Brief Encounter

2011 Award Season


* = Winner
Tony® Award Nominations:

Anything Goes
*Best Revival of a Musical
*Best Actress in a Musical - Sutton Foster
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Adam Godley
Best Direction of a Musical – Kathleen Marshall
*Best Choreography – Kathleen Marshall
Best Scenic Design of a Musical – Derek McLane
Best Costume Design of a Musical – Martin Pakledinaz 
Best Lighting Design of a Musical – Peter Kaczorowski
Best Sound Design of a Musical – Brian Ronan

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Roundabout Roundup: Looking Back at 2010 pt. 2


'Brief Encounter' makes a splash on Broadway!

Arm’s-Length Soul Mates, Swooning but Stoically Chaste - September 28, 2010

"The acrobatics of love are performed in high style in “Brief Encounter,” which is surely the most enchanting work of stagecraft ever inspired by a movie.

The physical activities that occur in this exquisite British-born production, which opened on Tuesday night at Studio 54, are both more everyday and exotic than that, routinely described but seldom enacted." - Ben Brantley, New York Times

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Star Spotlight: Brief Encounter’s Joseph Alessi



Name: Joseph Alessi  

Show: Brief Encounter  

Character: Albert/Fred  


Q & A:  

Q: Where are you from?  

A: I'm from a small town in England called Accrington in the county of Lancashire, my parents are Sicilian immigrants arriving there in 1963. Why they chose a small, dark, cotton mill town in the north of England instead of say...New York! I will never know...   

 Q: What was your first acting gig?  

A: The Cleveland Theatre Company, very small scale, Theatre in Education touring company. Early mornings, freezing, crammed in a van, arrive at a school, build the set, perform, strike the set, back in the van, next school...I did my tour of duty!   

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