The 2014 OnStage Critics Awards

2014 OnStage Critics Awards for CT/NY Region

Awarded to the Best and the Brightest in the region on June 15th, 2014.

Winners in Bold ~Favorite Hair & Makeup~ Shrek the Musical - Bridgeport Theatre Company Les Misérables – Curtain Call Dreamgirls - Bridgeport Theatre Company Gypsy - Curtain Call Dancing at Lughnasa – The Wilton Playshop

~Favorite Sound Design~ Our Town - Town Players of New Canaan Shrek The Musical - Bridgeport TheatreCompany To Kill a Mockingbird - Bridgeport Theatre Company Spamalot – Curtain Call Les Misérables – Curtain Call

~Favorite Choreography~ Emily Frangipane – Dreamgirls - Bridgeport Theatre Company Abbey Root- Shrek The Musical - Bridgeport Theatre Company Julia Maggiola – The Wizard of Oz – Curtain Call Tom Coppola - Gypsy - Curtain Call

~Favorite Costuming~ Les Misérables – Curtain Call The Crucible - Westport Community Theatre Dreamgirls - Bridgeport Theatre Company Shrek The Musical - Bridgeport Theatre Company A Streetcar Named Desire – Curtain Call

~Favorite Set Design~ David Cunningham - Dancing at Lughnasa – The Wilton Playshop Robert Doran – The Governor’s Son – Town Players of New Canaan Kevin McNair - The Clean House -The Ridgefield Theatre Barn Peter Barbieri – Les Misérables – Curtain Call Kevin Pelkey – To Kill a Mockingbird - Bridgeport Theatre Company

~Favorite Lighting Design~ Jeff Klein – Our Town - Town Players of New Canaan Aaron Meadow – Les Misérables – Curtain Call Phill Hill – Dreamgirls – Bridgeport Theatre Company

~Favorite Ensemble in a Musical~ Dreamgirls – Bridegport Theatre Company Les Misérables – Curtain Call Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson - The Ridgefield Theatre Barn Shrek The Musical - Bridgeport Theatre Company Fiddler on the Roof - Curtain Call

~Favorite Ensemble in a Play~ To Kill a Mockingbird - Bridgeport Theatre Company Arcadia - Westport Community Theatre Our Town - The Town Players of New Canaan Plaza Suite - The Wilton Playshop The Crucible - Westport Community Theatre

~Favorite Youth Performance (18 or Under)~ Sarah McAllister – The Crucible - Westport Community TheatreDeanna Hartog – To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday – Eastbound Theatre Claire Regan - To Kill a Mockingbird – Bridgeport Theatre Company Emma LaPlace – Arcadia - Westport Community Theatre Tyler Felson - To Kill a Mockingbird – Bridgeport Theatre Company

~Favorite Director of a Play~ Julie Bell Petrak - The Clean House – Ridgefield Theatre Barn Mat Young - Arcadia - Westport Community Theatre Tom Rushen – Chapter Two – Eastbound Theatre Will Jeffries – A Streetcar Named Desire – Curtain Call Eli Newsom - To Kill a Mockingbird – Bridgeport Theatre Company

~Favorite Director of a Musical~ Eli Newsom – Les Miserables – Curtain Call Frank Root – Shrek The Musical - Bridgeport Theatre Company Christy McIntosh-Newsom – Dreamgirls - Bridgeport Theatre Company Tom Coppola – Gypsy – Curtain Call Lauren Sherwood - Little Women - The Wilton Playshop

~Favorite Supporting Actor in a Play~ Eric Dino – A Streetcar Named Desire - Curtain Call Tom Petrone – The Crucible – Westport Community Theatre John Bachelder – The Crucible – Westport Community Theatre Patrick Duffy - Plaza Suite - The Wilton Playshop Eddie Furth – Our Town – Town Players of New Canaan

~Favorite Supporting Actress in a Play~ Alexandra Burke- A Streetcar Named Desire – Curtain Call Melinda Zupaniotis – The Clean House – Ridgefield Theatre Barn Nancy Sinacori – Our Town – Town Players of New Canaan Andrea Garmun – The Hallelujah Girls – Curtain Call Kristin Gagliardi - The Governor's Son - Town Players of New Canaan

~Favorite Supporting Actor in a Musical~ Matthew James Sherrod – Shrek The Musical - Bridgeport TheatreCompany Tom Butterworth – Gypsy – Curtain Call Brian J. Bianco – Les Misérables – Curtain Call Richard Cummings- Spamalot – Curtain Call Christopher Wilkes – Les Misérables – Curtain Call

~Favorite Supporting Actress in a Musical~ Gail Yudain – Little Women – The Wilton Playshop Betsy Simpson - Little Women - The Wilton Playshop Becky Craig – Les Misérables- Curtain Call Marilyn Olsen – Les Misérables – Curtain Call Heather Abrado – Godspell – The Bijou Theatre

~Favorite Actor in a Play~ Michael Limone – A Streetcar Named Desire – Curtain Call Will Jeffries – To Kill A Mockingbird – Bridgeport Theatre Company Mark Frattaroli - The Crucible - Westport Community Theatre Dave Jackins – Our Town – Town Players of New Canaan Jeremy Funke – Dial M for Murder – The Bijou Theatre

~Favorite Actress in a Play~ Linda Branch – A Streetcar Named Desire – Curtain Call Lucy Babbit- The Crucible – Westport Community Theatre Priscilla Squires – Souvenir – Westport Community Theatre Kitty Robertson – To Kill a Mockingbird – Bridgeport Theatre Company Maria de Vries - Becky's New Car - Ridgefield Theatre Barn

~Favorite Actor in a Musical~ Ryan O’Neill – Shrek The Musical – Bridgeport Theatre Company Ryan O’Neill – Les Misérables – Curtain Call Lou Ursone – Fiddler on the Roof – Curtain Call Chris Cenatiempo – Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson – Ridgefield Theatre Barn Brian Maher- Spamalot – Curtain Call

~Favorite Actress in a Musical~ Rachel Schulte – Little Women – The Wilton Playshop Marilyn Olsen – Gypsy – Curtain Call Alana Cauthen – Dreamgirls – Bridgeport Theatre Company Jenifer Menedis – Godspell – The Bijou Theatre Arielle Boutin – Shrek The Musical - Bridgeport Theatre Company

~Favorite Play~ To Kill a Mockingbird - Bridgeport Theatre Company Arcadia - Westport Community Theatre The Clean House – Ridgefield Theatre Barn A Streetcar Named Desire – Curtain Call Our Town – Town Players of New Canaan

~Favorite Musical~ Les Misérables – Curtain Call Little Women- The Wilton Playshop Dreamgirls - Bridgeport Theatre Company Gypsy – Curtain Call Shrek the Musical - Bridgeport Theatre Company

~Favorite Overall Season by a Theatre~ Curtain Call Bridgeport Theatre Company The Wilton Playshop Ridgefield Theatre Barn

Fan Favorite Play: Arcadia - Westport Community Theatre

Fan Favorite Musical: Little Women - Wilton Playshop

The 2015 OnStage Critics Awards