Island City Stage's The Timekeepers, Actors' Playhouse's In the Heights Win Carbonell Awards

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01 Apr 2014

The 38th annual Carbonell Awards, which honor excellence in theatre in South Florida, were held March 31 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale.



According to the Miami Herald, Island City Stage's production of Dan Clancy's The Timekeepers was the big winner of the evening, taking home six awards for Best Production of a Play, Best Director (Michael Leeds), Best Actor (Michael McKeever), Best Scenic Design (Michael McClain), Best Lighting Design (Preston Bircher), Best Costume Design (Brian O'Keefe) and Best Sound Design (David Hart).

Also taking top honors was Actors' Playhouse of Coral Gables' production of In the Heights, which received Carbonells for Best Musical, Best Actor (Nick Duckart) and Best Musical Director (Emmanuel Schvartzman).

Winners follow:

Best New Work
Fear Up Harsh, Christopher Demos Brown, Zoetic Stage

Best Ensemble
All New People, Zoetic Stage

Best Production of a Play
The Timekeepers, Island City Stage

Best Director of a Play
Michael Leeds, The Timekeepers, Island City Stage

Best Actor in a Play
Michael McKeever, The Timekeepers, Island City Stage

Best Actress in a Play
Karen Stephens, Fear Up Harsh, Zoetic Stage.

Best Supporting Actor in a Play
Todd Allen Durkin, All New People, Zoetic Stage

Best Supporting Actress in a Play
Angie Radosh, Exit the King, Palm Beach Dramaworks

Best Production of a Musical
In the Heights, Actors' Playhouse

Best Director of a Musical
Patrick Fitzwater, Next to Normal, Slow Burn Theatre Company

Best Actor in a Musical
Nick Duckart, In the Heights, Actors' Playhouse

Best Actress in a Musical
Amy Miller Brennan, Ruthless!, Actors' Playhouse

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical
Gabriel Zenone, Ruthless!, Actors' Playhouse,

Best Supporting Actress in a Muscial
Lourelene Snedeker, The Sound of Music, Wick Theatre

Best Musical Direction
Emmanuel Schvartzman, In the Heights, Actors' Playhouse

Best Choreography
Denis Jones, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Maltz Jupiter Theatre

Best Scenic Design
Michael McClain, The Timekeepers, Island City Stage

Best Lighting Design
Preston Bircher, The Timekeepers, Island City Stage

Best Costume Design
Brian O'Keefe, The Lion in Winter, Palm Beach Dramaworks

Best Sound Design
David Hart, The Timekeepers, Island City Stage

For more information and a complete list of nominees, visit CarbonellAwards.org.