The Talkin' Broadway 2006 Summer Theatre Festival Citations recognize new plays and musicals selected by our panel of jurors as ready to move to the next level of production and development, and to performers of demonstrated excellence.


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Outstanding New Play

Red Herring as presented in The New York International Fringe Festival Awarded by Dan Bacalzo

Rainy Days and Mondays as presented in The New York International Fringe Festival Awarded by Peter Filichia

No award given by Matthew Murray

Danny Boy as presented in The New York International Fringe Festival Awarded by Linda Tullberg


Outstanding New Musical

The Screams of Kitty Genovese as presented in The New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Dan Bacalzo and Peter Filichia

Kingdom as presented in the New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Matthew Murray

The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun as presented in The New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Linda Tullberg


Outstanding Actor (Male)

Cory Grant for his performance in Broken Hands as presented in The New York International Theatre Festival Awarded by Dan Bacalzo and Linda Tullberg

Christopher Sutton for his performance in Flight of the Lawnchair Man as presented in New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Peter Filichia

Gerardo Rodriguez for his performance in Kingdom, as presented in the New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Matthew Murray


Outstanding Actor (Female)

Tracey Gilbert for her performance in The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun as presented in The New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Dan Bacalzo

Libby Winters for her performance in White Noise as presented in New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Peter Filichia and Matthew Murray

Dee Hoty for her performance in Night of the Hunter as presented in The New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Linda Tullberg


'Wild Card' Citation

Outstanding Documentary Theatre: My Mother Told Me I Was Different: Voices From the Rebellion, by Carol Polcovar as presented in the Fresh Fruit Festival Awarded by Dan Bacalzo

To the Korean cast and writers of Maria Maria, as presented at the New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Peter Filichia

Outstanding Original Theatrical Score: White Noise, by Ben Cohn & Sean McDaniel, Rick Crom, Joe Drymala, Glen Kelly, Laurence O'Keefe, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, and Eric Svejcar, as presented in the New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Matthew Murray

To Stephen Michael Rondel for his performance in The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun as presented in The New York Musical Theatre Festival Awarded by Linda Tullberg


2006 Panel of Jurors

Dan Bacalzo, Managing Editor, Theatermania
Peter Filichia, Theater Critic, Newark Star-Ledger
Matthew Murray, Chief New York Theater Critic, Talkin' Broadway
Linda Tullberg, Management Consultant and Talkin' Broadway Staff


Guidelines for Talkin' Broadway Festival Citations

Talkin' Broadway Summer Theatre Festival Citation candidates will include (but are not limited to) eligible productions (off-off-Broadway productions with public performances between June 29 and October 1) and performers from:

HOT! The NYC Celebration of Queer Culture (running June 29 – August 26)
The Ice Factory (running July 5 - August 12)
The Fresh Fruit Festival (running July 10 - July 23)
The Midtown International Theatre Festival (running July 17 - August 6)
American Living Room (running July 28 – August 30)
The New York International Fringe Festival (running August 11 - August 27)
The New York Musical Theatre Festival (running September 10 - October 1)

Each juror may individually award a Talkin' Broadway Summer Theatre Festival Citation in five categories:

1. Outstanding New Play

2. Outstanding New Musical

3. Outstanding Actor (Male)

4. Outstanding Actor (Female)

5. 'Wild Card' A Citation for a theatrical event or performance which does not easily fit in any other category. (Any juror may opt to not award a 'Wild Card' Citation at their discretion.) This wild card Citation may also be used to recognize a 'tie' in any other category for each juror, or to recognize a production or performer in any category from other than one of the primary festivals listed above.


2005 Summer Theatre Festival Citations


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