The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony"® Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com.
Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards® were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose.
The Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards are bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement. The Tony is one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry and the annual telecast is considered one of the most prestigious programs on television.
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2011 Tony Award Winner
'Best Lighting Design of a Play'
Paule Constable (War Horse)
Paule Constable: West End: Love Never Dies, Oliver!, Evita, Don Carlos (Olivier Award). National Theatre: The Power of Yes, Phèdre, Death and the King's Horseman, Saint Joan, Waves, Coram Boy (also Broadway, Tony nom.), Jumpers (also Broadway), His Dark Materials (Olivier Award). The Royal Court: Clybourne Park (also West End), The City, Krapp's Last Tape, The Country, The Weir (also West End and Broadway). Other theater: Ivanov (Donmar at the Wyndhams); The Chalk Garden (Olivier Award); Othello, Proof, Little Foxes (the Donmar); The Good Soul of Szechuan, Generations, Vernon God Little (Young Vic); Blasted, The Servant, Oliver Twist (Lyric Hammersmith); Les Misérables (25th Anniversary Concert at the O2, together with lighting design for the new 25th anniversary production). Opera: productions for the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne, ENO and numerous productions throughout Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. Dance includes productions for the Royal Ballet, the Ballet Boyz, Matthew Bourne and Birmingham Royal Ballet.
'Best Lighting Design of a Play'
2011 Tony Award Nominees
David Lander (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo)
David Lander: B'way: 33 Variations (Tony nomination), I Am My Own Wife (Drama Desk and Outer Critics noms.) both directed by Moisés Kaufman; A Man for All Seasons; Dirty Blond; Golden Child. Selected Off-B'way: NYTW, Playwrights Horizons, The Public Theater, Roundabout Theatre Company, Signature Theatre and Vineyard Theatre. Regional includes Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, L.A. Garland Award, L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award, L.A. Stage Ovation Award nomination - at the Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre; also the Alley Theatre, Arena Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse, Kennedy Center, Long Wharf Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, St. Louis MUNY, The Old Globe. Film: Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Architectural lighting and public art installations in Denver, Houston, New York City, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Providence and San Diego.
Kenneth Posner (The Merchant of Venice)
Ken Posner has designed more than 35 Broadway plays and musicals including Wicked, Hairspray, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Coast of Utopia (Shipwreck), Mrs. Warren' s Profession, Lend Me A Tenor, The Royal Family, Legally Blonde, The Homecoming, The Odd Couple; Glengarry Glen Ross; Little Women; The Frogs; Imaginary Friends; Swing!; Charlie Brown; The Goat; Side Man; The Little Foxes; and The Rose Tattoo. He has received the TONY®, Drama Desk, Obie, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for his designs.
Mimi Jordan Sherin (Jerusalem)
Mimi Jordan Sherin: Designed Jerusalem at the Royal Court and in the West End. Recent: Anna Nicole Smith (Royal Opera House), Billy Budd (Netherlands Opera), Don Giovanni (English National Opera), The Meistersinger (Welsh National Opera), Annie Get Your Gun (Young Vic). Other: Met, Glyndebourne, Vienna Staatsoper, La Fenice, the New Tokyo Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, La Scala, Chicago Lyric, Houston Grand, New York City Opera, National Theatre, RSC. Has designed extensively in America's regional theatres. Awards: Hewes Design Award, two Obies, an Eddy, five Drama Desk nominations.