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2016 NON-EQUITY Jeff Award
Nominees and Recipients

RECIPIENTS HIGHLIGHTED IN RED

 

Production - Play
Byhalia, Mississippi - The New Colony and Definition Theatre Company
Direct from Death Row the Scottsboro Boys - Raven Theatre
London Wall - Griffin Theatre Company
Pocatello - Griffin Theatre Company
Posh - Steep Theatre Company

 

Production - Musical or Revue
A Marvin Hamlisch Songbook - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Heathers: The Musical - Kokandy Productions
Loving Repeating - Kokandy Productions
Murder Ballad - Bailiwick Chicago
Rent - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre

 

Director - Play
Jonathan Berry - Pocatello - Griffin Theatre Company
Jonathan Berry - Posh - Steep Theatre Company
Michael Menendian - Direct from Death Row the Scottsboro Boys - Raven Theatre
Monty Cole - The Hairy Ape - Oracle Productions
Robin Witt - London Wall - Griffin Theatre Company
Tyrone Phillips - Byhalia, Mississippi - The New Colony and Definition Theatre Company

 

Director - Musical or Revue
Allison Hendrix - Loving Repeating - Kokandy Productions
Courtney Crouse - A Marvin Hamlisch Songbook - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Fred Anzevino - Blood Brothers - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
James Beaudry - Heathers: The Musical - Kokandy Productions
James Beaudry - Murder Ballad - Bailiwick Chicago
Scott Weinstein - Rent - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre

 

Ensemble
Direct from Death Row the Scottsboro Boys - Raven Theatre
Incident at Vichy - Redtwist Theatre
Posh - Steep Theatre Company
Rent - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
The Drowning Girls - Signal Ensemble Theatre
The Hairy Ape - Oracle Productions

 

Actor in a Principal Role - Play
Brian Parry - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Redtwist Theatre
Julian Parker - The Hairy Ape - Oracle Productions
Michael McKeogh - Pocatello - Griffin Theatre Company
Mike Tepeli - Last Train to Nibroc - Haven Theatre Company
Stephen Walker - American Buffalo - Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.
Travis Delgado - The America Play - Oracle Productions

 

Actor in a Principal Role - Musical
Christopher Logan - The Boy From Oz - Pride Films and Plays
Matt Frye - [title of show] - Brown Paper Box Co.
Patrick Rooney - Rent - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Quinton Guyton - Lawd The CVS is Burning! A Gospel Musical Stage Play - Ma'at Production Association of Afrikan Centered Theater
Tommy Novak - The Producers - NightBlue Performing Arts

 

Actress in a Principal Role - Play
Amanda Drinkall - Last Train to Nibroc - Haven Theatre Company
Eliza Stoughton - A Loss of Roses - Raven Theatre
Jacqueline Grandt - Good People - Redtwist Theatre
Jacqueline Grandt - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Redtwist Theatre
Jenifer Tyler - Miss Buncle's Book - Lifeline Theatre
Liz Sharpe - Byhalia, Mississippi - The New Colony and Definition Theatre Company

 

Actress in a Principal Role - Musical or Revue
Amanda Giles - Loving Repeating - Kokandy Productions
Courtney Mack - Heathers: The Musical - Kokandy Productions
Emily Goldberg - Dogfight - BoHo Theatre
Kyrie Anderson - Blood Brothers - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre

 

Actor in a Supporting Role - Play
Dennis Grimes - Lips Together, Teeth Apart - Eclipse Theatre Company
JP Pierson - The Lisbon Traviata - Eclipse Theatre Company
Michael Woods - The Seagull - Eclectic Full Contact Theatre
Stephen Cefalu, Jr. - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Redtwist Theatre
Steve Love - Miracle! - Hell in a Handbag Productions

 

Actor in a Supporting Role - Musical or Revue
Aubrey McGrath - Rent - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Carl Herzog - My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Christopher Logan - Murder Ballad - Bailiwick Chicago
Jordan Phelps - Blood Brothers - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Justin Adair - Fugitive Songs - BoHo Theatre

 

Actress in a Supporting Role - Play
Ann James - Rolling - Jackalope Theatre Company
Becca Savoy - Pocatello - Griffin Theatre Company
Cecelia Wingate - Byhalia, Mississippi - The New Colony and Definition Theatre Company
Marzena Bukowska - The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls - Trap Door Productions
Simina Contras - The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls - Trap Door Productions

 

Actress in a Supporting Role - Musical or Revue
Amanda Horvath - Murder Ballad - Bailiwick Chicago
Cara Chumbley - The Producers - NightBlue Performing Arts
Emily Goldberg - Loving Repeating - Kokandy Productions
Michelle Lauto - The Boy From Oz - Pride Films and Plays
Stephanie Hansen - A Marvin Hamlisch Songbook - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre

 

Solo Performance
Anna Dauzvardis - Liberty City - eta Creative Arts Foundation
Charlie Irving - The Summer of Daisy Fay - New American Folk Theatre i/a/w Redtwist Theatre
Nelson Rodriguez - Men On the Verge of a His-Panic Breakdown - Pride Films and Plays

 

New Work
Calamity West - Rolling - Jackalope Theatre Company
Carla Stillwell - Lawd The CVS is Burning! A Gospel Musical Stage Play - Ma'at Production Association of Afrikan Centered Theater
Cody Lucas - Truth in Context - The Agency Theater Collective
Evan Linder - Byhalia, Mississippi - The New Colony and Definition Theatre Company
Hansol Jung - No More Sad Things - Sideshow Theatre Company
Isaiah Werner - Scissortail - Adapt Theatre i/a/w Redtwist Theatre
Peter Gwinn and Jody Shelton - The Story of a Story (The Untold Story) - Underscore Theatre Company

 

New Adaptation
Aaron Todd Douglas - Upstate - Ma'at Production Association of Afrikan Centered Theater
Christina Calvit - Miss Buncle's Book - Lifeline Theatre
Elizabeth Lovelady - D.O.A. - Strawdog Theatre Company
Zachary Baker-Salmon - This House Believes the American Dream is at the Expense of the American Negro - Oracle Productions

 

Choreography
Cameron Turner - The Boy From Oz - Pride Films and Plays
Christopher Logan - A Marvin Hamlisch Songbook - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Kim Green and Jenna Schoppe - The Producers - NightBlue Performing Arts
Sawyer Smith - Heathers: The Musical - Kokandy Productions
Stephen Schellhardt - Dogfight - BoHo Theatre

 

Music Direction
Jeremy Ramey - My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Jeremy Ramey - Rent - Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Kory Danielson - Heathers: The Musical - Kokandy Productions
Kory Danielson - Loving Repeating - Kokandy Productions
Nicholas Davio - Murder Ballad - Bailiwick Chicago

 

Original Music in a Play
Andrew Rovner - The December Man - Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.
Danny Rockett - How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients - Trap Door Productions
Leif Olsen - Beast on the Moon - Raven Theatre

 

Scenic Design
Jeffrey D. Kmiec - A Loss of Roses - Raven Theatre
Joe Schermoly - Pocatello - Griffin Theatre Company
John Wilson - Byhalia, Mississippi - The New Colony and Definition Theatre Company
Kevin Hagan - Lips Together, Teeth Apart - Eclipse Theatre Company
Mike Mroch - After Miss Julie - Strawdog Theatre Company
William Boles - Barefoot in the Park - Step Up Productions

 

Lighting Design
Charles Cooper - Murder Ballad - Bailiwick Chicago
Diane D. Fairchild - No More Sad Things - Sideshow Theatre Company
Eric Watkins - Porcelain - Prologue Theatre Company
John Kelly - D.O.A. - Strawdog Theatre Company
Michael C. Smith - The Drowning Girls - Signal Ensemble Theatre

 

Costume Design
John Nasca - Design for Living - Pride Films and Plays
John Nasca - The Boy From Oz - Pride Films and Plays
Kate Setzer Kamphausen - Miracle! - Hell in a Handbag Productions
Rachel M. Sypniewski - London Wall - Griffin Theatre Company
Raquel Adorno - D.O.A. - Strawdog Theatre Company

 

Sound Design
Cooper Forsman - A Perfect Ganesh - Eclipse Theatre Company
Danny Rockett - The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls - Trap Door Productions
Jeffrey Levin - The Hairy Ape - Oracle Productions
Jeffrey Levin - The Long Christmas Ride Home - Strawdog Theatre Company
Joe Court - Last Train to Nibroc - Haven Theatre Company

 

Artistic Specialization
Step Master - Breon Arzell - The Hairy Ape - Oracle Productions
Mask Design - David Knezz - Direct from Death Row the Scottsboro Boys - Raven Theatre
Violence Design - R&D Choreography - D.O.A. - Strawdog Theatre Company
Puppet Design - Stephanie Diaz - The Long Christmas Ride Home - Strawdog Theatre Company

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