Long Wharf Theater's Uncle Vanya won as Outstanding Production of a Play, and Goodspeed's current Singin' in the Rain won for Outstanding Production of a Musical.
Rob Ruggiero snagged a directing award for staging the world premiere William Finn musical, Make Me a Song, which is aiming for a New York City home following its popular fall 2006 run at TheaterWorks in Hartford.
The award for Outstanding Debut on a Connecticut Stage went to actress Vanessa Kai for her debut in Far East at Stamford Theatre Works.
There was a tie in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Play. The award went to both Marco Barricelli of Uncle Vanya (Long Wharf) and James Lecesne of I Am My Own Wife (Hartford Stage).
The national tour of Monty Python's Spamalot was named Outstanding Roadshow (it played the Bushnell). The Tom Killen Memorial Award went to James Bundy, artistic director, Yale Repertory Theatre.
The CCC also honored the following:
Outstanding Costume Design: Angela Wendt, Singin' in the Rain, Goodspeed MusicalsOutstanding Sound Design: David Remedios, No Exit, Hartford StageOutstanding Set Design: Scott Bradley, Eurydice, Yale RepOutstanding Lighting Design: Russell H. Champa, Eurydice, Yale RepOutstanding Choreography: Warren Carlyle, Pirates of Penzance, Goodspeed MusicalsOutstanding Ensemble: Jackie Burns, Amy D. Forbes, Billy Johnstone, Erin Sousa Stanley and Eric Strong, A Grand Night for Singing, Ivoryton PlayhouseOutstanding Actress in a Play: Donna Wandrey, Murderers, TheaterWorksOutstanding Actor in a Musical: Jon Peterson, George M. Cohan Tonight, Seven AngelsOutstanding Actress in a Musical: Hollis Resnick, Man of La Mancha, Long WharfOutstanding Director of a Play: Gordon Edelstein, Uncle Vanya, Long Wharf The Connecticut Critics Circle is made up of Connecticut-based theatre reviewers (but not critics from such major papers as the New Haven Register, Hartford Courant and the regional section of the New York Times).