Best of Chicago's Non-Equity Scene Honored June 9 at 2003 Joseph Jefferson Citations Awards

News   Best of Chicago's Non-Equity Scene Honored June 9 at 2003 Joseph Jefferson Citations Awards The 2002-03 Joseph Jefferson Citations Awards, celebrating the best of non-union professional theatre in Chicago, will be handed out June 9 in the Windy City.

Nominees were announced April 23, with Circle Theatre, Pegasus Players, Porchlight Theatre and TimeLine Theatre leading in nominations.

The Citations Awards will be presented at The Park West, 322 West Armitage Avenue in Chicago, and this year's program will again feature scenes from selected productions.

This marks the 30th years of Citation Awards, which complements the annual union-oriented Joseph Jefferson Awards.

The 30th Anniversary, 2002-2003 Joseph Jefferson Citations Awards Nominees are:

PRODUCTION - PLAY
Around the World in 80 Days Lifeline Theatre
Awake and Sing TimeLine Theatre Company
Golden Boy Raven Theatre Company
Hauptmann TimeLine Theatre Company
Machinal The Hypocrites
Seagull Redmoon Theater PRODUCTION - MUSICAL
A New Brain Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago
Company Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago
The Fantasticks Pegasus Players
The Secret Garden Circle Theatre
Sunday in the Park with George Pegasus Players

ENSEMBLE
Awake and Sing TimeLine Theatre Company
Around the World in 80 Days Lifeline Theatre
Hauptmann TimeLine Theatre Company
Machinal The Hypocrites
Nana Trap Door Theatre
Seashore TriArts, Inc.

DIRECTOR - PLAY
Lynn Ann Bernatowicz Stripped Circle Theatre
Nick Bowling Hauptmann TimeLine Theatre Company
Louis Contey Awake and Sing TimeLine Theatre Company
Sean Graney Machinal The Hypocrites
Michael Menendian Golden Boy Raven Theatre Company
Dorothy Milne Around the World in 80 Days Lifeline Theatre

DIRECTOR - MUSICAL
James Harms The Fantasticks Pegasus Players
Gareth Hendee Sunday in the Park with George Pegasus Players
Robert A. Knuth The Secret Garden Circle Theatre
L. Walter Stearns A New Brain Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago
L. Walter Stearns Company Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago

NEW WORK
Stephen Clark Stripped Circle Theatre
Robert Koon Vintage Red & the Dust of the Road Visions & Voices Theatre Co.
Bill Massolia A Night in Mantua Griffin Theatre Company
Andrew Park Seashore TriArts, Inc.

NEW ADAPTATION
John Hildreth Around the World in 80 Days Lifeline Theatre
Jim Lasko Seagull Redmoon Theater

ACTRESS IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE - PLAY
Jennifer Avery Knives in Hens Strawdog Theatre Company
Kerry Cox Landscape of the Body Eclipse Theatre Company
Meghan Maureen McDonough Stripped Circle Theatre
Mechelle Moe Machinal The Hypocrites
Rain Denise Wilson Breath, Boom Pegasus Players

ACTOR IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE - PLAY
Jason Bradley Stripped Circle Theatre
PJ Powers Hauptmann TimeLine Theatre Company
Jim Slonina Seagull Redmoon Theater
E. Vincent Tenninty Trivial Pursuits Visions & Voices Theatre Company
Larry Yando Titus Andronicus Defiant Theatre

ACTOR IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE - MUSICAL
Charlie Clark Company Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago
Mark Pera The Secret Garden Circle Theatre
Joel Sutliffe Sunday in the Park with George Pegasus Players

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - PLAY
Sierra Cleveland The Shadow Box TinFish Theatre
Corryn Cummins Hot L Baltimore Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company
Liz Fletcher Golden Boy Raven Theatre Company
Marssie Mencotti When the Walls Have Ears Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - MUSICAL
Rebecca Finnegan Company Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago
Suzanne Genz A New Brain Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago
Marci Medwed The Fantasticks Pegasus Players
Brooke Sherrod The Secret Garden Circle Theatre
Sarah  Swanson The Secret Garden Circle Theatre
Megan Van De Hey A New Brain Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - PLAY
Rich Baker Awake and Sing TimeLine Theatre Company
Shannon Farmer The Flies Trap Door Theatre
Robert Kauzlaric Around the World in 80 Days Lifeline Theatre
Derek Nelson Royal Hunt of the Sun The Journeymen
Paul Noble Vintage Red and the Dust of the Road Visions & Voices Theatre Company
Nigel Patterson The Devil’s Disciple Theo Ubique Theatre Company
George W. Seegebrecht Taking Steps City Lit Theater Company

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - MUSICAL
Jacob Hoffman The Secret Garden Circle Theatre
Henry Michael Odum The Fantasticks Pegasus Players
Bob Pries The Fantasticks Pegasus Players
Todd Yearton A New Brain Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago

SCENIC DESIGN
Alan Donahue Around the World in 80 Days Lifeline Theatre
Noelle C. K. Hathaway Awake and Sing TimeLine Theatre Company
Robert A. Knuth The Secret Garden Circle Theatre
Jack Magaw Sunday in the Park with George Pegasus Players
Stephanie Nelson Salao: the worst kind of unlucky Redmoon Theater
Stephanie Nelson Seagull Redmoon Theater
Richard Schneider Stripped Circle Theatre
Joey Wade Offspring of the Cold War Walkabout Theater Company

COSTUME DESIGN
Michael Growler Sunday in the Park with George Pegasus Players
Thomas K. Kieffer Tartuffe City Lit Theater Company
Jeffrey Kelly The Secret Garden Circle Theatre

LIGHTING DESIGN
Charles Cooper Awake and Sing TimeLine Theatre Company
Heather Graff and Richard Peterson Hauptmann TimeLine Theatre Company
Heather Graff and Richard Peterson Machinal The Hypocrites
Peter Ksander Sunday in the Park with George TimeLine Theatre Company
Jaymi Lee Smith Offspring of the Cold War Walkabout Theatre Company

SOUND DESIGN
Victoria DeIorio Around the World in 80 Days Lifeline Theatre
Joseph Fosco Machinal The Hypocrites
Andrew Hansen Hauptmann TimeLine Theatre Company
Andrew Hansen Marisol greasy joan & company
Mark Messing Seagull Redmoon Theater

CHOREOGRAPHY
Kevin Bellie A New Brain Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago
Kevin Bellie The Secret Garden Circle Theatre
Katrina Williams Brunner Company Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago

ORIGINAL MUSIC
Ian Goodman Royal Hunt of the Sun The Journeymen
Kevin O'Donnel Machinal The Hypocrites
Andre Pluess Knives in Hens Strawdog Theatre Company

MUSICAL DIRECTION
Eugene Dizon Company Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago
Mauro Frosio Nana Trap Door Theatre
Jon Steinhagen The Secret Garden Circle Theatre
Scott Williams Seashore TriArts, Inc.

PUPPET DESIGN
Lisa Barcy and Jesse Mooney-Bullock Salao: the worst kind of unlucky Redmoon Theatre