Norton Nominees Announced

Awards To Be Presented May 22

The 24th annual Elliot Norton Awards, recognizing excellence in Greater Boston theater, will be presented at the Cutler Majestic Theatre on Monday, May 22. A reception will follow.

For the first time, nominees are being announced in advance. They include:

Outstanding Production by a Local Fringe Company
"My Heart and My Flesh" - Coyote Theatre
"P. S. Page Me Later" - Alarm Clock Theatre Company
"The Possibilities" - Whistler in the Dark

Outstanding Production by a Large Resident Company
"Hamlet" - Trinity Repertory Theatre
"No Exit" - American Repertory Theatre
"Olly's Prison" - American Repertory Theatre

Outstanding Production by a Midsized Resident Company
"Five By Tenn" - SpeakEasy Stage Company
"The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia" - Lyric Stage Company
"King Lear" - Actors' Shakespeare Project

Outstanding Production by a Small Resident Company
"Arcadia" - Publick Theatre
"Gargarian Way" - Sugan Theatre Company
"Othello" - Boston Theater Works

Outstanding Design
Janie Howland - "Urinetown," "True West," "Five By Tenn" and "Tally's Folly"
Eric Levenson - "Take Me Out"
Adam Stockhausen - "The Hopper Collection"

Outstanding Visiting Production
"Forbidden Broadway: Special Victims Unit" - Huntington Theatre Company
"Monty Python's Spamalot" - Broadway in Boston
"700 Sundays" - Broadway in Boston

Outstanding Musical Production
"Falsettos" - Huntington Theatre Company
"On The Twentieth Century" - Overture Productions
"Urinetown" - Lyric Stage Company

Outstanding Director, Large Company
Brian McEleney - "Hamlet," Trinity Rep
Jerry Mouawad -- "No Exit," A.R.T
Robert Woodruff - "Olly's Prison, "A.R.T

Outstanding Director, Small / Midsized Company
Diego Archiniegas - "Arcadia," Publick Theatre
Scott Edmiston - "Five By Tenn," SpeakEasy Stage
Spiro Veloudous - "The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia," "Lyric Stage

Outstanding Solo Performance
Billy Crystal - "700 Sundays," Broadway in Boston
Aidan Dooley - "Tom Cream, Antarctic Explorer," Sugan Theatre
Jefferson Mays - "I Am My Own Wife," Broadway in Boston

Outstanding Actor, Large Company
Bill Camp - "Olly's Prison"
Jeremiah Kissel - "Hamlet" & "The Sisters Rosenweig"
Will Lyman - "Hamlet"

Outstanding Actor, Midsized Company
Allyn Burrows - "The Homecoming," "King Lear" and "Five By Tenn"
Alvin Epstein - "King Lear"
Jonathan Epstein and Tony Molina - "Othello"

Outstanding Actress, Large Company
Leslie Lyles - "The Hopper Collection"
Karen MacDonald - "Olly's Prison" and "No Exit"
Molly Ward - "Three Sisters"

Outstanding Actress, Midsized Company
Veronica J. Kuehn - "Into The Woods" and "Urinetown"
Paula Plum - "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?"
Sandra Shipley - "Long Day's Journey Into Night"

Tickets to the awards presentation, available beginning April 18, will be priced at $30 through May 14 and $35 thereafter. For information, stop by the Cutler box office in the Theater District, call 800-233-3123 or visit

-- OnStage Boston


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