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Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two

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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 Two

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Willis & Karen Akers

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Karen Akers

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Willis & Karen Akers

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Willis & Karen Akers

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Karen Akers

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Willis & Karen Akers

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jonathan Cake

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jonathan Cake

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jonathan Cake

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jonathan Cake

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jason Danieley

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jason Danieley

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Leguizamo

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Leguizamo

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Leguizamo & Desmin Borges

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Leguizamo

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Leguizamo & Desmin Borges

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Desmin Borges

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Desmin Borges

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Desmin Borges

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Desmin Borges

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Edie Falco

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Edie Falco

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Edie Falco

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Edie Falco & Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Tovah Feldshuh

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Tony Sheldon

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Tony Sheldon

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Tony Sheldon

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Aaron Frankel

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Zoe Caldwell

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Zoe Caldwell & Aaron Frankel

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Zoe Caldwell & Aaron Frankel

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Tony Sheldon

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Lionel Larner

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Lionel Larner

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Blythe Danner

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Blythe Danner

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Blythe Danner

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Blythe Danner

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Blythe Danner & Seth Numrich

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra, Yul Vazquez, Bobby Cannavale & Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Annabella Sciorra, Zoe Caldwell, Chris Rock & Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Annabella Sciorra, Zoe Caldwell, Chris Rock & Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Annabella Sciorra, Zoe Caldwell, Chris Rock & Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock & Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock & Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Bobby Cannavale & Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photo Coverage: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

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

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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.