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John Osborne Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Play
John Osborne, Inadmissible Evidence
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1964 - Best Play Gold Star
John Osborne, Luther
 
Tony Awards - 1964 - Best Play Gold Star
John Osborne, Luther
 
Tony Awards - 1959 - Best Play
John Osborne, Epitaph for George Dillon
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1958 - Best Foreign Play Gold Star
John Osborne, Look Back in Anger
 
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Play
John Osborne, Look Back In Anger

John Osborne News

BWW Review: THE DANCE OF DEATH, Theatre Royal Bath Photo BWW Review: THE DANCE OF DEATH, Theatre Royal Bath
by Cheryl Markosky - Jun 2, 2022

Lindsay Duncan is magnetic in this revival of Strindberg's black comedy. Read our BWW critic's review.

New Dates Announced for Lincoln Center Theater's EPIPHANY Directed by Tyne Rafaeli Photo New Dates Announced for Lincoln Center Theater's EPIPHANY Directed by Tyne Rafaeli
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater has announced new dates for its upcoming production of Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli.  The play will now begin previews Thursday, May 26 and open on Thursday, June 23 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for EPIPHANY at Lincoln Center Theater Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for EPIPHANY at Lincoln Center Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater is presenting Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).

Lincoln Center Theater to Present EPIPHANY by Brian Watkins Photo Lincoln Center Theater to Present EPIPHANY by Brian Watkins
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater has announced its upcoming production of Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli.  Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 

New Play Commission Scheme Launches; Backed By Caryl Churchill, Tom Stoppard, and Mor Photo New Play Commission Scheme Launches; Backed By Caryl Churchill, Tom Stoppard, and More
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

The New Play Commission Scheme (NPCS), led by WGGB in partnership with HighTide Theatre, UK Theatre and the Independent Theatre Council, has been designed to respond to the decline in new theatre commissions during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Classics Theatre Project Announces 2022 Season Photo The Classics Theatre Project Announces 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022

The Classics Theatre Project, under the artistic direction of Joey Folsom, has curated a 2022 season of four dynamic productions fitting the company's mission to bring the classics to audiences in accessible and relevant ways.

The Classics Theatre Project Announces its 2022 Season and the Return of a Patriarch  Photo The Classics Theatre Project Announces its 2022 Season and the Return of a Patriarch of Dallas Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022

The Classics Theatre Project, under the artistic direction of Joey Folsom, has curated a 2022 season of four dynamic productions fitting the company's mission to bring the classics to audiences in accessible and relevant ways. Spanning countries of origin, regions of America, and various eras, the works highlight the universality of the human condition and the sameness of the issues in human relationships that, regardless of time and place, endear a work as a classic.

Brothers Osborne Release 'Skeletons' Deluxe Album Photo Brothers Osborne Release 'Skeletons' Deluxe Album
by Michael Major - Jan 21, 2022

Brothers Osborne has released the deluxe edition of their GRAMMY-nominated album Skeletons. Scoring a nomination for Best Country Album at the upcoming 64th GRAMMY Awards, the critically acclaimed project includes the new tracks “Headstone,” “Midnight Rider’s Prayer,” and “Younger Me.” Listen to the new album now!

Zuleika Books to Release THE BEST OF THE WEST END by Charles Duff Photo Zuleika Books to Release THE BEST OF THE WEST END by Charles Duff
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2022

Charles Duff’s The Best of the West End: The Life and Work of Frith Banbury, will be published on 24 February 2022 by Zuleika Books. A wonderful mixture of scholarship and gossip, this biography will fascinate and amuse everyone who loves theatre.

Brothers Osborne Announce Deluxe Edition of Grammy-Nominated Album 'Skeletons' Photo Brothers Osborne Announce Deluxe Edition of Grammy-Nominated Album 'Skeletons'
by Michael Major - Dec 20, 2021

Brothers Osborne have announced the deluxe edition of their GRAMMY-nominated album 'Skeletons'. Scoring a nod for Best Country Album at the upcoming 64th GRAMMY Awards, the critically acclaimed project includes the new tracks “Headstone,” “Midnight Rider’s Prayer,” and “Younger Me.”

John Osborne Videos

BWW TV: Kenneth Branagh In THE ENTERTAINER!
by Carrie Dunn - May 16, 2016

Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as the Archie Rice, with John Hurt as Billy Rice in the final production for Plays at the Garrick season.

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of Roundabout's LOOK BACK IN ANGER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 3, 2012

Last night, February 2, Roundabout Theatre Company opened its new production of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, directed by Roundabout Associate Artist Sam Gold. The cast features Adam Driver as 'Cliff,' Sarah Goldberg as 'Allison,' Charlotte Parry as 'Helena,' and Matthew Rhys as 'Jimmy'. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge takes you inside opening night with interviews on the red carpet. Look Back in Anger opens at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. The production will play a limited engagement through April 8, 2012.

BWW TV: Roundabout's LOOK BACK IN ANGER- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company's Look Back in Anger, by John Osborne, directed by Sam Gold is currently in previews. The cast features Adam Driver as 'Cliff,' Sarah Goldberg as 'Allison,' Charlotte Parry as 'Helena,' and Matthew Rhys as 'Jimmy.' Look Back in Anger will open officially on February 2, 2012 at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The production will play a limited engagement through April 8, 2012. Check out highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Rosemary Harris, Jim Dale, et al. on Roundabout's 2012 Season
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 6, 2012

In the following video, cast members, directors, playwrights, and Roundabout Theatre Company staff members discuss each show for the new season in-depth and give fans a good idea about what exactly the new season will look like.

STAGE TUBE: Talking LOOK BACK IN ANGER With the Cast & Creative Team
by Stage Tube - Jan 5, 2012

Find out what he company of Roundabout Theatre Company's new off-Broadway production of John Osborne's play Look Back in Anger had to say about the show by clicking below!

STAGE TUBE: Get a Preview of Roundabout's 2011-2012 Season!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 14, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company's 2011-2012 season features Terence Rattigan's Man and Boy, starring Frank Langella, directed by Maria Aitken; Stephen Karam's Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois; Andrew Hinderaker's Suicide, Incorporated, directed by Jonathan Berry; Athol Fugard's The Road To Mecca starring RoseMary Harris, Carla Gugino & Jim Dale, directed by Gordon Edelstein and John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, directed by Sam Gold; Marc Camoletti's Don't Dress For Dinner adapted by Robin Hawdon, directed by John Tillinger; Mary Chase's Harvey starring Jim Parsons, Jessica Hecht & Charles Kimbrough, directed by Scott Ellis. Roundabout's Tony Award winning production of Anything Goes starring Sutton Foster & Joel Grey, directed & choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, is currently playing at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Get a first look at the season below!

STAGE TUBE: Roundabout Reveals New Website Design!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has just launched a brand new website design, and you can check out all of the new features by clicking below! Visit the improved site at: http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/

STAGE TUBE: Roundabout Theatre Company Announces New Play Initiative
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company is a not-for-profit theatre dedicated to providing a nurturing artistic home for theatre artists at all stages of their careers where the widest possible audience can experience their work at affordable prices. Roundabout fulfills its mission each season through the revival of classic plays and musicals; development and production of new works by established playwrights and emerging writers; educational initiatives that enrich the lives of children and adults; and a subscription model and audience outreach programs that cultivate loyal audiences.

STAGE TUBE: MAN AND BOY TV Spot Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company presents three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella as 'Gregor Antonescu' in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy, directed by Maria Aitken. As part of the centennial celebration of English playwright Terence Rattigan, Man and Boy began previews on September 9th and opens officially on October 9, 2011 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. This will be a limited engagement through November 27, 2011. Check out the new TV spot for the show below!

BWW TV: Meet the Angels of ANYTHING GOES!
by Jessica Lewis - May 10, 2011

Anything Goes stars Tony Award winner - and now 2011 Tony nominee - Sutton Foster as 'Reno Sweeney' and Tony and Academy Award winner Joel Grey as 'Moonface Martin.' Anything Goes is directed & choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. Recently, BroadwayWorld stopped by the Stephen Sondheim theater to meet the ladies that give Ms. Sweeney her wings. Below, meet the Angels of Anything Goes!


John Osborne Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has John Osborne been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Inadmissible Evidence , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Luther , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Luther , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Epitaph for George Dillon Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Look Back in Anger and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Look Back In Anger .

What awards has John Osborne won?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Luther Best Play (Tony Awards) for Luther and Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Look Back in Anger.