Ben Randle

THEATRE DIRECTOR

'Doubt' nominated for 3 BATCC Awards, 'Best Director'

New Conservatory Theatre's production of John Patrick Shanley's "Doubt" directed by Ben Randle has been nominated for 3 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards. in the 99 Seats and Under Category, the production was nominated for Best Director (Ben Randle), Best Performance by an Male Actor (Andrew Nance), and Best Ensemble.

The Critics Circle gives awards for excellence in three categories: Theatres with (1) 99 seats or less; (2) 100-300 seats; and (3) Over 300 seats. Representing the print and electronic media, 28 members of the Critics Circle voted for 36 Drama awards and 38 Musical awards from 400+ nominated actors, designers, productions and more, from shows they reviewed in 2010. During that year, over 400 productions were seen by Circle critics, from Santa Cruz to Santa Rosa, San Francisco to Concord.

Winners will be announced at the annual awards ceremony on April 4, 2011.