Banderas, Selya, Winokur Among Winners of Theatre World Awards

News   Banderas, Selya, Winokur Among Winners of Theatre World Awards The Theatre World Awards, which honor performers for making their first big New York splash (including, but not limited to, Broadway debuts), were announced May 19. The winners will be celebrated at a ceremony to be held June 2.

The 2003 Theatre World Awards winners are Antonio Banderas (Nine), Tammy Blanchard (Gypsy), Thomas Jefferson Byrd (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom), Jonathan Cake Medea), Victoria Hamilton (A Day in the Death of Joe Egg), Clare Higgins (Vincent in Brixton), Jackie Hoffman (Hairspray), Mary Stuart Masterson (Nine), John Selya (Movin’ Out), Jochum ten Haaf (Vincent in Brixton), Daniel Sunjata (Take Me Out) and Marissa Jaret Winokur (Hairspray). Theatre World is an annual publication edited by John Willis. The awards self-titled awards were first presented in the 1944-45 season.

Among past winners include Betty Comden (1944-45); Barbara Bel Geddes, Marlon Brando (1945-46); Carol Channing, Julie Harris (1948-49); Charlton Heston, Grace Kelly (1949-50); Richard Burton, Cloris Leachman, Eli Wallach (1950-51); Audrey Hepburn (1951-52); Rosemary Harris, Eileen Heckart, Richard Kiley, Paul Newman, Gwen Verdon (1952-53); Harry Belafonte, James Dean (1953-54); Julie Andrews, Barbara Cook, Anthony Perkins, Christopher Plummer (1954-55); Sydney Chaplin, Jason Robards, (1956-57); Anne Bancroft, Richard Easton, George C. Scott (1957 58); Larry Hagman, William Shatner, Pat Suzuki, Rip Torn (1958-59); Warren Beatty, Carol Burnett, Patty Duke, Jane Fonda, John McMartin, Dick Van Dyke (1959-60); Elizabeth Ashley, Peter Fonda, James Earl Jones, Robert Redford, Brenda Vaccaro (1961-62); Alan Arkin, Liza Minnelli, Estelle Parsons (1962-63); Linda Lavin (1964-65); Zoe Caldwell, John Cullum, Faye Dunaway, Leslie Ann Warren (1965-66); Dustin Hoffman, Leslie Uggams, Jon Voight, Christopher Walken (1966-67); Sandy Duncan, Bernadette Peters, Michael Rupert (1967-68); Jane Alexander, Blythe Danner, Al Pacino (1968-69 ); Len Cariou, Lewis J. Stadlen (1969-70); Ben Vereen, James Woods (1971-72); Victor Garber (1972-73); Joe Morton, Ann Reinking, (1973-74); Christine Andreas, Tovah Feldshuh, Meryl Streep (1975-76); Joanna Gleason, Andrea McArdle, Jonathan Pryce (1976-77); Nell Carter, William Hurt, Judy Kaye (1977-78); Gregory Hines, Michael Jeter, Christine Lahti, Edward James Olmos (1978-79); Boyd Gaines, Richard Gere, Harry Groener, Lonny Price, Dianne Wiest (1979-80); Giancarlo Esposito, Cynthia Nixon, Amanda Plummer (1980-81); Karen Akers, Danny Glover, David Alan Grier, Jennifer Holliday, Elizabeth McGovern (1981-82 ); Matthew Broderick, Kate Burton, Harvey Fierstein, Peter Gallagher, John Malkovich (1982-83); Joan Allen, Glenne Headly (1983-84); Charles S. Dutton, Whoopi Goldberg, John Mahoney, Laurie Metcalf, John Turturro (1984-85); Alec Baldwin, Ed Harris, Marisa Tomei (1985 86); Annette Bening, Timothy Daly, Demi Moore, Molly Ringwald, Colm Wilkinson (1986-87); Melissa Gilbert, Aidan Quinn, B.D. Wong (1987-88); Dylan Baker, Joan Cusack, Sally Mayes, Kyra Sedgwick, Eric Stoltz (1988-89); Michael McKean, Mary Louise Parker (1989-90); Gillian Anderson, Adam Arkin, LaChanze, Lea Salonga (1990-91); Larry Fishburne, Jessica Lange, Laura Linney (1991-92); Michael Cerveris, Marcia Gay Harden, Andrea Martin, Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea, Natasha Richardson, Martin Short, Jennifer Tilly (1992-93); Jarrod Emick, Audra Ann McDonald, Anna Deavere Smith, (1993-94) Billy Crudup, Ralph Fiennes, Beverly D’Angelo, Calista Flockhart, Anthony LaPaglia, Helen Mirren, Jude Law, Vanessa Williams (1994-95); Viola Davis, Michael McGrath, Alfred Molina, Adam Pascal, Lou Diamond Phillips, Daphne Rubin-Vega (1995-96); Kristin Chenowith, Jason Danieley, Linda Eder, Allison Janney, Mark Ruffalo, Fiona Shaw (1996-97); Margaret Colin, Alan Cumming, Lea Delaria, Edie Falco (1997-98 ); Rupert Graves, Nicole Kidman, Ute Lemper (1998-99); Craig Bierko, Gabriel Byrne, Toni Collette, Stephen Dillane, Jennifer Ehle, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Hayley Mills, Claudia Shear (1999-2000); Juliette Binoche, Macaulay Culkin, Raul Esparza, Kathleen Freeman, Deven May, Reba McEntire, Chris Noth, Rosie Perez, Joely Richardson, John Ritter (2000-2001); and Simon Callow, Mos Def, Spencer Kayden, Gretchen Mol, Anna Paquin, Louise Pitre, Rachel Weisz (2001-2002).