2007 Pittsburgh New Works Festival



Not Another Divine Comedy by Roger Hobbs
Open Stage Theatre

Starla by David Skeele
Baldwin Players

The Chris and Alex Show by Chris Gavaler
Cup-A-Jo Productions

The Spiral Stair by Jan Henson Dow
Heritage Players

The Common Man by Stuart Clark
The Summer Company

The Audition by Thomas J. Miller
Gemini Theatre

Claire’s Departure by Kim Zelonis
McKeesport Little Theater

Couples Therapy by Peter Hardy
Proudly Presents

Life Without Nipples by Sandy Boggs and Marilyn Bates
Theatre Factory

The Girl in the Yellow Gown by Mark Cornell
The Rage of the Stage Players

Andy Tell Me, Tru by Judy McGee
CCAC South

Like Family by Glenn Alterman
Thank You, Felix Productions

Young Playwright

Where the Beautiful Things Go To Die by Charlie Green
Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre

Blood Drive by Renata Nelson

Italian Bread by Katie Thomson and Leah Selekman
Gemini Theatre

Seated Readings

Bug Rescuing by Judy Klass
Duquesne Red Masquers

A Civil Divorce by Joanna Lowe
Kuntu Repertory Theatre

An Unction of a Mountebank by C. P. Stancich
Circle in the Water

Whatever Happened to Bette and Joan? by Sean Flaherty
Greensburg Civic Theatre

Infraction by Kirsten Finberg Frazier
Echo Theatre

Guaranteed Approval by James Michael Shoberg
Pandora’s Box

Sharon Chernick by Sharon Chernick
Apple Hill Theater

Special Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award
Barbara Russell

Outstanding Production
The Chris & Alex Show, Cup-A-Jo Productions

Outstanding Playwright
Chris Gavaler, The Chris & Alex Show

Outstanding Director
Joanna Lowe, The Chris & Alex Show
Cup-A-Jo Productions

Outstanding Lead Actor
Marc Stern, The Common Man

Outstanding Lead Actress
Nikki McCrea, Life Without Nipples

Outstanding Supporting Actor
Tony Randza, Couples Therapy

Outstanding Supporting Actress
Patricia Samreny, Claire’s Departure

Outstanding Young Playwrights
Charlie Green, Where the Beautiful Things Go to Die
Harvest-Westlake School, Studio City, California

Renata Nelson, Blood Drive
Pittsburgh’s High School for the Performing Arts (CAPA)

Katie Thomson and Leah Selekman, Italian Bread
Pittsburgh’s High School for the Performing Arts (CAPA)