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The 17th Elliot Norton Awards
Presented by Boston Theater Critics Association, the awards honored the season’s best work in Boston’s theaters (from May 1, 1998 to April 30, 1999).


Guest of Honor: Paula Vogel, playwright
Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence: Andrei Serban, director


Outstanding Production, Visiting Company
Ragtime (Colonial Theatre)


Outstanding Musical Revival
Hair (North Shore Music Theatre)


Outstanding Production by a Large Resident Company
Jitney (Huntington Theatre Company)


Outstanding Production by a Small Resident Company
Dealer’s Choice (Gloucester Stage Company)


Outstanding Production by a Local Fringe Company
Sing Me to Sleep (Coyote Theatre)


Outstanding Solo Performance
Melinda Lopez, God Smells Like a Roast Pig (Women on Top Festival)


Outstanding Director, Large Company
Michael Bloom, Gross Indecency (Huntington Theatre Company)


Outstanding Director, Small Company
Spiro Veloudos, Lost in Yonkers, Assassins, and Never the Sinner (Lyric Stage Company)


Outstanding Designer, Large Company
Catherine Zuber, costumes, Imaginary Invalid, Pheadra, and Merchant of Venice (American Repertory Theatre)


Outstanding Designer, Small Company
J. Hagenbuckle, sound, Marisol and Sing Me to Sleep (Coyote), Santaland Diaries (SpeakEasy Stage Company), The Swan (Nora Theatre)


Outstanding New Script
Don De Lillo, Valparaiso (American Repertory Theatre)

Outstanding Actress, Large Company
Ellen McLaughlin, Threepenny Opera (Trinity Repertory Company)


Outstanding Actress, Small Company
Sheila Ferrini, Lost in Yonkers (Lyric Stage Company)


Outstanding Actor, Large Company
Jonathan Epstein, Phaedra and Merchant of Venice (American Repertory Theatre)


Outstanding Actor, Small Company
Ronald Hunter, Dealer’s Choice (Gloucester Stage Company)


Special Citation
The Theater Offensive

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