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19th Annual GLAAD Media Award Nominations Are Announced

Bobby Steggert and Maxime de Toledo
in Yank!
(© Mark Krieger)
Avenue Q, Terrence McNally's Some Men, and the musical Yank! are among the nominees for the 19th annual GLAAD Media Awards.

Award ceremonies will be held in New York on March 17 at the Marriott Marquis; in South Florida at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on April 12; in Los Angeles on April 26 at the Kodak Theatre; and in San Francisco on May 10 at the San Francisco Marriott.

GLAAD also announced that it will recognize Brian Graden at the New York ceremony; Janet Jackson, Rufus Wainwright, and Herb Ritts in Los Angeles; Ilene Chaiken and David Mixner in San Francisco; and Wilson Cruz in South Florida. Special Recognition awards will also be presented to the cable network BET J in New York, the magazine The Intelligence Report in South Florida, and the groundbreaking theater troupe, Theater Rhinoceros, in San Francisco.

GLAAD has announced a total of 117 nominees in 25 English-language categories, and 55 Spanish-language nominees in 15 categories. Among non-theater nominees are Julie Taymor's film Across the Universe, the television show Brothers & Sisters, created by playwright Jon Robin Baitz, and the daytime dramas All My Children and As the World Turns.

Following are the list of the theater nominees. For a complete list of nominees, visit

New York Theater - Broadway & Off-Broadway
100 Saints You Should Know by Kate Fodor
All That I Will Ever Be by Alan Ball
The Beebo Brinker Chronicles by Kate Moira Ryan and Linda S. Chapman
Some Men by Terrence McNally
Speech & Debate by Stephen Karam

New York Theater - Off-Off Broadway
1001 Beds by Tim Miller
BASH'd: A Gay Rap Opera by Chris Craddock and Nathan Cuckow, music by Aaron Macri
I Google Myself by Jason Schafer
Yank!, book and lyrics by David Zellnik, music by Joseph Zellnik
The Young Ladies Of by Taylor Mac

Los Angeles Theater
Act A Lady, by Jordan Harrison
Anything, by Tim McNeil
Avenue Q, book by Jeff Whitty, music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Havana Bourgeois, by Carlos Lacamara
The Long Christmas Ride Home, by Paula Vogel