April 20, 2008

Elliot Norton and Outer Critic Circle Nominations

And the award season excitement continues with the announcement of the Elliot Norton Award Nominations this weekend.

The Huntington earned several nominations in the Large Company categories. Here are the highlights;

Designers Kevin Adams (lighting) and Mic Pool (sound) for The 39 Steps
Director Maria Aitken for The 39 Steps
Designer Alexander Dodge for Present Laughter and Brendan
Victor Garber; Outstanding Actor in Present Laughter
Nancy E. Carroll; Outstanding Actress in
Present Laughter and Brendan
Present Laughter for Outstanding Production
Cry of the Reed designer Eugene Lee received a nomination for The Fantasticks at Trinity Rep
Ronan Noone for
Outstanding New Script (Brendan)
Huntington Playwriting Fellow Melinda Lopez's Gary for Outstanding New Script (Boston Plawrights' Theatre)
John Judd for Outstanding Actor, Shining City

and Nicholas Martin will receive the Norton Award for Sustained Excellence.

Congrats to all of the winners. The full list can be viewed at StageSource and the awards this year will take place at the Sanders Theatre (45 Quincy Street, Cambridge). Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 617 496-2222 or online here. Rumor has it that Andrea Martin will host.

ADDENDUM: Outer Critics Circle Nominations, April 21
Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps won three Outer Critics nominations for New Broadway Play, and Director - Maria Aitken, and Lighting Design - Kevin Adams. Congrats! Rounding out the Best New Broadway Play nominations are next season's Tom Stoppard hit Rock n Roll, the runaway smash August:Osage County from our friends at Steppenwolf, and the newest by Shining City author Conor McPherson - The Seafarer.

1 comment:

davis said...

Kevin and Alexander should get the award. The rest of the nominees are also good. But only the best should get the award.