Sunday, June 1, 2014

Nominations Announced



Nominations for the Connecticut Critics Circle Awards Announced

Nominations for the Connecticut Critics Circle Awards for the 2013-2014 season have been announced. Winners will be honored at a ceremony hosted by Jake Robards at the Westport Country Playhouse on Monday, June 23.

The nominees are:

Outstanding Production of a Play

Macbeth                                                                       Hartford Stage
The House That Will Not Stand                                    Yale Repertory Theatre
The Other Place                                                           Hartford TheaterWorks
These Paper Bullets!                                                     Yale Repertory Theatre
Time Stands Still                                                           Hartford TheaterWorks
Somewhere                                                                  Hartford Stage

Outstanding Production of a Musical

Dreamgirls                                                                    Ivoryton Playhouse
Hello, Dolly!                                                                 Goodspeed Opera House
The Drowsy Chaperone                                                Connecticut Repertory Theatre
The Last Five Years                                                     Long Wharf Theatre
The Most Happy Fella                                      Goodspeed Opera House

Outstanding Director of a Play

Kevin Connors – Master Class                         Music Theatre of Ct
Jackson Gay – These Paper Bullets!                             Yale Repertory Theatre
Patrick McGregor – The House That…                        Yale Repertory Theatre
Rob Ruggiero – Time Stands Still                                  Hartford TheaterWorks
Rob Ruggiero – The Other Place                                  Hartford TheaterWorks
Darko Tresnjak – Macbeth                                           Hartford Stage

Outstanding Director of a Musical

Gordon Edelstein – Last Five Years                              Long Wharf Theatre
Daniel Goldstein – Hello, Dolly!                                    Goodspeed Opera House
Rob Ruggiero – The Most Happy Fella             Goodspeed Opera House

Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play

Julius Ahn – Stuck Elevator                                           International Festival
David Wilson Barnes – These Paper Bullets!                 Yale Repertory Theatre
Steven Epp -- …Anarchist                                           Yale Repertory Theatre
Mark Nelson – Vanya…                                              Hartford Stage
Matthew Rauch – Macbeth                                           Hartford Stage
Michael Rosen – Somewhere                                        Hartford Stage

Outstanding Leading Actress in a Play

Kate Forbes – Macbeth                                               Hartford Stage
Irene Glezos – Master Class                                         Music Theatre of CT
Jayne Houdyshell – The Show-Off                                Westport Country Playhouse
Kate Levy – The Other Place                                       Hartford TheaterWorks
Priscilla Lopez – Somewhere                                        Hartford Stage
Debra Jo Rupp – Dr. Ruth                                            Hartford TheaterWorks
Jeanine Serralles – These Paper Bullets!                        Yale Repertory Theatre

Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical

Klea Blackhurst – Hello, Dolly!                         Goodspeed Opera House
Katie Rose Clarke – Last Five Years                            Long Wharf Theatre
Carissa Massaro – The Fantasticks                               Music Theatre of Connecticut
Mamie Parris – The Most Happy Fella              Goodspeed Opera House

Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical

Bill Nolte – The Most Happy Fella                                Goodspeed Opera House
Adam Halpin – The Last Five Years                             Long Wharf Theatre
Tony Lawson – The Fantasticks                                    Music Theatre of CT
Stephen Mark Lukas – Damn Yankees             Goodspeed Opera House

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Didi Conn – The Underpants                                        Hartford Stage/Long Wharf Theatre
Mia Dillon – A Song at Twilight                                    Hartford Stage/Westport Country Playhouse
Siobhan Fitzgerald – I Ought to be in Pictures               Ivoryton Playhouse
Harriett D. Foy – The House…                                    Yale Repertory Theatre
Stacey Sargeant – Vanya…                                          Hartford Stage
Caryn West – Vanya…                                                Hartford Stage

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Robert Eli – Macbeth                                                   Hartford Stage
David Gregory – Vanya…                                            Hartford Stage
David Manis – Loot                                                      Westport Country Playhouse
Jared McNeil – Fences                                                 Long Wharf Theatre
Steve Routman – The Underpants                                 Hartford Stage/Long Wharf Theatre
Frank Vlastnik – Room Service                                    Westport Country Playhouse

 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Ann Arvia – Damn Yankees                                         Goodspeed Opera House
Ashley Brown – Hello, Dolly!                                       Goodspeed Opera House
Natalie Hill – The Most Happy Fella                             Goodspeed Opera House
Janelle Robinson – South Pacific                                   Summer Theatre of New Canaan
Kristine Zbornik – Damn Yankees                                Goodspeed Opera House

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Doug Carpenter – The Most Happy Fella                     Goodspeed Opera House
Tony Sheldon – Hello, Dolly!                                        Goodspeed Opera House
Kevin Vortmann – The Most Happy Fella                     Goodspeed Opera House
Ron Wisniski – Damn Yankees                                     Goodspeed Opera House

Outstanding Ensemble

I Love You, You’re Perfect…                                      Ivoryton Playhouse
   Sheila E. Coyle
   Michael Brian Dunn
   Holly Holcombe
   Christopher Sutton
   Greg Sutton
Love/Sick                                                                     Hartford TheaterWorks
   Pascale Arnand
   Bruch Reed
   Chris Thorn
   Laura Woodward
Christmas on the Rocks                                                Hartford TheaterWorks
   Harry Bouvy
   Ronn Carroll
   Christine Pedi

Outstanding Debut

Sheniqua Denise Trotman – Dreamgirls                         Ivoryton Playhouse

Outstanding Choreography

Cassia Abate – The Music Man                                    Connecticut Repertory Theatre
Kelli Barclay – Hello, Dolly!                                        Goodspeed Opera House
Greg Graham – Somewhere                                          Hartford Stage
Doug Shankman – Grease                                            Summer Theatre of New Canaan

Outstanding Set Design

Antje Ellermann – The House…                                    Yale Repertory Theatre
Kate Noll -- …Anarchist                                              Yale Repertory Theatre
Alexander Dodge – The Show-off                                Westport Country Playhouse
Michael Yeargan – These Paper Bullets!                       Yale Repertory Theatre
Darko Tresnjak – Macbeth                                           Hartford Stage

Outstanding Costume Design

Jessica Ford – These Paper Bullets!                              Yale Repertory Theatre
Jess Goldstein – The Underpants                                  Hartford Stage/Long Wharf Theatre
Wade Laboissonniere – Hello, Dolly!                            Goodspeed Opera House
Katherine O’Neill – The House…                                 Yale Repertory Theatre
Joshua Pearson – La Dispute                                         Hartford Stage
K. J. Kim – The Fairytale Life…                                   Yale Repertory Theatre

Outstanding Sound Design

Charles Coles/Nathan Roberts -- …Anarchist               Yale Repertory Theatre
Broken Chord – These Paper Bullets!                           Yale Repertory Theatre
Jason Crystal – Somewhere                                          Hartford Stage
Jane Shaw – Macbeth                                                  Hartford Stage
Chad Raines – The Fairytale Life…                              Yale Repertory Theatre

Outstanding Lighting Design

John Lasiter – The Most Happy Fella                            Goodspeed Opera House
Matthew Richards – Macbeth                                       Hartford Stage
Philip S. Rosenberg – Somewhere                                Hartford Stage
Ben Stanton – Last Five Years                                      Long Wharf Theatre
Paul Whitaker – These Paper Bullets!                           Yale Repertory Theatre
Bradley King – The Fairytale Life…                              Yale Repertory Theatre


Special Awards

Billie Joe Armstrong – Songs for …Bullets                    Yale Repertory Theatre
A Broken Umbrella Theatre

The Tom Killen Award


Athol Fugard

1 comment:

  1. I'd love to see a "Best Technical something" award.

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