Billy Crystal, Spamalot, Five By Tenn, Olly's Prison Among Nominees for Elliot Norton Awards

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The Elliot Norton Awards announced the nominations for its 24th annual Boston-area honors. SpeakEasy Stage Company's Five By Tenn and American Repertory Theatre's Olly's Prison were the top-nominated shows.

Elliot Norton Awards, named for the late Boston-area theatre critic, recognizes "excellence in Greater Boston theater." The ceremony will be on May 22 at 7 PM at the Cutler Majestic Theatre with a reception to follow.

The nominees for the Elliot Norton Awards are:

Outstanding Actor, Large Company


  • Bill Camp, Olly's Prison (American Repertory Theatre)
  • Jeremiah Kissel, Hamlet (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company), The Sisters Rosensweig (Huntington Theatre Company)
  • Will Lyman, Hamlet (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company) Outstanding Actress, Large Company


  • Leslie Lyles, The Hopper Collection (Huntington Theatre Company)
  • Karen McDonald, Olly's Prison; No Exit (American Repertory Theatre)
  • Molly Ward, Three Sisters (American Repertory Theatre)

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    Outstanding Actor, Midsized Company

  • Allyn Burrows, The Homecoming (Merrimack Repertory Theatre), King Lear (Actors’ Shakespeare Project), Five by Tenn (SpeakEasy Stage Company)
  • Alvin Epstein, King Lear (Actors’ Shakespeare Project)
  • Jonathan Epstein & Tony Molina, Othello (Boston Theatre Works) Outstanding Actress, Midsized Company


  • Veronica J. Kuehn, Into the Woods (New Repertory Theatre), Urinetown (Lyric Stage Company)
  • Paula Plum, The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (Lyric Stage Company)
  • Sandra Shipley, Long Day's Journey Into Night (Gloucester Stage Company)   Outstanding Solo Performance


  • Billy Crystal, 700 Sundays (Broadway in Boston)
  • Aidan Dooley, Tom Cream, Antarctic Explorer (Súgán Theatre Company)
  • Jefferson Mays, I Am My Own Wife (Broadway in Boston) Outstanding Production by a Local Fringe Company


  • My Heart and My Flesh (Coyote Theatre)
  • P.S. Page Me Later (Alarm Clock Theatre Company)
  • The Possibilities (Whistler in the Dark) Outstanding Production by a Large Resident Company


  • Hamlet (Trinity Repertory Company)
  • No Exit (American Repertory Theatre)
  • Olly's Prison (American Repertory Theatre) Outstanding Production by a Midsized Resident Company


  • Five By Tenn (SpeakEasy Stage Company)
  • The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (Lyric Stage Company)
  • King Lear (Actors' Shakespeare Project) Outstanding Production by a Small Resident Company


  • Arcadia (Publick Theatre)
  • Gargarin Way (Súgán Theatre Company)
  • Othello (Boston Theatre Works) Outstanding Visiting Production


  • Forbidden Broadway: Special Victims Unit (Huntington Theatre Company)
  • Monty Python's Spamalot (Broadway in Boston)
  • 700 Sundays (Broadway in Boston) Outstanding Musical Production


  • Falsettos (Huntington Theatre Company)
  • On the Twentieth Century (Overture Productions)
  • Urinetown (Lyric Stage Company) Outstanding Director, Large Company


  • Brian McEleney, Hamlet (Trinity Repertory Company)
  • Jerry Mouawad, No Exit (American Repertory Theatre)
  • Robert Woodruff, Olly's Prison (American Repertory Theatre) Outstanding Director, Small/Midsized Company


  • Diego Arciniegas, Arcadia (Publick Theatre)
  • Scott Edmiston, Five by Tenn (SpeakEasy Stage Company)
  • Spiro Veloudos, The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?; A Number; Urinetown (Lyric Stage Company) Outstanding Design


  • Janie E. Howland, Urinetown and Talley's Folly (Lyric Stage Company), True West (New Repertory Theatre), Five By Tenn (SpeakEasy Stage Company)
  • Eric Levenson, Take Me Out (SpeakEasy and Boston Theatre Works)
  • Adam Stockhausen, The Hopper Collection (Huntington Theatre Company) Tickets to the 24th annual Elliot Norton Awards at the Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street in Boston, MA will go on sale April 18 at the box office, at BosTix booths and by calling (800) 233-3123. Seats are $30 per person until May 14, $35 thereafter.

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