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EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARD 2000 WINNERS
EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARD WINNERS
The awards were presented by Ben Elton at the Savoy Hotel.
Most Promising Playwright: Gary Mitchell, from Belfast, for "The Force of Change". He received his award from Tom Stoppard, and received a cash prize of £30,000
Best Actor: Simon Russell Beale, for "Hamlet". He received his award from Dame Maggie Smith
Best Actress: Paola Dionisotti, for her performance in "Furthur Than the Furthest Thing". Michael Gambon presented her with the award.
Outstanding Newcomer: Chiwitel Ejiofor,23, for his performance in "Blue/Orange".
Best Musical Event: The Car Man, by Matthew Bourne. This award was presented by Jerry Hall.
Best Play: Blue/Orange, by Joe Penhall.
Best Comedy: Stones In His Pockets, by Maria Jones. The award was presented by Macaulay Culkin
Best Stage Design: Bunny Christie, for the Birmingham Rep revival of Tennessee William's "Baby Doll" at the National and West End.