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The 20th Elliot Norton Awards
May 20, 2002 
at the Stuart Street Playhouse.


Presented by Boston Theater Critics Association, the awards honored the season’s best work in Boston’s theaters (from April 1, 2001 to March 31, 2002).

 

Guest of Honor: Julie Harris, actor
Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence: Barbara Meek, actor


20th Anniversary Award: Robert Brustein, Founding Artistic Director, American Repertory Theatre

 

Outstanding Production, Visiting Company
The Glass Menagerie (Hartford Stage, presented by American Repertory Theatre)

 

Outstanding Production by a Large Resident Company
Homebody/Kabul (Trinity Repertory Company)

 

Outstanding Production by a Small Resident Company
Twelfth Night (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company)

 

Outstanding Production by a Local Fringe Company
The Laramie Project (Boston Theatre Works)

 

Outstanding Solo Performance
Catherine Samie, The Last Letter (The Market Theater)

 

Outstanding Musical Production by a Large Company 
Contact (Broadway in Boston)

 

Outstanding Musical Production by a Small Company 
Sunday in the Park with George (Lyric Stage Company)

note: This award is given in memory of Arthur Friedman

 

Outstanding Director, Large Company
Nicholas Martin, Betty’s Summer Vacation (Huntington Theatre Company)

 

Outstanding Director, Small Company
Carmel O’Reilly, The Lonesome West and Bailegangaire (Súgán Theatre Company)

 

Outstanding Set Design
Alexander Dodge, Twelfth Night (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company), Heartbreak House(Huntington Theatre Company)

 

Outstanding Costume Design
Gail Astrid Buckley, Curse of the Bambino (Lyric Stage Company), Much Ado About Nothing (Publick Theatre), Twelfth Night (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company), Shel’s Shorts: Signs of Trouble (Market Theater)

 

Outstanding Actress, Large Company
Andrea Martin, Betty’s Summer Vacation (Huntington Theatre Company)

 

Outstanding Actress, Small Company
Nancy Carroll, Bailegangaire (Súgán Theatre Company)

 

Outstanding Actor, Large Company
Simon Russell Beale, Hamlet (Broadway in Boston)

 

Outstanding Actor, Small Company
Robert Pemberton, Much Ado About Nothing (Publick Theatre), Lobby Hero (Lyric Stage Company),Shel’s Shorts (Market Theater)

Special Citation
Eliza Rose Fichter, A Russian Tea Party (Women on Top festival), One Flea Spare (New Repertory Theatre), The Miracle Worker (Lyric Stage Company), and Reason(Market Theater)