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Halloween Festival 2005
Oct. 8 - Nov. 3
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Halloween Festival 2004
Oct. 7 - Oct. 31
Schedule
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Halloween Festival 2003
Oct. 15 - Nov. 2

The Next
Great American 
Playwright Festival 2003

Aug. 21-25

Winter into Spring Festival 2003
Mar. 9 - Mar. 30

Halloween Festival 2002
Oct. 14 - Nov. 3

Winter Festival 2002
Feb. 28 - Mar. 17

2001:  A Spotlight On Festival Odyssey
Feb. 28 - Mar. 25

 

 

 

2005 - 7TH ANNUAL SPOTLIGHT ON THEATRE AWARDS

 

FULL LENGTH PRODUCTIONS

 

Best Production 

ETERNITY: TIME WITHOUT END - Cross-Eyed Bear Productions (Halloween Festival 2004 - sci fi - Greenwich Street Theatre) When Eleven diverse people come separately to a secluded beach looking for a rumored fountain of youth, they find more than they bargained for.

THE GREEN DRAGON - Cuchipinoy Productions - Access Theatre - Summer 2004 - Myth/Drama - 9/11 Allegory – The “dragon” has destroyed NY and the citizens deal with theaftermath while the dragon lives on.

NOW I LIE - Cuchipinoy Productions - Halloween 2004 - Drama - Fable - Tells the story of three generations of Chinese-American women who are on the run from their past, a curse on their bloodline in the form of a dog-witch that hunts their offspring.  After a lifetime on the road, Jane finally confronts her mother, Lola, about their past and the sins of her grandmother, Mae.  Only then will she be able to confront the dog-witch that now threatens her.

THE SNOW QUEEN - The Looking Glass Theatre/ FHB Productions - Nov.6 – Dec. 19 2004 - children’s - Loosely adapted from the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, follows the adventures of Gerda, a young Norwegian woman, on her quest to save her younger brother Kai from the castle of the icy Snow Queen.

THE TEMPEST - The Looking Glass Theatre/FHB Productions - Summer 2004 - adapted version of Shakespeare - Magical visual images also included the castaways weaving in an amongst trees, a screaming harpy, spells, comedic love scenes, drunks and spirits make up the cast. This adaptation by director Glory Sims Bowen includes the gender bending of several roles.

WELCOME TO TOURETTAVILLE - Produced by June Rachelson-Ospa - Halloween 2004 - Children’s musical  - A musical about kindness and alienation.  A young boy’s oz-like dream world where four aliens, Tick, Blinky, Screamer, and the Big Bleeper, befriend and inspire him toward self-acceptance. 

 

Best Direction

GLORY SIMS BOWEN - Choreography: JENNIFER DIMINNI - The Tempest - Producer: The Looking Glass Theatre/FHB Productions; Assistant Director Abigail Ramsay

GLORY SIMS BOWEN -Choreographer: Colette Brandenburg -  The Snow Queen - The Looking Glass Theatre/ FHB Productions; Assistant Directors Karen Kwan and Susan Rankus

JONATHAN CALINDAS / Asst Director: SARAH DARNSTEADT - Now I Lie - Cuchipinoy Productions

DANIEL NEIDEN/ Musical Director: PETER SAXE-Welcome to Tourettaville

DUNCAN PFLASTER - Eternity: Time Without End

STEVEN THORNBURG/Asst. Director: Henry Segovia - Thor’s Day - Wings Theatre Co./ Spotlight On Production– Wings - Summer 2004 - Drama - This is an erotic, powerful, provocative and terrifying thriller. Philip, a middle-aged insurance salesman, brings home a gorgeous young man for an afternoon tryst; their encounter is fraught with pleasure and danger as the clock ticks down to an explosive and unexpected climax. 

 

Best Set/Scenic Design

MARIO CORRALES (set), ROLAND ILOG (projection) - The Green Dragon - Cuchipinoy Productions - Access Theatre - Summer 2004 - Myth/Drama - (clever use of wood blocks of all odd shapes to make various areas; stop sign; chairs; flowing cloth).  Projection: and were used primarily in the second Act to help tell the story. (eg. When the "man" was swallowed by the whale, we had a backdrop of water which then changed into the interior of the whale).

MARIO CORRALES, JANETE DA ROCHA, LENICE DA ROCHA (set); JONATHAN CALINDAS (projection)Now I Lie - House, pier, backdrops, trees, etc – Projections were projected from behind and changed to depict the scene whenever the action moved into the past (eg. The trailer interior, the pier, rural China, etc). The opening had a montage of pictures from Jane and Lola's travels that disappeared one by one.

RUSTY GUNTHER - The Snow Queen - Areas; tables, chairs; use of balcony, platform for “flowers”, etc.

ERICA BECK HEMMINGER - The Tempest - Long See-through Curtains hanging for trees which were pulled across cable to create different scenes. Rocks with rope attached.

ROBERT MONACO; STEVEN THORNBURG - Thor’s Day - Full House – 2 level living room; bookshelves; paintings; windows, furniture; tables, etc.

 

Best Lighting Design

JAMES BEDELL -The Snow Queen - Area lighting – Balcony used Black Light effects for the Puppetry and for the robber girl scene when the walls lit up under black light. Pink lights for Martha Flower with jazzy lights for the flower dance. Creepy lights for the forest. Warm lights for the Summer Princess. Giant shadows cast on the walls for the Snow Queen/Dr. Fauske sequences.

JAMES BEDELL  - The Tempest   Gobos, creepy lights on fabric to create trees, greeh harpy light, umbrellas lit from behind to cause them to light up, colorful lights for wedding fan dance – making the fans glow.

MARIO CORRALES - The Green Dragon - Area lightings; footlight effect for when the "Man" says goodbye, and also in act II where the "Man" is transported into the "Universe" where we went to black and flooded the room with moving lights to resemble planets and stars.

MARIO CORRALES Now I Lie -  Areas, shadows, stark lighting for the Trailer scenes, and the bright outdoor lighting for the Pier scenes, and dark scary lighting for the forest in China scene.

SEAN LINEHAN: - Thor’s Day - Indoor lighting; lightning storm; shadows; cyc in window, lamplight.

 

Best Sound Design

CHRISTOPHER BROOKS - The Snow Queen - Original Norwegian music including traditional Sami music. Warped 50's music for Martha Flower, warped Disney music for the Summer Princess and ball room scenes, warped alternative punk rock music for Robber Girl Scenes, originally composed music by Christopher Brooks for the Snow Queen sequences. 

CHRISTOPHER BROOKS - The Tempest – Eerie, Dreamy Music warping traditional Asian music into a strange unique fairy sound. Ocean affects. Music for Dance transitions, fan dancing and umbrella dance.

LECK DZIE  - Guns, Shackles & Winter Coats - A World Audience, Inc. Production (Producer’s Club Theatre) March 12, 2005- Drama - A four-man team’s experience in combat and the subsequent battle with lingering trauma and homelessness. (Combat explosions, radio talk, inside the bunker and a gunshot at the end. "Atmospheric."

THOMAS HOAGLAND - Night of the Living Dead: The Musical - Produced by The Abreact Theater Company - Halloween 2004 - musical - A drive to visit mother’s grave turns into a blood covered sing along.  Walking dead infused with rock and roll.  Sound: rock track at beginning; radio changing stations; creaking doors, etc.

ERIC JOHNSON Now I Lie - Mostly ambient noises (waves for the pier scenes).

 

Best Costume Design

THOMAS HOAGLAND -  Night of the Living Dead: The Musical - Tattered “dead” clothes; dead waitress; dead mother; lots of blood; zombie outfits; etc.

REBECCA LUSTIGThe Tempest - Fairy/Spirit costumes. Prosperas black and red Asian dress. Islanders royal outfits, Caliban's dollish dress, the castaways clothing in general.

LUCY MARIOULLETTI - The Bacchae - Togas and sashes, cloaks, headdresses, rods/staffs, sandas, faun skins & thyrsus.

DUNCAN PFLASTER  - Eternity: Time Without End - A simple white shift, wet white shorts & shirt changing into jewel-toned skirt & shirt Siete - "Amish"-style simple grey clothes; Perry - Teenage Pizza Delivery Boy, Girl in running suit, Shakespearean actor, turn-of the century gentleman, Pierrot from Commedia dell'arte. Dr. Xerxes - business suit and skirt, disheveled version of same in act II; Stefan - Jeans and T-shirt, reminiscent of "Prince Eric" from "The Little Mermaid". Mamacito - Shorts and tan shirt; everyone else was basically jeans and T-shirts or skirts.

IRACEL RIVERO - The Snow Queen - Traditional fairy tale Norwegian Costumes, Original Snow Queen dress, Martha Flower and her flowers (with the hand made flower hats), the river fabric for The River Nerthus, Detailed ball gowns for the Summer Princess and her followers, Detailed suitors outfits including a knight, a Latino prince, and long shimmering hair for the Count, Punk rock gear reminiscent of a comic book for Robber Girl and the robbers, original snow queen guards suits, a wild wig and costume for Dr. Faust, and more.

 

Best Actor

ARI BENJAMIN  - Eternity - (Stefan Prinz - Naive and unhappy gay man.  Marian’s traveling companion.)

JIMMY DIEFFENBACH- Welcome to Tourettaville - (Mark Brayne - boy with Turret’s Syndrome)

GREGORY KONOW - Full Tilt - (Lyle – husband that thinks there is a conspiracy re: World Trade Center)

ADAM MERVIS - Thor’s Day (Buck – dangerous younger man)

RODNEY E. REYES – Radioactive Republicans and Dancing Democrats (Wipppy, Cast 1)

BRIAN TOWNES - The Bacchae (Dionysus, God of art)

 

Best Actress

VANESSA ELESE - Full Tilt - (Amy – wife that thinks her husband is going insane)

CLARA BARTON GREENEternity - (Calliope - Under a spell of speaking nonsense.  She later becomes cured and has poetic speech.  Married to Siete.)

CAROLYN MESSINA  - Sin Times Seven - (Mother Naked – runs the establishment)

RANDI SOBOL – The Tempest  (Prospera - The betrayed sorceress who is stranded on the isle.)

SONIA TATNINOV  - Now I Lie – (Jane - Wore jeans and a white t-shirt.  Daughter and also played young Mae's cruel mother.)

SUSAN BARNES WALKER –The Green Dragon – (various roles - Debra (likes fashion boutiques), Maddie (Debra's sister, loves cheesecake), David's Mom (agoraphobic who worries about her son being out all night); also plays the Spider Woman (white scary mask, black shroud) in Act II.)

 

Supporting Actor

ROBERT ALBRECHT – Guns, Shackles and Overcoats (Private Thomas Johnson – wore military glasses and the youngest of the army buddies.)

BRENDAN BURKE  - Eternity - (Siete - Afflicted with a limp.  Old-fashioned.  Married to Calliope.)

PAUL D’AMATO  - Full Tilt (Jim – Lyle’s father – worried about his son.  Might be involved in conspiracy)

NEAL MAYER – Welcome To Tourettaville  (Dad - father of Mark; Tic - this character is the “tic” manifestation of the disease.)

ANDREW ROTHKINThe Tempest - (Stephano -The funny drunk man in lust with Caliban, who tries to overthrow Prospera and become King of the Isle.)

JASON SPECLAND – Eternity  (“Perry”- several characters: Luke, Diana, Neil, Mason, Pierrot & older Buzz) - A numinous person who keeps appearing in many different guises; as a pizza boy, a young girl, a Shakespearean actor, a turn-of-the-century father, Pierrot from the Commedia Dell’Arte, and as  the grown-up Buzz. 

 

Supporting Actress

ALEXANDRA FINGER – Eternity -  (Dr. Marian Xerxes A doctor- Stefan’s traveling companion and employer.)

JENA TESSE FOX – Eternity -  (Tara -  First one on stage- in charge and boisterous.  Mac’s traveling companion.)

SEIKO HIGUMA – Now I Lie  (Mae – played grandmother)

WANDA HOUSTON – Welcome to Tourettaville  (Mrs. Pencil - the school teacher; Dr. Snooze -the family’s doctor; Dr. Head the psychologist; Big Bleeper – this character is the “cursing” manifestation of the disease.)

SUSAN RANKUS  - The Tempest- (Caliban -The funny blond girl in the cute little dress who runs around the isle trying to convince people to over throw Prospera.)

MEG RODD  - The Snow Queen - (River Nerthus, Robber girl, Violet Flower, Lady in Waiting at the Summer Palace, Puppeteer/ Mourner - The political activist robber in the black leather jacket)

 

Best Featured Performer

J. DOLAN BYRNES – Guns, Shackles & Overcoats -  (Homeless vet  in act 2 – monologue)

JOE FANELLI – Eternity -  (Buzz / Junior - “Child” of the “Family”.  11 years old.  Also plays Junior, the son of Perry, in act II.  11 years old.)

SIOBHAN PARISI .from The Bacchea.. (First Messenger, a cattle herder (dark haired mediterranian woman.)

GINA STEC from The Tempest (Sebastiana - The ditzy sister of the queen who also plots to have the Queen killed.)

JENNIFER STOKES from The Tempest (Antonia - Prospera's sister who betrayed Prospera and had her banished to the isle. She also plots to kill the Queen and carries a knife around with her, waiting for the opportunity.)

 

Best Cameo or Walk-on Performance 

BEN ALLEBONE – The Oboe Player (Whistler - Played “actor” rehearsing shakespeare during the last scene of the play.)

CHORUS OF BACCHAE- The Bacchea (Worshippers of Dionysus - ZALMAN ABRAMCHIK; MORGANNE DAVIES; BETSY KARIC; JAMEY NICOLAS; KEVIN WALSH; SHANNAH SANDERS; MARK METIVIER)

THE FAIRIES/SPIRITS OF THE ISLEThe Tempest (as a group - EMILY DRES BRAND (Juno); CHIASUI CHEN (Sulis); SACHA ISKRA (Iris); KIMBERLY VILLANUEVA (Ceres)

SACHA ISKRA – The Tempest (Iris/Fairy),

THERESA PURCELL – Night of the Living Dead (Waitress Purcell - waitress zombie)


ONE ACT CATEGORY

 

Longer One Acts (More than 25 minutes in length)

Best One Act Production / Director (long form)

ALBEE DAMNED - By Kevin Brofsky - Dir. Derek Jamison - Halloween 2004 – Part of Evening “Albee, Bush and Maplethorpe” - Edward Albee fans will appreciate this tale of Bill and Hilary, a middle aged couple living in a small New England town of Hope, New Hampshire.  It’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 20 minutes with a little of The Goat thrown in when Bill and Hilary invite a gay couple home for a nightcap.

BAD DAMES GO TO HELL! - By Todd Geringswald - Dir.: Neal Sims - –Grayce Production Halloween 2004 –part of evening called “Bad Dames Go To Hell!” - A parody of 1930s Hollywood pre-code films.  Bad Dames is the story of a boxer, Broadway and a couple of dames.  It’s the Carol Burnett show movie take-off meets Charles Busch

LOVE SUFFOCATES  - By Mary Beth Shannahan - Dir.: Paula D’Alessandris - part of Afternoon of One-Acts Halloween 2004 – Part of Evening of One Acts - A kissing shrink finds the missing link to a psychological puzzle in a corner bar.  Drinks and conversation with a pretty girl reveal secrets about love.  A secret detective meets a potential killer in a bar.

SEP’UL KUR – Written and Directed by Sharon Fogarty - Making Light/ Sharon Fogarty Performance Theatre - Halloween 2004 - Completely addicted to art and desperate to enliven their deteriorating paintings, two psychotic art lovers attempt to sacrifice a movie star.  As a depressed starlet waits in the wings, a murderous vampire must seduce her into self sacrifice.  This mini-musical invites you to a ritualistic party where guests include the world’s ugliest witches, the drunkest widow they can find and the horniest art student.

TEA TIME - By Larry Brennan - Dir.: Jay Michaels - (Part Of Bare Stages) – Halloween Festival  - Genesis repertory presents the The Performing Arts Society of Kingsborough Community College - Centering on Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland character, the Mad Hatter, the play follows his exploits as he escapes the tea party to attempt to be normal

 

Best Technical Achievement in a One Act Production (Long Form)

ALBEE DAMNED - Lights: general; Sound: show tunes; Set: sofa, chairs, table – living room setting – Louis Lopardi/ Ed Valentine / Kevin Brofsky Halloween 2004 – Part of Evening “Albee, Bush and Maplethorpe” - Edward Albee fans will appreciate this tale of Bill and Hilary, a middle aged couple living in a small New England town of Hope, New Hampshire.  It’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 20 minutes with a little of The Goat thrown in when Bill and Hilary invite a gay couple home for a nightcap.

BAD DAMES GO TO HELL! Lights: Louis Lopardi – area – shadows, etc; Costumes: David L. Zwiers (30s style; dresses for men playing women, etc.); Sound: Louis Lopardi – 30s music, singers, sound effects from movies from the era - Halloween 2004 –part of evening called “Bad Dames Go To Hell!” - A parody of 1930s Hollywood pre-code films.  Bad Dames is the story of a boxer, Broadway and a couple of dames.  It’s the Carol Burnett show movie take-off meets Charles Busch

LOVE SUFFOCATES – Lighting: Len Shigemoto (general lighting); Set: Paula D’Alessandris bar setting; sound: Mickey Zetts – live music – guitar player); costumes: street clothes - Lighting designer part of Afternoon of One-Acts Halloween 2004 – Part of Evening of One Acts - A kissing shrink finds the missing link to a psychological puzzle in a corner bar.  Drinks and conversation with a pretty girl reveal secrets about love.  A secret detective meets a potential killer in a bar.

SEP’UL KUR - Musical Direction/Sound: Sharon Fogarty (original songs)/ Door opening, Erie noises, etc.; Set: Sharon Fogarty (chairs/fabric – represented castle furniture); Costumes: Sharon Fogarty (gothic clothes; drag outfit, vampire, little boy, etc.); Lighting: Mark Adamsbaum (area lighting) - Sharon Fogarty; Making Light/ Performance Theatre - Halloween 2004 - Completely addicted to art and desperate to enliven their deteriorating paintings, two psychotic art lovers attempt to sacrifice a movie star.  As a depressed starlet waits in the wings, a murderous vampire must seduce her into self sacrifice.  This mini-musical invites you to a ritualistic party where guests include the world’s ugliest witches, the drunkest widow they can find and the horniest art student.

TEA TIME Lights: Jeffrey Rene/ Christopher Glitzos (area lighting); sound: Salvatore Vezzuso, original music Neal Rosner, WKRB-FM, sound and incidental music (live guitar – underscoring throughout piece)  Set: Brian Byrne (chairs, areas); Costumes: Shareema Prester (mad hatter hat and costume, street clothes)  (Part Of Bare Stages) – Halloween Festival Genesis repertory presents the The Performing Arts Society of Kingsborough College - Centering on Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland character, the Mad Hatter, the play follows his exploits as he escapes the tea party to attempt to be normal

 

Best Actor in a One Act Production (Long Form)

JIMMY AQUINO– Do You Mind If I Join You? (Bill Christen – man that picks up Millie and tries to rape her )

FRANK CAIATI – Tea Time (The Mad Hatter)

MARSHALL CORRERO – Bad Dames Go To Hell! (Knuckles Dugan – boxer that gets in with the mob)

STEVE DEIGHAN – Sep Ul’ Kur (Stuart- Neurotic host/art collector/host. )

TOM DUSENBURY – Albee Damned  (Bill – husband/professor)

TODD MICHAEL – Bad Dames Go To Hell! (Mona St. Moritz – boxer’s dame – starts seeing mobster)

 

Best Actress – One Act Production (long form)

CINTI LAIRD - Do You Mind If I Join You? (Evelyn Epps – friend of Millie’s that seeks revenge)

CAROL MONDA – Albee Damned (Hillary/wife/ professor)

DENISE MULLEN – Bad Dames Go To Hell! (Trixie Loomis – friend of Mona’s)

CATHERINE ROGERS – Sep Ul’ Kur (Marti - obsessed hostess.)

MARY SHERIDAN - Do You Mind If I Join You? (Millie Booker – woman that is almost raped and then kills herself)

SAMI ZETTS-Love Suffocates – (Magdelina - nervous, psychopathic, passionate – the murderer telling her story – slowly gets drunk as evening progresses)

 

Best Supporting Player –Male -  One Act Production (Long Form)

TIMOTHY P. DALY – Sep Ul’ Kur (Francis - Perverted art student.)

JASON GROSSMAN – Sep Ul’ Kur (Vowla - Vampire.)

MICHAEL SHATTNER – Sep Ul’ Kur (Mrs. Treevil – Alcoholic widow)

DARNEL SMALL – Tea Time (The March Hare)

JEFFREY PLUNKETT  - Sep Ul’ Kur (Fracka - Cockney witch –sister of Wicka.)

DAVID L. ZWIERS – Bad Dames Go To Hell! (Reporter – interviews the boxer; Oliver Kingsley – Rich man)

 

Best Supporting Player –Female -  One Act Production (Long Form)

KSENIYA BANDARENKO – Tea Time  (The Cheshire Cat - full-figured. fair haired, dressed in fur

like a cat. british accent)

ERIN CAREYLove Suffocates (Luinda - bartender, ditzy bubbley blonde, perky – undercover detective)

KELLY ANN HEANEY – Bad Dames Go To Hell!  (Isobel Van Buren – rich society dame)

BOBBI OWENS- Sep Ul’ Kur (Lilly – Movie Star)

KAREN CHRISTIE WARD  - Sep Ul’ Kur (Wicka – Cockney witch)

MARISSA C. WOLF – Do You Mind If I Join You?  (Sonja Rivera – fun lovinng 3rd friend that dates a lot)

 

Shorter One Acts (Less than 25 minutes in length)

Best One Act Production / Director (Short form)

THE FIRST LADY – By Ed Valentine - Dir. Peter Bloch  - Halloween Festival (part of Albee, Bush and Maplethorpe) Oct. 2004 - One perfect little First Lady takes us on tour of the White House during the Christmas Season and has a little problem keeping her balance.

INVISIBLE MAN, THE MUSICAL  - Written by the cast - Dir.: Ken Scudder– Part of Boooooo! Twooooo! – Produced by The Mistake - Halloween Festival - a parody of the movie put to song.

PAYBACK - Written and directed by Elias Stimac part of 12 Angry Women Loan Star Productions/ Cuchipinoy Productions - Jan. 24 and 25, 2005 - John Houseman Studio A Theatre  - girl speaks to ex in audience with song lyrics.

SARI YAMS –Written and directed by Abigail Ramsay Part Of Evening Of One-Acts – Halloween Festival – A Comedy – Irene's home cooking and aruna's colorful sari collide in this comic tale of two women caterers and the international food fair man of their dreams.

SINGAPORE LIL – By Todd Geringswald - Dir.: Neal Sims - Halloween 2004 - (part of Bad Dames Go To Hell!) -Grayce Productions -  A parody of 1930s Hollywood pre-code films.  Singapore Lil is the story a China Seas pleasure girl. It’s the Carol Burnett show movie take-off meets Charles Busch.

 

Technical Achievement in One Act Production (Short Form)

DESPERATE NETWORK – Lighting Design: Mario Corrales; Sound: Rodney E. Reyes; Set: Mario Corrales; Costumes: Cast  (lights: general; set: chairs, etc.; sound: soap opera type music; Costumes: “diva” dresses and outfits, male character in dress) part of  12 Angry Women Loan Star Productions/ Cuchipinoy Productions - Jan. 24 And 25, 2005  John Houseman Studio A Theatre A - Take off of Desperate Housewives

THE FIRST LADY –Light/Sound: Peter Bloch/ Ed Valentine (low lights when white house burning; crackling sound when burning); Set Design: N. Joseph DeTullio (miniature white house that “burned”); Costumes: business suit .

INVISIBLE MAN, THE MUSICAL   - Lights/sound: Jeanne Marie Doyle (dark lighting; “eerie noises”); microphoned voices from off stage to simulate “invisibility”; set: n/a; costumes: black clothing.)

SARI YAMS – Lights: Abigail Ramsay  (general); Sound: Abigail Ramsay (ethnic music from street fair); Set: Abigail Ramsay/ Gita Reddy (2 booths/ food, pots, etc.; Costumes: Abigail Ramsay/ Gita Reddy (outfits depicted ethnicity).

SINGAPORE LIL – Lights: Louis Lopardi – area lightings – shadows, etc; Costumes: David L. Zwiers (30s style; dresses for men playing women, etc.)

 

Best Actress in a One Act Production (Short form)

GLORY BOWEN - Fortune’s Fool – part of 12 Angry Women -(Anne – goes to get fortune told.)

KELLY ANN HEANEY from Singapore Lil (Lady Sybil Blessington – society lady on boat trip)

DENISE MULLEN - from Singapore Lil  (Ruby Chapman - former call girl addicted to smack)

ABIGAIL RAMSAY from Sari Yams (Irene – representing southern cooking)

SUSAN RANKUS Fortune’s Fool  - part of 12 Angry Women - (Silvy – fortune teller)

GITA REDDY from Sari Yams (Aruna - representing Indian cooking)

 

Best Actor in a One Act Production (Short form)

JAY COLLIGAN - Invisible Man, The Musical  (Detective)

MARSHALL CORRERO - Singapore Lil (Captain Dutch Gallagher/captain of ship – had past with Lilly)

TODD MICHAEL  - Singapore Lil (Lilly La Mar – woman with a past – had history with captain – helps former heroin addict)

NEAL SIMS – Singapore Lil (Sir. Geoffrey Blessington – stuffy society man; Rodney Montague – gad about – a bit shady)

DAVID L. ZWIERSSingapore Lil (Madame Sutra – evil Asian lady – dances at top)

 

Best One-Person Performance

GLORY BOWEN – from Oprah part of 12 Angry Women (Woman–A woman brings book idea on stupid men to talk show office.)

JADE ESTEBAN ESTRADA from Icons: The Lesbian And Gay History fo the World, Vol. 2; Halloween 2004 - played various roles - Alexander the Great; Queen Christina of Sweden; Susan B. Anthony; Billie Jean King; Harvey Milk; (9/11) hero Mark Bingham)

CAROLINE SAMAAN from Still Life part of 12 Angry Women- Dramatic, talks about losing her boyfriend)

SUSAN BARNES WALKER - The First Lady (Laura Bush giving a tour of the White House during the Christmas Holiday.)

 

Best Musical or Comedy Variety Event/ Director

BOOOO! TWOOOO! – Dir.: Ken Scudder; Musical Director: Ken Scudder  - Produced by: The Mistake -Lights/sound: Jeanne Marie Doyle (lights: lots of reds for scary scenes, etc. Sound: creaking noises, music for commercials: (played along with keyboard) -  The Mistake - Halloween 2004 - Sketch Comedy - Sketches: My Client Says Trick or Treat (Dracula has legal problems) all; Intro – Ken Scudder; The Séance – Carrie, Andrew, Jay; Godzilla – Athlete’s Foot (commercial by Godzilla) – Jay, Andrew; Ken’s Halloween Memory (reminiscing) Ken; Take A Meeting (corporate fire) All; Boooo! Twooooo! – All; Andrew’s Halloween memory (reminiscing) Andrew; Assignments – group argues – all; Bill’s House of Flesh (commercial) all; Awesome Hash (Andrew is mad scientist – that sings to “monster mash”) all; Dracula’s Retirement – (interview of bloodsucker played by Ken) all; Diva Eraser (commercial on erasing loud divas) Carrie, Andrew, Jay; W.B.D. – Jay, Ken; Mike it Quick – all; Godzilla – Sleep Aid – Jay, Andrew – commercial; Carrie’s Halloween Memory (reminiscing) Carrie; Invisible Man, The Musical – the move version to song – All

CHILLS – Dir.: Andrew Rothkin; Musical Director: Christopher Brooks: Choreographer: Hana Mori Taylor produced by: White Rabbit Theatre - Part of Halloween Fest - Non-traditional theatrical explosion, explores and celebrates the beauty, joy and sensuality of the darkest components of the human condition through poetry, music and dance.  Why are we so attracted to what scares us the most?; “Plasma” (spoken word of song by The Legendary Pink Dots); “Smoking Sense...” (original by A. Rothkin); “Spellbound” (Song by Siouxsie and the Banshees); “Psychedelic Silvers...” (original by A. Rothkin); “Welcome to this Deserted House” (by Shel Silverstein); “Layer by Layer” (original by A. Rothkin); “Macbeth” (monologue by Shakespeare); “Nemesis” (song by Shriekback); “Out of the Shadows 2” (Original by A. Rothkin); “Halloween in the Suburbs” (by H.P. Lovecraft); “Out The Shadows” (original by A. Rothkin); “I Should Have...” (original by A. Rothkin); “Annabelle Lee” (epic poem by E.A. Poe); “Of Lillies and Remains” Song by Bauhaus); “The Day After Halloween” (by Shel Silverstein); “Brothers of Darkness” (original by A. Rothkin); “The Reptiles and I” (Song by Shriekback); “Haunted” (Song by Love and Rockets); “Rehearsal” (by Tony Sokol); “We Watched her breathing through the night” (By Thomas Hood); “Ballad of Reading Gaol” (By Oscar Wilde)

FROM THE FRONT PORCH - By: Renee Flemings; Dir. Carole Mansley/ Renee Flemings; Musical Dir.: Mario Sprouse; Sound Design: Chris Rummel;  Band: Darrell Briscoe – Bass; Greg Gonzalez – Drums; Salvatore Carolei – Harmonica; Tony Bellantoni –Guitar  - Produced by: Renee’assanceTheatre Company - Halloween 2004 & Triad March 2005 - RC Cola, canned peaches, politics and love, not to mention George Wallace’s mama make for interesting summers in the small town of Clayton, Alabama.  Blues, R&B and reflections on life as seen from the front porch. Renee tells the story of her life growing up in the show – songs: Let the Good Times Roll; Feel Like Breaking up Somebody's Home; I can't Stand The rain; Son of a Preacher Man; come Into My Kitchen; Stormy Monday; Baby Please Don't go; Let The Good Times Roll: reprise

LA CONTESSA’S CHRISTMAS SPIC-TACULAR; The Triad - Spotlight On & Gay and Lesbian Acting Co. - 12/19/04 & 1/1/05 - By Hector Lugo; Dir.: Frank Calo/ Hector Lugo; Set: Hector Lugo/ Frank Calo; Eddie Elsworth; Sue marticek (2 large x-mas trees; giant wreath); Costumes: Scott Westervelt; (contessa dress; narrator toy soldier hat; santa outfit, elf outfit); Choreography: Eileen Casey; (Contessa dance numbers at opening); Musical Direction: Mark Erenstoft; Band – the Broadway Misfits Band - Contessa is on a quest to find Santa!  Lugo as La Contessa the Puerto Rican Dame Edna! Fresh as holly and straight from her starring role in the international Musical Sensation Madagascar! The Musical. Many festive special guests and singers join La Contessa in this Spic-tacular! and she is accompanied by her band.; Robert Vest (Mr. UPS – “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”; White Christmas”); Jenny Greeman (The Broads – “Santa Baby”; “Santa Clause Is Coming To Town”); Teresa Fischer (The Broads – “Santa Clause is Coming to Town”; “Is there A Straight Man in the House?”); Tommy Barz (Lt. Bars – safety tips); Joel Freidrich (Irving The Elf: “Dreidel Song”); Chuck Sweeney (Peggy Lee – “Fever”; “Jingle Bell Rock”); Gail Dennison (Judy the fruitcake lady - “Big Man”); J. Dolan Byrnes (Santa Dec. 19 – “Holly Jolly Christmas”); Elias Stimac (Santa Jan. 1 – “Holly Jolly Christmas”); Scott Westervelt (Mitzi Gaymore – the drag assistant); Frank Calo (The Announcer/ commercials); Hector sang: One Spectacular Christmas Medley; Winter Wonderland; Christmas, Please Come Home; Feliz Navidad)

LA CONTESSA’S VARIETY SHOW - By: Hector Lugo; Dir.: Hector Lugo/ Frank Calo; Lighting: Alan Kanevsky (spots, reds); Music: Alan Hidalgo (canned music); Choreography: Eileen Casey; Costumes: cast; dresses for Contessa Scott Westervelt;Gay and Lesbian Acting Company - Halloween 2004 - 10/17 - Lisa Hunt (dance version of “This Joint is Jumping”); Nathanael Reimer (“Bewitched”); Samantha Anderson (Samanthan Runway – she danced and did karate); Chuck Sweeney (Peggy Lee – “Fever”; “Is That all There is?”); Gail Dennison (Judy – made cakes; funny laugher); Robert Vest ( I will Carry You”); Eugene Thornburg (no armed Poet); “Equal Ladders” by Steven Thornburg; “The Patriot” by Joan Thornburg; 10/23 - Knox Bundy (“Old Friend”; “Anything You Can Do”); Patrick O’Hare (“When I Look at You” (from the Scarlett Pimpernel); “Anything You Can Do”; Robert Vest (“I Will Carry You “ (Clay Aikens song); “I’ll Be Seeing You”; Mitzi Gaymore Rough and Ready Man; 10/31 - Raven Snook (“gay man in a straight woman’s body”); Lisa Hunt (“Its Raining Men”); Nathanael Reimer (“Bewitched”); Simon Seven (played the Australian instrument the Dirrigido); Jonah Falcon; Chuck Sweeney (Peggy Lee – “Fever”; “Is That all There is?”); Gail Dennison (Judy – made cakes; funny laugher - handed out gifts);Henry Orrango (did the dance of Salome – with the head of John Baptiste); Eugene Thornburg“The Patriot” poem; Hector Lugo (La Contessa – banters with audience; interviews guests; sings: “Madagascar” [original song]; “I Go To Rio”; “Copacabana”; “I Write the Songs”; “It is Begining to Look a Lot Like Halloween”.

 

Best Musical Direction/ Band

CHILLS –Musical Director: Christopher Brooks: Choreographer: Hana Mori Taylor  - Dir.: Andrew Rothkin; Band: Mona Kayhan (keyboard); Rusty Gunther (bass guitar); Christopher Brooks (bass guitar, guitar and percussion); Jen Spinello (guitar)

FROM THE FRONT PORCH - By: Renee Flemings; Musical Dir.: Mario Sprouse; Sound Design: Chris Rummel; Band: Darrell Briscoe – Bass; Greg Gonzalez – Drums; Salvatore Carolei – Harmonica; Tony Bellantoni –Guitar - Dir. Carole Mansley/ Renee Flemings.

LA CONTESSA’S CHRISTMAS SPIC-TACULAR The Triad - Spotlight On & Gay and Lesbian Acting Co. - 12/19/04 & 1/1/05 - By Hector Lugo; Set: Hector Lugo/ Frank Calo; Eddie Elsworth; Sue marticek (2 large x-mas trees; giant wreath); Costumes: Scott Westervelt; (contessa dress; narrator toy soldier hat; santa outfit, elf outfit); Choreography: Eileen Casey; (Contessa dance numbers at opening); Musical Direction: Mark Erenstoft; Band – the Broadway Misfits Band - Dir.: Frank Calo/ Hector Lugo.

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: THE MUSICAL - Halloween 2004 - Original Music: Chad Kushuba/ lyrics: Thomas Hoagland; Band: Dustin Gardner (Bass); Phred Brown (drums/ piano); Mikey Brown (guitar); Chad Kushuba (guitar) - Original songs: "Night of the Living Dead" (cast); "I'm scared shitless" (Ben and Barbara); "Hell on Earth" (Ben; family in basement); "Perfect family" (family in basement) - A drive to visit mother’s grave turns into a blood covered sing along.  Walking dead infused with rock and roll.

SEP’UL KUR - Making Light/ Sharon Fogarty Performance Theatre - Halloween 2004 - Musical Direction: Sharon Fogarty (original songs) - Musical accompanist: Joe Bendik; John Kessel - Completely addicted to art and desperate to enliven their deteriorating paintings, two psychotic art lovers attempt to sacrifice a movie star.  As a depressed starlet waits in the wings, a murderous vampire must seduce her into self sacrifice.  This mini-musical invites you to a ritualistic party where guests include the world’s ugliest witches, the drunkest widow they can find and the horniest art student. Songs: It's a Sep'ul-kur!  Steve Deighan and Catherine Rogers - Uptempo Tango; Cup of Love - Michael Shattner-  Blues;  Ugly Sisters - Jeffrey Plunkett and Karen Christie Ward – Polka;  The Artist's Touch Timothy P. Daly  - Waltz Ballad;  To Be a Vampire Jason Grossman -  Rock;  My Next Show Bobbi Owens -  Slow Blues

 

Best Lead Performer in a Variety Event

GAIL DENNISON from Judy’s House – hosted this “party” and sang Big Man (Jeepers Creepers it’s Gay Pride Day at Judy’s House.  Judy is joined by many of her fabulous and talented friends who visit and chat.)

RENEE FLEMINGS from From the Front Porch- Songs: Let the Good Times Roll; Feel Like Breaking up Somebody's Home; I can't Stand The rain; Son of a Preacher Man; come Into My Kitchen; Stormy Monday; BAby Please Don't go; Let The Good Times Roll: reprise

HECTOR LUGO from La Contessa’s Christmas Spic-Tacular (Contessa – Puerto Rican Dame Edna – One Spectacular Christmas Medley; Winter Wonderland; Christmas, Please Come Home; Feliz Navidad)

HECTOR LUGO from La Contessa’s Variety Show - (La Contessa – banters with audience; interviews guests; sings: “Madagascar” [original song]; “I Go To Rio”; “Copacabana”; “I Write the Songs”; “It is Begining to Look a Lot Like Halloween”

KEN SCUDDER from Boooooo! Twoooooo! (My Client Says Trick or Treat; Intro; Ken’s Halloween Memory (reminiscing); Take A Meeting (corporate fire); Boooo! Twooooo!; Assignments – group argues; Bill’s House of Flesh (commercial); Bill’s House of Flesh (commercial); Dracula’s Retirement – (interview of bloodsucker played by Ken); W.B.D; Mike it Quick; Invisible Man, The Musical – the move version to song  (hosted and acted in many of the skits)

 

Best Supporting Performer in a Variety Event (appearing at least 2 or more performances)

JAY COLLIGAN  from Boooooo! Twoooooo!- (My Client Says Trick or Treat; The Séance; Godzilla – Athlete’s Foot; Take A Meeting (corporate fire) (commercial by Godzilla); Boooo! Twooooo!; Assignments – group argues; Bill’s House of Flesh (commercial); Bill’s House of Flesh (commercial); Dracula’s Retirement – (interview of bloodsucker played by Ken); Diva Eraser (commercial on erasing loud divas); W.B.D; Mike it Quick; Godzilla – Sleep Aid commercial; Invisible Man, The Musical – the move version to song

GAIL DENNISON from La Contessa’s Christmas Spic-Tacular! (Judy the fruitcake lady - “Big Man”)

CARRIE JANELL from Boooooo! Twoooooo! My Client Says Trick or Treat; The Séance; Take A Meeting (corporate fire); Boooo! Twooooo!; Assignments – group argues; Bill’s House of Flesh (commercial); Bill’s House of Flesh (commercial); Dracula’s Retirement – (interview of bloodsucker played by Ken); Diva Eraser (commercial on erasing loud divas); Mike it Quick; Carrie’s Halloween Memory (reminiscing); Invisible Man, The Musical – the move version to song

ANDREW MARTIN from Boooooo! Twoooooo!- My Client Says Trick or Treat; The Séance; Godzilla – Athlete’s Foot (commercial by Godzilla); Take A Meeting (corporate fire); Boooo! Twooooo!; Andrew’s Halloween memory (reminiscing); Assignments – group argues; Bill’s House of Flesh (commercial); Bill’s House of Flesh (commercial); Dracula’s Retirement – (interview of bloodsucker played by Ken); Diva Eraser (commercial on erasing loud divas); Mike it Quick; Godzilla – Sleep Aid commercial; Invisible Man, The Musical – the move version to song

CHUCK SWEENEY from La Contessa’s Christmas Spic-Tacular! and La Contessa’s Variety Show - (Peggy Lee – “Fever”; “Is that All there is?”; “Jingle Bell Rock”)

 

Best Guest Appearance(performing in only one show of a series or one off as a guest)

JESSICA DELFINO from Short Works – Sung with a guitar her own work “The War Song (You don't lick my pussy right, oh yeah...)” and “Sudden Change (Once a month for a week, I bleed from my vagina.)”

LISA HUNT from La Contessa’s Variety Show (“Its Raining Men”; “This Joint is Jumping” debut of new record that went top 10 Billboard Dance)

HECTOR LUGO from Judy’s House – La Contessa sang “I go to Rio”

RAVEN SNOOK from La Contessa’s Variety Show “I wanna be where the drag queens are” (original lyrics - music from little mermaid “Part of that world”)

ROBERT VEST from La Contessa’s Variety Show (“I Will Carry You “ (Clay Aikens song); “I’ll Be Seeing You”

 

Favorite Male Singer 

HECTOR LUGO – from La Contessa’s Christmas Spic-Tacular (Contessa – Puerto Rican Dame Edna – One Spectacular Christmas Medley; Winter Wonderland; Christmas, Please Come Home; Feliz Navidad) and   from La Contessa’s Variety Show - (La Contessa –sings: “Madagascar” [original song]; “I Go To Rio”; “Copacabana”; “I Write the Songs”; “It is Begining to Look a Lot Like Halloween” and from Judy’s House La Contessa sang: I Go To Rio”

NEAL MAYER from Welcome to Tourettaville (Dad - father of Mark; Tic - this character is the “tic” manifestation of the disease.) - Welcome to Tourettaville   Tic, Blinky and Screamer sing this song to Mark. They sing about tics, blinks and screams, the symptoms of Tourette Syndrome, and invite Mark to join in; The Tourettaville National Anthem: A One-Of-A-Kind You   An ensemble song about kindness and accepting everyone in the world...even if they appear to be different; Free (Reprise)  Mark has returned from his dreamworld visit to Tourettaville. With his family and the ensemble, he sings about his new self-acceptance and self-confidence.

HAKIM MCMILLIAN – fromChills (Haunted; Rehearsals; large voice - drums – African-American, wore leather pants and jacket, with black and red tiger print shirt)

CHUCK SWEENEY from La Contessa’s Christmas Spic-Tacular! and La Contessa’s Variety Show - (Peggy Lee – “Fever”; “Is that All there is?”; “Jingle Bell Rock”)

ROBERT VEST from La Contessa’s Variety Show (“I Will Carry You“ (Clay Aikens song); “I’ll Be Seeing You”; also from La Contessa’s Christmas Spic-Tacular! (Mr. UPS – “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”; “White Christmas”)

 

Favorite Female Singer

GAIL DENNISON  from Judy’s House – hosted this “party” and sang Big Man and from La Contessa’s Christmas Spic-Tacular! “Big Man”

TERESA FISCHER from La Contessa’s Christmas Spic-Tacular! (The Broads – “Santa Clause is Coming to Town”; “Is there A Straight Man in the House?”)

RENEE FLEMINGS from From the Front Porch- Songs: Let the Good Times Roll; Feel Like Breaking up Somebody's Home; I can't Stand The rain; Son of a Preacher Man; come Into My Kitchen; Stormy Monday; BAby Please Don't go; Let The Good Times Roll: reprise

WANDA HOUSTON from Welcome to Tourettaville (Mrs. Pencil - the African American school teacher; Dr. Snooze -the family’s doctor; Dr. Head the psychologist; Big Bleeper - this character is the “cursing” manifestation of the disease.) Look at Me; Welcome to Tourettaville; The Tourettaville National Anthem: A One-Of-A-Kind You;Free (Reprise)

LISA HUNT from La Contessa’s Variety Show (“Its Raining Men”; “This Joint is Jumping”)

 

Best Original Song

It's a Sep'ul-kur!  from Sep’ul Kur - Sung by Stuart and Marti (the hosts of the party Uptempo Tango – announcing the guest list by Sharon Fogarty

Ugly Sisters from Sep’ul Kur - sung by Fracka and Wick about being ugly sisters to a Polka beat by Sharon

I’ll Bring You the Music” From Cinti Laird’s Comedy Pageant -  (retro sounding dance song) – By Cinti Laird

Night of the Living Dead From Night of the Living Dead – The Musical -  (rock anthem) sung by cast – lyrics: Thomas Hoagland; Music: Chad Kushuba

Madagascar from La Contessa Variety Show -   (from the fictional musical “Madagascar: The Musical” – sung by La Contessa) by Hector Lugo

The Tourettaville National Anthem: A One-Of-A-Kind You  from Welcome to Tourettaville An ensemble song about kindness and accepting everyone in the world...even if they appear to be different. Music: Daniel Neiden, Doug Katsaros, Jody Gray

Sudden Change (Once a month for a week, I bleed from my vagina) from Short Works Sung by Jessica Delfino with a guitar.  by Jessica Delfino

 

Best Reading 

The Biography Of A Constellation  by Lila Rose Kaplan; Dir.: Maria Goyanes  - Part of Halloween Festival -  Andromeda appears to be a princess, but is actually a secret scientist.  One morning her mother chains her to a rock.  Andromeda journeys through time and space to escape her chains.  She discovers The Computers, a mysterious group of women astronomers from the 19th Century.  Biography is a myth, a eulogy and a planetarium show.

THE LIZARDS By: Alan Bowne; Dir.: Damon W. Arrington - - Exposed Brick Productions -Halloween 2004 - In an apartment in the Lower East Side, buried under years and years worth of newspaper and magazine clippings detailing the history of NYC, is a box.  But can Kip, Gooey and 3-Yard find it in time?

THE POETRY OF TOMMY BARZ  by Tommy Barz - part of Short Works - Halloween 2004 - Original poetry read by Tommy Barz: I Can’t Go to Brooklyn Tonight; My No Class Writing Class; My Visit to the Grand Canyon; As seen Through The Eyes of George Bush; Sunrise in the Park (the squirrel poem); How Do I get Rid of you Now that We’ve Made Love?; Thou Missing Prop; The Stage; The Big Word Poem; To the Poets of the World.

 

Best Performance in a Reading or Spoken Word Performance

TOMMY BARZ from Short Works - Halloween 2004 - Original poetry read by Tommy Barz: I Can’t Go to Brooklyn Tonight; My No Class Writing Class; My Visit to the Grand Canyon; As seen Through The Eyes of George Bush; Sunrise in the Park (the squirrel poem); How Do I get Rid of you Now that We’ve Made Love?; Thou Missing Prop; The Stage; The Big Word Poem; To the Poets of the World

RICHARD LAY from Short Works Monologue – “Romeo and Romeo” by Richard Lay (male/male version of Romeo and Juliet - wore funny hat);

DAVID MYERS from Biography of a Constellation (Gregory/Perseus – seeks help; stuck on subway, etc.)

SARAH PETERSIEL from Biography of a Constellation (The Archival Librarian – played very old lady that walks through audience)

JOHN RENGSTORFF from The Lizards (Maurice – older man that brings in hustlers.  Dies of heart attack)

 

Best Piece Or Bit Taken from a Variety Event

(Peggy Lee –“Fever”; “performed by Chuck Sweeney from La Contessa’s Variety and Christmas Spic-tacular.

(Peggy Lee –Is That All There Is?” performed by Chuck Sweeney from La Contessa’s Variety Show.

(“Big Man”) - Gail Dennison (Judy the fruitcake lady sings about Santa Clause from La Contessa’s Christmas Spic-tacular

Awesome Hash sung by Andrew Martin and Cast as the mad scientist to the tune of “monster mash”) from Booooo! Twoooooo!

(“Its Raining Men”)  Lisa Hunt/ La Contessa took man from audience and sandwiched him while singing from La Contessa’s Variety Show.

  “Madagascar” [original song by Hector Lugo]; La Contessa sings the song that made her famous from La Contessa’s Variety Show

 

Best Ensemble – Full length or larger work (5 or more in cast)

CHILLS – Dir.: Andrew Rothkin; Musical Director: Christopher Brooks: Choreographer: Hana Mori Taylor - White Rabbit Theatre - Holli Banks;Taleia Gilliam; Mona Kayhan; Rusty Gunther; Hakim McMillian; Vincent Allen; Tina Duong; Christopher Brooks; Hana Mori Taylor

ETERNITY: TIME WITHOUT END Dir. Duncan Pflaster - Cross-Eyed Bear Productions - Ben Beckley; Ari Benjamin; Erik Sisco;Clara Barton Green; Joe Fanelli; Jason Specland; Brendan Burke;Carlos Rafael Fernandez;Jon Crefeld; Jena Tesse Fox; Alexandra Finger;Paula Galloway

LA CONTESSA’S CHRISTMAS SPIC-TACULAR Dir.: Frank Calo/ Hector Lugo  - Mark ErenstoftThe Broadway Misfits Band; Hector Lugo;Robert Vest; Jenny Greeman; Teresa Fischer;Tommy Barz;Joel Freidrich;Chuck Sweeney;Gail Dennison;  J. Dolan Byrnes; Elias Stimac; Scott Westervelt; Frank Calo

THE TEMPEST The Looking Glass Theatre - Randi Sobol; Hana Mori Taylor; Tina Chow; Rusty Gunther; Susan Rankus; Stella Inserra; Andrew Rothkin; Michael Whitney; Jennifer Stokes; Gina Stec; Anthony Abdallah; Emily Dres Brand; Chiasui Chen; Sacha Iskra; Kimberly Villanueva

WELCOME TO TOURETTAVILLE - Produced by Daniel Neiden and June Rachelson-Ospa Jimmy Dieffenbach; Neal Mayer; Lisa Ellexb; Karen Diconcetto; Wanda Houston; Daniel Neiden

 

Best Evening of Shorter Works

12 ANGRY WOMEN - Loan Star Productions/ Cuchipinoy Productions - Jan. 24 and 25, 2005 - John Houseman Studio A Theatre, 450 West 42nd St - Short one-acts - All by Elias Stimac; EXECUTIVE DECISION; OPRAH; FORTUNE’S FOOL; A Narcolypse Now; Desperate Network; Jumpers; Happy; Top Model; Every Night Is Girls’ Night Out; Doing The Splits

ALBEE, BUSH & MAPPLETHORPE - Halloween Festival - Oct. 2004 –Kevin Brofsky; Ed Valentine; Gregory Fletcher - 3 one-act plays – Albee Damned; Robert Mapplethorpe’s Flowers; The First Lady

BAD DAMES GO TO HELL!Grayce Productions - Halloween 2004 – Neal Sims and Todd Geringswald – 2 one-acts plays – Bad Dames Go to Hell! & Singapore Lil

EVENING OF ONE-ACTS – Halloween Festival - Oct. 23 and 24, 2004 – David Tianga; Mary Beth Shannahan; Angela Counts - 3 one-act plays – On The Brink; Sari Yams; Love Suffocates

 

Best Written Original Play (Playwright’s Award) – long form (over 45 minutes)

THE BIOGRAPHY OF A CONSTELLATION by LILA ROSE KAPLAN 

ETERNITY: TIME WITHOUT END by DUNCAN PFLASTER

FULL-TILT: A LOVE STORY by DANNY O’BRIEN

FROM THE FRONT PORCH by: RENEE FLEMINGS

THE GREEN DRAGON by JONATHAN CALINDAS

THE OBOE PLAYER by RICHARD LAY

 

Best Written Original Play (Playwright’s Award) – Short form (under 45 minutes)

ALBEE DAMNED by KEVIN BROFSKY

BAD DAMES GO TO HELL!  by TODD GERINGSWALD

THE FIRST LADY by ED VALENTINE

SARI YAMS by ANGELA COUNTS

SEP’UL KUR by SHARON FOGARTY

SINGAPORE LIL by TODD GERINGSWALD

 

Best Graphic Design Postcard/Flyer

BAD DAMES GO TO HELL! (Designer: TONY VIOLA)

FROM THE FRONT PORCH (Designer: SALVATORE CAROLEI)

LA CONTESSA’S CHRISTMAS SPIC-TACULAR! (Designer: KEN BACHTOLD; Photo: MYLES COHEN)

LA CONTESSA’S VARIETY SHOW (Designer: HECTOR LUGO/ ALLEN HIDALGO)

SEP’-UL-KUR (Designer: SHARON FOGARTY / Original Painting: LEWIS BARRETT LEHRMAN)

THOR’S DAY (Designer: EDWARD CROSBY WELLS Artwork: ROBERT PATRICK)