Fringe Festival Announces Overall Excellence Award Winners
By Adam Hetrick
Blanche Survives Hurricane Katrina…, Love is Dead, Perez Hilton Saves the Universe... and Krapp, 39 are among the 2008 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award winners.
The 2008 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award winners follow:
The Umbrella Plays
Too Much Memory
China - The Whole Enchilada
Perez Hilton Saves the Universe...
Montserrat Mendez, Thoroughly Stupid Things...
Paul Cohen, Mourn the Living Hector
Suzie Miller, Reasonable Doubt
Halley Bondy, The Redheaded Man
Outstanding Music & Lyrics:
Outstanding Solo Show:
Bill Oliver, The Alice Complex
Heather Cohen, Other Bodies
Nell Balaban, The Boy in the Basement
Jon Levin, There Will Come Soft Rains
Angela Harner, Gem! A Truly Outrageous Parody!
Jennifer Kirschman, The Fabulous Kane Sisters...
Charlie LaGreca, The Gargoyle Garden
Teresa Hull, The Permanent Night
Molly Bell, Becoming Britney
Hogan Gorman, Hot Cripple
Movin Melvin Brown, A Man, A Magic, A Music
Deborah Weston, See How Beautiful I Am
Will Manning, Choke City & Revolution on the Roof
Keep Your Eyes Open
Gem! A Truly Outrageous Parody!
Tania Bijlani, The Alice Complex
Lizzie Leopold, Green Eyes
In addition, Blanche Survives Hurricane Katrina... and I Love You, Petty & Favre were named the 2008 Village Voice Audience Favorite Award Winners.
Previous Fringe Festival award-winning participants have gone on to enjoy commercial life Off-Broadway, including Bash'd: A Gay Rap Opera, Walmartopia, Dog Sees God, Debbie Does Dallas, Never Swim Alone, 21 Dog Years: Doing Time @ Amazon.com, Matt & Ben, The Joys of Sex and Urinetown; the latter made a Tony Award-winning Broadway transfer.
The 13th Annual New York International Fringe Festival will run Aug. 7-24, 2009. For more information visit www.FringeNYC.org
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