New York Fringe 2005 Award Winners

By Robert Simonson

August 29, 2005

The 2005 New York International Fringe Festival has announced the recipients of the Overall Excellence Awards.

Among the winners are such audience favorites as Bridezilla Strikes Back!, Silence! The Musical, Fleet Week:The Musical, The Miss Education of Jenna Bush and Go-Go Kitty, Go!. The winners are as follows:

Outstanding Play:
The Lightning Field
God's Waiting Room
Go-Go Kitty, GO!

Outstanding Musical:
Silence! The Musical
Fleet Week: The Musical

Outstanding Playwrighting:
Katherine Knowles - Magician
Robin Maguire - Aquarium
Martin Casella - The Irish Curse
Robert Moulthrop - Half Life

Awards are selected by an independent panel of 60 industry professionals. There are no set categories or number of awards selected each year. Awards were presented by Festival Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy at the FringeNYC closing ceremony held Aug. 28 at FringeCentral.