for West End Theatre with a number of high-profile openings, including work from big name directors such as Sam Mendes, Richard Eyre and Matthew Warchus.
MARK RYLANCE in La Bete
News on West End Theatre casting for La Bete and Aspects of Love
JOANNA LUMLEY in La Bete
DAVID HYDE PIERCE in La Bete
The West End’s man-of-the-moment Mark Rylance will star in a revival of David Hirson’s comedy drama La Bete, initially in London and then New York.