Paule Constable is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for War Horse. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with Constable immediately following her acceptance about what winning the award means to her. Click below to catch up with Constable following her big moment!
Paule Constable's credits on the West End include Love Never Dies, Oliver!, Evita and Don Carlos (Olivier Award). She has worked at The National Theatre on 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 credits include Clybourne Park (also West End), The City, Krapp's Last Tape, The Country, The Weir (also West End and Broadway). Other theater includes 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).
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. The 2011 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
Marking 65 years of excellence on Broadway, The Tony Awards were broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre.