Awards

 

2012

Artie Award Winners:
Best New Play: Clean Break by Darryl Schneider

Artie Award Nominations:
Best New Play: Clean Break by Darryl Schneider
Ensemble of a Play: Superior Donuts, Road Less Traveled Productions
Actor in a Play: Steve Jakiel, Superior Donuts
Supporting Actor in a Play: Gerry Maher, Superior Donuts
Lighting Design: John Rickus, St. Nicholas

Scott Behrend

Scott Behrend, 2009 Artie Award for Best Director. Photo by Rose Mattrey.

2011

Buffalo Spree Award Winner:
Best Production: The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot

Artvoice Best Of Buffalo Award Winner:
Best Writer: Jon Elston

Artie Award Winners:
Best New Play: Insidious by Ibn Shabazz
Best Set Design: David Butler, The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot

Artie Award Nominations:
Best Production: The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot
Best New Play: Bitch Bares All by Lisa Vitrano
Best New Play: The Couple Next Door by Donna Hoke
Best Actor: Jim Maloy, The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot
Best Actor: Jay Pichardo, Screen Play
Best Actress: Lisa Vitrano, Bitch Bares All
Best Supporting Actor: Rolando Gomez, The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot
Best Supporting Actress: Verneice Turner, The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot
Best Director: Scott Behrend, The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot
Outstanding Set Design: Zach Serafin, Bitch Bares All
Outstanding Lighting Design: Katie Menke & John Rickus, Bitch Bares All (Projection Design: Katie Menke)
Oustanding Costume Design: Maura Price, The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot

 

2010

Buffalo Spree Award Winner:
Most Interesting Season Of Plays: Road Less Traveled Productions

Artie Award Winners:
Best Production Of A Play: The Goat; Or, Who Is Sylvia?
Best Director Of A Musical: Kyle LoConti, American Deal

Artie Award Nominations:
Best Production Of A Musical: American Deal
Best New Play: American Deal by Tom Naples and Jon Elston
Best Actor In A Play: John Fredo, The Goat; Or, Who Is Sylvia?
Best Actress In A Play: Maggie Zindle, The Goat; Or, Who Is Sylvia?
Best Actress In A Musical: Mary McMahon, American Deal
Best Supporting Actor In A Musical: Phil Knoerzer, American Deal
Best Supporting Actress In A Musical: Diane Curley, American Deal
Best Ensemble: Diane Curley, Phil Knoerzer, Mary McMahon, Tom Naples, and Gordon Tashjian, American Deal
Best Director Of A Play: Derek Campbell, The Goat; Or, Who Is Sylvia?
Best Set Design: Ron Schwartz, The Goat; Or, Who Is Sylvia?

 

 

 

John Rickus

John Rickus, 2009 Artie Award for Best Lighting Design. Photo by Rose Mattrey

 

2009

Artvoice Best Of Buffalo Award Winner:
Best Playwright: Jon Elston
(Category retired in 2010)

Artie Award Winners:
Best New Play: A Little Bit Of Paradise by Annette Daniels-Taylor
Best Director: Scott Behrend, The Man Who Had All The Luck
Best Lighting Design: John Rickus, The Man Who Had All The Luck

Artie Award Nominations:
Best Production: The Man Who Had All The Luck
Best Actress: Sarieyls Matos, A Little Bit Of Paradise

Best New Play: Twice Around By Darryl Schneider

 

2008

Artvoice Best Of Buffalo Award Winners:
Best Production: To Kill A Mockingbird
Best Playwright: Jon Elston

Artie Award Winners:
Best Supporting Actor: Phil Knoerzer, Humpty Dumpty
Best Supporting Actress: Verneice Turner, To Kill A Mockingbird

Artie Award Nominations:
Best Production Of A Play: Humpty Dumpty
Best New Play: Bonegrinders by Melody Von Smith
Best Ensemble: Lisa Vitrano, Bonnie Jean Taylor, Phil Knoerzer, Tim Klein, and Tom LaChiusa, Humpty Dumpty
Best Director: Scott Behrend, To Kill A Mockingbird
Best Set Design: Matt Farmer, Humpty Dumpty

 

2007

Artvoice Best Of Buffalo Award Winner:
Best Playwright: Jon Elston

Artie Award Winners:
Best New Play: War Room by Darryl Schneider

Artie Award Nominations:
Best Supporting Actress: Christina Rausa, War Room

 

2006

Artie Award Nominations:
Best New Play: The Peddler’s Bones by Jon Elston
Best Actor: Brian Riggs, The Good Thief

 

2005

Artie Award Winner:
Best Actress: Lisa Vitrano, Private Viewing

Artie Award Nominations:
Best New Play: Private Viewing by Jon Elston
Best New Play: Two To The Head by Darryl Schneider
Best Lighting Design: John Rickus, Private Viewing

 

2004

Artie Award Winners:
Best New Play: Interrogation Room by Jon Elston
Best Supporting Actor: John Buscaglia, Interrogation Room

Artie Award Nominations:
Best Director: Scott Behrend, Interrogation Room

 

2003

Winner, Source National Theatre Prize:
Interrogation Room by Jon Elston

Artie Award Nominations:
Best New Play: ProJect by Jon Elston
Best Supporting Actor: Phil Knoezer, ProJect
Best Ensemble: Phil Knoerzer, Tim Newell, Brian Riggs, and Todd Benzin, ProJect
Best Director: Scott Behrend, ProJect

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