DCMetroTheaterArts’ Capital Fringe Honors Announced

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Here are the 2015 Capital Fringe Honors Selected by the Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts. Congrats to all our honorees:

FAVORITE COMEDY

Ambien Date Night

Barenaked Comedy

Blind Pug Arts Collective Presents: The Theatre of Self-Loathing Presents: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?

BrouHaHa

DC Trash – Recycled!!

Half Past What?

Interviews With…

It’s a Circus Out There

MacWHAT?!

The Out of Tooners

The Wedding Party

The Winter’s Tale

Witches

Wombat Drool

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FAVORITE DANCE + PHYSICAL THEATRE:

Burlesque Classique’s Vaudevillian Romp

DancEthos with The West Shore Piano Trio

Dancing Ophelia

 I Thought the Earth Remembered Me

Niche

Purge

So We Meet Again

The Insanity of Mary Girard

Wrestling With the WIP

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FAVORITE DRAMA:

Cold as Death

Domestic Animals

It’s What We Do: A Play about the Occupation

Neda Wants to Die

Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom

Our Lady of the Clouds

Salvation Road

SONATA: The Naked Theatre Project

Squares

The Last Burlesque

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FAVORITE ENSEMBLE:

A Family Reunion

BrouHaHa

Burlesque Classique’s Vaudevillian Romp

Domestic Animals

 I Thought the Earth Remembered Me

It’s a Circus Out There

It’s What We Do: A Play about the Occupation

MacWHAT?!

Neda Wants to Die

Never Never

Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom

Our Lady of the Clouds

Out of Silence: Abortion Stories from the 1 in 3 Campaign

Salvation Road

SONATA: The Naked Theatre Project

Straight Faced Lies

The Bloody Banquet

The Last Burlesque

The Out of Tooners

The  Paper Game

The Suicide Journals

The Wedding Party

The Winter’s Tale

Twelfth Night: A Musical Remix

Witches

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FAVORITE MUSICAL:

The Eddie Lounge Reunion Tour: The Lounge Awakens

How to Quit Your Day Job

Twelfth Night: A Musical Remix

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FAVORITE SOLO SHOW:

Baba

BOND: An Unauthorised Parody

BoomeRaging: From LSD to OMG

God: The One-Man Show

The Hello Girls: Unknown HeroinesAdam Ruben of WWI

How to Be a Good Mom…When You’ve Got a Schizophrenic Mother for a Role Model

I AM THE GENTRY

I Feel Funny: True Misadventures in Stand-Up Comedy

Journey of a Bombshell: The Ina Ray Hutton Story

No AIDS No Maids: Stories I Can’t F*ckin’ Hear No More

POWER! Stokely Carmichael

St. Jimmy Celebrates “The Food at Our Feet”

Stuff

The Eulogy

The Human Algorithm

The Second Coming of Joan of Arc

Wombat Drool

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FAVORITE SHOWS OF THE FRINGE:

Ambien Date Night

Barenaked Comedy

Blind Pug Arts Collective Presents: The Theatre of Self-Loathing Presents: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?

Burlesque Classique’s Vaudevillian Romp

DancEthos with The West Shore Piano Trio

Dancing Ophelia

Domestic Animals

Half Past What?

I AM THE GENTRY

 I Thought the Earth Remembered Me

Journey of a Bombshell: The Ina Ray Hutton Story

MacWHAT?!

Neda Wants to Die

Never Never

Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom

Niche

No AIDS No Maids: Stories I Can’t F*ckin’ Hear No More

Our Lady of the Clouds

Poe Whitman

POWER! Stokely Carmichael

Purge

Salvation Road

St. Jimmy Celebrates “The Food at Our Feet”

Stuff

Tammy Faye’s Final Audition

The Bloody Banquet

The Eddie Lounge Reunion Tour: The Lounge Awakens

The Insanity of Mary Girard

The Last Burlesque

The Out of Tooners

The  Paper Game

The Second Coming of Joan of Arc

The Suicide Journals

The Wedding Party

The Winter’s Tale

Twelfth Night: A Musical Remix

Witches

Wombat Drool

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FAVORITE PERFORMANCES:

Andrew Adams (Artful Justice)

Lizzie Albert (Never Never)

Kathleen Barth (Half Past What?)

Dee Dee Batteast (No AIDS No Maids: Stories I Can’t F*ckin’ Hear No More)

Megan Malone Behm (Out of Sync)

Justin Bell (straight on til moUrning)

Cathryn Benson (Half Past What?)

Karen Beriss (Burlesque Classique’s Vaudevillian Romp)

Christopher Bonewitz (Lathem Prince)

Cate Brewer (Cold as Death) 

Kathryn Browning (Witches)

Madeline Burrows (The Wedding Party)

CJ (The Human Algorithm)

Michael Burgos (The Eulogy)

Sean Byrne  (Twelfth Night: A Musical Remix)

Christine Callsen (Domestic Animals)

Emily Canavan (MacWHAT?!)

Keegan Cassady (The  Paper Game)

Katrina Clark (The Last Burlesque)

Rob Condas (Dust to Dust)

Charlie Cook (Half Past What?)

Jamie Crowne (A Family Reunion)

Chris Daileader (Salvation Road)

Diva Darling (Barenaked Comedy) and (Burlesque Classique’s Vaudevillian Romp)

Nello DeBlasio (Cold as Death)

Shannon Dove (Twelfth Night: A Musical Remix)

Eddie and Cassilda (Blind Pug Arts Collective Presents: The Theatre of Self-Loathing Presents: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?)

Shelley Delaney (Tammy Faye’s Final Audition)

Monica Dionysiou (Paper Glass)

Megan Dominy (The Wedding Party)

 Amanda Haddock Duchemin (Ambien Date Night)

Liz Dutton (Our Lady of the Clouds)

Karen Elle (Neda Wants to Die)

John Feffer (Stuff)

Cara Gabriel (I AM THE GENTRY)

Kristen Garaffo (The Wedding Party)

Jane Gibbins-Harding (MacWHAT?!)

Jimmy Grzelak (St. Jimmy Celebrates “The Food at Our Feet”)

Holly Hanks (Twelfth Night: A Musical Remix)

Ben Harris (A Family Reunion)

Emma Hebert (The Last Burlesque)

Christopher Herring (Witches)

Eliza Hill (The Insanity of Mary Girard)

Rachel Ingle (Dust to Dust)

Shannan Johnson in How to Quit Your Day Job

Andrew Keller (Domestic Animals)

David S. Kessler (Wombat Drool)

Timothy R. King (MacWHAT?!)

Meshaun Labrone (POWER! Stokely Carmichael)

Ron Litman (DC Trash – Recycled!!)

Bob Lohrmann (Priest/Penitent)

Katie Maconaughey (Ambien Date Night)

Alex Mahgoub (Baba)

Dana Maas (A Family Reunion)

Andrea Matten (Dust to Dust)

Pamela Meek (How to Be a Good Mom…When You’ve Got a Schizophrenic Mother for a Role Model)

Robert Michael Oliver (Poe Whitman: Embodying Poe)

Robert Michael Oliver (Poe Whitman: Song of Myself: The Walt Whitman Project)

Vaughn Midder How to Quit Your Day Job

Edward C. Nagel (Our Lady of the Clouds)

Aubri O’Connor (The  Paper Game)

Lizzie Parmenter The Second Coming of Joan of Arc

Angela Kay Pirko (Cold as Death)

Rich Potter (God: The One-Man Show)

Melissa Ritz (Journey of a Bombshell: The Ina Ray Hutton Story)

Alex Romain (The Eddie Lounge Reunion Tour: The Lounge Awakens)

Melissa Romain (The Eddie Lounge Reunion Tour: The Lounge Awakens)

Lola Rose (Burlesque Classique’s Vaudevillian Romp)

Adam Ruben (I Feel Funny: True Misadventures in Stand-Up Comedy)

j.scales (mostly the VOICE: a black lesbian journey)

Ellouise Schoettler (The Hello Girls: Unknown Heroines of WWI)

Karen Sklaire (Ripple of Hope: One Teacher’s Journey to Make an Impact)

Matthew Sparacino (Never Never)

Latia Stokes (Never Never)

Susanne Sulby (Sanctuary)

Sharisse Taylor (straight on til moUrning)

Matthew Vaky (ROGER (Not His Real Name)

Jeremy Zucker (The Eddie Lounge Reunion Tour: The Lounge Awakens)

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SPECIAL AWARDS:

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Christopher Annas-Lee for his set design for Domestic Animals.

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The Class Act Players, a theater company of seniors from Robinson Secondary School and Oakton High School, for their performances in Dust to Dust.

Preston Kemp, Alex Bulova, Rachel Ingle, Sarah Marksteiner (Also writer and director), Chloe Gilfoil, Andrea Matten, Rob Condas, Brionna Simmons, Kelly Thomas, and Chris Mayhew.

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Mark Costello for his Video Design for Girl Versus Corinth.

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Technical Director Niell DuVal for his work on  I Thought the Earth Remembered Me.

Ron Feldman in 'Dishwasher.'
Ron Feldman in ‘Dishwasher.’

Brian Feldman for Dishwasher.

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Gregory Thomas Martin.

Gregory Thomas Martin for his score/soundtrack for Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom.

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Kevin O’Connell for his Sound Design for Never Never.

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The Ensemble of Out of Silence: Abortion Stories from the 1 in 3 Campaign

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