Actress in a Musical

 

 

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Nominees for Best Actress in a Musical are Becca Andrews (l-r), Jennifer Knox, Geena Quintos and Lindsie VanWinkle/Photos courtesy Michael Dekker and The Secret Theatre

As the announcement of this year’s Off-Off-Broadway Queens Kudos awards draws near, we are presenting the last four of the acting categories.

For Best Actress in a Musical, the nominees are:

Becca Andrews in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at APAC, Jennifer Knox in “A Chorus Line” at The Secret Theatre, Geena Quintos in “A Chorus Line” at The Secret Theatre and Lindsie VanWinkle in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at APAC.

The winners will be announced in the June 3 editions of the TimesLedger Newspapers.

Supporting Actress in a Play

 

 

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Nominees for Best Supporting Actress in a Play are Jacklyn Collier (l-r), Connie Castanzo, Angela Iannone, Emily Trask and Maggie Wetzel/Photos courtesy The Chain Theatre, Steve Speliotis, Michael Dekker and Lloyd Mulvey

The five women nominated for a 2016 Queens Off-Off-Broadway Kudos as Best Supporting Actress in a Play delivered performances ranging from hysterically funny to heartbreakingly sad.

The nominees for Best Supporting Actress in a Play are:

Jacklyn Collier in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at The Chain Theatre; Connie Castanzo in “City Girls & Desperadoes” at The Secret Theatre; Angela Iannone in “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Titan Theatre Co.; Emily Trask in “Othello” at Titan Theatre Co.; and Maggie Wetzel in “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Titan Theatre Co.

Winners will be announced in the June 3 issue of the TimesLedger Newspapers

Supporting Actor in a Play

Nominees for Best Supporting Actor in a Play are Lenny Banovez (l-r), Kyle Kirkpatrick, Jonathan Smoots, Paul Terkel and Reggie D. White/Photos courtesy Michael Dekker, Matt Wells and The Rushline Co.

Nominees for Best Supporting Actor in a Play are Lenny Banovez (l-r), Kyle Kirkpatrick, Jonathan Smoots, Paul Terkel and Reggie D. White/Photos courtesy Michael Dekker, Matt Wells and The Rushline Co.

Let’s leave the singing and dancing behind — for a moment — and focus on straight plays.

Nominees for the 2016 Queens Off-Off-Broadway Kudos for a Supporting Actor in a play are:

Lenny Banovez in “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Titan Theatre Co.; Kyle Kirkpatrick in “The Pillowman” at The Chain Theatre; Jonathan Smoots in “Julius Caesar” at Titan Theatre Co.; Paul Terkel in “The Pillowman” at The Chain Theatre; and Reggie D. White in The Rushline Co.’s “Troll” at the Secret Theatre.

Winners will be announced in the June 3 editions of the TimesLedger Newspapers.

Supporting Actor in a Musical

Nominees for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical are Noel B. Austin (l-r), Greg Horton, Billy Lowrimore, Jonny Stein and Matt Welsh/Photos courtesy Noel B. Austin, Michael R. Dekker and David Krochalis

Nominees for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical are Noel B. Austin (l-r), Greg Horton, Billy Lowrimore, Jonny Stein and Matt Welsh/Photos courtesy Noel B. Austin, Michael R. Dekker and David Krochalis

Yesterday was for the ladies. Today is all about the guys.

Five men at various stages in their careers impressed us enough that we believe they deserve a little extra recognition.

The 2016 Queens Off-Off-Broadway Kudos for a Supporting Actor in a Musical are:

Noel B. Austin in “Hair” at the Secret; Greg Horton in “Merrily We Roll Along” at APAC; Billy Lowrimore in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at APAC; Jonny Stein in “A Chorus Line” at the Secret; and Matt Welsh in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at APAC.

Winners will be announced in the June 3 edition of the TimesLedger Newspapers.

Supporting Actress in a Musical

Nominees are Best Supporting Actress in a Musical are LilyAnn Carlson (l-r), Heslens Estevez, Madeline Fansler, Devon Frieder and Chloe Kostman/Photos courtesy of Michael R. Dekker, David Krochalis and The Secret Theatre

Nominees for are Best Supporting Actress in a Musical are LilyAnn Carlson (l-r), Heslens Estevez, Madeline Fansler, Devon Frieder and Chloe Kostman/Photos courtesy of Michael R. Dekker, David Krochalis and The Secret Theatre

With a little more than one week before TimesLedger Newspapers announces its Off-Off-Broadway Kudos for 2015-2016, we plan to hit you fast and furious with our list of nominees.

Last week we announced the three shows up for Best Musical — “A Chorus Line,” “Hair” and “Merrily We Roll Along.”

Of the five women nominated for Supporting Actress in a Musical, two are from “Chorus Line,” one each from “Hair” and “Merrily” and the fifth one is from APAC’s “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

Here are the nominees:

LilyAnn Carlson in “Merrily We Roll Along” at APAC; Heslens Estevez for “Spelling Bee” at APAC; Madeline Fansler and Devon Frieder for “Chorus Line” at The Secret Theatre; and Chloe Kostman for “Hair” at the Secret.

Winners will be announced in the June 3 edition of the TimesLedger Newspapers.

Outstanding Musicals 2016

After a couple of false starts, TimesLedger Newspapers is ready to crown the best of the borough’s Off-Off-Broadway scene for the 2015-2016 season.

The first round of nominees include two shows from the Secret Theatre and one from APAC.

Nominees for Best Musical are “Hair,” “Merrily We Roll Along” and “A Chorus Line.”

Winners will be announced in the June 3 edition of the papers.