Dr. Crippen, Cabaret, Man From Nebraska Among Recipients of Non-Equity Jeff Awards

News   Dr. Crippen, Cabaret, Man From Nebraska Among Recipients of Non-Equity Jeff Awards
 
Recipients of the 38th annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards, celebrating excellence in non-union theatre in the Chicago area for the 2010-11 season, were announced June 6.

Top honors for outstanding play and musical went to Redtwist Theatre for Tracy Letts' Man from Nebraska and The Hypocrites' fresh take on Cabaret, which featured actress Jessie Fisher as the traditionally male Emcee, garnering her the award for Principal Actress in a Musical. Cabaret earned five awards, the most for any show.

In the New Work category, Emily Schwartz took home the Jeff for The Three Faces of Dr. Crippen, produced by The Strange Tree Group.

2011 NON-EQUITY JEFF AWARD RECIPIENTS

PRODUCTION - PLAY
Man from Nebraska - Redtwist Theatre

PRODUCTION - MUSICAL
Cabaret - The Hypocrites DIRECTOR - PLAY (Tie)
Jimmy McDermott - The Three Faces of Dr. Cripppen - The Strange Tree Group

James Palmer – The Love of the Nightingale – Red Tape Theatre

DIRECTOR - MUSICAL (Tie)
Brenda Didier - Cats - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre i/a/w Michael James

Matt Hawkins - Cabaret - The Hypocrites

ENSEMBLE
Shakespeare's King Phycus - The Strange Tree Group i/a/w The Lord Chamberlain's Men

ACTOR IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE - PLAY
Chuck Spencer - Man from Nebraska - Redtwist Theatre

ACTOR IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE - MUSICAL
Andrew Mueller – Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Bohemian Theatre Ensemble

ACTRESS IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE – PLAY (Tie)
Caroline Neff - The Brief History of Helen of Troy - Steep Theatre Company

Nicole Wiesner – The First Ladies – Trap Door Theatre

ACTRESS IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE - MUSICAL
Jessie Fisher - Cabaret - The Hypocrites

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - PLAY
Brian Parry - Shining City - Redtwist Theatre

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - MUSICAL
Courtney Crouse – Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Bohemian Theatre Ensemble

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE - PLAY
Sara Pavlak - Agnes of God - Hubris Productions

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE – MUSICAL OR REVUE
Kate Harris - Cabaret - The Hypocrites

NEW WORK
Emily Schwartz - The Three Faces of Dr. Crippen - The Strange Tree Group

NEW ADAPTATION
Robert Kauzlaric - Neverwhere - Lifeline Theatre

CHOREOGRAPHY
Brenda Didier - Cats - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre i/a/w Michael James

ORIGINAL INCIDENTAL MUSIC
Chris Gingrich, Henry Riggs, Thea Lux, and Tara Sissom - That Sordid Little Story - The New Colony

MUSIC DIRECTION
Austin Cook – Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre i/a/w Michael James

SCENIC DESIGN
Alan Donahue - Neverwhere - Lifeline Theatre

LIGHTING DESIGN
Jared Moore - No Exit - The Hypocrites

COSTUME DESIGN (Tie)
Matt Guthier - Cats - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre i/a/w Michael James

Alison Siple - Cabaret - The Hypocrites

SOUND DESIGN
Mikhail Fiksel - Neverwhere - Lifeline Theatre

ARTISTIC SPECIALIZATION
Glen Aduikas, Rick Buesing, Mike Fletcher, Salvador Garcia, Stuart Hecht, David Hyman, Terry Jackson, Don Kerste, Bruce Phillips, Al Schilling, Lisi Stoessel, and Eddy Wright - Robot Design and Engineering - Heddatron - Sideshow Theatre Company

Izumi Inaba - Makeup Design - Cats - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre i/a/w Michael James

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