2014 Bartell Theatre Awards

Winners listed first and in italics.

Lead Actor in a Drama:
Pete Ammel for The Woman in Black
Charlie Bauer in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Brian Belz for Skin Tight
John Jajewski in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Sam White for Jerusalem

Lead Actress in a Drama:
Simone LaPierre in Crimes of the Heart
Sarah Luedtke in Jerusalem
Caitlin Robb in Skin Tight
Alissa Taylor in Crimes of the Heart
Jessica Witham in Oatesland

Featured Actor in a Drama:
Jason Compton in Thornton Wilder and Companions
Casem Abulughod in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Mohammed Alghamdi in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Paul Lorentz in Thornton Wilder and Companions
Geremy Webne-Behrman in Jerusalem
Dennis Yadon in Queer Shorts 9

Featured Actress in a Drama:
Deborah Hearst in Night of the Iguana
Susan Burleigh in Thornton Wilder and Companions
Jenny Maahs in Night of the Iguana
Alicia McCanna in The Woman in Black
Dana Pellebon in Queer Shorts 9
Betsy Wood in Crimes of the Heart

Lead Actor in a Comedy:
Edric Johnson in The Pain and the Itch
Braden Larson in Much Ado about Nothing
David Pausch in The Pain and the Itch
Craig Schlagel in Much Ado about Nothing
Sam White in Dead Man’s Cellphone

Lead Actress in a Comedy:
Sarah Karon in Dead Man’s Cellphone
Maxine Ducey in The Madwoman of Challiott
Deborah Hearst in The Pain and the Itch
Simone LaPierre in Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche
Caitlin Robb in Five in Lesbians Eating a Quiche

Featured Actor in a Comedy:
Tom Haig in Shorts on the 2nd Floor
Benjamin Barlow in Shorts on the 2nd Floor
Jason Compton in The Pain and the Itch
Sean Langenecker in The Madwoman of Chaillot
Tim Spiers in Much Ado about Nothing
Lee Waldhardt in The Madwoman of Chaillot

Featured Actress in a Comedy:
Netalee Lev Sheinman in The Pain and the Itch
Pam Adams in The Madwoman of Chaillot
Stacey Garbarski in Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche
Emily Popp in Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche
Judy Kimball in The Madwoman of Chaillot
Sarah Whalen in Shorts on the 2nd Floor

Lead Actor in a Musical:
Kurtis Hopp in Xanadu
Scott Bennett in Scrooge in Rouge
Paul Milisch in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Christopher Youngren in Red Hot & Cole

Lead Actress in a Musical:
Kelly Maxwell in Xanadu
Raven Albrecht in Scrooge in Rouge
Rachael Eve Holmes in Red Hot & Cole

Featured Actor in a Musical:
Sean Langenecker in Scrooge in Rouge
Jim Chiolino in Xanadu
David Neuser in Red Hot & Cole
Craig Schlagel in Xanadu
Jose Vega in Xanadu

Featured Actress in a Musical:
Dana Pellebon in Xanadu
Bonnie Balke in Red Hot & Cole
Lizzie Hansen in Scrooge in Rouge
Shannon Keeling in Xanadu
Mallory Saurer in Xanadu

Set Design (Drury):
Joel Stone for Jerusalem
Eric Appleton for Much Ado About Nothing
Fred-Allen Self for Red Hot & Cole
Joel Stone for Scrooge in Rouge
Erin Baal for The Woman in Black

Set Design (Evjue):
Fred-Allen Self for The Night of the Iguana
Joel Stone for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Suzan Kurry for Crimes of the Heart
Dino Mancini for Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche
Ric Lantz for The Pain and the Itch

Lighting Design (Drury):
Phil Koenig for The Woman in Black
Phil Koenig for Jerusalem
Tom Littrell for Red Hot & Cole
Fred-Allen Self for Scrooge in Rouge
Phil Koenig for Xanadu

Lighting Design (Evjue):
Steven M Petersen for Skin Tight
Phil Koenig for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Fred-Allen Self for Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche
Steven M Petersen for Night of the Iguana
Bryan Streich for The Pain and the Itch

Costume Design:
Raven Albrecht for Scrooge in Rouge
Craig Schlagel for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Emma Staudenmaier for Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche
Raven Albrecht for The Woman in Black
Tommy Franklin for Xanadu

Sound Design:
Bonnie Balke for Xanadu
Cameron Shimniok for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Emily Ranney for Dead Man’s Cellphone
Kirt Stantis for Jerusalem
Matt Haag for Much Ado about Nothing

Choreography:
Lyn Pilch for Xanadu
Simone LaPierre for Dead Man’s Cellphone
Cindy Severt for Red Hot & Cole
Christopher Elst for Skin Tight
Katie Ramos for Scrooge in Rouge

Music Director:
Meghan Rose for Xanadu
Erin Crab for Red Hot & Cole
Lizzy Hansen for Scrooge in Rouge

Best Director of a Play:
Steve Noll for The Woman in Black
Betty Diamond for Night of the Iguana
Suzan Kurry for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Jeff Knupp for Jerusalem
Suzan Kurry for Skin Tight
George Gonzales for The Pain and the Itch

Best Director of a Musical:
Michael Bruno for Scrooge in Rouge
Jim Chiolino for Red Hot & Cole
Steve Noll for Xanadu

Best Kiss:
Nicolas Wagner & Rowan Calyx in Queer Shorts 9
Kelly Maxwell & Kurtis Hopp in Xanadu
Sarah Luedtke & Sam White in Jerusalem
Caitlin Robb & Brian Belz in Skin Tight
Bryan Royston & Sarah Karon in Dead Man’s Cellphone

Best Promotion:
Xanadu Trailer
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo poster
Night of the Iguana trailer
The Woman in Black 3D poster
The Woman in Black trailer

Most Amazing Moment:
Umbrellas in Dead Man’s Cellphone
Golden pistol in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Knife play in Skin Tight
The Woman emerges from the trunk in The Woman in Black
Fire burping Pegasus in Xanadu

Best Drama – Awarded to the Producer:
Skin Tight – Produced by Bonnie Balke
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo – Produced by Kelly Fitzgerald
Crimes of the Heart – Produced by Kelly Fitzgerald & Simone LaPierre
Jerusalem – Produced by Erin Baal
The Woman in Black – Produced by Steve Noll

Best Comedy – Awarded to the Producer:
The Pain and the Itch – Produced by Matt Korda
Dead Man’s Cellphone – Produced by Jim Chiolino
Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche – Produced by Deborah Hamill & Louise Stout
Much Ado About Nothing – Produced by Deborah Hamill

Best Musical – Awarded to the Producer:
Xanadu – Produced by Steve Noll, Bonnie Balkie & Dana Pellebon
Red Hot & Cole – Produced by Dana Pellebon & Jim Chiolino
Scrooge in Rouge – Produced by Michael Bruno, Katy Conley & Audrey Wax

Overall Production of the Year:
Xanadu
Produced by Steve Noll, Bonnie Balkie & Dana Pellebon / Directed by Steve Noll
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Produced by Kelly Fitzgerald / Directed By Suzan Kurry
Dead Man’s Cellphone
Produced by Jim Chiolino / Directed by L.M. Attea
The Pain and the Itch
Produced by Matt Korda / Directed by George Gonzalez
Skin Tight
Produced by Bonnie Balke / Directed by Suzan Kurry
The Woman in Black
Produced & Directed by Steve Noll