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SHAKSPERean Edward Gero Wins Hayes Award
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.0425  Wednesday, 6 May 1998.

From:           Hardy M. Cook <
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Date:           Wednesday, May 6, 1998
Subject:        Edward Gero Wins Hayes Award

On Monday night, SHAKSPERean Edward Gero won the prestigious Helen Hayes
award for outstanding leading actor in a resident play for, as Lloyd
Rose in *The Washington Post* writes, his "dominating performance of the
restless, suffering protagonist of 'Skylight'" at the Studio Theatre.
Rose continues, "Gero beat a strong field, including Ted van Griethuysen
as Prospero in the Shakespeare Theatre's 'The Tempest' and Patrick
Stewart in the lead at that same theater's 'Othello.'"

Gero, a member of the Shakespeare Theatre's resident company and theatre
instructor at George Mason University, has been a long-time member of
SHAKSPER.

Congratulations, Ed!

PS: Rose's complete account of the Hayes Award Ceremony can be found at
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/WPlate/1998-05/05/028l-050598-idx.html>
 

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