The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle is pleased to announce the recipients of their Excellence in Theatre Awards for 2014, which were presented on March 9, 2015 at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco.                    All nominees are listed, recipients are in bold red. Our congratulations to all!

                   Choreography
       in a house with under 100 Seats
Steve Beecroft Return to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
Joseph Favalora Fiddler on the Roof Cinnabar Theater
Noah Haydon, Bonni Suval Pearls over Shanghai Thrillpeddlers
Michella Snider Scrooge - the Musical Spreckels Theatre Company
       in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Staci Arriaga Grease 6th Street Playhouse
Staci Arriaga Victor/Victoria 6th Street Playhouse
Joseph Favalora Thoroughly Modern Millie 6th Street Playhouse
Kimberly Richards Into the Woods SF Playhouse
Kimberly Richards Promises, Promises SF Playhouse
       in a house with over 300 seats
Barbara Bernardo South Pacific The Mountain Play
Gerry McIntyre Once on This Island TheatreWorks
Michella Snider Catch Me If You Can Spreckels Theatre Company
Costume Design
in a house with under 100 Seats
Melissa Claire/Jeanne Gray Return to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
Lisa Eldredge The Marriage of Figaro Cinnabar Theater
Pamela Enz The Book of Matthew (Leibowitz) Spreckels Theatre Company
Pat Fitzgerald  Of Mice and Men Cinnabar Theater
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Michael A. Berg Arms and the Man Ross Valley Players
Michael A. Berg Journey's End Ross Valley Players
Jacqueline Firkins Failure - A Love Story Marin Theatre Company
Wendy Rose Kaufman Triassic Parq Ray of Light
Yvonne Ortiz The Boy Friend 42nd Street Moon
in a house with over 300 seats
Amanda Lee Angott Yeast Nation Ray of Light
Tammy Berlin As You Like It Marin Shakespeare Company
Pamela Enz Annie Get Your Gun Spreckels Theatre Company
B. Modern Peter and the Starcatcher TheatreWorks
Patrica Polen The Taming of the Shrew College of Marin Drama
Stage Direction
in a house with under 100 Seats
Elizabeth Craven Yankee Tavern Main Stage West
Carl Jordan Avenue Q Novato Theatre Company
Carl Jordan Return to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
Sheri Lee Miller T.I.C.  Trenchcoat in Common Main Stage West
Sheri Lee Miller Of Mice and Men Cinnabar Theater
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
James Dunn Journey's End Ross Valley Players
Amy Glazer Seminar SF Playhouse
Cindy Goldfield The Boy Friend 42nd Street Moon
Alex Kirschner Triassic Parq Ray of Light
Jasson Minadakis Failure - A Love Story Marin Theatre Company
in a house with over 300 seats
Robert Kelley The Hound of the Baskervilles TheatreWorks
Robert Kelley Marry Me a Little TheatreWorks
Casey Stangl Venus in Fur A.C.T.
Tony Taccone The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide… Berkeley Rep
Francesca Zambello Show Boat San Francisco Opera
Ensemble
in a house with under 100 Seats
  Fiddler on the Roof Cinnabar Theater
Of Mice and Men Cinnabar Theater
Other Desert Cities Main Stage West
T.I.C. Trenchcoat in Common Main Stage West
Return to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Failure - A Love Story Marin Theatre Company
Journey's End Ross Valley Players
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine 42nd Street Moon
Seminar SF Playhouse
Triassic Parq Ray of Light
in a house with over 300 seats
Once on This Island TheatreWorks
Peter and the Starcatcher TheatreWorks
Show Boat San Francisco Opera
South Pacific The Mountain Play
The Taming of the Shrew College Of Marin Drama 
Entire Production
in a house with under 100 Seats
The Book of Matthew (Leibowitz) Spreckels Theatre Company
Fiddler on the Roof Cinnabar Theater
The Marriage of Figaro Cinnabar Theater
Of Mice and Men Cinnabar Theater
Return to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
American Buffalo Aurora Theatre Company
Failure - A Love Story Marin Theatre Company
Fences Marin Theatre Company
Seminar SF Playhouse
Triassic Parq Ray of Light
in a house with over 300 seats
Once on This Island TheatreWorks
Peter and the Starcatcher TheatreWorks
Show Boat San Francisco Opera
South Pacific  The Mountain Play
The Taming of the Shrew College of Marin Drama 
Touring Performance
Buyer & Cellar SHN
Chicago SHN
I Love Lucy Live SHN
Specialties
in a house with under 100 Seats
Mary Nagler, Puppets Avenue Q Novato Theatre Company
Robert Nelson, Animation Video Return to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
Barton Smith, Fight Choreography Of Mice and Men Cinnabar Theater
      
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Kwane Braun, Video Design Lasso of Truth Marin Theatre Company
Hana S. Kim, Projection Design Every Five Minutes Magic Theatre
Jacob Stoltz, Graphic Design Lasso of Truth Marin Theatre Company
in a house with over 300 seats
Gene Abravaya, Paradyne Projections Catch Me If You Can Spreckels Theatre Company
Rio Macchia, Paradyne Projections Guys and Dolls Spreckels Theatre Company
Richard Squeri, Fight Choreography The Taming of the Shrew College of Marin Drama 
Solo Performance
in a house with under 100 Seats
Denmo Ibrahim Baba Alter Theatre
Charles P. Stites The Island of Dr. Moreau Emerald Tablet
Mary Gannon Graham Mother Jones in Heaven Main Stage West
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Dan Hoyle Each and Every Thing The Marsh - SF
Charlie Varon Feisty Old Jew The Marsh - SF
in a house with over 300 seats
Meow Meow An Audience with Meow Meow Berkeley Rep
Kathleen Turner Red Hot Patriot Berkeley Rep
Sound Design
in a house with under 100 Seats
Albert Casselhoff T.I.C. Trenchcoat in Common Main Stage West
Liz Ryder Slaughterhouse-Five Custom Made Theatre
Craig Miller The Glass Menagerie 6th Street Playhouse
Daniel Mitchell/Eddie Pool Scrooge - the Musical Spreckels Theatre Company
Gregory Scharpen Dracula Inquest Central Works
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Stephen Dietz Journey's End Ross Valley Players
Chris Houston Failure: A Love Story Marin Theatre Company
Theodore J. H. Hulsker Into the Woods SF Playhouse
Craig Miller Grease 6th Street Playhouse
Joe Ponder Johnny Guitar - the Musical Masquers Playhouse
in a house with over 300 seats
Billie Cox As You Like It Marin Shakespeare Company
John Gromada Old Hats A.C.T.
Daniel Mitchell Annie Get Your Gun Spreckels Theatre Company
Gregory Robinson Water by the Spoonful TheatreWorks
Bruce Vieira South Pacific  The Mountain Play
Set Design
in a house with under 100 Seats
Gary Conser/Carl Jordan Return to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
Jesse Dreikosen The Glass Menagerie 6th Street Playhouse
Joe Elwick Of Mice and Men Cinnabar Theater
Stewart Lyle Three Tall Women Custom Made Theatre
Phil Shaw Bell, Book and Candle Spreckels Theatre Company
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Nina Ball Failure: A Love Story Marin Theatre Company
Annie Dauber Triassic Parq Ray of Light
Bill English Jerusalem SF Playhouse
Bill English Seminar SF Playhouse
Ron Krempetz Journey's End Ross Valley Players
in a house with over 300 seats
Christopher Barecca The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide… Berkeley Rep
Peter J. Davidson Show Boat San Francisco Opera
Ron Krempetz The Taming of the Shrew College of Marin Drama
Joe Ragey Peter and the Starcatcher TheatreWorks
Ken Rowland South Pacific The Mountain Play
            Original Script

    in a house with under 100 Seats

Stuart Bousel Everybody Here Says Hello! Wily West Productions 
Dezi Gallegos Hamlet's Orphans 6th Street Playhouse
Gary Graves Dracula Inquest Central Works
Denmo Ibrahim Baba Alter Theatre
Nick A. Olivero & Barry Eitel The Speakeasy Boxcar Theatre
Valentina Osinski & Michael Van Why Edith Piaf: Beneath Paris Skies Cinnabar Theater
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Lauren Gunderson Bauer SF Playhouse
Carson Kreitzer Lasso of Truth Marin Theatre Company
Linda McLean Every Five Minutes MagicTheatre
Marshall Pailet, Bryce Norbitz, Steve Wargo Triassic Parq Ray of Light
Greg MacKellan & Mark D. Kaufman Painting the Clouds with Sunshine 42nd Street Moon



in a house with over 300 seats
Dan Hoyle & Tony Taccone Game On San Jose Rep
David West Read The Great Pretender  Theatre Works
Music Direction

in a house with under 100 Seats

Mary Chun Fiddler on the Roof Cinnabar Theater
Mary Chun The Marriage of Figaro Cinnabar Theater
Al Haas & Robert Lunceford Jacques Brel is Alive and Well... Cinnabar Theater
Scrumbly Koldewyn Pearls Over ShanghaiThrillpeddlers
Monica Norcia Avenue Q Novato Theatre Company
Jim Peterson Mother Jones in Heaven Main Stage West

in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Dave Dobrusky The Boy Friend 42nd Street Moon
Dave Dobrusky Into the Woods SF Playhouse
Pat King Johnny Guitar: the Musical Masquers Playhouse
Tina Lloyd Meals Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 6th Street Playhouse
Nathan Riebli Grease 6th Street Playhouse
in a house with over 300 seats
Brandon Adams Life Could Be a Dream Center Rep of Walnut Creek
Debra Chambliss South Pacific The Mountain Play
Mark Hanson South Pacific Foothill Music Theatre
William Liberatore Once on this Island TheatreWorks
Janis Wilson Annie Get Your Gun Spreckels Theatre Company
Original Music
in a house with under 100 Seats
Roberto Acevedo The Glass Menagerie 6th Street Playhouse
Si Kahn Mother Jones in Heaven Main Stage West
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Chris Houston In from the Cold Just Theatre
Marshall Pailet Triassic Parq Ray of Light
Jim Walker Body of Water A Theatre Near U
in a house with over 300 seats
Haddon Kime Game On San Jose Rep
Byron Au Yong Orphan of Zhao A.C.T.
Lighting Design
in a house with under 100 Seats
Halina Next to Normal NovatoTheatreCo/Theatre-at-Large
Eddy Hansen Bell, Book and Candle Spreckels Theatre Company
Colin Johnson Life X 3 Off Broadway West
Maxx Kurzunski Slaughterhouse-Five Custom Made Theatre
Frank Sarubbi Return to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Ellen Brooks Journey's End Ross Valley Players
Joe D'Emilio Triassic Parq Ray of Light
Jim French Lasso of Truth Marin Theatre Company
Michael Oesch Into the Woods SF Playhouse
Ray Oppenheimer Pen/Man/Ship Magic Theatre
in a house with over 300 seats
Joe D'Emilio Yeast Nation Ray of Light
Pamila Gray Peter and the Starcatcher TheatreWorks
Eddy Hansen Annie Get Your Gun Spreckels Theatre Company
Steven B. Mannshardt Water by the Spoonful TheatreWorks
Scott Zielinski Old Hats A.C.T.
Featured Actress - Play 
in a house with under 100 Seats
Terry Bamberger Three Tall Women Custom Made Theatre
Mary Gannon Graham Bell, Book and Candle Spreckels Theatre Company
April Green Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tides Theatre
Sharia Pierce Other Desert Cities Main Stage West
Dana Scott T.I.C. Trenchcoat in Common Main Stage West
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Ellen Brooks Boeing Boeing 6th Street Playhouse
Susi Damilano Bauer SF Playhouse
Robyn Grahn Arms and the Man Ross Valley Players
Liz Sklar Lasso of Truth Marin Theatre Company
Katherine Renee Turner Fetch Clay, Make Man Marin Theatre Company
in a house with over 300 seats
     
Suzanne Grodner The Great Pretender TheatreWorks
Kate McGrath An Ideal Husband Marin Shakespeare Company
Sarah Moser The Great Pretender TheatreWorks
Shaina Taub Old Hats A.C.T.
Cat Thompson An Ideal Husband Marin Shakespeare Company
Featured Actor - Play
in a house with under 100 Seats
Tyler Costin Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike Main Stage West
Gary Grossman T.I.C. Trenchcoat in Common Main Stage West
Christian Phillips Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tides Theatre
Randall Nakano The Crazed Central Works
Tim Setzer The Book of Matthew (Leibowitz) Spreckels Theatre Company
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Eddie Ray Jackson Fences Marin Theatre Company
Frederick Lein Arms and the Man Ross Valley Players
Adam Magill Whale Marin Theatre Company
Harold Pierce In from the Cold Just Theatre
Larry Williams Boeing Boeing 6th Street Playhouse
in a house with over 300 seats
Darren Bridgett An Ideal Husband Marin Shakespeare Company
Cassidy Brown Game On San Jose Rep
Jackson Currier  Romeo and Juliet Marin Shakespeare Company
Tyrone Mitchell Henderson The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide… Berkeley Rep
Michael Storm The Great Pretender TheatreWorks
     
Featured Actress - Musical
in a house with under 100 Seats
Melissa Claire Avenue Q Novato Theatre Company
Amanda MorandoReturn to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
Julia Hathaway Edit Piaf: Beneath Paris Skies Cinnabar Theater
Bharati Soman The Marriage of Figaro Cinnabar Theater
Julianne Thompson Next to Normal NovatoTheatreCo/Theatre-at-Large
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Safiya Fredericks Into the Woods SF Playhouse
Kayla Kearney Grease 6th Street Playhouse
Abbey Lee Victor/Victoria 6th Street Playhouse
Michelle Pond Johnny Guitar: The Musical Masquers Playhouse
Corinne Proctor Promises, Promises SF Playhouse
in a house with over 300 seats
Kelly Brandeburg Catch Me If You Can Spreckels Theatre Company
Jackie DeMuro South Pacific Foothill Music Theatre
Denise Elia-Yen Guys and Dolls Spreckels Theatre Company
Raegena Raymond-Brunker Big Fish Palo Alto Players
Angela Renee Simpson Show Boat San Francisco Opera
Featured Actor - Musical
in a house with under 100 Seats
Steve Beecroft Return to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
Seth Dahlgren Avenue Q Novato Theatre Company
Christiaan Smith-Kotlarek The Marriage of Figaro Cinnabar Theater
Sam Starr Scrooge - the Musical Spreckels Theatre Company
Fernando Sui Next to Normal NovatoTheatreCo/Theatre-at-Large
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Evan Attwood Thoroughly Modern Millie 6th Street Playhouse
Peter Budinger Johnny Guitar: the Musical Masquers Playhouse
Trevor Hoffman Grease 6th Street Playhouse
Alex Perez Little Shop of Horrors Foothill Music Theatre
Ray Reinhardt Promises, Promises SF Playhouse
in a house with over 300 seats
Stephen Boisvert South Pacific Foothill Music Theatre
Bill Irwin Show Boat San Francisco Opera
Randy Nazarian South Pacific The Mountain Play
Dwayne Stincelli Annie Get Your Gun Spreckels Theatre Company
David Yen Catch Me If You Can Spreckels Theatre Company
Principal Actress - Play
in a house with under 100 Seats
Michaela Greeley Three Tall Women Custom Made Theatre
Katie Rose Krueger Pygmalion Pear Avenue Theatre
Sheri Lee Miller Other Desert Cities Main Stage West
Caitlen Walraven A Moon for the Misbegotten Marin Onstage
Jennifer Welch Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tides Theatre
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Elizabeth Carter Wittenberg Aurora Theatre
Lauren English Seminar SF Playhouse
Margo Hall Fences Marin Theatre Company
Kristina Ann Lowry Other Desert Cities Ross Valley Players
Stacy Ross Bauer SF Playhouse
in a house with over 300 seats
Anna Ishida Water by the Spoonful TheatreWorks
Brenda Meaney Venus in Fur  A.C.T.
Zilah Mendoza Water by the Spoonful TheatreWorks
Sabina Zuniga Varela Water by the Spoonful TheatreWorks
Elena Wright As You Like It Marin Shakespeare Company
Principal Actor - Play
in a house with under 100 Seats
Jeff Coté The Book of Matthew (Leibowitz) Spreckels Theatre Company
John Craven Yankee Tavern Main Stage West
Donald Currie The Habit of Art Theatre Rhinoceros
Eric Thompson Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike Main Stage West
Samson Hood Of Mice and Men Cinnabar Theater
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
James Carpenter American Buffalo Aurora Theatre
Ronald Guttman Bauer SF Playhouse
Carl Lumbly Fences Marin Theatre Company
Charles Shaw Robinson  Seminar  SF Playhouse
David Yen Journey's End Ross Valley Players
in a house with over 300 seats
Marco Barricelli Game On San Jose Rep
Steve Brady The Great Pretender TheatreWorks
Craig Marker Game On San Jose Rep
Nick Sholley An Ideal Husband Marin Shakespeare Company
Paul Whitworth Tribes Berkeley Rep
Principal Actress - Musical
in a house with under 100 Seats
Kelly Britt The Marriage of Figaro Cinnabar Theater
Melissa Claire Return to the Forbidden Plant Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
Elly Lichenstein Fiddler on the Roof Cinnabar Theater
Amanda Morando Avenue Q Novato Theatre Company
Alison Peltz Next to Normal NovatoTheatreCo/Theatre-at-Large
   
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Monique Hafen Promises, Promise SF Playhouse
Jennifer Mitchell The Boy Friend 42nd Street Moon
Shay Oglesby Smith Johnny Guitar - the Musical Masquers Playhouse
Rebekah Pearson Thoroughly Modern Millie 6th Street Playhouse
Adrianne Walters Little Shop of Horrors Foothill Music Theatre
in a house with over 300 seats
Kelly Brandeberg Oliver! Spreckels Theatre Company
Taylor Chalker South Pacific The Mountain Play
Denise Elia-Yen Annie Get Your Gun Spreckels Theatre Company
Patricia Racette Show Boat San Francisco Opera
Elizabeth Santana Big Fish Palo Alto Players
Principal Actor - Musical
in a house with under 100 Seats
Anthony Martinez Next to Normal NovatoTheatreCo/Theatre-at-Large
Robert Nelson Avenue Q Novato Theatre Company
Tim Setzer Scrooge - the Musical Spreckels Theatre Company
Stephen Walsh Fiddler on the Roof Cinnabar Theater
Phillip Percy Williams Return to the Forbidden Planet Curtain Theatre/Marin Onstage
in a house with 100 to 300 seats
Jeffrey Brian Adams Promises, Promises SF Playhouse
Rob Broadhurst Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 6th Street Playhouse
Adam Cotugno Little Shop of Horrors Foothill Music Theatre
Craig Eychner Johnny Guitar: The Musical Masquers Playhouse
Anthony Guzman Thoroughly Modern Millie 6th Street Playhouse
in a house with over 300 seats
Daniel Cameron South Pacific Foothill Music Theatre
Zachary Hasbany Annie Get Your Gun Spreckels Theatre Company
Sergey Khalikulov South Pacific Foothill Music Theatre
Chris Janssen Big Fish Palo Alto Players
Peter Vilkin South Pacific The Mountain Play

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