Critics’ choice

A revival of Tony Kushner's epic gay.


A revival of Tony Kushner’s epic gay fantastia Angels In America and a production of the verbatim musical London Road are among the big winners of this year’s Toronto Theatre Critics’ Awards.

Now in their fourth year, the awards, which cover productions that played here from June 2013 to May 16, 2014, were chosen by a jury of critics representing the Globe, Star, Post, NOW and the Grid. They’ll be presented at a ceremony at the Spoke Club on June 2.

BEST CANADIAN PLAY: Needles And Opium, by Robert Lepage

BEST INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Passion Play

BEST PRODUCTION OF A PLAY (tie): Lungs (Tarragon) Angels In America (Soulpepper)

BEST DIRECTOR OF A PLAY: Albert Schultz, Of Human Bondage (Soulpepper)

BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY: Damien Atkins, Angels In America (Soulpepper)

BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Carly Street, Venus In Fur (Canadian Stage)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A PLAY: Ian D. Clark, Cock (Studio 180)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Nancy Palk, Angels In America (Soulpepper)

BEST DESIGN: Lorenzo Savoini (sets, lighting), Erika Connor (costumes), Mike Ross (sound), Of Human Bondage (Soulpepper)

BEST PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL: London Road (Canadian Stage)

BEST DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL: Jackie Maxwell, London Road (Canadian Stage)

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: Ramin Karimloo, Les Misérables (Mirvish)

BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Chilina Kennedy, The Little Mermaid (Ross Petty Productions)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: James Monroe Iglehart, Aladdin (Mirvish)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Lana Carillo, The Little Mermaid (Ross Petty Productions)

SPECIAL CITATION: VideoCabaret, for its outstanding body of work

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