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Alfred Molina

'Red,' 'Memphis' take home top Tonys

'Red,' 'Memphis' take home top Tonys

Reporting from New York The feel-good musical "Memphis" and the art world drama "Red" were among the biggest Tony Award winners on a night when both Hollywood and London cast long shadows over Broadway's 64th annual spring ritual. "Red," a two-character play starring Alfred Molina as mercurial Abstract Expressionist painter Mark Rothko, won for best new play, one of six statuettes the show claimed at Sunday evening's ceremony. It was produced by London's acclaimed nonprofit Donmar Warehouse before opening this spring on Broadway. "I wrote my first play almost 30 years ago, so this to me is the moment of my lifetime," said playwright...