Elisabeth and Jimmy Dean Win Top German Musical Awards

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The International Musical Awards Germany (IMAGE) just launched an English-language version of its homepage. Check it out at http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/1015/imaeng.html.

The International Musical Awards Germany (IMAGE) just launched an English-language version of its homepage. Check it out at http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/1015/imaeng.html.

The awards were presented for the first time April 19, 1997, in the Viersen Festival Hall. The awards were donated by more than 200 members of "Musicalfriends Germany," a combination of several musical fan clubs from all over the country. The website includes a report on the awards ceremony and a list of nominees and winners.

The Winners

Special Award: Herrn Prof. Peter Weck

Open Ended Productions:
Best Musical: Elisabeth, Vienna
Best Script/Best Translation: Dr. Michael Kunze, Elisabeth
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Uwe Kroger in Sunset Boulevard
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Pia Douwes in Elisabeth
Best actor in a supporting role: Viktor Gernot in Die Schone und das Biest (Beauty and the Beast)
Best actress in a supporting role: Anne Welte in Les Miserables
Municipal Theatre Productions
Best musical: Jimmy Dean, Essen
Best script: Dr. Michael Kunze for various musicals
Best actor in a leading role: Paul Kribbe in Mann von La Mancha
Best actress in a leading role: Carolin Fortenbacher P. in Mann La Mancha
Best actor in a supporting role: Cusch Jung in Anything Goes
Best actress in a supporting role: Silvia Wintergrun in Blue Jeans

--By Laura MacDonald

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