Three awards for ITG in FEATS 2016

by David Crowe on 9 May 2016

The Irish Theatre Group, Brussels, took three awards in FEATS 2016, the results of which were announced tonight. Their production of “The London Vertigo”, by Brian Friel, won first place and also the prize for the best stage presentation; while Brian Foley took the award in the same play for the best actor for his role as Count Mushroom.

Full results:

• First place: Irish Theatre Group with The London Vertigo by Brian Friel, after Charles Macklin
• Second place: University Players, Hamburg with Invasion by Jonas Hassen Khemeri (translated by Frank Perry)
• Third place: AATG with Alas, Poor Fred by James Saunders
• Best original script: Béibhinn Regli (GEDS) for Working Girl
• Best stage presentation: Irish Theatre Group with The London Vertigo by Brian Friel, after Charles Macklin
• Stage management award: BATS, Antwerp with Three More Sleepless Nights by Caryl Churchill
• Discretionary award: Hamburg Players with Soap Opera by David Ives, for the washing machine and the stand-in role played by the director
• Best actor: Brian Foley (ITG) in The London Vertigo by Brian Friel, after Charles Macklin
• Best actress: Marion Carter (AATG) in Alas, Poor Fred by James Saunders

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