Evening Standard’s 2008 Theatre Winners

24 Nov

The Honor Roll

BEST ACTRESS (joint winners)
Margaret Tyzack and Penelope Wilton, The Chalk Garden (Donmar Warehouse)

BEST ACTOR
Chiwetel Ejiofor in Othello
(Donmar Warehouse)

BEST PLAY
The Pitmen Painters by Lee Hall (Inspired by a book by William Feaver; Live Theatre and National Theatre co-production)

THE NED SHERRIN AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL
StreetScene (The Opera Group and Young Vic)

THE CHARLES WINTOUR AWARD FOR MOST PROMISING PLAYWRIGHT
Tarell Alvin McCraney
In the Red and Brown Water/The Brothers Size
(Young Vic)

BEST DESIGN
Neil Murray for Brief Encounter (Kneehigh at Cinema Haymarket Theatre)

THE SYDNEY EDWARDS AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
Michael Grandage
Ivanov/The Chalk Garden/Othello
(Donmar Warehouse and Donmar West End at Wyndham’s)

THE MILTON SHULMAN AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING NEWCOMER
Ella Smith, Fat Pig (Trafalgar Studios and Comedy Theatre)

THE EDITOR’S AWARD
Michael Boyd for the History Cycle
(RSC at Roundhouse)

SPECIAL AWARD Kevin Spacey for bringing new life to The Old Vic

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One Response to “Evening Standard’s 2008 Theatre Winners”

  1. Real Live Theater November 26, 2008 at 4:17 pm #

    Congratulations to all! Thank your for keeping live theater alive. Cheers and keep breaking legs!

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