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2006 Helen Hayes Award Winners Announced

The Helen Hayes Awards honor achievement, celebrate, and promote the Washington D.C. professional theatre. One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The 22nd Annual Helen Hayes Awards were presented this evening on April 17, 2006 during a gala celebration that drew a sold out crowd of nearly 2,000 theatre artists and supporters to The Warner Theatre in the heart of downtown Washington, DC.

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Outstanding Choreography, Resident Production

  • Kathleen Akerley and the Ensemble, shkspr prjct (World Premiere), Catalyst Theater Company

  • Karma Camp, Urinetown , Signature Theatre (Award Recipient)

  • Ilona Kessell, Beauty and the Beast, Toby's Dinner Theatre

  • Irina Tsikurishvili,, Dracula (World Premiere), Synetic Theater

  • Irina Tsikurishvili., Jason and the Argonauts, Synetic Theater

  • Beth Wilmurt, The Death of Meyerhold, The Studio Theatre Secondstage
    Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play

  • Steve Brady, String Fever, Theater J

  • Daniel Breaker, The Tempest, Shakespeare Theatre Company

  • Cameron McNary, The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow, The Studio Theatre Secondstage

  • Bruce R. Nelson, The Violet Hour , Rep Stage (Award Recipient)

  • Jake Suffian, Take Me Out, The Studio Theatre

  • Michael Willis, After Ashley, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
    Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play

  • Daniel Breaker, Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare Theatre Company

  • Robert Cuccioli, Lorenzaccio, Shakespeare Theatre Company

  • Scott Fortier, Metamorphosis, Catalyst Theater Company

  • Rick Foucheux, Take Me Out , The Studio Theatre (Award Recipient)

  • Karl Miller, columbinus (World Premiere), Round House Theatre, Perseverance Theatre, and United States Theatre Project

  • Patrick Page, Othello , Shakespeare Theatre Company (Award Recipient)

  • Felix Solis, Passion Play, A Cycle (World Premiere) , Arena Stage

  • Tom Story, A Number, The Studio Theatre

  • Mark Sullivan, After Ashley, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

  • Ted van Griethuysen,

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