Trio to be feted by Actors’ foundation

Pittu, Forbes, Thompson awarded for recent work

David Pittu, Kate Forbes and John Douglas Thompson will be presented with awards from the Actors’ Equity Foundation for their work in recent New York productions.

Pittu’s turn in the Shakespeare in the Park summer staging of “Twelfth Night” earned him the St. Clair Bayfield Award for performance by an actor in a Shakespearean play.

Forbes and Thompson both will receive the 2009 Joe A. Calloway Award dedicated to classic theater roles. Forbes’ work in Theater For a New Audience’s “Othello” was honored, with Thompson winning for the title role in that same production, as well as Irish Rep hit, “The Emperor Jones.”

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Legit News from Variety

Loading