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Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One

The Theatre World Awards presentation were held at Jujamcyn's August Wilson Theatre, 245 West 52nd Street (home of Jersey Boys), in an invitation-only ceremony, on, June 7, 2011 from 2:00 to 3:45 p.m. Peter Filichia hosted, Barry Keating directed, Mary K. Botosan and Erin Oestreich were the event's producers. There was also a tribute to John Willis, founder of the Theatre World Awards, who died last summer. 

The 2010-11 Theatre World Award winners were: Ellen Barkin, The Normal Heart; Desmin Borges, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity; Halley Feiffer, The House of Blue Leaves; Grace Gummer, Arcadia; Rose Hemingway, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; John Larroquette, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Heather Lind, The Merchant of Venice; Patina Miller, Sister Act; Arian Moayed, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo; Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart; Zachary Quinto, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes; and Tony Sheldon, Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The first annual Lunt-Fontanne Award for Ensemble Excellence will be presented to the cast of The Motherf**cker With a Hat: Bobby CannavaleChris RockElizabeth RodriguezAnnabella Sciorra, and Yul Vázquez. Also presented at the TWA ceremony was the third annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence presented to Seth Numrich of War Horse.

The Theatre World Awards for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut performances during the 2010-2011 theatrical season were presented by former Theatre World Award winners, including:Tammy Blanchard (Gypsy, 2003), Gabriel Byrne (A Moon for the Misbegotten, 2000), Zoe Caldwell (Slapstick Tragedy, 1966), Billy Crudup (Arcadia, 1995), Blythe Danner (The Miser, 1969), Edie Falco (Side Man, 1998), Tovah Feldshuh (Yentl, 1976), Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakening, 2007), RoseMary Harris (The Climate of Eden, 1953), and Andrea McArdle (Annie, 1977). There will also be performances by former Theatre World Award winners, including: Karen Akers (Nine, 1982), Ernestine Jackson (Raisin, 1974), and John Lloyd Young (Jersey Boys, 2006).

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd. 

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
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Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
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Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Program for the Theatre World Awards Presentation
 at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Program for the Theatre World Awards Presentation at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Program for the Theatre World Awards Presentation at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Peter Filichia

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Lloyd Young

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Lloyd Young

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Lloyd Young

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Lloyd Young

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Lloyd Young

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Lloyd Young

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Lloyd Young

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Lloyd Young

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Peter Filichia

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Tammy Blanchard

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Tammy Blanchard

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Tammy Blanchard

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Tammy Blanchard

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Rose Hemingway

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Rose Hemingway

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Rose Hemingway

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Rose Hemingway

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Rose Hemingway

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne & Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne & Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne & Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne & Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne video taping ex wife Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne video taping ex wife Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne video taping ex wife Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne video taping ex wife Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Gabriel Byrne

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Ellen Barkin

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Billy Crudup

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Billy Crudup

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Billy Crudup

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Billy Crudup

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Billy Crudup & Grace Gummer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Grace Gummer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Grace Gummer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Grace Gummer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Grace Gummer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Grace Gummer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Rosemary Harris

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Willis & Rosemary Harris

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Rosemary Harris

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Willis & Rosemary Harris

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Larroquette

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Larroquette

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Larroquette

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Larroquette

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
John Larroquette

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Heather Lind

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Heather Lind

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Heather Lind

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Heather Lind

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Jonathan Groff

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Jonathan Groff

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Jonathan Groff & Patina Miller

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Jonathan Groff & Patina Miller

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Patina Miller

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Patina Miller

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Carla Gugino

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Carla Gugino

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Carla Gugino

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Carla Gugino & Zachary Quinto

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Carla Gugino & Zachary Quinto

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Carla Gugino & Zachary Quinto

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Zachary Quinto

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Zachary Quinto

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Zachary Quinto

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Zachary Quinto

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Zachary Quinto

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Zachary Quinto

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
Zachary Quinto

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One
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Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part One

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


 
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