The Independent Theater Bloggers Association (the “ITBA”) is proud to announce the 2012 recipients of the Fourth Annual Patrick Lee Theater Blogger Awards, (the “the Patricks”). Patrick Lee was one of the ITBA's founding members. Patrick passed away suddenly in June 2010, and was an erudite, passionate, and tireless advocate for theater in all its forms. Patrick was also the ITBA's first awards director, and was a regular contributor to Theatermania and TDF Stages.
The 2011-2012 Patrick Lee Theater Blogger Award Winners:
1) OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE - Peter and the Starcatcher
2) CITATIONS FOR EXCELLENCE BY INDIVIDUAL PERFORMERS (Across Off-Off Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Broadway)
Nina Arianda in "Venus in Fur"
Christian Borle in "Peter and the Starcatcher"
Philip Boynkin in "The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess"
Danny Burstein, "Follies"
James Corden in "One Man Two Guvnors"
Santino Fontana, "Sons of a Prophet"
Judy Kaye, "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
Judith Light in "Other Desert Cities"
Jan Maxwell, "Follies"
Lindsay Mendez "Godspell"
Terri White in "Follies"
3) Outstanding New Broadway Musical - Once
4) Outstanding New Broadway Play - Peter and the Starcatcher
5) Outstanding Broadway Musical Revival - Follies
6) Outstanding Broadway Play Revival - Death of a Salesman
7) Outstanding New Off Broadway Play - Sons of the Prophet
8) OUTSTANDING OFF-OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
"Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War", by The Mad Ones, at The New Ohio Theatre
"She Kills Monsters" at the Flea Theater
9) UNIQUE OFF-OFF BROADWAY EXPERIENCE - "The Tenant" by Woodshed Collective
10) CITATION FOR EXCELLENCE IN OFF-OFF BROADWAY THEATRE - The Flea Theater
11) OUTSTANDING SOLO SHOW/PERFORMANCES (Across Broadway, off- Broadway and Off-Off Broadway
Hugh Jackman "Back on Broadway"
Denis O'Hare "An Iliad" New York Theatre Workshop
Zoe Caldwell, "Elective Affinities", Soho Rep
Juan Francisco Villa- "Empanada for a Dream", Ballybeg
Stephen Spinella "An Illiad"
Daniel Kitson, "It's Always Right Now Until It's Later"
Lorinda Lositza in "Triumphant Baby"
12) Outstanding New Off Broadway Musical - Now. Here. This.
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