Hollywood actors Jude Law and Rachel Weisz have bagged top honours at the annual Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards.india Updated: Jan 28, 2010 20:06 IST
Hollywood actors Jude Law and Rachel Weisz have bagged top honours at the annual Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards. Law, 37, won the award for Best Shakespearean Performance for his
in Michael Grandage’s Donmar production at the Wyndham Theatre.
Weisz, 39, won Best Actress for her performance as Blanche DuBois in
A Streetcar Named Desire
at the Donmar Warehouse. Charles Spencer of
The Daily Telegraph
praised Law’s performance as one of “rare vulnerability and emotional openness”. While talking about Weisz, he said that
star rose to the challenge “magnificently”.
Meanwhile, the Best Actor award went to Mark Rylance for playing gipsy Johnny Byron in
, about the dark underside of rural English life. The play by Jez Butterworth at the Royal Court won Best New Play, reports the
was adjudged the Best Musical.