Doubt, Pillowman, Spamalot Casting and Mantello Honored at 2005 Artios Awards

News   Doubt, Pillowman, Spamalot Casting and Mantello Honored at 2005 Artios Awards The casting agents for Broadway's Doubt, The Pillowman, Monty Python's Spamalot and Off-Broadway's Hurlyburly were among the winner of the 2005 Artios Awards announced Nov. 1.
From Left: Mario Cantone and Joe Mantello at the 2005 Artios Awards.
From Left: Mario Cantone and Joe Mantello at the 2005 Artios Awards. Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The annual Artios Awards, presented by the Casting Society of America for outstanding achievement in casting, were presented at a Nov. 1 ceremonies in the Grand Ballroom of Los Angeles' Beverly Hilton Hotel and the Penthouse Lobby of New York's American Airlines Theatre.

The 2005 nominees for stagework (*with winners in bold) were as follows:

DRAMATIC THEATER CASTING
*Doubt, Nancy Piccione & David Caparelliotis
Julius Caesar, Daniel Swee
Sight Unseen, Nancy Piccione & David Caparelliotis
Twelve Angry Men, Jim Carnahan & Mele Nagler
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Jay Binder & Jack Bowdan

COMEDY THEATER CASTING
Glengarry Gelnross, Bernard Telsey & William Cantler
Reckless, Nancy Piccione & David Caparelliotis
Steel Magnolias, Bernard Telsey & William Cantler
*The Pillowman, Jim Carnahan
The Rivals, Daniel Swee

MUSICAL THEATER CASTING
Chitty Chitty, Bang Bang, Jim Carnahan
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Bernard Telsey
*Spamalot, Tara Rubin
The Light in the Piazza, Janet Foster
Wicked (National Tour), Bernard Telsey OFF-BROADWAY THEATER CASTING
After Ashley, Cindy Tolan
Fat Pig, Bernard Telsey & William Cantler
*Hurlyburly, Judy Henderson
The Foreigner, Mele Nagler
The Oldest Profession, Bernard Telsey & William Cantler

REGIONAL THEATER (LORT)
110 in the Shade, Bruce H. Newberg
Hamlet, Bernard Telsey & William Cantler
*Intimate Apparel, Mele Nagler & Amy Lieberman
The Matchmaker, Liz Woodman
The School for Scandal, Amy Lieberman

L.A. THEATER A Little Night Music, Jim Carnahan
Anna in the Tropics, Ted Hann & Paul Fouquet
Applause, Bruce H. Newberg
*As You Like It, Michael Donovan
Doubt, Richard Hicks

Also of note to the theatre community, John Papsidera and Wendy O'Brien, the casting gurus behind HBO's film version of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's stageshow Lackawanna Blues, were honored for Movie of the Week Casting. And stage director Joe Mantello — who is known for working with star-studded casts (Glengarry Glen Ross, The Odd Couple, the upcoming Three Days of Rain with Julia Roberts) — was awarded the New York's Apple Award for his significant contribution to the New York Theatre community.

For more information, visit the Casting Society of America's website at www.castingsociety.com.