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2010 Year in Review

By Lavender December 16, 2010

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Best Productions

1. M. Butterfly, Guthrie Theater

2. A Streetcar Named Desire, Guthrie Theater

3. Dancing at Lughnasa, Torch Theater

4. The Homecoming, Gremlin Theatre

5. Evita, Theatre Latte Da

6. A Few Good Men, Urban Samurai Productions

7. Eclipsed, Frank Theatre

8. The Master Butchers Singing Club, Guthrie Theater

9. Traveling Light, Theatre Pro Rata

10. (3-way tie)

The Music Lovers, Workhaus Collective

Rent, Cardinal Theatricals

Women’s Minyan, Minnesota Jewish Theatre

Theater Event of the Year (Large House)

The Great Game: Afghanistan,

London’s Tricycle Theatre at Guthrie Theater

Theater Event of the Year (Small House)

Fresh Five Series, 20% Theatre Company Twin Cities at Bedlam Theatre

Theater Artist of the Year

Peter Rothstein, Director, M. Butterfly, Guthrie Theater, & Evita, Theatre Latte Da

Best Revival

Fierce Love: Stories of Black Gay Life, Unity Black Pride

Best Ensemble

Robin Hood, Children’s Theatre Company

Best Performance Art

(tie)

Persephone: Reign of Fire, Infiamatti Fire Circus

The Polish Pugilist, Catterton Productions

Best Director

Harry Waters Jr., Fierce Love: Stories of Black Gay Life, Unity Black Pride

Best Choreographer

Michael Matthew Ferrell, Evita, Theatre Latte Da

Best Actor (Musical)

Eric Webster, City of Angels, Bloomington Civic Theatre

Best Actor (Nonmusical)

Andrew Long, M. Butterfly, Guthrie Theater

Best Actress (Musical)

(tie)

Crystal Fox, Black Pearl Sings, Penumbra Theatre

Zoe Pappas, Evita, Theatre Latte Da

Best Actress (Nonmusical)

Gretchen Egolf, A Streetcar Named Desire, Guthrie Theater

Best Supporting Actor

David Coral, My Name is Asher Lev, Minnesota Jewish Theatre

Best Supporting Actress

Stacia Rice, Queens of Burlesque, History Theatre, & A Streetcar Named Desire, Guthrie Theater

Best Solo Performance

Sheila Regan, The Keys Experiment, Red Eye Theater & Artery 2010

Funniest Performance & Best Comedy Revue

Janet Paone as Marcus Bachmann & Michele! The Musical Bachumanntary, FUNauthorized Productions

Best Crossgender Performance

Randy Reyes, M. Butterfly, Guthrie Theater

Best Androgynous Performance

Julie Ann Nevill, 10 Virgins, Theatre Unbound

Best Set Designer

C. Lance Brockman, Black Pearl Sings, Penumbra Theatre

Best Costume Designer

Matthew J. LeFebvre, The Mystery of Irma Vep, Jungle Theater

Best Sound Designer

Dixie Treichel, Medea: A Noh Play & 10 Virgins; Theatre Unbound, The Keys Experiment, Red Eye Theater & Artery 2010

Best Playwriting

Kevin Anthony Kautzman, Iris, Red Eye Theater & Artery 2010

Best Shows from Out of Town

Hotel Modern’s The Great War, Walker Art Center

August Osage County National Tour, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

Best Music Director

Denise Prosek, Evita, Theatre Latte Da

Best Music Score

Eric Mayson, Iris, Red Eye Theater & Artery 2010

Notable Original Musical Collaborations

Madame Majesta’s Miracle

Medicine Show, Interact Center

515, Flower Shop Project

Extraordinary Performances

Peter Beard & James Napoleon Stone, Bent, Candid Theater

Erik Hoover & Billy Mullaney, The Oldest Story in the World, Theatre Novi Most

Nora Montanez, Expecting Isabel, Theatre Unbound, & Strike/Slip, Nimbus Theatre

Dario Tangelson, The House of the Spirits, Mixed Blood Theatre

Kinaundre Lee & Lorin Yenor, Rent, Cardinal Theatricals

Stephen Yoakam & Michelle

Barber, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Jungle Theater

Joshua James Campbell, The Glass Menagerie, Jungle Theater

Nathan Cristopher, The Music

Lovers, Workhaus Collective

John Lilleberg & Melanie

Wehrmacher, Iris, Red Eye Theater & Artery 2010

Patrick Scully, Thrive!: 25 Years of Living Positive, Patrick’s Cabaret

Ricardo Antonio Chavira & Brian Keane, A Streetcar Named Desire, Guthrie Theater

Joseph Scrimshaw, Dudley: Rigged for Laughter, History Theatre

Peter Hansen & Sarah Agnew, Dollhouse, Guthrie Theater

Jeremey Catterton, The Polish Pugilist

Ensemble, Yellow Face, Mu Performing Arts

Sherwin Resurreccion, Cowboy Versus Samurai, Mu Performing Arts

2 Responses to 2010 Year in Review

  1. Debbie says:

    This is such an amazing list of artists and companies and talent… Congratulations to everyone!
    I am curious to know why lighting design was not mentioned… were there really no designs worth mentioning this year or was it a mere oversight?

  2. maggie says:

    get your head out of the guthrie’s ass. they are not concerned about pushing boundaries toward equality in representation in the theatre; they are concerned about retaining their dinosaur subscribers from year to year.

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