Earlier this year American Equity threatened to ban the production claiming some of the parts could be played by American actors, but the producers refused to compromise. Photograph: APReuse content
The governor: Janet McTeer receiving her Tony award in New York for best actress in Ibsen's A Doll's House. Her co-star and fellow Briton, Owen Teale, took best actor in a triumphant night for the production imported from London. It also picked up the best director award for Anthony Page.