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Mark Rylance

Wins Tony

15 Jun, 2008

Rylance wins first Tony Award for Best Actor (Play) for portraying Robert in Boeing-Boeing at the 62nd Annual Tony Awards.  Rylance’s acceptance speech was the work of Duluth, Minnesota poet Lewis Jenkins.

I tried one of [Jenkins’ works] out at the Drama Desk Awards, and it went down well.

Mark Rylance – 2008 Tony Awards acceptance speech