Telsey, Carnahan and Calleri Win Artios Awards Nov. 10

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The New York recipients of the 24th annual Artios Awards, honoring outstanding achievement in casting, were presented Nov. 10 at Caroline's on Broadway.

The Casting Society of America produces the awards that are presented concurrently in New York and at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles on Nov. 10. Winners of the L.A. segment of the awards will be announced at a later time.

"The Artios Awards featured great highlights from this year's most prestigious achievements in motion picture, television, and theatre casting," said Pam Dixon, president of the Casting Society of America. "This year I was excited that Julie Halston in New York and Neil Patrick Harris in Los Angeles hosted our events."

Guest presenters in New York included Bryan Batt, Jason Biggs, Robert Buckley, Danny Burstein, Bobby Cannavale, Jennifer Ehle, John Gallagher Jr., Gavin Lee, Norm Lewis, Rebecca Luker, Jesse L. Martin, Alan Menken, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gretchen Mol, James Naughton, Kristin Schall, Sherie Renee Scott, Paolo Szot, Michael Urie, the cast of Black Watch, as well as Van Hansis and Jake Silbermann.

Nominees in the theatre-related categories follow; winners are in bold:

Broadway Theater Casting – Drama
Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Jim Carnahan
Mauritiues, David Caparelliotis
The Country Girl, Tara Rubin/Laura Schutzel, Eric Woodall/Merri Sugarman
The Homecoming, Bernard Telsey
Top Girls, Nancy Piccone Broadway Theater Casting – Comedy
Boeing – Boeing, Jim Carnahan
Is He Dead?, Jay Binder/Jack Bowdan
November, Bernard Telsey/William Cantler Pygmalion, Jim Carnahan
The 39 Steps, Jay Binder/Jack Bowdan

Broadway Theater Casting – Musical
A Catered Affair, Bernard Telsey/Bethany Knox
Gypsy, Jay Binder
In the Heights, Bernard Telsey/Bethany Knox
Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein, Tara Rubin/Eric Woodall, Merri Sugarman/Laura Schutzel
South Pacific, Bernard Telsey
Xanadu, Cindy Tolan

Off-Broadway Casting – Comedy/Drama/Musical
Crimes of the Heart, Tara Rubin/Laura Schutzel, Eric Woodall/Merri Sugarman
Deadman's Cell Phone, Alain Alldaffer
From Up Here, David Caparelliotis
The Seagull, James Calleri
Things We Want, Judy Henderson

Regional Theater Casting (L.O.R.T.)
33 Variations, Will Cantler/Bernard Telsey
An American in Paris, Jay Binder
Dancing in the Dark aka Bandwagon, Jay Binder
Happy Days, A New Musical, Jay Binder
Streamers, Mele Nagler
The Glass Menagerie, Samantha Barrie

Special Honorees
Career Achievement Award
Craig Zadan & Neil Meron

Hoyt Boyers Award
Mali Finn

The New York Apple Award
Thomas Schumacher

The Artios Awards were established in 1985 by the Casting Society of America to "recognize the significance of casting to the success of a movie, television or theatrical production and are given on the criteria of originality, creativity and the contribution of casting to the overall quality of a project."

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