Rita Moreno inThe Glass Menagerie
(© Ken Friedman)
Rita Moreno in
The Glass Menagerie
(© Ken Friedman)
Nominations for the 2006 San Francisco Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Awards have been announced.

Dramatic productions that received multiple nominations include The Master Builder (Aurora Theatre), The Miser (Berkeley Repertory), The Merry Wives of Windsor (California Shakespeare Theatre), and The Rivals (American Conservatory Theatre).

On the musical front, shows that received multiple nominations include Annie Get Your Gun (Foothills Musical Theatre), Happy End (American Conservatory Theatre), Miss Saigon (Broadway by the Bay), Passing Strange (Berkeley Repertory Theatre), Putting It Together (San Francisco Playhouse), and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Post Street Theatre).

Among the notable acting nominees are Daniel Breaker (Passing Strange), Charlotte Cohn (Happy End), Ivonne Coll (Mother Courage) Francis Jue (M. Butterfly), Tim Miller (101 Beds), and Rita Moreno (The Glass Menagerie).

The shows competing for Best Touring Production are Doubt, Hairspray, Jersey Boys, The Light in the Piazza, and Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake.