Oscar Isaac, Maura Tierney, and More Take Home 2016 Golden Globe Awards
An assortment of theater favorites received honors for their work in film and television.
The recipients of the 2016 Golden Globe Awards have been announced, and a handful of theater favorites took home statues for their contributions to the past year of film and television.
On the television side, the list of winners included stage vets Christian Slater (Monty Python's Spamalot) for Mr. Robot, Maura Tierney (Lucky Guy) for The Affair, and Oscar Isaac (We Live Here) for Show Me a Hero. Mozart in the Jungle, an Amazon Prime series cocreated by theater-director Alex Timbers (The Robber Bridegroom) and starring Broadway's Bernadette Peters (Follies), Debra Monk (Curtains), and Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties), took home the Best Comedy or Musical Series award.
On the film end, recipients with stage credits included Brie Larson (Our Town at Williamstown Theatre Festival) for Room, Sylvester Stallone (Rocky the Musical) for Creed, and Aaron Sorkin (The Farnsworth Invention) for his screenplay of Steve Jobs. Denzel Washington, a Tony winner for his performance in the 2010 Broadway revival of Fences, took home the Cecil B. DeMille Award for his contributions to the entertainment industry.
Nominees this year also included Tony winners Mark Rylance (Twelfth Night) for Wolf Hall and Bridge of Spies, Helen Mirren (The Audience) for Trumbo, Al Pacino (China Doll) for Danny Collins, and Eddie Redmayne (Red) for The Danish Girl, as well as Cate Blanchett (Uncle Vanya) for Carol and Uzo Aduba (Godspell) for Orange Is the New Black.