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Dublin Fringe Festival Award Nominees Announced

23 September 2017

Dublin Fringe Festival Award Nominees Announced

As Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 edges ever closer to its final performances, we look forward now to the Fringe Awards! Our 15 Fringe judges have been dashing around the city for the past two weeks and have been blown away by the 81 productions in this year’s festival. After much deliberation, we are delighted to announce the nominations for this year’s Fringe Awards:

Best Production
Everything Not Saved
MDLSX
NOT AT HOME
Soldier Still
The Half of It

Best Design
Raven Eyed 
Soldier Still 
Susanne R. Day’s Toilers - Her Lost Play - as reconstructed by Painted Bird
Talk Real Fine, Just Like a Lady 
The Half of It 

Best Performers 
​Alison Spittle (Alison Spittle, Worried Princess)
Anita Salako (Nine)
Caoimhe O'Malley (Normal)
Donncha O'Dea (Dummy)
Ian Toner (The Shitstorm)
Julie Maguire (Susanne R. Day’s Toilers - Her Lost Play - as reconstructed by Painted Bird)
Karen Cogan (The Half of It)
Lucy McCormick (Triple Threat)
Siofra O'Meara (efficacy 84)
Silvia Calderoni (MDLSX)

Best Ensemble
Birdy
Fierce Notions
Foil Arms & Hog: OinK
How To Be Angry
Soldier Still

Judges' Choice Award: to be announced

Fishamble New Writing Award
All honey
Fierce Notions
Normal
The Egg is a Lonely Hunter

First Fortnight Award
Alison Spittle
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How To Be Angry
Normal
The Egg is a Lonely Hunter
The Half of It

Next Stage Wild Card Award: Hilary Woods

Bewley’s Café Theatre Little Gem Award
Double Decker Bus
My Left Nut
The Egg is a Lonely Hunter
The Power of Wow
The Woods & Grandma

Spirit of Fringe, Spirit of Project Award
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Birdy 
Deadline! 
Fully Automated Luxury Gender Oasis 
The Woods and Grandma 

Georganne Aldrich Heller Award: to be announced on Sunday 24 September 2017

Spirit of Wit Award
Cal Folger Day (The Woods & Grandma)
Conor  O'Toole (Deadline!)
Fionn Foley (Fierce Notions)
Lucy McCormick (Triple Threat)
Peter Dunne (Dummy)

The Awards take place on Sunday 24 September at 1pm at Fringe Festival Club Wigwam, where the winners will be revealed.

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