From Misha Berson, Seattle Times theater critic:
Seattle Theater Writers, a network of local drama critics for publications and blogs that is led by freelance reviewer Miryam Gordon, has announced its annual Gypsy Rose Lee Awards.
The top honors for excellence in an overall theater production in 2013 went to “Trouble in Mind” at Intiman Theatre (large company) and “Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them” at Seattle Public Theater (small company). The top award for a musical production went to “The Wild Party,” presented by Sound Theatre Company.
Prizes for lead actor in a show went to Jerick Hoffer for “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” (Balagan Theatre) and Jose Abaoag for “Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them.” The lead actress in a production honors: a tie between Hannah Mootz (“Bo-Nita,” at Seattle Repertory Theatre) and Shellie Shulkin (“August: Osage County,” Balagan Theatre) for a large budget show; and Sydney Andrews (“Undo” at Annex Theatre) for a small budget show.
The excellence in playwriting prize went to Holly Arsenault, for “Undo.”
For a complete list of the 2013 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards, which also go to supporting actors, directors, designers, choreographers, composers and other theater professionals, see the Seattle Theater Writers Facebook page.