Saturday, December 30, 2006

The Best of 2006

Best Plays:
Back of the Throat by Yussef El Guindi @ The Flea Theatre
I Have Loved Strangers by Anne Washburn [Clubbed Thumb] @ Ohio Theatre
Orange Lemon Egg Canary by Rinne Groff @ PS122
Lizardskin by Jenn Silverman [FringeNYC] @ Access Theatre
The Thugs by Adam Bock @ Soho Rep

Best Productions:
Peninsula - written and directed by Madelyn Kent @ Soho Rep
Major Barbara - directed by Brooke O'Harra; Theatre of the Two Headed Calf @ LaMama
Heddatron - by Elizabeth Meriwether; directed by Alex Timbers; Les Freres Corbusier @ here
Not Clown - written by Steve Moore and Carlos Trevino; directed by Carlos Trevino; Physical Plant @ Soho Rep
The Emperor Jones - directed by Liz LeCompte; The Wooster Group @ St. Ann's Warehouse
Fatboy – written and directed by John Clancy; Clancy Productions @ Ohio Theatre

Best Performances:
Alec Baldwin in Entertaining Mr. Sloane
Jayne Houdyshell in Well
Ensemble of Stuff Happens
Steve Cuiffo in Orange Lemon Egg Canary
Nina Hellman in Trouble in Paradise
Kate Valk in The Emperor Jones
Giorgio Litt in Theophilus North
Ensemble of The Thugs

Best Puppet Performance:
Erik Sanko's The Fortune Teller

Best Musical:
Spring Awakening by Duncan Sheik (mucic) and Steven Sater (book and lyrics); Directed by Michael Mayer

Best Set Design:
Jan Pappelbaum for Hedda Gabler [The Schaub├╝hne am Lehniner Platz] @ BAM

Best Director:
Brooke O'Harra for Major Barbara [Theatre of the Two Headed Calf] @ LaMama

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