Thoroughly Modern Millie Erin Dilly will soon be sharing the La Jolla Playhouse stage with The Wild Party's Marc Kudisch. Until then, they attended the 2000 FANY Awards together, where Kudisch was up for an Outstanding Supporting Actor: Musical Award. Of a different Wild Party, Brian d'Arcy James presented several FANY Awards while The Real Thing's Sarah Woodward was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress: Play (she lost to Epic Proportions' Ruth Williamson.
Contact won the FANY Award for Outstanding New Musical with Waiting in the Wings taking the Play honor and Swing! the Outstanding Revue or Unique Theatrical Experience title. Acting honors were taken home by Brian Stokes Mitchell, Toni Collette, Kevin Spacey, Rosemary Harris, Michael Berresse, Karen Ziemba, Ruth Williamson and Katy Selverstone. Like a Broadway's People's Choice Award, FANYs are voted on by the membership of the Friends of New York Theatre, an organization open to all.