He acted in August Strindberg's play, "Dance of Death," at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Frances De La Tour and Owen Teale in the cast. Sean Mathias was director.
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They didn't call it marriage, although you can call it anything you want. The one thing you cannot mention is God, that is absolutely verboten. I suppose I'm a bit mean-spirited, but I really can't see why the government couldn't just say gay people can get married - that would have been true equality and so much simpler. But that hasn't been done because they couldn't face the furore. So they've...
Won Broadway's 1981 Tony Award as Best Actor (Play) for originating the role of Antonio Salieri
in "Amadeus". He was nominated in the same category in 1984 for "Ian McKellen Acting Shakespeare".