The annual awards, established in 2001, are presented by the League of American Theatres and Producers. The awards were presented May 8 during a special ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Times Square.
Jed Bernstein, President of The League of American Theatres and Producers, said in a statement, "Touring Broadway plays a significant role in the cultural life of North America, entertaining and engaging audiences in 140 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada. We are proud to recognize the achievements of these productions and individuals with this year’s Touring Broadway Awards."
The 2006 Touring Broadway Award winners follow:
Author: William Gibson Producers: David Fishelson, Jerome L. Stern, Julia Amster Fishelson, Tony Cacciotti, Milton Maltz, Stephen E. Herman, Paul Lisak, Morton Swinsky, Jerry & Cindy Benjamin, Bernard L. Tansey Best Production Design
Scenic Design: Eugene Lee
Costume Design: Susan Hilferty
Lighting Design: Kenneth Posner
Best Musical Score
Music and Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz
Best Long-Running Musical (shows that have been on the road for over three years)
Producer: Cameron Mackintosh
Touring Broadway Achievement Award (recognizing a performer, individual or organization that has shown exceptional dedication to Touring Broadway)
Clark Transfer – a full-service international theatrical transportation and logistics service
Visit www.touringbroadwayawards.com for more information.