CabaretIts London stage revival has been won at 31St. The annual Critic Circle Theater Awards are taking home three of this year’s best honors.
Rebecca Frecknell’s acclaimed 1966 musical new production won Best Director, Oscar-nominated Jesse Buckley won Best Actress for her role as Sally Bowles. Tom Scott was also recognized for his intriguing stage design.
Below is the complete list of winners.
Come with the biggest upset of the show Cabaret Losing the biggest prize of the night, the award for best musical, which went to Rupert Gold. Spring awakening. The latter led Stuart Thompson to a joint win for the Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer, along with the acclaimed Samuel Chrissy. The Book of Dust – La Bell Savage.
Kush Jumbo wins Trevin Award for Best Shakespearean Performance HamletWhen Ben Daniels was voted Best Actor for his role as Ned Wicks in Dominic Cook’s revival. Ordinary heart. James Graham’s play The best of enemies, Documenting the television battle between political commentator William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal, Michael Billington won the award for best new game.
The private event marked the return of the Circle Theater Award to critics when the epidemic forced the organization to skip the one-year event for the first time in its history. To mark this break, the Circle of Critics has created a single section of praise for those who “went above and beyond to keep the theater alive” during this period.
Founded in 1989, The Critics Circle Theater Awards is run by the Drama Division of The Critics Circle, which has existed in the UK since 1913 to protect and promote cultural criticism.
Complete list of winners:
Best New Drama (The Michael Billington Award)
The best of enemies
Best Musical (The Peter Hepel Award)
Ben Daniels (Ordinary heart)
Jesse Buckley (Cabaret)
Best Shakespearean Performance (The Truin Award)
Kush Jumbo (Hamlet)
Rebecca Frecknall (Cabaret)
The best designer
Tom Scott (Cabaret)
The most promising playwright
Jade Smith (Wilsden’s wife)
Eiger Memic (Old bridge)
Most Promising Newcomer (The Jack Tinker Award)
Stuart Thompson (Spring awakening)
Samuel Chrissy (Book of Dust: La Belle Savage)
Praise for creating exceptional theater during lockdown
Germain Street Theater
Original theater company