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2012 CHAPMAN KIPS AWARD NOMINEES!!


Mary Laine posted 29 Nov 2012, 05:16 PM / edited 30 Nov 2012, 12:59 PM

The Theatreview Award for Best Ensemble Acting of the Year

  • - THE YOUNG AND THE WITLESS VI
  • -PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUCEMENTS: CHRISTMAS AT THE BEEHIVE
  • -THE LARAMIE PROJECT: 10 YEARS LATER

 

The Adrianne and Emma (like Pink and Cher) Award for Best Pash of the Year

  • -ALEX GREIG AND DAVID LAWERENCE IN PSA
  • - ANGE FITZHARRIS AND JEFF BELL IN SOCIETY SLUMP SUPERSTARS
  • -EIGENGRAU

 

The Award for Best Break-up of the Year

  • - ANGE FITZHARRIS AND JEFF BELL IN SOCIETY SLUMP SUPERSTARS
  • -LUKA AND LUCIA IN SUNSET DRIVE
  • -PLAYGROUND COLLECTIVE, TINDERBOX

 

The Michael and Sharon Wray Award for Best Entrance of the Year

  • -MARTYN WOOD IN ALL MY SONS
  • -KRISTEN IN SOCIETY SLUMP SUPERSTARS
  • -MRS POOFWIGGLES IN MORNING NEWS ZEALAND

 

The BATS Theatre Award for Best Poster of the Year

  • -PUPPET FICTION
  • -FLATLAND
  • -INTO THE UNCANNY VALLEY
  • -HOLDING ON

 

The Award for Best Accent of the Year

  • -BRIAN SERGEANT AS ROBERT MULDOON IN PSA 
  • -GRIFFIN LEA IN SOCIETY SLUMP SUPERSTARS 
  • -BRYONY SKILLINGTON AS TARIANA TURIA IN PSA 

 

The Playmarket Award for Best Line in a Kiwi Play

  • -“FUCK YOU NEW ZEALAND!”  IN MANAWA
  • -“THEY'RE BOMBS, YOU PENIS!” IN SOCIETY SLUMP SUPERSTARS
  • -SAID TO THE POPE “I'M WINSTON PETERS. IF YOU'RE OLD AND WHITE AND IN NEW ZEALAND, YOU KISS MY RING” IN PSA

 

The HAIR OF THE DOG PRODUCTIONS award for The BEST SIMON HAREN IN A ROLE WRITTEN FOR SIMON HAREN AND PERFORMED BY SIMON HAREN...ahem... of the year

  • -SIMON HAREN
  • -HAHAHAHA…
  • -ALLAN HENRY AS SIMON HAREN PLAYING ALLAN HENRY PLAYING WINSTON PETERS IN PSA
  • -WHO?

 

The APRA Award for Best Singing in a Play

  • -IMOGEN THIRWALL IN SOCIETY SLUMP SUPERSTARS
  • -HAYLEY SPROULL IN MISS FLECTHER SINGS THE BLUES        
  • -JONNY POTTS IN OTHER PEOPLE'S WAR

 

The Fringe Festival Award for Best Dancing in a Play

  • -CAST OF WEST END GIRLS, “IN THE MOOD”
  • -SIMON LEARY IN PSA
  • -CAST OF SPACE BITCHES

 

The Award for Best Costume of the Year

-PAUL WAGGOT'S EARRINGS AS SASSY BLACK WOMAN IN THE OTHER PEOPLE'S WAR

-THE CATSUIT IN INTO THE UNCANNY VALLEY

-HEKIA PERATA'S DRESS IN PSA

 

The Award for Best Unscripted Moment of the Year

  • - LITTLE BOY STEALING THE SHOW BY LEAVING TO GO TO THE BATHROOM AND GETTING LOST ON STAGE IN MOVING STATIONERY
  • -SALESI LE'OTA TO BRYONY SKILLINGTON IN PSA—“JUST SAY YOUR LINE AND FUCK OFF!”
  • -JESSE FINN IN LE BURLESQUE AU MOULIN “IT'S ELTON JOHN”

 

The Award for Best Review Quote of the Year

  • -“ UTOPIAS, IT WOULD SEEM, WERE EVER THUS”—SALIENT, SOCIETY SLUMP SUPERSTARS
  • -“VARIED, INTIMATE, AND CHEAP ”—LONELY PLANET, ABOUT BATS THEATRE
  • -“BLAH BLAH BLAH, I ALWAYS GIVEAWAY THE PLOT” —John Smythe AND EWAN COLEMAN

 

The Armstrong Creative Award for Best Stage Manager of the Year

  • -ASHLYN SMITH FOR PSA
  • -LUCIE CAMP FOR INTO THE UNCANNY VALLEY
  • -MIRIAM SOBEY FOR CHEKHOV IN HELL

 

The Award for Best Death of the Year

  • -THE PUPPETS FACE THAT CAME OFF IN PUPPET FICTION
  • -RAT SENTENCED TO DEATH IN KIDS SHOW IN AROUND THE WORLD AND BUCK AGAIN
  • -THE ACT PARTY IN PSA

 

The Emerging Arts Trust Award for Best Newcomer of the Year

  • -JEFF BELL
  • -HAYLEY SPROULL
  • -MORGAN ROTHWELL

 

The Award for Biggest Fight of the Year

  • -JESS AND BRYONY NIPPLE GRIPPLE IN WEST END GIRLS
  • - ACT 2 IN CLAYBOURNE PARK
  • -ENSEMBLE IN SOCIETY SLUMP SUPERSTARS

 

The Random Film Award for Best Special Effects Used in a theatre Production of the year

  • -FLATLAND
  • -MOVING STATIONERY
  • -INTO THE UNCANNY VALLEY

 

The Award for Best Prop of the Year

  • BAG OF TRAIL MIX IN SOCIETY SLUMP SUPERSTARS
  • GHOST CHIPS PACKET IN PSA
  • PUPPETS IN PUPPET FICTION

 

The Downstage Lifetime Achievement Award 

To be announced on awards night

Editor posted 2 Dec 2012, 04:49 PM / edited 5 Jan 2013, 07:36 PM