The Dazzling AWARDS Gala!

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Kilvin Johnson in a dramatic moment at the 2014 Awards

The 13th annual FRUITIE AWARDS of DISTINCTION

A HUGE THANK YOU! – To all who made this event a success: The Artists that were honored; The Artists and Friends who supported them; The encouraging people from Bowery Poets Club; And the incredible, tireless, hard-working staff we are so fortunate to have. 

WHEN: Sunday May 22nd, 2016: Reception 6:30 pm; Show 7 pm
WHERE: Bowery Poets Club (308 Bowery, New York, NY)  MAP
WHAT: Celebrating the Best of the Fest from 2015, plus Community Awards. Hors d’Oevres, Entertainment and Cash Bar. Funds help support our upcoming Festival and year round programs. Need another reason to celebrate? This day marks the anniversary of Ireland’s Gay Marriage Act.

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AND THE 2015 FESTIVAL WINNERS . . .

Outstanding Musical – Rachel, by Jared & Jessie Field
Outstanding Play – Blue Fire on the Water, by Renita Martin
Outstanding Short Play – The Short-Play Contest Winners
Outstanding Choreography – Scott F. Davis, for “Stuck On Repeat”
Outstanding Choreography – Jessica Danser, for “We Was No One To Mess With”
Outstanding Dance Performance – Michael Apuzzo & Quinton Gunther, “Juxtaposition”
Outstanding Director, Play – Laura Hooper, for “Farewell King Carter, Farewell”
Outstanding Actress – Katherine Pecevich, in “Devastated No Matter What”
Outstanding Actor – David Palmer Brown, in “The Lears”
Outstanding Featured Performer – Roberto Araujo, in “Rachel”
Outstanding Featured Performer  – Lipica Shah, in “Rachel”
Outstanding Solo Performance – Eve Lindley, in “Farewell King Carter, Farewell”
Outstanding Production Design – Katherine Hammond, for “The Lears”
Outstanding Vocalist – Jennifer Fouche, in “Blue Fire on the Water”
Fresh Fruit Spirit Award – “Telling” – Ruis Wortendyke, Director

and our Community Awards:

The Harry Wieder Award, for Community Service

Marianne Nicolosi

The Passion Fruit Award, for a lifelong passionate commitment

Brendan Fay, Founder, the Lavender & Green Alliance