2008 New York Innovative Theatre Awards  

 
9/22/2008 





The 2008 New York Innovative Theatre Awards were held on Monday, September 22 at the Fashion Institute of Technology's Haft Auditorium in New York City and was attended by 750 artists and their guests. The event was hosted by Lisa Kron and directed by Jose Zayas with performances by the Blue Man Group and a presentation by Boomerang Theatre Company's Jennifer Larkin, Joe Whelski and Vinnie Penna. Script contributions were made by Jeffrey Keenan.


2008 Recipients

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A FEATURED ROLE




Megan Byrne 
No End of Blame, Potomac Theatre Project    
Presented by Barrett Foa



OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE


Photo by David Fletcher

 
Rob Sheridan
The Two Lives of Napoleon Beazley, Incumbo Theater Company    
Presented by
Barrett Foa

 


OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL MUSIC


Photo by Marc Goldberg

 
Dan Bianchi
The Island of Dr. Moreau, Radiotheatre    
Presented by John Bucchino


 

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY/MOVEMENT


Photo by Marc Goldbergl

 
Qui Nguyen
Fight Girl Battle World, Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company    
Presented by Rob Ashford

 

 

 

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE


Photo by David Fletcher

 

Andrea Caban
You Got Questions? I Got Answers!,
Coyote REP Theatre Company
Presented by Desiree Burch

 


OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SHORT SCRIPT


Photo by Marc Goldberg

 
Aliza Shane
The Three Sillies, The Looking Glass Theatre    
Presented by Tina Howe



OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL FULL-LENGTH SCRIPT


Photo by David Fletcher


Bekah Brunstetter

You May Go Now,
Babel Theatre Project
Presented by Tina Howe


 

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN


Photo by Marc Goldberg


Dan Bianchi
The Island of Dr. Moreau, Radiotheatre    
Presented by Dan Moses Scheier



OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN


Photo by Marc Goldberg

 
Jessica Wegener
Fight Girl Battle World, Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company    
Presented by Catherine Zuber



OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN


Photo by Marc Goldberg


Sean Breault

Art of Memory, Company SoGoNo    
Presented by Anna Louizos

 

 

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN


Photo by David Fletcher


Kevin Hardy
The Night of Nosferatu, Rabbit Hole Ensemble    
Presented by Anne Militello

 

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE




 
Stephanie Barton-Farcas
Elizabeth Rex, Nicu's Spoon    
Presented by Louis Zorich


 

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE


Photo by Marc Goldberg


Cameron J. Oro
The Accidental Patriot, The Stolen Chair Theatre Company    
Presented by Louis Zorich

 

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR


Photo by Marc Goldberg

 
Edward Elefterion
The Night of Nosferatu, Rabbit Hole Ensemble    
Presented by Isaac Byrne & Daniel Talbott


OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE



Photo by David Fletcher

Elena Chang, Noshir Dalal, Jon Hoche, Kelley Rae O'Donnell, Melissa Paladino, Maureen Sebastian, Andrea Marie Smith, Paco Tolson, Temar Underwood
Fight Girl Battle World, Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company    
Presented by Michael Dahlen & Bill Irwin


OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE ART PRODUCTION


Photo by David Fletcher

 
Removable Parts
HERE Arts Center    
Presented by David Cote


OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL



 
Yank! A New Musical
The Gallery Players    
Presented by Michael Berresse


OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A PLAY


Photo by David Fletcher


 
Burn, Crave, Hold: The James Wilde Project
Blessed Unrest    
Presented by Edward Albee


HONORARY AWARDS

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Artistic Achievement Award is presented in recognition of significant artistic contribution to the Off-Off-Broadway community.


Photo by Marc Goldberg


 Judith Malina
 Presented by Olympia Dukakis

 

STEWARDSHIP AWARD
Stewardship Award presented in recognition of significant contribution to the Off-Off-Broadway community through service, support and leadership.



Photo by David Fletcher


 New York Theatre Experience
(Martin Denton and Rochelle Denton)
Presented by Kirk Wood Bromley

CAFF CINO FELLOWSHIP AWARD
Caffe Cino Fellowship Award is presented in recognition of consistent production of outstanding work Off-Off-Broadway.


Photo by David Fletcher



Boomerang Theatre Company
Presented by Leonard Jacobs and Akia

 


 

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