The Independent Theater Bloggers Association (the “ITBA”) is proud to announce the 2011 recipients of the Third Annual Patrick Lee Theater Blogger Awards. Patrick Lee was one of the ITBA’s founding members. Patrick, who passed away suddenly last June, was an erudite, passionate, and tireless advocate for theater in all its forms. Patrick was also the ITBA’s first awards director, and was a regular contributor to Theatermania and TDF Stages.
The 2010-2011 Patrick Lee Theater Blogger Award Winners
OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY
OUTSTANDING BROADWAY MUSICAL REVIVAL
OUTSTANDING BROADWAY PLAY REVIVAL
The Normal Heart
OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
OUTSTANDING OFF-BROADWAY REVIVAL (PLAY OR MUSICAL)
Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches
OUTSTANDING SOLO SHOW/PERFORMANCE (ALL VENUE CATEGORIES)
Michael Shannon, Mistakes Were Made
CITATIONS FOR OUTSTANDING OFF-OFF BROADWAY SHOW
Feeder: A Love Story
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
Belarus Free Theater’s Discover Love
UNIQUE OFF-OFF BROADWAY EXPERIENCE
Sleep No More
OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
The Scottsboro Boys
CITATIONS FOR EXCELLENCE BY INDIVIDUAL PERFORMERS
Nina Arianda, Born Yesterday
Laura Benanti, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Reed Birney, A Small Fire
Christian Borle, Peter and the Starcatcher
Norbert Leo Butz, Catch Me If You Can
Bobby Cannavale, The Motherfucker with the Hat
Colman Domingo, The Scottsboro Boys
Sutton Foster, Anything Goes
Josh Gad, The Book of Mormon
Hamish Linklater, School for Lies
Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart
Arian Moayed, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Lily Rabe, The Merchant of Venice
Mark Rylance, Jerusalem
Michael Shannon, Mistakes Were Made
Benjamin Walker, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
CITATION FOR EXCELLENCE IN OFF-OFF BROADWAY THEATRE
The list of the 2011 recipients of The Patrick is read by Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff, Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell, the cast and creators of the acclaimed [title of show] and who are currently collaborating on Now. Here. This.”, a Developmental Lab Production at the Vineyard Theatre: http://www.vineyardtheatre.org/show-now-here-this.html.
This video reading is made available by Jesse North.
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That’s a good tip about getting tickets — take note, everybody!
By the way, I saw “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” — didn’t care for it.
“Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”? Never heard of it. I suppose I’ll have to add it to my list. I’m surprised you didn’t have more winners for “The Book of Mormon”. I am far from a showtune chauvinist, but I love a good showtune mixed in with the rest of my music. There’s a lot to be said for the “song and dance” form of entertainment. I’ve heard that “they give the song and the dramatic moment a life beyond the lyric”. I was able to get The Book of Mormon tickets at http://amazonticketsonline.com/The-Book-Of-Mormon this summer and thoroughly enjoyed the show.… Read more »
I know what you mean … but at least Nina Arianda did receive a citation for outstanding performance by an individual performer, I was glad of that (especially because I was one of those who nominated her!)
Thank you for posting this list – feel a little disappointed not to see Born Yesterday as a winner.