Audelco Award Winners

News   Audelco Award Winners The New York Shakespeare Festival's production of "Blade to the Heat," La Mama ETC Company's "Shoehorn!" and Hadley Players' production of "In Pursuit of Justice" won the lion's share of the 23rd annual Audelco Awards, which honor outstanding achievement in New York minority theatre.

The New York Shakespeare Festival's production of "Blade to the Heat," La Mama ETC Company's "Shoehorn!" and Hadley Players' production of "In Pursuit of Justice" won the lion's share of the 23rd annual Audelco Awards, which honor outstanding achievement in New York minority theatre.

The awards were given Monday, Nov. 20, at City College's Aaron Davis Hall in New York City.

Here is a list of winners:

Dramatic Production of the Year: "Blade to the Heat" Musical Production of the Year: "Shoehorn!"

Ensemble Production of the Year: "For Colored Girls . . ."

One-Person Performance: Janice Jenkins in "In Pursuit of Justice"

Director of a Dramatic Production (tie): Bruce Edwin Jenkins for "In Pursuit of Justice"; George C. Wolfe for "Blade to the Heat"

Director of Ensemble Production: Ntozake Shange for "For Colored Girls . . ."

Director of a Musical Production: Herman Lavern Jones for "Shoehorn!"

Lead Actress: Marjorie Johnson in "M The Mandela Saga"

Lead Actor: Paul Calderon in "Blade to the Heat"

Choreography: Mickey Davidson for "For Colored Girls . . . "

Playwright: Laurence Holder for "M The Mandela Saga"

Supporting Actress: Johnnie Mae in "Why Old Ladies Cry at Weddings"

Supporting Actor: Chuck Patterson in "Blade to the Heat"

Performance in a Musical by a Male: Idris Ackamoor in "Shoehorn!"

Musical Creator: Craig Harris for "For Colored Girls . . ."

Lighting Design: Paul Gallo for "Blade to the Heat"

Set Design: Riccardo Hernandez for "Blade to the Heat"

Judy Dearing Costume Design Award: Ka-Ran Bridges for "In Pursuit of Justice"

Sound Design (tie): Geno Brantley for "In Pursuit of Justice"; Dan Moses Schreier for "Blade to the Heat"

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