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Winners of the 2004-05 Wilde Awards

By |2018-01-16T09:54:39-05:00September 8th, 2005|Entertainment|

WINNERS, READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS:

Favorite Professional Touring Production:
“Hairspray” – Masonic Temple Theatre

Favorite Local Professional Production – COMEDY:
“Over the Tavern” – BoarsHead Theatre; Jane Page, director

Favorite Local Professional Production – DRAMA:
“Driving Miss Daisy” – Meadow Brook Theatre; John M. Manfredi, director

Favorite Local Professional Production – MUSICAL/MUSICAL REVUE:
“Side by Side by Sondheim” – BoarsHead Theatre; Geoffrey Sherman, director

Favorite ORIGINAL PRODUCTION or IMPROVISATIONAL COMEDY:
“Space F*ckers” – The Abreact; Mike McGettigan, director

Favorite Local Professional Production with LGBT Themes or Characters:
“A New Brain” – The Actors’ Company; Michael A. Gravame, director

WINNERS, SPECIALTY AWARDS:

Publishers’ Choice Award:
{ITAL Michigan Opera Theatre
“Margaret Garner”}

Community Pride Award
{ITAL Stagecrafters
“Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches”}

WINNERS: CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS:

Favorite Female Performer in a Local Professional Production – COMEDY
Gillian Eaton, “Humble Boy” – Performance Network Theatre

Favorite Male Performer in a Local Professional Production – COMEDY
Tony Bozzuto, “I Hate Hamlet” – Hilberry Theatre

Favorite Supporting Female Performer in a Local Professional Production – COMEDY:
Laurel Hufano, “Boston Marriage” – Performance Network Theatre

Favorite Supporting Male Performer in a Local Professional Production – COMEDY:
John Lepard, “Bus Stop” – Purple Rose Theatre Co.

Favorite Female Performer in a Local Professional Production – DRAMA
Carly Germany, “Mother Courage and Her Children” – Hilberry Theatre

Favorite Male Performer in a Local Professional Production – DRAMA:
Charles Reynolds, “The Metamorphosis” – The Abreact

Favorite Supporting Female Performer in a Local Professional Production, DRAMA:
Laurie V. Logan, “The Last Yankee” – Jewish Ensemble Theatre Co.

Favorite Supporting Male Performer in a Local Professional Production, DRAMA:
Paul Hopper, “Driving Miss Daisy” – Meadow Brook Theatre

{ITAL Favorite Female Performer in a Local Professional Production – MUSICAL:
Shannon Locke, “Side by Side by Sondheim” – BoarsHead Theatre}

Favorite Male Performer in a Local Professional Production – MUSICAL:
James Bowen, “How High the Moon: Sara, Ella & Pops” – Plowshares Theatre Co.

Favorite Performer in an ORIGINAL PRODUCTION or IMPROVISATIONAL COMEDY:
Nick Smith, “Pedro Orsini’s Parade of Penniless Players” – Planet Ant Theatre

Favorite Duo in a Local Professional Production:
Arthur Beer & Council Cargle, “I’m Not Rappaport” – Jewish Ensemble Theatre Co

About the Author:

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Between The Lines has been publishing LGBTQ-related content in Southeast Michigan since the early '90s. This year marks the publication's 27th anniversary.