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70 Nominations For 14 Awards By S.d. Critics

September 16, 1987|NANCY CHURNIN

SAN DIEGO — The Old Globe, the La Jolla Playhouse and the San Diego Repertory Theatre won 51 out of 70 nominations for the fourth annual San Diego Critics Circle Awards, it was announced Monday. Winners of the 14 awards will be named Oct. 25.

The Globe's current staging of "There's One in Every Marriage" earned six nominations, tying it with the La Jolla Playhouse's New York-bound "A Walk in the Woods" for the most nominations for a play.

Old Globe associate artist Kandis Chappell, nominated for best supporting actress for "There's One in Every Marriage," also garnered a nomination for best actress for "Intimate Exchanges," another Old Globe production, marking the first time the Critics Circle has nominated anyone in two categories in the same year.

The 14 voting members of the Critics Circle selected five nominees in each of 14 categories for productions opening in San Diego County between Sept. 15, 1986, and Sept. 15, 1987. Thirty-eight shows presented by 11 theatrical organizations shared the honors. The Old Globe led with 18 nominations for a season that included 12 productions, followed by the San Diego Rep with 17 for a season of 10 and the La Jolla Playhouse with 16 for only five.

The 14 voting members of Critics Circle are: Frances L. Bardacke, San Diego Magazine; Don Braunagel, the Tribune; Carol and Gerry Davis, San Diego Jewish Times; William E. Fark, free-lance writer; Welton Jones and Ann Marie Welsh, the San Diego Union; Kathlyn Russell, Variety; Jonathan Saville and Jeff Smith, the Reader; Chris Schneider, La Jolla Light; Eileen Sondak, free-lance writer; Larry Steckling, Dramalogue, and George Weinberg-Harter, Premiere.

The nominees:

- Production: "Intimate Exchanges," Old Globe Theatre; "Master Harold and the Boys," San Diego Repertory Theatre; "There's One in Every Marriage," Old Globe Theatre; "A Walk in the Woods," La Jolla Playhouse; "The Tempest," La Jolla Playhouse.

- Director: George Ferencz, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," San Diego Rep; Richard Harrison, "The Miss Firecracker Contest," San Diego Actors' Theatre; Des McAnuff, "A Walk in the Woods," La Jolla Playhouse; Stan Wojewodski Jr., "There's One in Every Marriage," Old Globe; Robert Woodruff, "The Tempest," La Jolla Playhouse.

- Leading actress: Kandis Chappell, "Intimate Exchanges," Old Globe; Anne Dauber, "The Miss Firecracker Contest," San Diego Actors' Theatre; Pippa Pearthree, "Benefactors," Old Globe; Ginny-Lynn Safford, "The Heart Outright," Bowery Theatre; Deborah Gilmour Smyth, "Talley's Folly," Lamb's Players Theatre.

- Leading actor: Ray Chambers, "Bent," Bowery Theatre; Michael Constantine, "A Walk in the Woods," La Jolla Playhouse; Kim McCallum, "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" Bowery; Lawrence Pressman, "A Walk in the Woods," La Jolla Playhouse; Douglas Roberts, "The Foreigner," Gaslamp Quarter Theatre.

- Supporting actor: Ralph Bruneau, "The Matchmaker," La Jolla Playhouse; Roderick Horn, "Antony and Cleopatra," Old Globe; Chuck LaFont, "Orphans," Old Globe; Jonathan McMurtry, "There's One in Every Marriage," Old Globe; David Toney, "Master Harold and the Boys," San Diego Rep.

- Supporting actress: Kandis Chappell, "There's One in Every Marriage," Old Globe; Debi Friedland, "The Miss Firecracker Contest," San Diego Actors' Theatre; Linda Libby, "I Won't Dance," Gaslamp; Rebecca Schull, "The Matchmaker," La Jolla Playhouse; Regina Taylor, "The Tempest," La Jolla Playhouse.

- New score: Victor Zupanc, "Hard Times," San Diego Rep; Polly Pen, "A Christmas Carol," San Diego Rep; Max Roach, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," San Diego Rep; Michael S. Roth, "The Matchmaker," La Jolla Playhouse; Stephen Sondheim, "Into the Woods," Old Globe.

- Choreography: Wade Collins, "Dames at Sea," Lamb's Players; Toni Kaye, "Annie Get Your Gun," Starlight; Patrick Nollet, "A Christmas Carol," San Diego Rep; Jack Tygett, "West Side Story," United States International University; Judy Ann Bassing, "Sugar," Lawrence Welk Village Theatre.

- Scenic design: D. Martyn Bookwalter, "Hard Times," San Diego Rep; Bill Clarke, "A Walk in the Woods," La Jolla Playhouse; Douglas W. Schmidt, "There's One in Every Marriage," Old Globe; Eric Sinkkonen, "Master Harold and the Boys," San Diego Rep; Michael Yeargan, "The Matchmaker," La Jolla Playhouse.

- Costumes: Lewis Brown, "There's One in Every Marriage," Old Globe; Dianne Holly, "The Circle," Gaslamp; Sally Lesser, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," San Diego Rep; Ray C. Naylor, "Hard Times," San Diego Rep; Jennifer von Mayrhauser, "Hedda Gabler," La Jolla Playhouse.

- Lighting: Kent Dorsey, "Night of the Iguana," Old Globe; Peter Maradudin, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," San Diego Rep; Richard Riddell, "The Matchmaker," La Jolla Playhouse; Richard Riddell, "A Walk in the Woods," La Jolla Playhouse; David F. Segal, "The Incredibly Famous Willy Rivers," Old Globe.

- Sound design: Michael Holten, "Into the Woods," Old Globe; John Kilgore, "School for Wives," La Jolla Playhouse; Burnham Joiner, Jim Mooney, Linda Vickerman, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," San Diego Rep; Mark Sherman, "Night of the Iguana," Old Globe; Linda Vickerman, Victor Zupanc, "A Christmas Carol," San Diego Rep.

- New play: A.R. Gurney, "Another Antigone," Old Globe; Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine, "Into the Woods," Old Globe; David McFadzean, "Oklahoma Rigs," Lamb's Players; Douglas Jacobs, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," San Diego Rep; Kerry Cederberg and Robert Smyth, "Dracula," Lamb's Players.

- Road show: "Big River," San Diego Playgoers; "Cats," San Diego Playgoers; "I Don't Have to Show You No Stinking Badges," El Teatro Campesino/Los Angeles Theatre Centre/San Diego Rep; "Warren's Story," Pipeline Theatre/San Diego Rep; "A Woman of Independent Means," Gaslamp.

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