West End Critics Circle Awards Announced; Mendes & Anything Goes Among Winners

News   West End Critics Circle Awards Announced; Mendes & Anything Goes Among Winners The Critics Circle Theatre Awards for achievement in West End theatre in 2002 were announced Feb. 4 in a ceremony at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The winners follow:

Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer:
Alison Pargeter for Damsels in Distress Most Promising Playwright:
Charlotte Eilenberg for The Lucky Ones

Best designer:
William Dudley for The Coast of Utopia

Best Director:
Sam Mendes for Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya

The John and Wendy Trewin Award For Best Shakespearean Performance:
Mark Rylance for Twelfth Night

Best Actor:
Simon Russell Beale for Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya

Best Actress:
Clare Higgins for Vincent in Brixton

Best Musical:
Anything Goes

Best New Play:
The York Realist