Best Direction of a Play: Anthony Page

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At 8:46 PM ET, Hal Holbrook presented the Best Direction of a Play Award to Anthony Page for his work in A Doll's House.

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At 8:46 PM ET, Hal Holbrook presented the Best Direction of a Play Award to Anthony Page for his work in A Doll's House.

Here is Mr. Page's bio:

ANTHONY PAGE (Director) trained under Sandy Meisner and Martha Graham at the Neighborhood Playhouse. He became an assistant director at The Royal Court Theatre in 1958, where he worked on and off until 1973, becoming Artistic Director for various periods between 1964-73 and directing the premieres of John Osborne's Inadmissible Evidence with Nicol Williamson, A Patriot for Me with Maximillian Schell, Time Present, Hotel in Amsterdam with Paul Scofield, West of Suez with Ralph Richardson, as well as Ted Whitehead's Alpha Beta with Rachael Roberts and Albert Finney, and Beckett's Not I. He also directed Nil Carborundum and Women Beware Women at the RSC in 1962. For the National Theatre he directed The Rules of the Game with Paul Scofield, Mrs. Warren's Profession with Joan Plowright, and Absolute Hell with Judi Dench. Most recently on the West End he directed Three Tall Women with Maggie Smith and A Doll's House (Olivier nomination). On Broadway he directed Heartbreak House with Rex Harrison and Inadmissible Evidence with Nicol Williamson, as well as The Caretaker at the Roundabout and King Lear at the American Shakespeare Theatre. In addition to his many British TV productions, his US television credits include "Pueblo Affair" (Emmy Nomination), "Missiles of October" (Emmy Nomination), "Bill" starring Mickey Rooney (Golden Globe Award), "The Patricia Neal Story" with Glenda Jackson and Dirk Bogard (DGA Nomination), "Second Serve" starring Vanessa Redgrave, "Pack of Lies" with Ellen Burstyn, "F.D.R.: The Final Year" with Jason Robards, "The Nightmare Years" with Sam Waterston, "Chernobyl: The Final Warning" with Jon Voight and Jason Robards, and "Middlemarch." Films include Inadmissible Evidence (Nicol Williamson), Alpha Beta (Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts), Absolution (Richard Burton) and I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (Kathleen Quinlan, Bibi Andersson). Mr. Page received both Tony and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations as Best Director for this production.

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