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Nominations for the Planet Connections Awards
This year, Planet Connections has elected to honor the following festivity artists for their Activism and for going above and beyond the call of duty working with a charitable organization:
The 2014 Planet Activist Award will be presented to:
Tessa Flannery – performer of Life in Plastic, for her fundraiser at Dempsey’s for Urban Justice Center
Gabrielle Fox -playwright of The Home. for taking all raised proceeds for her production and giving them directly to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Brian Gillespie – director of Virus Attacks Heart, for organizing and hosting a Blood Drive outside the theater.
Michael Hagins – playwright of The Quest of the Hero for organizing a kickball in the park fundraiser for Safe Horizon
Bob Jaffe – performer of But For the Grace…, for raising considerable funds and awareness regarding the hunger crisis in NYC via NY Foodbank.
Shubhra Prakash – playwright of For Our Own, for getting a great deal of involvement from the South Asian Marrow Association of Recruiters. They provided so many items to give out to the audience, and several audience members signed up to volunteer with the organization after seeing the show.
Adina Taubman – performer of A Line In the Sand, for her on-going research and activism against gun violence
The 2014 Greener Planet Award (given to the group or individual, who goes above and beyond the call of duty implementing Green aspects into their production) will be presented to:
Neal Utterback – adapter/director of The Picture (of Dorian Gray) – shared their set with many other shows – the set was preexisting and can continue to be used (4 stacking chairs and one stool) – the paper was reused for every performance.
The 2014 Congeniality Award will be presented to the following festival participants. Thanks for being a great person!
Rachel April – the stage manager from Why Bother? – for being super nice ALL the time.
Sarah M. Chichester – director of Allie’s Appendix, for her emails, cards and treats, graciously thanking the staff throughout the festivity.
Andy Evan Cohen – Sound Designer of Selling Off Secrets, for lending us sound equipment in exchange to a donation to animal charity and coming to load in for installation, and also just being nice all the time.
Melissa Firlit (director) and Michael Walker (performer) from BUBBA for their acts of kindness, making rounds to personally thank the staff at each performance, bringing treats and showing gratitude throughout.
Christopher King (Director, Michelle T. Johnson (Playwright) and Aanika Allen (Stage Manager) from Trading Races – always on point, super nice and understanding and going the extra mile to work with tech team.
Kristen Penner and Lorelei Mackenzie (writers and performers) from Pieces for their graciousness and for supporting the staff walk for a cause and donating to the picnic.
Bricken Sparacino – performer from Vacation – All I Ever Wanted, for her gratitude and for supporting the staff walk for a cause.
Akia Squitieri – producer of Donkey for always being pleasant, enthusiastic and for all of her lovely cards to the staff of Planet.
Outstanding Overall Production of a New Play
Winner: The Home
Benefiting Alzheimer’s Association, Written By: Gabrielle Fox, Directed By Anthony Valbiro, Performed by Charles Baran, Petra Denison, Margie Ferris, and Misti Tindiglia
Benefiting ASPCA, Produced By Rising Sun Performance Company, Written By John Patrick Bray, Directed By Tim Errickson,
Performed by: Tom Frank, Ashley Bloom, Sammy DeSimone, Elizabeth Burke, Christopher Sanchez and Mark Saunders Assistant Director: Stephanie Caragliano, Sound Design: Nzinga Williams, Set & Lighting Design: Jak Prince,
Costume Design: R.J Verchaud, Samantha
Downward Facing Debbie
Benefiting: Off the Mat and Into the World, Produced By: Project Y, Written by David Caudle, Directed by: Andrew Block, Performed by: Dan Patrick Brady, Esther Chen Jordy Lievers, Geri-Nikole Love , Karen Stanion and Christopher Tierney*
Hazard A Little Death
Benefiting: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders Produced By THEATRE 4the PEOPLE, Written by Sara Fellini, Directed by Isaac Byrne, Performed by Adam Belvo, Kaitlan Emery, Sara Fellini, Cait Murphy, Mary-Anne Wright and Antonio Thompson
The Quest of the Hero
Benefiting: Safe Horizons, Produced By: C.A.G.E. Theatre Company Written and Directed by: Michael Hagins , Performed by Christian Sochor, Vanessa Wendt , Scott Janneke, Ian Heitzmann , Matthew Velez, Xavier Rodney , Sam Lopresti ,Michael Rehse, Chelsea Rowe, Sonia Hebé ,Molly Way, Laura Snell, Chris Morrell , Rebecca R. Overholt , Rachel Collins, Laura Mae Baker and Rich Wisneski. Narrated by Adam Baritot, Costume Design by Laura Mae Baker, Set Design by Alix Boudrot, Original Music by Jeff Taft
Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical or Play with Music
Winner: The Lost (or, How to: Just Be)
Benefiting: GLAAD, Produced By: Josh Adam Ramos, Written By: Keelay Gipson, Directed By: Rebeca Rad, Performed By: Shawn Nabors, Sean Carvajal, Xavier Reminick, Aaron Marshall-Bobb, Andre J. Smith, Donald C. Shorter, Jr., Rachael Ferrera, Emily Stockdale and Tatiana Lofton.
Benefiting: GLAAD, Produced By: Living Room Theater, Written and Directed By: Marcus Yi, Performed By: Monique Sanchez, Brian Jones, Hallie Wage, Kiat Sing Teo, Fenny Novyane, Patty Cruz, Alyssa Ross, Shane Hall, Lacey Keane, Mark Hanke and Kenan Wei.
Benefiting: American Association For Suicide Prevention, Produced By: Black Angus Productions, Written and Performed By: Michael Thomas Walker, Directed By: Melissa Firlit, Associate Producer: New Light Theater Project, Sound Designer: Latiana Gourzong, Projection Design By: Tom Minucci, Costume Design By: Stephanie Genda
Benefiting: TU foundation’s Top DD Study, Produced By: Violet Productions, Book and Lyrics By: Kristen Penner and Lorelei Mackenzie, Music By: Kristen Penner, Lorelei Mackenzie and Joni Ernst. Directed By: Nick Radu, Performed By: Kristen Penner, Laura Cetti, Peyton Thomas Tucker, Lorelei Mackenzie, Sonia Hebe Acosta, Sarah Ann Vail, Nathan Armstrong and Melissa D’Anna. Stage Manager: Vanessa Wendt, Musical Director/Orchestrator: Adam Baritot, Dramaturge: Shaun Peknic
Why Don’t I Have A Girlfriend?
Benefiting: Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Produced By: Dangerlion Productions, Book, Music and Lyrics By: Balint Varga and Lia Tamborra, Original Hungarian Lyrics By Zoltan Papes, English Lyrics By: Lia Tamborra, English Adaptaion of Book By: Case Aiken and Leah Dennis, Performed By: Jared Dixon, Nick Magliocco, David Mohai, Kristina Nieskens, Elizabeth Pegg, Ariella Segal, Sarah Statler, Kimberly Wilpon and Joshua Wooster. Stage Manager: Adam Samtur, Technical Director: Case Aiken, Choreographer: Sidney Erik Wright, Pianist: Mike Moise, Percussionist: David Mohai
Outstanding Overall Production of a Revival/Adaptation/Sequel (previously published/or adapted script)
Winner: Dig Infinity!
Benefiting: Democracy Now!, Written and Directed By: Oliver Trager, Performed by: Oliver Trager, Russell Jordan, David Lamberton, John Kruth, and Boris Kinberg, Lighting Designer/Technician: Eric Feldman
Interpreting Her Martyr’d Signs
Benefiting: Safe Horizon, Produced By: Noelle Fair and Lisa LaGrande, Written By: Noelle Fair and Lisa LaGrande, For Love and Duty Players, Directed By: Rachel Alt, Movement Direction By: Emily Desana, Performed By: Lisa Lagrande, Noelle, Brandon E. Burton, Stephen Powell, Rich Wisneski, Leighton Schlanger and Joseph Hoover, Triever Sherwood, Vivian Preston. Stage Manager: Sharon Murphy, Flight Choreography: Leighton Schangler, Lighting Design/Sound Board: Monica All.
The Picture (of Dorian Gray)
Benefiting: GLAAD, Produced By: The Gravity Partner, Written and Directed By: Neal Utterback, Adapted from Oscar Wilde. Performed By: Jessica Denison, Jamison Monella, Andrew Kilpatrick, Phil Oberholzer and Alyssa Newberg. Stage Manager: Heidi Kleber
Outstanding Play-writing for a New Script (readings excluded)
Winner: Sara Fellini for Hazard A Little Death
Winner: Gabrielle Fox for The Home
Winner: Valerie Graham for Leashes for Dinosaurs
John Patrick Bray for Donkey
Robin Rice Lichtig for Allie’s Appendix
Michael Hagins for The Quest of the Hero
Tom Slot for Graceless
Outstanding Book of a new Musical and/or Playwriting of a Play with Music
Winner: Keelay Gipson for The Lost (or, How to: Just Be)
Kristen Penner and Lorelei Mackenzie for Pieces
Balint Varga and Lia Tamborra for Why Don’t I Have A Girlfriend?
Michael Walker for Bubba
Marcus Yi for 29 x/y
Outstanding Music & Lyrics
Winner: Balint Varga and Lia Tamborra for Why Don’t I Have A Girlfriend?
Anton Sword & The We Ours
Jen Urban & The Box
Kristen Penner and Lorelei Mackenzie for Pieces
Outstanding Direction of a Play or Musical
Winner: Rebeca Rad for The Lost (or, How to: Just Be)
Isaac Byrne for Hazard A Little Death
Tim Errikson for Donkey
Brian Gillespie for Virus Attacks Heart
Anthony Valbiro for The Home
Outstanding Choreography (Fight or Dance)
Winner: Michael Hagins and Ian Heitzman for The Quest of the Hero
Layon Gray for Diary of a Catholic School Dropout
Leighton Schlanger for Interpreting Her Martyr’d Signs
Neal Utterback for The Picture (of Dorian Gray)
Sidney Erik Wright for Why Don’t I Have A Girlfriend?
Outstanding Band and/or Musician
Winner: Kiirstin Marilyn
John Kruth and Boris Kinberg from Dig Infinity!
Outstanding Production of a Film
Winner: Water Dogs
Director & Writer – Matthew Slamowitz, Producer – Joanna Bowzer, Performed by – Bob Jaffe, Robby Johnson, Ibrahim Miari, Naci Baybura, Reggie Wilson, Director of Photography – Chris Cannucciari ,Editor – Matthew Slamowitz, Composer – Matt Gates
The Beast Next Door
Director – Bill Hutchens Writer (Screenplay) – Stephen Monger Writer (Original Short Story) – Susan Howe Executive Producer – Michael Salmon Producer – Mark Evans
Clapping for the Wrong Reasons
Director Khidr Joseph Producer – Reel Works, Performed by Pamela Sabaugh, Douglas Crawford, Rachel Richards, Stephen Graybill ; Director of Photography – David Montecchi; Casting Associate – Chandra Thomas
Just Another Part of Me
Director, Writer & Producer – Shauntay Cherry; Performed by Tamika Jones, Matthew Nared, Gregory Mellon, and Ighoroga Roland; Cinematographer – Josef Orlandi ; Music Composer – Jerry “Juice” Alexidor
Director & Executive Producer, Nelson Eusebio ,Writer & Executive Producer, Kurt Uy, Executive Producer, Ariel Estrada, Producer Ben Bartolone, Dax Valdes, Tina Chilip, Performed by Ali Ewoldt, Jojo Gonzalez, Kurt Uy, and Stephen Moore ; Assistant Director – Jared Kaner Cinematographer; Horst Dieter Baum; Location Sound/Boom Operator – Peter Chin; Costume Designer – Angela Harner ; Makeup Artist/Makeup Effects/Hairstylist – Leslie Espinosa; Production Designer – Mikaela Liakata; Sound Editor/Mixer – Amy Altadonna; Editor – Jennifer Hahn Composer – Jason Ma
Outstanding Scenic Design
Winner: Jak Prince for Donkey
Alix Boudrot for The Quest of the Hero
Tom Govelitz for The Perpetual Earth Program
Jill Klinow Kaffe for But For the Grace…
Jeff Wong for Life In Plastic
Outstanding Lighting Design
Winner: Jonathan Santos for Diary of a Catholic School Dropout
Scott Fetterman for Why Bother?
Patrick Mahaney for Virus Attacks Heart
Gilbert “Lucky” Pearto for Selling off Secrets
Elaine Wong for Bubba
Outstanding Sound Design
Winner: Andy Evan Cohen for Selling Off Secrets
Janie Bullard for Maison De Reves
Nick Cornwell for Getting Away With It
Rich Johnson for Donkey
Jacob Subotnick for Virus Attacks Heart
Outstanding Costume Design
Winner: Ashleigh Herndon and Samantha DeSimone for Donkey
Winner: Lauren Ustaszewki for Lucy
BNT Costume Collective for The Perpetual Earth Program
Laura Mae Baker for The Quest of the Hero
Jen McCulloch for Maison De Reves
Outstanding Use Of Projections, Special Effects, AND/OR Multimedia Event
Winner: Tom Govelitz, The Perpetual Earth Program
Brendon Carmody for 29xy
Koo Chia Meng multimedia designer for Other(s)
Tom Minucci for Bubba
Tom Small for Vacation – All I Ever Wanted
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
Winner: Adam Belvo for the role of Georges in Hazard A Little Death
Charles Baran for the role of Artie Dunne in The Home
Gio Castellano for the role of Desi in Lucy
Tom Frank for the role of Steve in Donkey
Chris Sochor for the role of Arthur/Hero in The Quest of the Hero
Luke Wise for the role of Jaime in Virus Attacks Heart
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Winner: Andrea Flax for the role of Lucille Ball in Lucy
Winner: Gina LeMoine for the role of Beatrice in Virus Attacks Heart
Ashley Bloom for the role of Mary Jane in Donkey
Jessica Denison for the role of JESSI in The Picture (of Dorian Gray)
Margie Ferris for the role of Margaret in The Home
Sara Fellini in the role of Florence in Hazard A Little Death
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play
Winner: Vincent Santvoord for the role of Nathan in Leashes For Dinosaurs
Christopher Cruz for the role of Pandro Berman in Lucy
Bret Hoskins for the role of PeTdragon/Officer in Donkey
Scott Raymond Janneke for the role of Mushroom in The Quest of the Hero
Christopher Sanchez for the role of Jefferson in Donkey
Chris Tierney in the role of Tate in Downward Facing Debbie
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play
Winner: Samantha DeSimone for the role of Eloise in Donkey
Winner: Misti Tindiglia for the role of Dola Dunne in The Home
Kayla Asbell for the role of Lira in Leashes for Dinosaurs
Jamie Lyn Bagley in the role of Bette Davis in Lucy
Esther Chen for the role of Li in Downward Facing Debbie
Geri Nicole Love for the role of Anduin in Downward Facing Debbie
Maureen O’Boyle for the role of Mom in Allie’s Appendix
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical, Play with Music, or Musical Event
Winner: Oliver Trager for the role of Lord Buckley in Dig Infinity!
Sean Carvajal in the role of DJay in The Lost (or, How to: Just Be)
Shane Hall for 29 x/y
Shawn Nabors for the role of Bobby in The Lost or How to Just Be
Peyton Thomas Tucker for the role of Chris in Pieces
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, Play with Music, or Musical Event
Winner: Rachael Ferrera for the role of Jermayne in The Lost or How to Just Be
Devin Bailey Griffin for the role of Girl 8 in Diary of A Catholic School Drpout
Kristen Penner for the role of Tabby in Pieces
Monique Sanchez for 29 x/y
Sarah Statler for the role of Lily in Why Don’t I Have A Girlfriend?
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical, Play with Music, or Musical Event
Winner: Russell Jordan for the role of Orpheus, Stump Preacher, Newscaster in Dig Infinity!
Donald C. Shorter, Jr. for the role of Edmond in The Lost (or, How to: Just Be)
Andre J. Smith for the role of Mel-Lo in The Lost (or, How to: Just Be)
Nick Magliocco in the role of Otto in Why Don’t I Have a Girlfriend?
Aaron Marshall-Bobb for the role of Levin in The Lost (or, How to: Just Be)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical, Play with Music, or Musical Event
Winner: Laura Cetti for the role of Dr. Carol in Pieces
Sonia Hebe Acosta for the role of Jade in Pieces
Tatiana Lofton for the role of Big Black Girl in The Lost (or, How to: Just Be)
Emily Stockdale for the role of Ms. White Lady in The Lost (or, How to: Just Be)
Kristina Nieskens for the role of Lona in Why Don’t I Have A Girlfriend?
Outstanding Actor in a Featured or Cameo Role of a Play or Musical
Winner: Xavier Rodney for the role of Henchman #2, Gargoth in The Quest of the Hero
Jared Dixon for the role of Ricky in Why Don’t I Have A Girlfriend?
Sundar Natarajan for the role of Panditji in For Our Own
Mark Sanders for the role of Sumba in Donkey
Antonio Thompson for the role of Henry in Hazard A Little Death
Outstanding Actress in a Featured or Cameo Role of a Play or Musical
Winner: Ariella Segal for the role of Cat in Why Don’t I Have A Girlfriend?
Anisha Dadia for the role of Goddess in For Our Own
Hannah Dunber for the role of Grace Thompson in Graceless
Ebonee Noel for the role of Her in Diary of a Catholic School Dropout
Elizabeth Pegg for the role of PC in Why Don’t I Have A Girlfriend?
Outstanding Production of a Short Play
Winner: Slam Team
Benefiting: The Door, Produced and Written By: Gina Inzunza, Directed By: Marcus Yi, Performed By: Zachary Conner, Nicola McEldowney, Joy Lynn Pringle and Luis Restrepo.
Benefiting: Safe Horizon, Written By: John Pollono, Directed By: Andrew Block, Performed By: Thom Christensen, Dana Domenick and John Gazzale. Production Stage Manager: Rachel April
Benefiting: Safe Horizon, Written By: Tony Glazer, Directed By: Andrew Block, Performed By: Scott Aiello, Brian J. Carter and Simon Pearl. Production Stage Manager: Rachel April
Selling Off Secrets
Benefiting: Second Wind Dreams, Produced By: Lauren Ritter, Written By: Joseph Mosso, Directed By: Janet Bentley, Performed By: Joseph Mosso, Peter Judd and Tatyana Kot. Stage Manager: Katy Moore, Sound Designer: Andy Evan Cohen, Lighting Designer: Gilbert Pearto, Costume Design By: Hope Governali
Outstanding Overall Production of An Entire Evening of One-Acts/Paired Productions
Winner: Why Bother? ( A Collection of 4 Comedies)
Benefiting: Safe Horizon, Keeping Pace – Written By: Robin Rothstein, Crazy At Heart: Written By: Mark Jason Williams, Illuminati: Written By: John Pollono, Doll Play: Written By: Tony Glazer, Directed By: Andrew Block, Performed By: Thom Christensen and Joey Gambetta- Keeping Pace, Steven De Luca and Kathy Searle – Crazy At Heart, Thom Christensen, Dana Domenick and John Gazzale – Illuminati, Scott Aiello, Brian J. Carter and Simon Pearl – Doll Play, Production Stage Manager: Rachel April
Getting Away With It
Benefiting: Democracy Now!, Produced By: Christina Balkovic and Justin Cornell, Written By: Justin Cornell, Directed By: Christina Balkovic, Performed By: Peter McPherson, Molly Rodino and Craig Wolfe. Associate Producer: Sara DiGuardia, Music Direction By: Craig Wolfe, Choreography By: Vanessa Rappa, Stage Manager: Allie Polan-Clarke, Lighting Design By: Caroline Harvey, Sound Design By: Nick Cornwell, Video Design By: Aaron Biston, Set/Props Design By: Stephanie Gonzalez, Costume Design By: Anne Liberman
Selling Off Secrets and La Matadora
Selling Off Secrets
Benefiting: Second Wind Dreams, Produced By: Lauren Ritter, Written By: Joseph Mosso, Directed By: Janet Bentley, Performed By: Joseph Mosso, Peter Judd and Tatyana Kot. Stage Manager: Katy Moore, Lighting Design By: Gilbert Pearto, Sound Design By: Andy Evan Cohen, Costume Design By: Hope Governali
Benefiting: Sivananda Yoga Ranch Solor Project, Written By: Hope Weiner, Directed By: Samantha Kozloff, Performed By: Linda Friedman, Samantha Kozloff and Adrian Corrie
Outstanding Direction, Short Form
Winner: Andrew Block for Why Bother?
Janet Bentley for Selling Off Secrets
Christina Balkovic for Getting Away With It
Christopher King for Trading Races: From Rodney King to Paula Deen
Marcus Yi for Slam Team
Outstanding Play-writing Short Form
Winner: Justin Cornell for Getting Away With It
Tony Glazer for Doll Play
John Pollono for Illuminati
Robin Rothstein for Keeping Pace
Mark Jason Williams for Crazy At Heart
Outstanding Actor in a One-Act/Short Form Production
Winner: Andrew Chupa for the role of Billie in Trading Races: From Rodney King to Paula Deen
Scott Aiello for for the role of Jason in Doll Play
Brian J. Carter for the role of Thomas in Doll Play
Thom Christensen for Keeping Pace and Illuminati
Steven De Luca for the role of Brian in Crazy at Heart
Simon Pearl for the role of Davis in Doll Play
Outstanding Actress in a One-Act/Short Form Production
Winner: Dana Dominick for the role of Candace in Illuminati
Winner: Kathy Searle for the role of Therapist in Crazy At Heart
Tatyana Kot for the role of Lanish in Selling Off Secrets
Melanie Matthews for the role of Eve in Trading Races: From Rodney King to Paula Deen
Nicola McEldowney for the role of Lorna in Slam Team
Molly Rodino for Getting Away With It
Outstanding Overall Production of a Solo Show
Winner: A Line in the Sand
Benefiting: New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, Produced by: Gemini Productions, Written and Performed By: Adina Taubman, Directed By: Padraic Lillis
But For The Grace…
Benefiting: Food Bank for New York City, Produced By: Jill Klinow Jaffe, Written and Directed By: David Eliet, Performed By: Bob Jaffe, Set Design: Jill Klinow Jaffe, Lighting Design: David Roy, Costume Design: Marilyn Salvatore
Life In Plastic
Benefiting: Urban Justice Center, Produced By: Voyage Theatre Company, Written and Performed By: Tessa Flannery, Directed By: Rebecca Cunningham, Dramaturg: Dan Roeder, Charity Liason: Sairah Budhwani, Videographer: Rachel Czwartacky, Photographer: Logan Vollmers
Maison des Reves
Benefiting: RAINN, Written and Performed By: Talie Melnyk, Directed By: Gretchen Cryer, Sound Design: Janie Bullard, Costume Design By: Jen McCullough
Mom Baby God
Benefiting: New York Abortion Access Fund, Produced By: Smartt Productions, LLC, Written and Performed By: Madeline Burrows, Directed By: Emma Weinstein, Production Manager and Designer: Allison Smartt
Outstanding Direction of a Solo Production
Winner: Lori Kee for Vacation! All I Ever Wanted
Rebecca Cunningham for Life In Plastic
Melissa Firlit for Bubba
Padriac Lillis for A Line In The Sand
Emma Weinstein for Mom Baby God
Outstanding Performance in a Solo Show
Winner: Bob Jaffe in But For The Grace…
Winner: Michael Walker for Bubba
Siobhan O’Loughlin for Natural Novice
Bricken Sparacino for Vacation – All I Ever Wanted!
Adina Taubman for A Line In the Sand
Outstanding Overall Production of a Staged Reading
Winner: How Do You Want It Written by Jerry Polner and Directed by DeLisa White
The Lala and Mummo Show Written by Adie Walsh Directed by Michole Biancosino
The Mad Ones Written by Nathan Mohebbi Directed by Jillian Carucci and Kaitlyn Frotton
UnDetectable Written by Grant Varjas Directed by Steven McElroy
When Janey Comes Marching Home Written by Kym Gomes and John Grabowski, Directed by John Grabowski Produced by Chelsea Rep Lab
Outstanding Writer of a Staged Reading
Winner: Mark Jason Williams – A Man’s Man
Natalie Menna – ZEN A.M.
Jerry Polner – How Do You Want It
Mariel Reyes – The Park
Steven Mark Tenney – Cygnus ISA Summer Con5t3ll4tion
Outstanding Director of a Staged Reading
Winner: Susan Tenney – Cygnus ISA Summer Con5t3ll4tion
Valentina Fratti – A Man’s Man
Eric Mercado – When the Party’s Over
Steven McElroy – UnDetectable
DeLisa White – How Do You Want It
Outstanding Actor in a Reading
Winner: John Fico – When the Party’s Over
Chris Henry Coffey – A Man’s Man
Lee Cortopassi – The Park
Cody Magouirk – Barber from Outer Space
Grant James Varjas – UnDetectable
Outstanding Actress in a Reading
Winner: Talia Lugacy – UnDetectable
Julia Bray – When The Party’s Over
Ivette Dumeng – Cygnus ISA Summer Con5t3ll4tion
Alexandra Porter – Actresses and Other Actresses
Danielle Licardo – Devil Lay Me Down
Addie Walsh – The Lala and Mummo Show
Winner: Why Don’t I have a Girlfriend?: Jonathan Christopher, Jared Dixon, Nick Magliocco, David Mohai, Kristina Nieskens, Elizabeth Pegg, Ariella Segal, Sarah Statler, Kimberly Wilpon and Joshua Wooster
The Lost or How To Just Be: Shawn Nabors, Sean Carvajal, Xavier Reminick, Aaron Marshall-Bobb, Andre J. Smith, Donald C. Shorter, Jr., Rachael Ferrera, Emily Stockdale and Tatiana Lofton
The Quest of the Hero: Christian Sochor, Vanessa Wendt, Scott Janneke, Ian Heitzmann, Matthew Velez, Xavier Rodney, Sam Lopresti, Michael Rehse, Chelsea Rowe, Sonia Hebé ,Molly Way, Laura Snell, Chris Morrell, Rebecca R. Overholt, Rachel Collins, Adam Baritot, and Rich Wisneski
Donkey: Tom Frank, Ashley Bloom, Sammy DeSimone, Elizabeth Burke, Christopher Sanchez and Mark Saunders
The Home: Charles Baran, Petra Denison, Margie Ferris, and Misti Tindiglia