Ben Randle


'Into the Clear Blue Sky', 'Treefall', 'Chalk Boy' score 11 BATCC nods

The Bay Area Critics Circle released their nominations for "Outstanding Achievement in Bay Area Theatre during 2011" and Into the Clear Blue Sky received 7 nominations, including Best Director and Best Scenic Design for Ben Randle.

 Scenic Design by Ben Randle, Costume     Design by Wes Crain,   Lighting Design by Christian   Mejia and Alex Senchak, Sound Design by   Colin Trevor,   Photography by Claire Rice. 
  Adrian Anchondo, Eric Kerr.

In the Drama Category for theatres with 99 seats and under, Into the Clear Blue Sky by JC Lee and produced by Sleepwalkers Theatre received nominations for Best Original Script and Best Production for Lee and Sleepwalkers, respectively. Blue Sky also received nominations for Dina Percia as Best Principle Actress; Christian Mejia and Alex Senchak for Best Lighting Design; Colin Trevor for Best Sound Design; and the 2 nominations for Ben Randle.

Two other productions directed by Ben Randle in 2011 also received nominations. Treefall by Henry Murray and produced by New Conservatory Theatre Center received nominations for Evan Johnson as Best Actor; Christian Mejia for Best Lighting Design; and Josh Senick for Best Sound Design. The Chalk Boy by Joshua Conkel and produced by Impact Theatre received a nomination for Maria Giere for Best Featured Actress.

The awards will be given out at a reception April 2, 2012.

SFBATCC is a private non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and serving theatres of all types and sizes in the greater region by recognizing excellence and outstanding achievement in the field.

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