A scene from Independents
(© Dixie Sheridan)
A scene from Independents
(© Dixie Sheridan)
The New York International Fringe Festival came to a close Sunday night with a party and the announcement of the 2012 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Awards.

Four of the award-winning shows -- 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche, Independents, Pieces, and Salamander Starts Over -- have previously been announced to return as part of the FringeNYC encores series. Additional shows -- about a dozen works in total -- will be announced shortly.

A complete list of winners follows:

Overall Production
Edward Gant's Amazing Feats of Loneliness!
5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche
Independents
boxplay

Performance
Francisco De Jesus III (Outside Providence)
Mary Jane Gibson (Fantasy Artists)
Rebecca White (Hadrian's Wall)
Brennan Lee Mulligan (...And Then She Dies at the End)
Brian Silliman (The Particulars)
Brandon Reilly (SleepOver)

Playwriting
Chris Phillips (Pieces)
Maggie Cino (Decompression)
David Marx (Would)

Music Composition
PartyFolk (Panoramania; or The Adventures of John Banvard)

Ensemble
Flipside
Gay Camp
LoveSick
The Apocalypse of John

Design
Hanafuda Denki
Our Lady
Kelly Bailey (Pulp Shakespeare, costumes)
Lotte Marie Allen (, video/projections)
Bite the Apple, scenic design)

Directing
Cara Phipps (The Egg Play)
Jacob Titus (Falling)
Kristin Skye Hoffman (Animals)
Illana Stein (Or What She Will)
Casey McClellan (Twelfth Night)

Solo Performance
Mahmoud
Salamander Starts Over
The List
The Women of Spoon River: Their Voices from the Hill
The Zebra Shirt of Lonely Children

Choreography
Nejla Yatkin (Oasis)
Malini Srinivasan (Being Becoming)

TheaterMania Audience Favorite Award
Have I Got A Girl For You

For more information visit www.FringeNYC.org.