NealsPaper

All Things Entertaining and Cultural

Nominees — Helen and Morris Zoren World Theater Award 2018-2019

Two awards are issued a year.

At the beginning of each year, the Philadelphia Theater Critic’s Award is bestowed to productions and performers appearing between New Brunswick, N.J. and Wilmington, Del.

Mid-year, more in keeping with the way seasons work, a diary of any show seen anywhere in the world is distilled into the Helen and Morris Zoren World Theater Awards.

This year, more than 140 productions were ranked. These include performances seen in New York and London. The top five in each category graduates to nominee status. Today the nominees are listed. At the end of the way, the recipients will be revealed, along with the list of the Top 40 is each category.

 

The nominees for the 2018-2019 Helen and Morris Zoren World Theater Awards are:

 

BEST PRODUCTION

 

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA by William Shakespeare, Royal National Theatre, London

COME FROM AWAY by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York

THE FERRYMAN by Jez Butterworth, Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, New York

HADESTOWN by Anaïs Mitchell, Royal National Theatre, London

NETWORK by Lee Hall after Paddy Chayefesky, Belasco Theatre, New York

 

BEST ACTOR

 

BRYAN CRANSTON, Network, Belasco Theatre, New York

RALPH FIENNES, Antony and Cleopatra, Royal National Theatre, London

BRIAN D’ARCY JAMES, The Ferryman, Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, New York

AUSTIN NEDROW, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia

MATTEO SCAMMELL, Romeo and Juliet, Wilma Theater, Philadelphia; Sweat, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Philadelphia

 

BEST ACTRESS

 

ANNETTE BENING, All My Sons, American Airlines Theatre, New York

ROSALIE CRAIG, Company, Gielgud Theatre, London

TATIANA MASLANY, Network, Belasco Theatre, New York

ELAINE MAY, The Waverly Gallery, John Golden Theatre, New York

SOPHIE OKONEDO, Antony and Cleopatra, Royal National Theatre, London

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

 

TONY GOLDWYN, Network, Belasco Theatre, New York

ANDY GROTELUESCHEN, Tootsie, Marquis Theatre, New York

PATRICK PAGE, Hadestown, Royal National Theatre, London

ALLEN LEWIS RICKMAN, The Sunshine Boys, Bristol Riverside Theatre, Bristol, Pa.

GREG WOOD, Twelfth Night, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Center Valley, Pa.

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

 

MICHE BRADEN, Nina Simone: Four Women, People’s Light & Theatre Company, Malvern, Pa.

FIONNULA FLANAGAN, The Ferryman, Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, New York

AMBER GRAY, Hadestown, Royal National Theatre, London

MERCEDES RUEHL, Torch Song, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York

SARAH STILES, Tootsie, Marquis Theatre, New York

 

BEST DIRECTOR

 

RACHEL CHAVKIN, Hadestown, Royal National Theatre, London

SIMON GODWIN, Antony and Cleopatra, Royal National Theatre, London

SAM MENDES, The Ferryman, Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, New York

IVO VAN HOVE, Network, Belasco Theatre, New York

BLANKA ZIZKA, Romeo and Juliet, Wilma Theater, Philadelphia

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow me on Twitter

%d bloggers like this: