Abilene Reporter-News - May 16, 2004

'Misery' dominates actors guild awards

The Abilene Actors Guild's 2003 production of the drama ''Misery'' took three awards, including Best Play, at AAG's awards ceremony May 8.

''Misery,'' directed by Shane Hill, won Best Play, Best Actor (Jeremy D. Henry) and Best Actress (Pamela Brown) in voting by AAG members. The play, based on Stephen King's story about a writer and a deranged fan, was performed last summer.

Henry also earned a Best Director award for the drama, ''Medea.'' Rose Inglis won multiple awards for her work in ''Medea'' and ''The Vagina Monologues.''

Other awards follow

  •    Best Ensemble Cast Performance: ''The Complete History of America (abridged).''

  •    Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Sean Hastings, ''The Eight: Reindeer Monologues.''

  •    Outstanding Youth: Julie Rich.

  •    Best Stage Manager: Andrea McGill, ''The Complete History of America (abridged).''

  •    Best Technical Contributor: Vicki Baumann, ''The Comedy of Errors.''

  •    Volunteer of the Year: Thomas Pierce.

    The awards covered AAG's 2003-04 theater season.