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FringeNYC Announces Overall Excellence Award Winners

A select few FringeNYC productions were singled out among this year’s 185 entries.

The cast of <i>Perfectly Normel People</i>, TheaterMania Audience Choice Favorite from FringeNYC 2013 (photo courtesy of the <i>Perfectly Normel People</i> Facebook page).
The cast of Perfectly Normel People, TheaterMania Audience Choice Favorite from FringeNYC 2013 (photo courtesy of the Perfectly Normel People Facebook page).

The 2013 New York International Fringe Festival has announced this year’s recipients of the festival’s Overall Excellence Awards. The winners were selected by an independent panel of over 40 theater professionals from among the festival’s 185 entrants. FringeNYC’s Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy announced the winners at a brief ceremony held at the New York night club The Cutting Room on Sunday, August 25.

Take a look at the complete list of winners below, including the TheaterMania Audience Favorite:

Overall Play
Kemble’s Riot
Ndebele Funeral
Waiting for Waiting for Godot

Overall Musical
Gertrude Stein Saints!
Save the Date: A Wedding Road-Trip Musical

Carol and Cotton — James Vculek
Down the Mountain and Across the Stream — Jake Shore
Kumrads Wont — Christina Michelle Watkins
The Rufus Equation — Ted Cubbin
Strange Rain — Lynda Crawford

Solo Performance
En Avant: An Evening With Tennessee Williams
Human Fruit Bowl
Naked in Alaska
Talk to Me About Shame
What’s an Anjan?

Count Down My Life
What Every Girl Should Know
The Young Olympians and the Most Amazingly Awesome Adventure Ever

Book, Music & Lyrics
Cowboys Don’t Sing: A Western Musical — Dennis Flynn, Johnny Kelley, and T.J. Alcalá

Costume Design
Joey Haws — The Nightmare “Dream”

Padraic Lillis — Bully
Lisa Ortenzi — Double Heart (The Courtship of Beatrice and Benedick)
Michelle Sutherland — Gertrude Stein Saints!

Allison Plamondon — Someone to Belong To

Lula del Ray

Remy Germinario — Bradley Cole: A Musical
Jonas Nerbe — William
Melissa Rosenberger — Carroll Gardens Aborning
Howie Michael Smith — America’s Breath of Fresh Air

TheaterMania Audience Favorite
Perfectly Normel People