Intimate Apparel and Caroline, or Change Among Winners of 2004 AUDELCO Awards

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George C. Wolfe, Lynn Nottage, Tonya Pinkins and Chuck Cooper are among the winners of the 32nd Annual Vivian Robinson/AUDELCO Recognition Awards for Excellence in Black Theatre, announced Nov. 15.

AUDELCO (Audience Development Committee) is a non-profit organization established in 1973 to generate recognition, understanding and awareness of arts in the African-American communities. The awards focus on New York-area theatre.

The award ceremony was held at the Aaron Davis Hall, West 135th and Convent Avenue in Harlem.

Lynn Nottage, nominated twice in the Playwright category for Intimate Apparel and Fabulation, won for the former, which was produced by Roundabout Theatre Company in 2004 and later played a Los Angels run. Intimate Apparel also won in the category of Dramatic Production of the Year.

Caroline, or Change, which started at The Public Theater Off-Broadway, jumped to Broadway and is now playing a Los Angeles run, won AUDELCO Awards for Musical Production of the Year, Sound Design (Jon Weston), Director/Musical Production (George C. Wolfe), Outstanding Performance in a Musical/Female (Tonya Pinkins) Outstanding Performance in a Musical/Male (Chuck Cooper) and Outstanding Musical Director (Linda Twine).

Sarah Jones won in the category of Solo Performance for her Off-Broadway show, Bridge and Tunnel, which is aimed for Broadway in 2005. Actor André De Shields won for his work in Dream on Monkey Mountain for Classical Theatre of Harlem.

The 2004 AUDELCO nominees and winners are listed below, with winner marked in boldface and with an asterisk.

LIGHTING DESIGN


  • *Aaron Black, Dream on Monkey Mountain, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Rosalyn Fulton, Richard III, Take Wing & Soar Productions
  • Allen Lee Hughes, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre
  • Antoinette Tynes, Diss Diss and Diss Dat, New Federal Theatre
  • David Weiner, Fabulation, Playwrights Horizon SET DESIGN


  • Patrice Andrew Davidson, Freeda Peoples, Billie Holiday Theatre
  • Troy Hourie, Trojan Women, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • *Derek McLane, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre
  • Walt Spangler, Fabulation, Playwrights Horizon
  • Roman Tatarowicz, Bee-Luther-Hatchee, Blue Heron Theatre COSTUME DESIGN


  • Kimberly Glennon, Dream on Monkey Mountain, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Frances Humphrey, OBATALA (King of the White Cloth), Orisha Tales Rep/FSWW
  • Ali Turns, Great Men of Gospel, New Federal Theatre
  • Kaye Voyce, Fabulation, Playwrights Horizons
  • *Catherine Zuber, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre SOUND DESIGN


  • Marc Gwinn, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre
  • Matt Kraus, Trojan Women, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Jairous L. Parker, Sr., Diss Diss and Diss Dat, New Federal Theatre
  • Ken Travis, Fabulation, Playwrights Horizons
  • *Jon Weston, Caroline, or Change, The Public Theater DIRECTOR/DRAMATIC PRODUCTION


  • Dfaye Anderson, A Teaching Moment, HADLEY Players
  • Loretta Greco, The Story, The Public Theater
  • Alfred Preisser, Trojan Women, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Daniel Sullivan, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre
  • *Joyce Sylvester, Freeda Peoples, Billie Holiday Theatre DIRECTOR/MUSICAL PRODUCTION


  • Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, Diss Diss & Diss Dat, New Federal Theatre
  • Elizabeth Van Dyke, Great Men of Gospel, New Federal Theatre
  • *George C. Wolfe, Caroline, or Change, The Public Theater CHOREOGRAPHER


  • Baraka De Soleil, OBATALA (King of the White Cloth), Orisha Tales Rep/FSWW
  • *Dyane Harvey, Great Men of Gospel, New Federal Theatre
  • Bruce Heath, Dream on Monkey Mountain, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, Diss Diss & Diss Dat, New Federal Theatre
  • Jim Robinson, Richard III, Take Wing and Soar PLAYWRIGHT


  • L.E. Ford, A Role Once Played, Nia Theatre Productions
  • *Lynn Nottage, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre
  • Lynn Nottage, Fabulation, Playwrights Horizons
  • Joyce Sylvester, Freeda Peoples, Billie Holiday Theatre
  • Tracey Scott Wilson, The Story, The Public Theater SUPPORTING ACTOR


  • Reggie Austin, Richard III, Take Wing and Soar Productions
  • Michael Early, Dream on Monkey Mountain, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Ty Jones, Trojan Women, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Corey Stoll, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre
  • *Kim Sullivan, Dream on Monkey Mountain, Classical Theatre of Harlem SUPPORTING ACTRESS


  • Gha'il Rhodes Benjamin, Bee-Luther Hatchee, Blue Heron Theatre
  • *Lynda Gravatt, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre
  • Bianca LaVerne Jones, Trojan Women, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Dawn Meredith Smith, "M," Billie Holiday Theatre
  • Lauren Velez, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICAL/FEMALE


  • Amber Efe, Diss Diss & Diss Dat, New Federal Theatre
  • *Tonya Pinkins, Caroline, or Change, Public Theater
  • Ayo Robinson, M'Dear, The Venue @ St. James
  • Anika Noni Rose, Caroline, Or Change, Public Theater OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICAL/MALE


  • Jonathan Anderson, Diss Diss & Diss Dat, New Federal Theatre
  • *Chuck Cooper, Caroline, or Change, Public Theater
  • Michael Leonard James, M'Dear, The Venue @ St. James OUTSTANDING MUSICAL DIRECTOR


  • Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, Diss Diss & Diss Dat, New Federal Theatre
  • Cliff Terry, Great Men of Gospel, New Federal Theatre
  • *Linda Twine, Caroline, or Change, The Public Theater MUSICAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR


  • *Caroline, or Change, Public Theater
  • Diss Diss & Diss Dat, New Federal Theatre
  • Great Men of Gospel, New Federal Theatre OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE


  • A Teaching Moment, Jack Landron, Mike Wire, HADLEY Players
  • Amen Sister, Louise Mike, Olivia Williams, Alice Boarman Garcia, Lateefah Abdul-Jabbar, Natasha Welch, HADLEY Players
  • Freeda Peoples, Peggy Alston, Jerome Preston Bates, Marilyn Coleman, C.F. Jarmon, Jammie Patton, Kim Sullivan,William Williams, Billie Holiday Theatre
  • *Great Men of Gospel, Richard Bellazzin, Jeff Bolding, Ralph Carter, Cliff Terry, Gary E. Vincent, Montroville C. Williams, New Federal Theatre SOLO PERFORMANCE


  • Shirine Babb, A Role Once Played, Nia Theatre Productions
  • Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Biro, The Public Theater
  • *Sarah Jones, Bridge and Tunnel, Bleecker Street Theatre LEAD ACTOR


  • *Andre De Shields, Dream on Monkey Mountain, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Russell Hornsby, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre
  • Marcus Naylor, Waitin' 2 End Hell, National Black Touring Circuit
  • Timothy Stickney, Richard III, Take Wing and Soar Prods. LEAD ACTRESS


  • Erika Alexander, The Story, Public Theater
  • *Viola Davis, Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre
  • Trish McCall, Waitin' 2 End Hell, National Black Touring Circuit
  • Lizan Mitchell, Trojan Women, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Charlayne Woodard, Fabulation, Playwrights Horizons DRAMATIC PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR


  • Dream on Monkey Mountain, Classical Theatre of Harlem
  • Freeda Peoples, Billie Holiday Theatre
  • *Intimate Apparel, Roundabout Theatre
  • Richard III, Take Wing & Soar
  • Waitin’ 2 End Hell, National Black Touring Circuit
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