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1 Dec 2012
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2012 CHAPMAN KIPS AWARD WINNERS AND NOMINEES!!

Late last night and into this early morning the luvvies and witterati of Wellington Theatre gathered at soon-to-be-renovated Bats Theatre to celebrate the alternative theatre awards, the Kippies – hosted by Anya Tate-Manning and Salesi Le'ota, both in glittering frocks by Lilith LaCroix. 

Here are the nominees and winners (in bold):

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 Adrienne 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

-eigengran


The Award for Best Break-up of the Year

-Luka and Lucia in Sunset Drive

-Playground Collective, Tinderbox

- ANGE FITZHARRIS AND JEFF BELL IN SOCIETY SLUMP SUPERSTARS


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

-Kristen in Society Slump Superstars

-MARTYN WOOD IN ALL MY SONS

-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 Costume Cave 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 Back 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's 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

BRYONY SKILLINGTON FOR HER MASSIVE CONTRIBUTION TO WELLINGTON THEATRE!!

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