2009 Theater Blogger Awards go to Reasons To Be Pretty, Billy Elliot, Hair, Ruined, etc.

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If you have never heard of the Theater Blogger Awards, don’t feel bad. This is the first year they are giving out awards. The Independent Theater Bloggers Association, which was formed this year, is made up of more than two dozen bloggers about New York theater. (Hey, fellas, can I join?)
Here are a list of their awards for the season:
BEST BROADWAY PLAY
Reasons To Be Pretty
BEST BROADWAY MUSICAL
Billy Elliot
BEST BROADWAY REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
Hair
BEST BROADWAY REVIVAL OF A PLAY
The Norman Conquests
BEST OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
Fela!
BEST OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
Ruined
BEST OFF-BROADWAY REVIVAL (PLAY OR MUSICAL)
Our Town
BEST OFF-OFF BROADWAY PLAY
Universal Robots
BEST OFF-OFF BROADWAY UNIQUE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE
Suspicious Package
CITATION FOR EXCELLENCE IN OFF-OFF BROADWAY THEATER
Flux Theatre Ensemble

For details about the winning shows, and to watch the video acceptance speeches (there is no live awards show), go here

Here is a partial list of the members of the Independent Theater Bloggers Association:
Bill Brown (Creating Theater); Linda Buchwald (Pataphysical Science); Donald Butchko (Me2ism?) Chris Caggiano (Everything I Know I Learned From Musicals); Zack Calhoun (Visible Soul); Jodi Schoenbrun Carter (Off Stage Right); Corine Cohen (Corine’s Corner); Kevin Daly (Theatre Aficionado at Large); Ken Davenport (The Producer’s Perspective), who created the ITBA; Ryan J. Davis (Ryan J. Davis Blogs); Jeremy Dobrish (Jeremy’s Green Room); Donell James Foreman (The DJF); Michael Gilboe (Broadway Bullet); Dan Gilloon (One NYC StageHand); Diana Glazer (Lezbehonest);
Byrne Harrison (Stage Buzz); Leonard Jacobs (The Clyde Fitch Report);

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