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2011 Tony Awards: Rae Smith Wins 'Best Scenic Design of a Play'

2011 Tony Awards: Rae Smith Wins 'Best Scenic Design of a Play'The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony"® Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com.

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards® were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose.

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.

To view the complete list of 2011 Tony Award winners, click here.



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Rae Smith
2011 Tony Award Winner
'Best Scenic Design of a Play

2011 Tony Awards: Rae Smith Wins 'Best Scenic Design of a Play'Rae Smith (War Horse)
Rae Smith: LCT: debut. Broadway: The Seafarer, The Weir (both by Conor McPherson). Off-Broadway: Oliver Twist (Theatre for a New Audience/John Jay, Obie Award/Best Set and Costume Design), Juno and the Paycock (Roundabout), The Street of Crocodiles (John Jay). Regional: Oliver Twist (American Repertory Theater, Berkeley Rep); Dido, Queen of Carthage (also at ART). National Theatre London: Season's Greetings, Or You Could Kiss Me, All's Well That Ends Well, War Horse (Olivier Award, Evening Standard Best Design Award; now in West End), St. Joan (South Bank Award), The Seafarer, A Pillar of the Community, Theatre of Blood, The Light Princess (upcoming). Royal Shakespeare Company: As You Like It, Pedro the Great Pretender, Cymbeline, The Phoenician Women, Henry IV. Theatre de Complicité: The Visit, The Street of Crocodiles (also West End), Wiseguy Scapino, Help I'm Alive, Ave Maria. Royal Court Theatre: Shining City (also Dublin), Dublin Carol, The Weir, Faces in the Crowd, Presence, Some Voices, Trust. Ireland: An Ideal Husband (Abbey/Irish Times Award Best Costume Design) and The Birds (Gate Theatre). Opera and music theater: Gotterdammerung (completing Wagner's Ring Cycle, Opera Du Rhin, Strasbourg), A Little Night Music (Châtelet, Paris), Rusalka (Glyndebourne), Wagner's Ring Cycle (Strasbourg), Bird of Night (Royal Opera House), The Rake's Progress (Aldeburgh), A Midsummer Night's Dream (La Monnaie, Brussels). Dance: Rite of Spring (Fabulous Beast, English National Opera), Prince of the Pagodas (upcoming, National Ballet Tokyo and Birmingham Royal Ballet). www.raesmith.co.uk.


'Best Scenic Design of a Play'
2011 Tony Award Nominees

2011 Tony Awards: Rae Smith Wins 'Best Scenic Design of a Play'Todd Rosenthal (The Motherf**ker with the Hat)
Todd Rosenthal: Tony Award, August Osage County. Regional: Goodman, Steppenwolf, Guthrie, Alliance, Arena Stage, Yale Rep, Alley, Berkeley Rep, Centerstage, Cincinnati Playhouse, Oregon Shakespeare. International: National Theatre, London; Sydney Theater, Australia. Big Apple Circus set designer. Current projects: Ghost Light (Oregon Shakespeare, Berkeley Rep), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Arena Stage, Steppenwolf), Stage Kiss (Goodman), God of Carnage (Guthrie). Winner: 2009 Olivier Award, 2009 Michael Merritt Award, 2010 Garland Award. Associate professor: Northwestern University. Graduate: Yale Drama.

2011 Tony Awards: Rae Smith Wins 'Best Scenic Design of a Play'Ultz (Jerusalem)
Ultz: Broadway debut 30 years ago: Good at the Booth Theatre. Other U.S. premieres: The Art of Success (MTC), Mojo (Steppenwolf), The Harder They Come (Miami). Most recent designs UK: Jerusalem (Olivier Award); The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Off West End Award); Blood and Gifts (National Theatre); Macbeth, Falstaff (Glyndebourne). As an associate artist at Theatre Royal Stratford East, ULTZ develops and directs new pieces of urban music theatre: Jean Genet's play The Blacks Remixed, Da Boyz (a hip-hop version of The Boys From Syracuse) and Pied Piper (Olivier Award).

2011 Tony Awards: Rae Smith Wins 'Best Scenic Design of a Play'Mark Wendland (The Merchant of Venice)
Mark Wendland: Broadway: Next to Normal, Talk Radio, An Almost Holy Picture, Death of a Salesman. New York: Distracted (Roundabout), Boys Life, Some Men (Second Stage), The Age of Iron, Richard III, Hamlet, The False Servant, The Mysteries (CSC), Unconditional (Labyrinth), Spatter Pattern (Playwrights Horizons), Hot'N'Throbbing (Signature Theatre), Beauty of the Father, Iron (MTC). The Public, Delacorte: Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, Cymbeline, Timon of Athens. The Public: Satellites, Fucking A, Pericles, A Dybbuk.

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