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BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle - Rae Smith, Best Scenic Design for WAR HOSE!


Rae Smith is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play for War Horse. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with Smith immediately following her acceptance about what winning the award means to her. Click below to catch up with Smith following her big moment!

War Horse marks Smith's Lincoln Center debut. Broadway credits include The Seafarer, The Weir (both by Conor McPherson). Off-Broadway credits include 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). Regionally, she has worked on: 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). For the Royal Shakespeare Company she has designed As You Like It, Pedro the Great Pretender, Cymbeline, The Phoenician Women, Henry IV. Theatre de Complicité credits include The Visit, The Street of Crocodiles (also West End), Wiseguy Scapino, Help I'm Alive, Ave Maria. Royal Court Theatre credits include Shining City (also Dublin), Dublin Carol, The Weir, Faces in the Crowd, Presence, Some Voices, Trust. For more, visit

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. The 2011 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

Marking 65 years of excellence on Broadway, The Tony Awards were broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre.


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