2004 AWARDS

On Jan. 24, 2005, the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle presented the third annual Craig Noel Awards for Excellence in Theatre, honoring the outstanding achievements on San Diego stages in 2004.
 
Lifetime Achievement
Don and Bonnie WardSound Design
George Ye, Escanaba in da Moonlight, Cygnet Theatre

Costume Design
Gregg Barnes, Lucky Duck, The Old Globe
Anna Oliver, Don Juan, The Old Globe
Jeanne Reith and Aina S. O’Kane, The Boy Who Fell Into a Book, Lamb’s Players Theatre

Lighting Design
Joan Arhelger, Don Juan, The Old Globe
Aaron Copp, Bus Stop, The Old Globe

Set Design
Sean Murray, Escanaba in da Moonlight, Cygnet Theatre
David Rockwell, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Old Globe
Robin Sanford Roberts, Bus Stop, The Old Globe

Music Direction
Parmer Fuller, Sweeney Todd, Starlight Theatre
Ron Melrose, Jersey Boys, La Jolla Playhouse
Ted Sperling, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Old Globe

Choreography
Jerry Mitchell, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Old Globe

Featured Performance in a Musical
Stan Chandler, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, The Theatre in Old Town

Featured Performance, Female
Jill Drexler, Fit to Be Tied, Diversionary Theatre
DeAnna Driscoll, Bus Stop, The Old Globe
Bree Elrod, Two Noble Kinsmen, The Old Globe

Featured Performance, Male
Stephen Payne, Bus Stop, The Old Globe
Andrew Weems, Don Juan, The Old Globe

Lead Performance in a Musical, Male
Eric Anderson, Bed & Sofa, Cygnet Theatre
Norbert Leo Butz, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Old Globe
David Noroña, Jersey Boys, La Jolla Playhouse

Lead Performance in a Musical, Female
Melinda Gilb, Sweeney Todd, Starlight Theatre
Julie Jacobs, Bed & Sofa, Cygnet Theatre

Lead Performance, Female
Linda Castro, Kimberly Akimbo, Sixth at Penn Theatre
Seema Sueko, The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow, The Old Globe

Lead Performance, Male
Richard Baird, Measure for Measure, Poor Players Theatre
Robert Grossman, The Chosen, North Coast Repertory Theatre
Adam Stein, Don Juan, The Old Globe

Solo Performance
David McBean, Fully Committed, Cygnet Theatre
Rosina Reynolds, Shirley Valentine, Renaissance Theatre

Ensemble
Kimberly Akimbo, Sixth at Penn Theatre
A Lie of the Mind, New Village Arts Theatre/Backyard Productions

Direction of a Musical
Des McAnuff, Jersey Boys, La Jolla Playhouse
Sean Murray, Bed & Sofa, Cygnet Theatre
Jack O’Brien, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Old Globe

Direction of a Play
Kirsten Brandt, The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow, The Old Globe
Delicia Turner Sonnenberg, Kimberly Akimbo, Sixth at Penn Theatre
Stephen Wadsworth, Don Juan, The Old Globe

Touring Production
Hairspray, presented by Broadway/San Diego

Musical Revival
Bed & Sofa, Cygnet Theatre
Sweeney Todd, Starlight Theatre

New Musical
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Old Globe
Jersey Boys, La Jolla Playhouse

Resident Production
Don Juan, The Old Globe
Kimberly Akimbo, Sixth at Penn Theatre


Special thanks to these contributors
for helping to make our presentation grand:

Broadway/San Diego
David C. Copley
The Dr. Seuss Foundation
Danah H. Fayman
Carol and Darrel Kinney
North County Times
The Shiley Awards in Health, Education and the Arts
Union-Tribune Publishing
Sheryl and Harvey White
Brockton Villa
Chive
Eurobar Espresso Catering
The French Gourmet
Girard Gourmet
Stephanie Emerson Catering
Raphael’s Party Rentals

The Natural History Museum, especially Debbie Luce