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BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY :
Howard Davies, Private Lives
Mr. Davies won Olivier, Evening Standard and Drama Desk Awards. RNT: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (also B'way), Secret Rapture, Hedda Gabler, The Crucible, Piano, Pygmalion, The Children's Hour, Mary Stuart, Chips With Everything. RSC: Troilus and Cressida, Piaf, Good, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the last three West End and B'way. Almeida: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Iceman Cometh (West End, B'way). Film: Secret Rapture. Richard Eyre, The Crucible
As Director of Royal National Theatre, staged many award-winning productions, including Guys and Dolls, King Lear, Invention of Love, Racing Demon, Skylight, Amy's View. Co producer of B'way Carousel (Tony). Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement, Lifetime Achievement Awards from Critics Circle, Directors Guild. Knighted in 1997. Books: Utopia and Other Places, Changing Stages, the basis of BBC and PBS series.
Daniel Sullivan, Morning's at Seven
LCT: Ten Unknowns; Spinning Into Butter; Far East; Ah, Wilderness!; An American Daughter; A Fair Country; The Sisters Rosensweig; The Substance of Fire (also L.A.). Broadway: I'm Not Rappaport, Major Barbara, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Conversations With My Father, Heidi Chronicles. MTC: Psychopathia Sexualis, Proof. Off-B'way: Dinner With Friends, The American Clock. Artistic Director Seattle Rep 1981-97.
Mary Zimmerman, Metamorphoses
Ms. Zimmerman is the 1998 recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship as well as ten Joseph Jefferson Awards. Works she has adapted and directed include The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci, The Odyssey, Arabian Nights, Journey to the West and Eleven Rooms of Proust. She also directed Measure for Measure and Henry VIII (NYSF). She is directing Galileo Galilei, a new opera by Philip Glass, at Chicago's Goodman Theatre.