France's Moliere Award Nominations Announced

News   France's Moliere Award Nominations Announced The Moliere (French equivalent of the Tony) Awards nominations have been announced. Ben Elton's hit Popcorn leads the dance with 7 nominations, followed by Andre Le Magnifique with 6 nominations.

The Moliere (French equivalent of the Tony) Awards nominations have been announced. Ben Elton's hit Popcorn leads the dance with 7 nominations, followed by Andre Le Magnifique with 6 nominations.

The ceremony will be held Apr. 6 at the Theatre des Champs Elysees at 20.45 PM hosted by Italian actor-director-playwright Dario Fo.

Titles of the plays have been put in English when possible.

Best Actress:
Beatrice Agenin, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf ?
Dominique Blanc, A Doll's House
Genevieve Fontanel ,Adam et Eve
Ludmila Mikael ,Two For The Seesaw
Zabou, Skylight

Best Actor
Michel Bouquet, Les Cotelettes
Patrick Chesnais, Skylight
Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Hygiene de l'Assassin
Patrick Prejean, Cyrano de Bergerac
Philippe Torreton, The Tricks of Scapin Best Featured Actress
Isabelle Candelier Andre Le Magnifique
Genevieve Casile Bel Ami
Nathalie Cerda Hygiene de l'Assassin
Michele Garcia Funny Money
Valerie Mairesse The Surprise of Love

Best Featured Actor
Maurice Barrier, Twelve Angry Men
Marcel Cuvelier, Bel Ami
Bernard Freyd, Twelve Angry Men
Samuel Labarthe, Uncle Vanya
Philippe Laudenbach, Le Bonnet de Fou

Best Adaptation of A Foreign Play
Michel Blanc/Gerard Jugnot, Funny Money
Jean-Marie Besset, Arcadia
Attica Guedj/Stephan Meldegg, Pop Corn
Louis-Charles Sirjacq, Skylight

Best Repertory Revival
Le Bonnet de Fou
Twelve Angry Men
The Tricks of Scapin
Horace
The King Stag

Best Director
Jean-Louis Benoit, The Tricks of Scapin
Benno Besson,The King Stag
Marion Bierry, L'Ecornifleur
Patrice Kerbrat, Uncle Vanya
Stephan Meldegg ,Popcorn


Best New Female Artist
Isabelle Candelier, Andre Le Magnifique
Garance Clavel, Apres La Repetition
Oceane Mozas, Les Reines
Lysiane Meis, Une Table Pour Six
Elisabeth Vitali, Horace

Best New Male Artist
Marc Fayet, Popcorn
Marc Hollogne, Marciel Monte A Paris
Pierre-Olivier Mornas, Popcorn
Nicolas Vaude, Chateau En Suede
Michel Vuillermoz Andre Le Magnifique

Best Comedy
Andre Le Magnifique
Funny Money
Les Lavandiers
Popcorn
Robin Des Bois

Best New Play
Andre Le Magnifique
Les Cotelettes
Marciel Monte A Paris
Popcorn
Skylight

Best Author
Bertrand Blier, Les Cotelettes
Isabelle Candelier / Loic Houdre / Patrick Ligardes / Denis Podalydes / Michel Vuillermoz, Andre Le Magnifique
Alain Cauchi ,Les Lavandiers
Jean-Claude Grumberg,Adam et Eve
Amelie Nothomb, Hygiene de l'Assassin

Best One-Man Show or Review
Alex Metayer, Familles Je Vous Haime
Buffo
Hop ! Era

Best Musical Show
Le Quatuor, Il Pleut Des Cordes
Le Salon d'Ete
La Vie Parisienne

Best Set Designer
Claude Lemaire, Popcorn
Charlie Mangel, Twelve Angry Men
Nicolas Sire, Horace
Jean-Marc Stehle The King Stag

Best Costumes Designer
Mine Barral-Vergez, Horace
Pascale Bordet, Chateau En Suede
Michel Dussarat, Cyrano De Bergerac
Jean-Marc Stehle, The King Stag

-- By Stephane Ly-Cuong
France Correspondent


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