Articles Tagged 'Olivier Awards'

U.S. Plays Win Top Honors at London’s Olivier Awards

We’ve been writing at length here at Anglophenia about the British invasion of our cultural scene, but last night in London, Americans led a successful counterattack on British soil, with a series of impressive victories at the Olivier Awards, the UK’s rough equivalent to Broadway’s Tonys. Among the big Yankee winners: Legally Blonde – the […]

No Olivier for Keira Knightley – But She Looked Fabulous

This year’s Olivier Awards – the UK’s equivalent to the Tonys – were given out last night, and Rachel Weisz, as expected, won Best Actress in a Play for playing Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire. Tony winner Mark Rylance won Best Actor in Play for his role in Jerusalem, defeating Hamlet star Jude […]