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     50/50 Applause Awards 2017 

     Theatres, Plays and Playwrights

Asterisks Indicate Consecutive Year Recipients (1 asterisk for each consecutive year)

plays and playwrights
Theater Plays Produced 2016/17 Playwrights
Alberta Theatre Projects
Calgary, AB Canada Waiting for the Parade John Murrell Fortune Falls Beth Graham, Jonathan Christenson
Slipper - A Distinctly Calgarian Cinderella Story Rebecca Northan
Cathy Jones: Stranger to Hard Work Cathy Jones
Gracie Joan MacLeod
1979 Michael Healey
Arena Stage
Washington, D.C., USA Born for This: Bebe Winans Story Charles Randolph-Wright, Bebe Winans The Little Foxes Lillian Hellman-adapted by Gaye Taylor Upchurch
Carousal Oscar Hammerstein II
Roe Lisa Loomer
Watch on the Rhine Lillian Helman
Intelligence Jacqueline E. Lauton
A Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberry
Smart people Lydia Diamond
Arts Club Theatre
Vancouver, BC Canada Baskerville Ken Ludwig The Flick Annie Baker
Avenue Q Jeff Whitty
The Day Before Christmas Stacey Kaser, Allison Kelly
Men in White Anosh Irani
Bittergirl: The Musical Annabel Fitzsimmons, Alison Laurence, Mary Francis Moore
**Aurora Theatre Company
Berkeley, CA USA Dear Master Dorothy Bryant Leni Sarah Greenman
Splendour Abi Morgan
Borderlands Theatre
Tucson, Arizona USA Nogales Montaya La Pasterela Milta Ortiz
Guera Lisandra Tena
Shooting Columbus Collective
**Book It Rep Theatre
Seattle, WA USA A Tale for the Time Being Ruth Ozeki Treasure Island Bryan Burd
A Moveable Feast Jane Jones, Judd Parkins
**Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Rep
Richmond, VA USA John Annie Baker Violet Jeanine Tesori, Brian Crawley
The Gun Show E.M. Lewis
Rabbit Hole David Lindsay-Abaire
Carousel Theatre for Young People
Vancouver, BC Canada Sultans of the Street Anusree Roy A Charlie Brown Christmas Eric Schaeffer
Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat Katie Mitchell
Good Day and Good Night Kayla Dunbar, Dustin Freeland
Goodnight Moon and the Runaway Bunny Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd
**Center Stage
Baltimore, MD USA Les Liaison Dangereuses Christopher Hamton The White Snake Mary Zimmerman
That Face Polly Stenham
Jazz Namnie Kelly adapted from Toni Morrison
Central Works
Berkeley, CA USA Hearts of Palm Patricia Milton Into The Beautiful North Karen Zacarias
Years in the Hundreds Jesse Potterveld
Edward King Gary Graves
**Checkpoint Theatre
Singapore ASIA #UnicornMoment Oon Shu An The Last Bull: A Life in Flamenco Huzir Sulaiman
Recalling Mother Claire Wong, Noorlinah Mohamed
Normal Faith Ng
**City Theatre Company
Pittsburgh, PA USA Hand to God Robert Askins Feeding the Dragon Sharon Washington
The Royale Marco Ramirez
The Guard Jessica Dickey
Wild with Happy Colman Domingo
Ironbound Martyna Majok
Company One Theatre
Boston, MA USA The T Party Natsu Onoda Power We're Gonna Die: The Afterlife Remount Young Jean Lee, Tim Simmonds, Mike Hanf, Nick Jenkins, Benedict Kupstas
Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. Alice Birch
Really Jackie Sibblies Drury
Peerless Jiehae Park
**Curious Theatre Company
Denver, CO USA Water By the Spoonful Quiara Alegria Hudes Hand to God Robert Askins
The Happiest Song Plays Last Quiara Alegria Hudes
Constellations Nick Payne
The Luckiest People Meridith Friedman
Building the Wall Robert Schenkkan
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Summit, NJ USA The How and the Why Sarah Treem Shipwrecked! Donald Margulies
Things Being What They Are Wendy MacLeod
Entity Theatre
Munich Germany Aladdin Anne Wollstein As You Like It William Shakespeare (abridged version by Conny Loder)
Numbers Mar Gomez Glez
Globe Theatre
Regina, SK Canada Million Dollar Quartet Colin Escott, Floyd Mutrux Peter and the Star Catcher Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, Book by Doug Wright
Disney’s The Little Mermaid Stephanie Graham
Salt Baby Falen Johnson
Key Change Nicky Lawrence
Last Wife Kate Hennig
**Great Canadian Theatre Company
Ottawa, Ontario Canada The Last Wife Kate Hennig The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble Beth Graham
Trudeau Stories Brooke Johnson
Les Passants Luc Moquin
1979 Michael Healey
*****HERE Arts Center
New York, NY USA Ship of Fools Jessica Scott Chiflón, El Silencio del Carbón Santiago Tobar, Dominga Gutiérrez
Casablanca Box Sara Farrington
Dark Circus Romain Bermond, Jean-Baptiste Maillet
The Reception Sean Donovan, Sebastián Calderón Bentin
History Theatre
Saint Paul, MN USA Teen Idol: The Bobby Vee Story Bob Beverage Orphan Train Patty Lynch, Composer: Charlie Maguire
The Highwaymen Josh Wilder
The Things They Carried Jim Stowell
The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin Jessica Huang
Sweet Land, the musical Perrin Post, Laurie Flanigan Hegge, composer: Dina Maccabee
Glensheen Jeffrey Hatcher, composer: Chan Polling
Tales Along the Minnesota Trail Laurie Flanigan Hegge, composer Marya Hart
Imago Theatre
Portland, OR USA The reunion Carol Triffle Medea Ben Power
La Belle Carol Triffle, Jerry Mouawad & Devin Stinson
Key City Public Theatre
Port Townsend, WA USA Two Gentlemen of Verona Wm. Shakespeare 4000 Miles Amy Herzog
Spirit of the Yule Linda Dowdell, Denise Winter
The Aliens Annie Baker
An Enemy of the People Henrik Ibsen
Murder Ballad Julia Jordan, Juliana Nash
**Know Theatre of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH USA Girlfriend Todd Almond Pulp Joseph Zettelmaier
Darkest Night at the Gnarly Stump Lauren Hynek, Elizabeth Martin
Dragon Play Jenny Connell Davis
Heavier Than... Steve Yockey
Listen for the Light Kara Lee Korthron
Runaways Elizabeth Swados
****Latino Theater Company
Los Angeles, CA USA Juarez: A Documentary Mythology Ruben Polendo A Mexican Trilogy: Faith, Hope, and Charity Evelina Fernandez
A Latina Christmas Special Dyana Yanez
La Virgen De Guadalupe Dios Inantzin Evelina Fernandez
The Cruise Jonathan Ceniceros
Rules of Seconds John Pollono
The Sweetheart Deal Diane Rodriguez
Manhattan Theatre Club
New York, NY USA Heisenberg Simon Stephens Jitney August Wilson
The Little Foxes Lillian Hellman
Vietgone Qui Nguyen
Linda Penelope Skinner
Cost of Living Martyna Majok
Marin Theatre Company
Mill Valley, CA USA August: Osage County Tracy Letts Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon
Native Son Nambi Kelley
peerless Jiehae Park
Guards at the Taj Rajiv Joseph
The Legend of Georgia McBride Matthew Lopez
Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company
Houston, TX USA The Maids Jean Genet Dry Land Ruby Rae Speigel
The Johns Mary Bonnet
A Heroine Free Summer Janet Lowery
Northlight Theatre
Skokie, IL USA The City of Conversation Anthony Giardina Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon
Faceless Selina Fillinger
By the Water Sharyn Rothstein
Relativity Mark St. Germain
****off the WALL productions (at Carnegie Stage)
Carnegie, PA USA Mother Lode Virginia Wall Gruenert An Accident Lydia Stryk
Lungs Duncan MacMillan
The Pink Unicorn Elise Forier Edie
4.48 Psychosis Sarah Kane
Open Stage of Harrisburg
Harrisburg, PA USA Fun Home Lisa Kron A Christmas Carol Rachel Landon
The Santaland Diaries David Seders
Akeelah And The Bee Cheryl L. West
The Flick Annie Baker
Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties Jen Silverman
Little Women Laura Dugan
**Pacific Theatre
Vancouver, BC Canada A Good Way Out Cara Norrish Suitcase Stories Maki Yi
Holy Mo: A Christmas Show Lucia Frangione
Corleone: A Shakespearean Godfather David Mann
Valley Song Athol Fugard
Outside Mullingar John Patrick Shanley
**Plan-B Theatre Company
Salt Lake City, UT USA The Edible Complex Melissa Leilani Larson On Big Union Debora Threedy
Radio Hour Episode 11: Yuletide Matthew Ivan Bennett
Virtue Tim Slover
Not One Drop Morag Shepherd
PlayMakers Repertory Company
Chapel Hill, NC USA Detroit '67 Dominique Morisseau The Crucible Arthur Miller
The May Queen Molly Smith Metzler
Intimate Apparel Lynn Nottage
Twelfth Night William Shakespeare
My Fair Lady Alan Jay Lerner
Playwrights Horizons
New York, NY USA Aubergine Julia Cho A Life Adam Block
Rancho Viejo Dan Le Franc
The Light Years Hannah Bos, Paul Thureen
The Profane Zayd Dohrn
Bella:An American Tall Tale Kirsten Childs
**Prairie Theatre Exchange
Winnipeg, MB Canada The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble Beth Graham Mom's the Word Linda A. Carson, Jill Daum, Alison Kelly, Robin Nichol, Barbara Pollard and Deborah Williams.
The Flats Ginny Collins
Elle Severn Thompson (ad. from Douglas Glover )
The Birds and the Bees Mark Crawford
MunschBusters! Debbie Patterson, (ad. from Robert Munsch )
Public Theatre
New York, NY USA SWEAT Lynn Nottage Party People Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, Steven Sapp, William Ruiz aka Ninja
Tiny Beautiful Things Nia Vardalos
**Rep Stage (Howard Community College)
Columbia, MD USA The Other Place Sharr White American Hero Bess Wohl
H2O Jane Martin
Dorian's Closet Richard Mailman
***Round House Theatre
Bethesda, MD USA Angels in America Tony Kushner Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon
Caroline, Or Change Tony Kushner, Jeanine Tesori
OR, Liz Duffy Adams
Beach Week Diana Metzger
How I Learned What I Learned August Wilson
**Royal Court Theatre
London, England UK Pigs And Dogs Caryl Churchill Father Comes Home From The Wars Suzan-Lori Parks
The Sewing Group E V Crowe
Torn Nathaniel Martello-White
Harrogate Al Smith
The Children  Lucy Kirkwood
Wish List Katherine Soper
Escaped Alone Caryl Churchill
Killilogy Gary Owen
Royal Manitoba Theatre Company
Winnipeg, MB Canada The Audience Peter Morgan The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Simon Stephens
Black Coffee Agatha Christie
Bittergirl Anabel Fitzsimmons, Alison Lawrence, Mary Francis Moore
Million Dollar Quartet Floyd Mutux
Sarah Ballenden Maureen Hunter
Seattle Repertory Theatre
Seattle, WA USA A Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberg Roz and Ray Karen Hartman
King Charles III Mike Bartlett
Vietgone Qui Nguyen
Voody Sez David Luttken
Dry Powder Sarah Burgess
Well Lisa Kron
Here Lies Love David Byrne, Fatboy Slim
Signature Theatre
New York, NY USA The Book of the Dead Susan-Lori Parks The Death of the last Black Man in the Whole Wide World:The Negro Susan-Lori Parks
Everybody BrandonJacobs-Jenkins
Antibodies Annie Baker
Wakey-Wakey Will Eno
South Coast Rep (JAS)
Costa Mesa, CA USA A Doll's House, part 2 Luca Hnath The Roomate Jen Silverman
Orange Aditi brennan Kapil
Distict Merchants Aaron Posner
State Theatre Company of South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia Straight White Men Young Jean Lee Red Cross Letters Verity Laughton
The 39 Steps Patrick Barlow
Rumpelstiltskin Julianne O'Brien, Rosemary Myers
Tartuffe Philip Kavanagh adaptation of Moliere
The Secret River Andrew Bovell
Long Tan Verity Laughton
Mr Burns - A Post Electric Play Anne Washburn
Sista Girl Alexis West, Elena Carapetis
1984 Robert Icke, Duncan MacMillan
Storycrafter Studio
North Miami, FL USA The Wish Maker Cynthia Joyce Clay Fortune's Ire Guillermo Ramon
Beware the Jabberwocky Cynthia Joyce Clay, Pamela Marshall
Tasmanian Theatre
Hobart, Tasmania Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee Antarctica Dana Bergstrom
E-Baby Jane Cafarella
***Teatro Paraguas
Santa Fe, NM USA Revolution Alix Hudson Enfrascada Tanya Saracho
The Motherf**ker with the Hat Stephen Adly Guirgus
The Belfry Theatre
Victoria, BC Canada Mom's the Word Linda A. Carson, Jill Daum, Alison Kelly, Robin Nichol, Barbara Pollard, Deborah Williams
The Last Wife Kate Hennig
I Think I'm Fallin' Michael Shamata, Tobin Stokes
This Little Light Erin Macklem, Brad L'Ecuyer
Gracie Joan MacLeod
Alice Munro Stories Alice Munro
Taking Off Deborah Williams
***The Bread & Roses Theatre
London, England UK Dirty Butterfly Debbie Tucker Green The Vagina Monologues Eve Ensler
The Taming of the Shrew William Shakespeare
The Kingfisher Theater
Rochester, NY USA Creditors August Strindberg The Devil, the Witch, and the Blacksmith Kevin Dedes, Amy Canfield
Votes for Women! Elizabeth Robins
**Theater Alliance
Washington, DC USA brownsville song (b-side for tray) Kimber Lee Black Nativity Langston Hughes
Mnemonic Complicite
Still Life with Rocket Mollye Maxner, with contributions from the cast and team
***Theatre Passe Muraille
Toronto, Ontario Canada Brave New World Adapted by Matthew Thomas Walker Secrets of s Black Boy Darren Anthony
Alien Creature Linda Griffiths
John & Waleed John Millard, Waleed Abdulhamid
Stupidhead!: A Musical Comedy Katherine Cullen, Britta Johnson
Sound of the Beast Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
University of Nebraska Omaha Theatre
Omaha, Nebraska USA Shakespeare's Dog Leon Rooke
UNO Theatre War of the Roses, Part 1: Foreign Flames William Shakespeare, Vincent Carlson-Brown
The Guard Jessica Dickey
Tales of the Lost Formicans Constance Congdon
The Shape of Things Neil LaBute
Stop Kiss Diana Son
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Theatre Co.
Chattanooga, TN USA Eurydice Sarah Ruhl Hay Fever Noel Coward
Luna Gale Rebecca Gilman
Oklahoma! Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers
Victory Gardens Theater
Chicago, IL USA Hand To God Robert Askins Roz and Ray Karen Hartman
A Wonder In My Soul Marcus Gardley
Queen Madhuri Shekar
Native Gardens Karen Zacarias
***Windy City Playhouse
Chicago, IL USA This Melissa James Gibson Apartment 3A Jeff Daniels
Bootycandy Robert O'Hara
King Liz Fernanda Coppel
Yale Repertory Theatre
New Haven, CT USA Scenes from a Court Life Sara Ruhl Seven Guitars August Wilson
Imogen Says Nothing Aditi Brennan Kapil
Assassins John Weidman
Mary Jane Amy Herzog

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