The Independent Theater Bloggers Association (the “ITBA”) is proud to announce the 2012 recipients of the Fourth Annual Patrick Lee Theater Blogger Awards, (the “the Patricks”).  Patrick Lee was one of the ITBA’s founding members. Patrick, who passed away suddenly in June 2010, 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.

<h3>The 2011-2012 Patrick Lee Theater Blogger Award Winners</h3>

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE

“Peter and the Starcatcher”

CITATIONS FOR EXCELLENCE BY INDIVIDUAL PERFORMERS (Across Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, and Broadway

Nina Arianda in “Venus in Fur”

Christian Borle in “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Philip Boynkin in “The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess”

Danny Burstein in “Follies”

James Corden in “One Man Two Guvnors”

Santino Fontana in “Sons of a Prophet”

Judy Kaye in “Nice Work If You Can Get It”

Judith Light in “Other Desert Cities”

Jan Maxwell in “Follies”

Lindsay Mendez in “Godspell”

Terri White in “Follies”

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

“Once”

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY

“Peter and the Starcatcher”

OUTSTANDING BROADWAY MUSICAL REVIVAL

“Follies”

OUTSTANDING BROADWAY PLAY REVIVAL

“Death of a Salesman”

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY

“Sons of the Prophet”

OUTSTANDING OFF-OFF-BROADWAY PLAYS

“Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War” at The New Ohio Theatre

&

“She Kills Monsters” at the Flea Theatre

UNIQUE OFF-OFF BROADWAY EXPERIENCE

“The Tenant” by Woodshed Collective

CITATION FOR EXCELLENCE IN OFF-OFF BROADWAY THEATRE

The Flea Theatre

OUTSTANDING SOLO SHOW/PERFORMANCES (Across Broadway, Off- Broadway and Off-Off Broadway

Hugh Jackman, “Back on Broadway”

Denis O’Hare, “An Iliad,” New YorkTheatre Workshop

Zoe Caldwell, “Elective Affinities,” Soho Rep

Juan Francisco Villa,  “Empanada for a Dream,” presented by Ballybeg at Barrow Group

Stephen Spinella, “An Illiad,” New York Theatre Workshop

Daniel Kitson, “It’s Always Right Now Until It’s Later”

Lorinda Lositza,  “Triumphant Baby”

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAYMUSICAL

“Now. Here. This.”

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