Ricky Martin and company in Evita
(© Richard Termine)
Ricky Martin and company in Evita
(© Richard Termine)
The Casting Society of America has announced the nominations for its 2012 Artios Awards. The awards will be presented on October 29 with ceremonies to be held simultaneously at the The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and at XL Nightclub, Cabaret & Lounge in New York

These annual awards are presented for Outstanding Achievement in Casting. The criteria are originality, creativity and the contribution of casting to the overall quality of a project.

Among the nominees are the Broadway productions of Evita, headlined by Ricky Martin; The Mountaintop, starring Samuel Jackson and Angela Bassett; and One Man, Two Guvnors, featuring the 2012 Tony Award winner for Best Actor, James Corden.

A full list of nominees in theater categories follows:

New York Broadway Theatre - Drama
A Streetcar Named Desire, Will Cantler, Bernard Telsey
The Columnist, David Caparelliotis
Death of a Salesman, Mele Nagler
The Mountaintop, Jim Carnahan
Wit, Nancy Piccione

New York Broadway Theatre - Comedy
The Best Man, Will Cantler, Bernard Telsey
Harvey, Jim Carnahan
One Man, Two Guvnors, Tara Rubin, Eric Woodall, Merri Sugarman
Peter and the Starcatcher, Jim Carnahan, Tara Rubin
Venus in Fur, Nancy Piccione, James Calleri

New York Broadway Theatre - Musical
Evita, Bernard Telsey, Craig Burns
Newsies, Justin Huff
Nice Work If You Can Get It, Jay Binder, Jack Bowdan
Once, Jim Carnahan
Porgy and Bess, Bernard Telsey, Justin Huff

New York Theatre - Comedy or Musical
A Midsummer Night's Dream, James Calleri, Paul Davis
All New People, David Caparelliotis
The Cherry Orchard, James Calleri
Close Up Space, Nancy Piccione
Sons of the Prophet, Carrie Gardner

New York Theatre - Drama
Dreams of Flying, Dreams of Falling, Will Cantler
Happy Hour, Will Cantler
How I Learned To Drive, Mele Nagler
The Submission, Bernard Telsey, Will Cantler
Tribes, Pat McCorkle

Regional Theatre East
A Doll's House, James Calleri
A Streetcar Named Desire, James Calleri
It Shoulda Been You, Jay Binder, Mark Brandon
The Realistic Joneses, Tara Rubin, Eric Woodall, Merri Sugarman
The Winter's Tale, Tara Rubin, Eric Woodall, Merri Sugarman

Regional Theatre West
A Room With a View, Tara Rubin, Eric Woodall, Merri Sugarman, Dale Brown (Associate)
Aladdin, Tara Rubin, Eric Woodall, Merri Sugarman, Dale Brown (Associate)
Hands On A Hardbody, Rachel Hoffman
The Rocky Horror Show, Carrie Gardner
The Whale, Elissa Myers, Paul Fouquet

Los Angeles Theatre
Art, Jeff Greenberg
Cabaret, Amy Lieberman
Jitney, Joanne DeNaut
Our Town, Pat McCorkle
The Heiress, Michael Donovan

In addition to the theater categories, the Artios Awards also honor casting achievements in film. Honorees for this year's Career Achievement Award, Hoyt Bowers Award and The New York Apple will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

For more information, visit www.castingsociety.com.