Rita Moreno, Jeff Whitty, Seussical, Bill Cain Among Winners in SF Bay Area Critics Awards

By Kenneth Jones
11 Apr 2012



PLAYS
AT VENUES OF 100 TO 300 SEATS

COSTUME DESIGN
Lindsay W. Davis
The Lily's Revenge
Magic Theatre

Callie Floor
Seven Guitars
Marin Theatre Company

DIRECTION
Mark Jackson
Metamorphosis
Aurora Theatre Company

ENSEMBLE
Seven Guitars
Marin Theatre Company

LIGHTING DESIGN
Kurt Landisman
Seven Guitars
Marin Theatre Company

ORIGINAL SCRIPT
David Farr
Gisli Orn Gardarsson
Metamorphosis(Adaptation)
Aurora Theatre Company

PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE
Omoze Idehenre
Seven Guitars
Marin Theatre Company

PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE
Charles Dean
A Delicate Balance
Aurora Theatre Company

Craig Marker
The Glass Menagerie
Marin Theatre Company

PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE
Susi Damilano
Harper Regan
SF Playhouse

PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE
Alexander Crowther
Metamorphosis
Aurora Theatre Company

PRODUCTION
Metamorphosis
Aurora Theatre Company

SET DESIGN
Nina Ball
Metamorphosis
Aurora Theatre Company

SOUND DESIGN
Matthew Stines
Metamorphosis
Aurora Theatre Company

SPECIALTIES
Stef Baldwin
Cher Simnitt (Doll Designers)
Reborning
SF Playhouse

MUSICALS
AT VENUES OVER 300 SEATS

COSTUME DESIGN
Beaver Bauer
Tales of the City
American Conservatory Theater

DIRECTION
Jason Moore
Tales of the City
American Conservatory Theater

ENSEMBLE
Seussical: The Musical
Berkeley Playhouse

LIGHTING DESIGN
Robert Wierzel
Tales of the City
American Conservatory Theater

MUSICAL DIRECTION
Tal Ariel
Seussical: The Musical
Berkeley Playhouse

ORIGINAL SCRIPT
Jeff Whitty
Tales of the City
American Conservatory Theater

PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE
Rebecca Pingree
Seussical: The Musical
Berkeley Playhouse

PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE
Nandi Drayton
Seussical: The Musical
Berkeley Playhouse

PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE
Marcus Klinger
Hairspray
Contra Costa Musical Theatre

PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE
Jason Hite
Hairspray
Contra Costa Musical Theatre

PRODUCTION
Seussical: The Musical
Berkeley Playhouse

SET DESIGN
Douglas W. Schmidt
Tales of the City
American Conservatory Theater

SOUND DESIGN
John Shivers
Tales of the City
American Conservatory Theater

SPECIALTIES
Jennifer Perry (Choreographer)
Hairspray
Contra Costa Musical Theatre

PLAYS
AT VENUES OVER 300 SEATS

COSTUME DESIGN
Paloma H. Young
Titus Andronicus
California Shakespeare Theater

DIRECTION
Jonathan Moscone
Candida
California Shakespeare Theater

ENSEMBLE
The Dresser
San Jose Repertory Theater

LIGHTING DESIGN
Alexander V. Nichols
Clybourne Park
American Conservatory Theater

ORIGINAL SCRIPT
Bill Cain
How to Write a New Book for the Bible
Berkeley Repertory Theatre

PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE
Carla Duren
Ruined
Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Zainab Jah
Ruined
Berkeley Repertory Theatre

PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE
Tonye Patano
Ruined
Berkeley Repertory Theatre

PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE
Rob Campbell
Titus Andronicus
California Shakespeare Theater

PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A PRINCIPAL ROLE
James Carpenter
Titus Andronicus
California Shakespeare Theater

PRODUCTION
Ruined
Berkeley Repertory Theatre

SET DESIGN
J.B. Wilson
Clementine in the Lower Nine
TheatreWorks

SOLO PERFORMANCE
Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno: Life Without Makeup
Berkeley Repertory Theatre

SOUND DESIGN
Will McCandless
Candida
California Shakespeare Theater

SPECIALTIES
Randy Duncan (Choreographer)
Ruined
Berkeley Repertory Theatre

TOURING PRODUCTION
The Wild Bride
Berkeley Repertory Theatre & Kneehigh Theatre Company

For more information about the Critics Circle, visit www.sfbatcc.org.