Cincinnati Fringe Earns 5 LCT Awards
The League of Cincinnati Theatres selected 5 outstanding shows and Â â€œLCT Must Seeâ€ plays from theÂ 10thÂ Anniversary of the Cincinnati Fringe Festival.
The MamLuft Dance Company from Cincinnati was awarded the â€œBest Design Conceptâ€ forÂ Maps, Â a powerful multimedia movement presentation.Â â€œBest Audience Involvementâ€ went toÂ A Killing Game,Â presented by the Dog & Pony Company from Washington, DC.Â Ainâ€™t True and Uncle False, presented by Paul Strickland of Indianapolis, got the nod for best Solo Presentation.Â Â Lolita: A Three Man Show, presented by Four Humours Theatre, Minneapolis, won the Best Ensemble Category. LCT Best Overall was presented toÂ Petunia and ChickenÂ from Animal Engine of NYC.
Local productions labeled as â€œLCT Must Seeâ€ wereÂ Choose Your Own Adventure(Pones, Inc., Cincinnati),Â The BubbleÂ (North American New Opera Workshop) Â andThe Wave, by Ron Jones (Unity Productions, Cincinnati).
Additional â€œLCT Must Seeâ€ labels went to:Â Poe and Matthews: A Misadventure in the Middle of NowhereÂ (Grumble Productions, LA),Â The Elephant in My Closet(Keeping Watch, NYC), BUTCHER HOLLER HERE WE COME (Aztec Economy, Brooklyn, NY),Â Dirk Darrow: NCSSIÂ (Tim Motley, Melbourne, Australia),Â Questions of the Heart: Gay Mormons and the Search for IdentityÂ (Ben Abbott, Bloomington, IN),Â andÂ LoonÂ (Wonderheads, Portland, OR).