Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella and Me and My Girl Top CT Critics Circle Awards

News   Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella and Me and My Girl Top CT Critics Circle Awards The 13th annual Connecticut Critics Circle Awards, honoring outstanding achievement in Connecticut theatre during the 2002-2003 season, have been announced.

Among the big winners were Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella, Bill Rauch's strange melding of three legendary tales, which won for Best Play; and Me and My Girl, the musical revival by Goodspeed Musicals, which prevailed in the categories for Best Musical, Best Director of a Musical and Best Actor in a Musical. The winners follow:

Play: Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella (Yale Repertory Theatre)
Musical: Me and My Girl (Goodspeed Musicals)
Actress/Play: Annalee Jefferies in The Night of the Iguana (Hartford Stage)
Actor/Play (tie): Leon Addison Brown in "Master Harold" . . . and the boys  (Westport Country Playhouse); James Colby in The Night of the Iguana (Hartford Stage)
Actress/Musical: Josie de Guzman in The King and I(Downtown Cabaret Theatre)
Actor/Musical: Hunter Bell in Me and My Girl (Goodspeed Musicals)
Director/Play: Bill Rauch and Tracy Young for Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella (Yale Repertory Theatre)
Director/Musical: Scott Schwartz for Me and My Girl (Goodspeed Musicals)
Choreography: Lisa and Gary McIntyre for Swing (Downtown Cabaret Theatre)
Set Design: Jeff Cowie for The Night of the Iguana (Hartford Stage)
Costume Design: Christal Weatherly for Wintertime (Long Wharf Theatre)
Lighting Design: Robert Wierzel for Wintertime (Long Wharf Theatre)
Sound Design: Christopher A. Granger for A Lesson Before Dying(Stamford Theatre Works)
Ensemble: James Alexander, Rosena M. Hill, Danette E. Sheppard, Charles E. Wallace, and Carla Woods in Ain't Misbehavin' (Playhouse on the Green)
Roadshow: bobrauschenbergamerica (Stamford Center for the Arts)
Debut: Royce Johnson in A Lesson Before Dying (Stamford Theatre Works)
Tom Killen Memorial Award: Governor John G. Rowland
Special Achievement: Ruben Santiago-Hudson, writer-performer, for Lackawanna Blues (Long Wharf Theatre)