2007 IT Award Winners Announced

News   2007 IT Award Winners Announced
 
Julie Halston hosted the Sept. 24 New York Innovative Theatre Awards, which honors the best of Off-Off Broadway.

The annual event not only awards innovative works from Off-Off-Broadway, but seeks to raise awareness of the Off-Off Broadway scene and its cultural contributions.

Among the presenters for the third annual IT Awards were NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn, actress Kathleen Chalfant, lighting designer Natasha Katz, director Leigh Sliverman, TOSOS II Artistic Director Mark Finley and Back Stage's National Theatre Editor Leonard Jacobs.

A selection of the 2007 IT Award winners includes:

Outstanding Production of a Play
Bouffon Glass Menajoree
Ten Directions

Outstanding Production of a Musical
Urinetown, The Musical
The Gallery Players Outstanding Performance Art Production
Dancing Vs the Rat Experiment
La MaMa ETC in association with Witness Relocation

Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role
Susan Louise O'Connor, the silent concerto

Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role
Max Rosenak, 6969

Outstanding Ensemble:
6969, featuring Boo Killebrew, Julia Lowrie Henderson, Ryan Purcell, Max Rosenak, Phillip Taratula and Daniel Walker Stowell.

Outstanding Original Music
Leanne Darling, The Landlord

Outstanding Director
Daniel Talbott, Rules of the Universe

Outstanding Solo Performance
Mike Houston, The Ledge

Outstanding Original Full Length Script
Saviana Stanescu, Waxing West

Outstanding Original Short Script
Daniel Reitz, Rules of the Universe

Further information is available by visiting www.nyitawards.com.

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