FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award Winners Announced

News   FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award Winners Announced Plays by Jason Schafer, Laura Schellhardt and Mary Adkins are among the winners of the 2009 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Awards, presented Aug. 30.

The Overall Excellence honors were announced as part of the closing ceremony of the 13th annual New York International Fringe Festival at the Gramercy Theatre. The 2009 FringeNYC ran Aug. 14-30.

The 2009 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award winners follow:

Outstanding Play:
Viral
Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party
Devil Boys From Beyond

Outstanding Musical:
Mom - A Rock Concert Musical
Citizen Ruth

Outstanding Solo Show:
Art’s Heart
The Event
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer
Remission
Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through MIT’s Male Math Maze
Jesus Ride
The Songs of Robert Outstanding Unique Theatrical Event:
Bullettrun
666
Baby Wants Candy

Outstanding Playwriting:
Jason Schafer - Notes on the Land of Earthquake & Fire
Laura Schellhardt - The K of D
Mary Adkins - The 49 Project

Outstanding Direction:
Ben West - How Now, Dow Jones
Patrick McNulty- Harold Pinter Pair
Jeremy Dobrish - Dancing with Abandon
Bill Oliver - A History of Cobbling

Outstanding Costume Design:
Lisa Zinni - A Contemporary American's Guide to a Successful Marriage
Luke Brown - The Doctor and the Devils

Outstanding Actor:
Alyson Weaver - La Ronde
Autumn Hurlbert - A Contemporary American's Guide to a Successful Marriage
Ethan Downing - Confirmation
Colin DePaula - Mutti's After Supper Stories
Ken Barnett - La Ronde

Outstanding Ensemble:
Two on the Aisle, Three in the Van
Powerhouse
Ether Steeds
Bargains and Blood (How To Succeed in Home Shopping!)

Outstanding Set Design:
Szu-Feng Chen - The Alchemist of Light

Outstanding Choreography:
Jody Oberfelder - 38 Witnessed Her Death, I Witnessed Her Love: The Lonely Secret of Mary Ann Zielonko (Kitty Genovese Story)
Patricia Norwol - Circuits

The 14th Annual New York International Fringe Festival will run Aug. 13-29, 2010. Visit FringeNYC

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