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Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two

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. 

 

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two

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

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Karen Akers

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

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

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Karen Akers

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

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jonathan Cake

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jonathan Cake

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jonathan Cake

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jonathan Cake

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jason Danieley

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Jason Danieley

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Leguizamo

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Leguizamo

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

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
John Leguizamo

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

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Desmin Borges

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Desmin Borges

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Desmin Borges

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Desmin Borges

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Edie Falco

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Edie Falco

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Edie Falco

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

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

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Halley Feiffer

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Tovah Feldshuh

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Tony Sheldon

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Tony Sheldon

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Tony Sheldon

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Aaron Frankel

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Zoe Caldwell

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

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

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Tony Sheldon

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Lionel Larner

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Lionel Larner

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Blythe Danner

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Blythe Danner

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Blythe Danner

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Blythe Danner

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

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Seth Numrich

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Arian Moayed

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

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

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

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

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

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

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

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

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Chris Rock

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Bobby Cannavale

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Bobby Cannavale

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Bobby Cannavale

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
Ernestine Jackson

Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two
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Photos: 2011 Theatre World Awards Presentation - Part Two


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