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Casting for HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS Among 2017 Artios Awards Theatre Nominees

The Casting Society of America has announced the nominees for the 32nd Annual Artios Awards. The ceremony, which honors excellence in casting in all forms of entertainment, has included some of the theatre's finest among their 2016 nominations.

In addition to the Live Theatre nominations, there are also a number of theatre-adjacent television programs being considered for honors, with Grease Live! and television's favorite musical comedy, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, among them.

A Los Angeles ceremony will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 19, 2017, and will be hosted by Joel McHale, with a New York ceremony at Stage 48 in Hell's Kitchen that will share the same date. No emcee for the New York event has been announced.

See the full list of theatre nominations below:


"Blackbird"- David Caparelliotis, Lauren Port (Associate)
"Long Days Journey Into Night"- Jim Carnahan, Carrie Gardner
"Noises Off"- Jim Carnahan, Stephen Kopel
"The Father"- Nancy Piccione
"The Humans"- Carrie Gardner


"Fiddler on the Roof"- Abbie Brady-Dalton
"Hamilton"- Bethany Knox
"School of Rock"- Tara Rubin, Merri Sugarman
"The Color Purple"- Justin Huff
"Waitress"- Bernard Telsey, Patrick Goodwin


"A Bronx Tale"- Tara Rubin, Merri Sugarman
"Cirque du Soleil: Paramour"- Cesar A. Rocha
"Dear Evan Hansen"- Tara Rubin, Lindsay Levine
"Lazarus"- Bernard Telsey, Andrew Femenella
"The Robber Bridegroom"- Jim Carnahan, Stephen Kopel


"Boy"- James Calleri, Erica Jensen
"Buried Child"- Judy Henderson
"Dada Woof Papa Hot"- Daniel Swee
"The Effect"- Cindy Tolan
"The Royale"- Daniel Swee


"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"- Adam Caldwell
"A Little Night Music"- Alaine Alldaffer
"A Moon for the Misbegotten"- William Cantler, Karyn Casl, Andrew Femenella
"An Intervention"- William Cantler, Karyn Casl, Andrew Femenella
"Grey Gardens"- Duncan Stewart, Benton Whitley
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"- Tara Rubin, Kaitlin Shaw


"Barcelona"- Phyliss Schuringa
"Bent"- Heidi Levitt?"

"Booty Candy"- Jami Rudofsky
"Casa Valentina"- Jeff Greenberg
"Spamalot"- Margery Simkin, Michael Donovan


"A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"- Jason Styres
"Beautiful - The Carole King Musical"- Stephen Kopel
"If/Then"- Craig Burns
"The Bridges of Madison County"- Cesar A. Rocha
"The Sound of Music"- Rachel Hoffman

"1776" Jay Binder, Jack Bowdan (reads Jack Bowman currently)
"Little Shop of Horrors" Carrie Gardner, Stephen Kopel
"The Blank Theatre Company's 23rd Annual Young Playwrights Festival" Erica Silverman Bream, Cara Chute Rosenbaum
"The Secret Garden" Craig Burns
"The Wild Party" Carrie Gardner, Stephen Kopel

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