2012 Bartell Theatre Awards

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Michael Andersen: Jason in “Rabbit Hole” (Strollers Theatre)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Marcy Weiland: Nat in “Rabbit Hole” (Strollers Theatre)

Best Set Design
Eric Appleton: “Ghost of a Chance” (StageQ)

Best Costume Design
Carola Breckbill: “The Lamentable Tragedie of Scott Walker” (Broom Street Theater, Produced by Mercury Players Theatre)

Best Poster Design
Rob Matsushita: Becky Shaw (Mercury Players Theatre) (Photo credit to Colm McCarthy)

Best Lighting Design
Tom Littrell: Rent (Four Seasons, Produced in Cooperation with MTG)

Best Original Musical and/or Sound Effects Design
Andrew Rohn/Brian Wild: “The Lamentable Tragedie of Scott Walker” (Broom Street Theater, Produced by Mercury Players Theater) : Original Music – Andrew Rohn, Sound Design – Brian Wild

Best Performance by a Newcomer (2 yrs or less at the Bartell)
Sarah Karon: Becky Shaw in “Becky Shaw” (Mercury Players Theatre)

Best Performance by a Veteran(5 yrs or more at the Bartell)
Marcy Weiland: Nat in “Rabbit Hole” (Strollers Theatre)

Most Memorable Cast
Cast of Rent (Four Seasons, Produced in Cooperation with MTG): “An Excellent group of singers, Tight ensemble performances.”

Best Musical
Rent: Four Seasons, Produced in Cooperation with MTG

Best Musical Direction
Kevin Blakeslee: “Rent” (Four Seasons, Produced in Cooperation with MTG)

Best Blitz:
The Musical Short Rent (Four Seasons, Produced in Cooperation with Madison Theater Guild)

Best Queer Shorts 7:
Egg Nog, Directed by Erik S. Barry

Best Are We Delicious?
Terror at the Terror House, Written by Craig Johnson

Best Comedy
The Lamentable Tragedie of Scott Walker: Broom Street Theater, Produced by Mercury Players Theatre

Best Drama
Rabbit Hole: Strollers Theatre

Best Dramatic Performance by an Actress
Jessica Jane Witham: Becca in “Rabbit Hole” (Strollers Theatre)

Best Dramatic Performance by an Actor
Peter Hunt: Adam in “Yankee Tavern” (MTG)

Best Comedic Performance by an Actor
Collin Erickson: Scott Walker in “The Lamentable Tragedie of Scott Walker” (Broom Street Theater, Produced by Mercury Players Theatre)

Best Comedic Performance by an Actress
Laura Varela: Charlotte/Clem in “Ghost of a Chance” (StageQ)

Best Director for Comedy/Drama or Musical
Deanna Reed: The Lamentable Tragedie of Scott Walker (Broom Street Theater, Produced by Mercury Players Theatre)

People’s Choice: Best Play of the Season, voted at the event
Lamentable Tragedie of Scott Walker:Broom Street Theater, Produced by Mercury Players Theatre)

Best Overall Play of the Season
Rent (Four Seasons, Produced in Cooperation with Madison Theater Guild)