Slave Play, The Inheritance, Jagged Little Pill, Playbill-Presented Pride Plays Score 2021 Artios Awards Nominations | Playbill

Awards Slave Play, The Inheritance, Jagged Little Pill, Playbill-Presented Pride Plays Score 2021 Artios Awards Nominations The honors celebrate casting directors in theatre, film, and television.
Scenes from Slave Play, The Inheritance, and Jagged Little Pill

The Casting Society of America has announced nominations for its 2021 Artios Awards, celebrating the work of casting directors in theatre, film, and television. Among the productions nominated are leading 2020 Tony contenders Slave Play, The Inheritance, Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge!, and Tina: The Tina Turner Musical.

The awards for theatre are split into several categories: Broadway, Off-Broadway (denoted as “New York Theatre”), regional theatre, Los Angeles theatre, special performances, and tours.

Also among the nominees are several shows featuring stage favorites, like John Mulaney & The Sack Bunch Lunch in the Live Television Performance, Variety, or Sketch Comedy category and Lifetime's Patsy & Loretta starring Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller. In addition, the casting team from Playbill’s Pride Plays festival in June 2020—comprised of James Calleri, Erica Jensen, and Paul Davis—scored a nod for Special Theatrical Performance.

A complete list of nominees follows below.

Will Hochman and Mary-Louise Parker in The Sound Inside Jeremy Daniel

New York Broadway Theatre–Play
Grand Horizons, Will Cantler and Karyn Casl
The Great Society, Daniel Swee
The Inheritance (Parts 1 & 2), Jordan Thaler, Heidi Griffiths, and Rebecca Feldman (associate)
Slave Play, Taylor Williams
The Sound Inside, Will Cantler and Karyn Casl

New York Broadway Theatre–Musical
Jagged Little Pill, Stephen Kopel
Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Patrick Goodwin and Bernard Telsey

New York Broadway Theatre–Revival, Play
A Soldier’s Play, Jim Carnahan
Betrayal, Jim Carnahan and Alexandre Bleau
The Rose Tattoo, Jim Carnahan and Carrie Gardner

Kara Young, Montego Glover, and Renika Williams in All the Natalie Portmans Daniel J. Vasquez

New York Theatre–Play
All The Natalie Portmans, Will Cantler and Destiny Lilly
Anatomy Of A Suicide, Karyn Casl
Dracula, Karyn Casl
Macbeth, Karyn Casl and Destiny Lilly
The Young Man From Atlanta, David Caparelliotis

New York Theatre–Musical
Bob And Carol And Ted And Alice, Rachel Hoffman
Cyrano, Patrick Goodwin
Little Shop Of Horrors, Jim Carnahan
The Secret Life Of Bees, Patrick Goodwin
Sing Street, Tara Rubin, Peter Van Dam

Regional Theatre–Play
A Human Being, Of A Sort, Karyn Casl and Destiny Lilly
A Raisin In The Sun, Karyn Casl and Destiny Lilly
Ghosts, Karyn Casl
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Jim Carnahan and Alexandre Bleau
“Master Harold”…And The Boys, Tara Rubin

Adrianna Hicks and cast of Six Liz Lauren

Regional Theatre–Musical
Fly, Patrick Goodwin
Gun & Powder, Tara Rubin and Kevin Metzger-Thompson (associate)
In The Heights, Chad Eric Murnane
Into The Woods, Stephanie Klapper
Once On This Island, Stephanie Klapper
Six, Tara Rubin and Peter Van Dam

Los Angeles Theatre
A Play Is A Poem, Will Cantler, Karyn Casl, and Destiny Lilly (associate)
Good Boys, Tiffany Little Canfield and Ryan Bernard Tymensky
Key Largo, Jeff Greenberg
Little Shop Of Horrors, Ryan Bernard Tymensky
Witch, Phyllis Schuringa

Special Theatrical Performance
The 24 Hour Plays Broadway Gala, Stephanie Klapper
Into The Woods, Chad Eric Murnane
Kinky Boots, Patrick Goodwin
Mack & Mabel, Mark Brandon
Pride Plays, James Calleri, Erica Jensen, and Paul Davis

Cast of the First National Tour of Mean Girls Joan Marcus

Theatre Tours
The Band’s Visit, Tara Rubin, Peter Van Dam
Frozen, Rachel Hoffman, Laura Wade
Mean Girls, Bethany Knox
Once On This Island, Craig Burns
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Tara Rubin, Felicia Rudolph

Television Pilot and First Season–Comedy
The Great, Rose Wicksteed
Modern Love, Laura Rosenthal, Maribeth Fox, and Jodi Angstreich
Never Have I Ever, Brett Greenstein, Collin Daniel, and Danny Dunitz (associate)
The Politician, Alexa L. Fogel, Kathryn Zamora-Benson (associate), and Alison Goodman (associate)
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, Robert J. Ulrich, Eric Dawson, Carol Kritzer, Alex Newman, Coreen Mayrs (location casting), Heike Brandstatter (location casting), Erinn Lally (location casting), and Annalese Tilling (location casting)

Ben Mendelsohn and Cynthia Erivo in The Outsider Bob Mahoney/HBO

Television Pilot and First Season–Drama
The Boys, Robert J. Ulrich, Eric Dawson, Carol Kritzer, Alex Newman, Jenny Lewis (location casting), Sara Kay (location casting)
Euphoria, Mary Vernieu, Jessica Kelly, Jennifer Venditti, and Bret Howe (associate)
The Mandalorian, Sarah Finn and Jason Stamey (associate)
The Morning Show, Victoria Thomas
The Outsider, Alexa L. Fogel, Chase Paris (location casting), Tara Feldstein Bennett (location casting), and Kathryn Zamora-Benson (associate)

Television Series–Comedy
Better Things, Felicia Fasano and Katie Lantz (associate)
Dead To Me, Sherry Thomas, Russell Scott, Sharon Bialy, and Alyssa Morris (associate)
Insecure, Victoria Thomas
The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Cindy Tolan and Anne Davison (associate)
What We Do In The Shadows, Gayle Keller, Jenny Lewis (location casting), and Sara Kay (location casting)

Television Series–Drama
Big Little Lies, David Rubin and Andrea Bunker (associate)
The Handmaid’s Tale, Sharon Bialy, Sherry Thomas, Russell Scott, Robin D. Cook (location casting), Stacia Kimler (associate), and Jonathan Oliveira (associate)
Ozark, Alexa L. Fogel, Chase Paris (location casting), Tara Feldstein Bennett (location casting), and Kathryn Zamora-Benson (associate)
Pose, Alexa L. Fogel and Elizabeth Berra (associate)
Succession, Avy Kaufman

Limited Series
Little Fires Everywhere, David Rubin
Mrs. America, Carmen Cuba, Robin D. Cook (location casting), Charley Medigovich (associate), and Jonathan Oliveira (associate)
Normal People, Louise Kiely
Unbelievable, Laura Rosenthal, Jodi Angstreich, Kate Caldwell, Melissa Kostenbauder, Kim Guzman (associate), and Anthony Kraus (associate)
Watchmen, Victoria Thomas and Meagan Lewis (location casting)

Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller in Patsy & Loretta Jake Giles Netter

Film, Non-Theatrical Release
Bad Education, Ellen Lewis and Kate Sprance
In The Shadow Of The Moon, Ellen Chenoweth, John Buchan (location casting), Jason Knight (location casting), Susanne Scheel (associate), and Morgyn Johnston (associate)
Patsy & Loretta, Susan Edelman and Mark Fincannon (location casting)
To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, Tamara-Lee Notcutt and Tiffany Mak (location casting)
Troop Zero, Mary Vernieu, Lindsay Graham, Lisa Mae Fincannon (location casting), and Kimberly Wistedt (associate)

Live Television Performance, Variety Or Sketch Comedy
A Black Lady Sketch Show, Victoria Thomas
Drunk History, Melissa Delizia
John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch, Jim Carnahan, Carrie Gardner, and Jillian Cimini
Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: All In The Family And Good Times, Marc Hirschfeld and Geralyn Flood

Children’s Pilot And Series (Live Action)
All That, Nickole Doro, Shayna Sherwood
The Babysitter’s Club, Amber Horn, Danielle Aufiero and Tiffany Mak (location casting)
Bunk’d, Howard Meltzer, Biz Urban (associate)
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Julie Ashton
Young Dylan, Kim Coleman

Television Animation
Big Mouth, Julie Ashton
Bob’s Burgers, Julie Ashton
Central Park, Julie Ashton
Harley Quinn, Robert Mcgee and Ruth Lambert
Rick & Morty, Robert Mcgee and Ruth Lambert

Reality Series
Born This Way, Megan Sleeper and Sasha Alpert
Nailed It!, Samantha Hanks, Shannon Mccarty, and Heather Allyn
Queer Eye, Danielle Gervais, Beyhan Oguz, Pamela Vallarelli, and Ally Capriotti Grant (location casting)
RuPaul’s Drag Race, Goloka Bolte and Ethan Petersen
Top Chef, Samantha Hanks

Short Film
-Ship: A Visual Poem, Kate Geller
Beefcakes, Nicole Arbusto
Cap, Daniel Cabeza
Netuser, Stephanie Klapper
No More Wings, Heather Basten
Shadows, Daryl Eisenberg, Ally Beans

Short Form Series
#Freerayshawn, Jessica Kelly, Mary Vernieu, and Brent Caballero (location casting)
Dead Girls Detective Agency, Arlie Day
Girls Room, Jennifer Presser and Caitlin Well
Most Dangerous Game, Mary Vernieu, Raylin Sabo, and Stephanie Gorin (location casting)
The Stranger, Junie Lowry Johnson, Libby Goldstein, and Josh Ropiequet (associate)

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