Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Into the Woods, Show Boat, Water by the Spoonful Receive Top Honors from CT Critics

Into the woods WCP_LaurenKennedy_ErikLiberman_DanielleFerland. Photo: T. Charles Erickson
The CT Critics Circle has announced winners for the 2011-2012 theater season.
Into the Woods at Westport Country Playhouse and Show Boat at Goodspeed have been honored as outstanding musicals and Water By The Spoonful at Hartford Stage (the 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winner for drama), is the outstanding play.
Awards will be presented at a ceremony 2 pm Sunday, June 24 at the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford.
The complete list:
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTIONS
“Into the Woods” (Westport Country Playhouse)
“Show Boat” (Goodspeed Musicals)
“Water by the Spoonful” by Quiara Alegria Hudes (Hartford Stage)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION
Christopher Bayes, “A Doctor in Spite of Himself” (Yale Rep)
Sam Gold, “The Realistic Joneses” (Yale Rep)
Mark Lamos, “Into the Woods”
Davis McCallum, “Water by the Spoonful”
Rob Ruggiero, “Show Boat”

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES
(inludes main and supporting perfromances in plays and musicals)
Stanley Bahorek, “February House” (Long Wharf)
Ken Barnett, “February House”
Sarah Uriarte Berry, “Show Boat”
Claire Brownell, “Boeing-Boeing” (Hartford Stage)
Steven Epp, “A Doctor in Spite of Himself”
John Horton, “The Circle” (Westport Country Playhouse)
Annalee Jefferies, “Suddenly Last Summer” (Westport Country Playhouse)
Erick Lochtefeld, “February House”
Jacqueline Petroccia, “Always Patsy Cline” (Ivoryton Playhouse)
Dana Steingold, “Into the Woods”
Brenda Thomas, “Sty of the Blind Pig” (TheaterWorks)
Sam Tsoutsouvas, “The Crucible” (Hartford Stage)
Kirsten Wyatt, “Mame” (Goodspeed Musicals)
OUTSTANDING DESIGN
Alexander Dodge, sets for “The Tempest” (Hartford Stage), “Bell, Book
            and Candle” (Long Wharf / Hartford Stage), “The Circle”
            (Westport Country Playhouse)
John Gromada, sound for “Lips Together, Teeth Apart” (Westport Country
            Playhouse)
Fabio Toblini, costumes for “Bell, Book and Candle” and “The Tempest”
John Lasiter, lighting for “City of Angels” (Goodspeed Musicals)
CHOREOGRAPHY
Noah Racey, “Show Boat”
ENSEMBLE
“Into the Woods”
“The Realistic Joneses”
“Water by the Spoonful”
DEBUT
Carey Cannata, “Over the Tavern” (Seven AngelsTheatre)
Ben Cole, “The Tempest”

TOM KILLEN MEMORIAL AWARD
Jacqueline Hubbard, artistic director, Ivoryton Playhouse
SPECIAL RECOGNITION
“I’m Connecticut,” Connecticut Repertory Theatre
The awards selection committee includes Frank Rizzo (Hartford Courant), Karen Isaacs (Two on the Aisle), Jacques Lamarre (Manchester Journal-Inquirer; BroadwayWorld.com), Bonnie K. Goldberg (Middletown Press) and Lauren Yarger (The Connecticut Arts Connection; BroadwayWorld.com).

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