So here we have it, the results of the first fosterIAN™ awards, themselves the fruit of a great year of theatre-going in which I rather suspect the fine line between passion and obsession has become somewhat blurred! Hey-ho, there’s 12 plays booked so far for January so I think I know which side is winning! Happy new year.
The Roman Tragedies, Barbican
Best Fringe Play
Public Property, Trafalgar Studios 2
Best Actor in a Play
Hans Kesting, The Roman Tragedies
Best Actress in a Play
Rachel Weisz, A Streetcar Named Desire
Best Supporting Actor in a Play
Andrew Scott, Cock
Best Supporting Actress in a Play
Rebecca Hall, The Winter’s Tale
Best Actor in a Musical
Simon Burke, La Cage aux Folles
Best Actress in a Musical
Samantha Spiro, Hello, Dolly!
Best Supporting Actor in a Musical
Oliver Thornton, Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Best Supporting Actress in a Musical
Josefina Gabrielle, Hello, Dolly!
Best success in the face of adversity
Helen Dallimore, Too Close To The Sun
Closest move to Damehood
Leading man of the year