Awards + Press

Awards

2014

Ruth Maleczech inducted into the Off Broadway Hall of Fame by The Off Broadway Alliance.

2012

Mabou Mines DollHouse Elliot Norton Awards (Boston):
Outstanding Visiting Production
Outstanding Actress- Maude Mitchell
Elliot Norton Award Nomination for Outstanding Design- Narelle Sissons [set], Meganne George [costumes], Mary Louise Geiger [lighting], Jane Catherine Shaw [puppetry], and Edward Cosla [sound]

2011

Lee Breuer named 2011 USA Ford Fellow in Theater Arts by United States Artists
Lucia’s Chapters winner Best Design 2011 First Irish Festival

2010

Julie Archer named 2010 USA Ford Fellow in Theater Arts by United States Artists
Ruth Maleczech recipient of Otto René Castillo Award for Political Theatre

2009

Ruth Maleczech named 2009 USA Gracie Fellow in Theater Arts by United States Artists.
Karen Kandel Awarded Golden Herald Angel for her performance in Peter & Wendy at the Edinburgh International Festival.
Mabou Mines DollHouse Nominated for two 2008-09 Drama League Awards- For Distinguished Revival of a Play and to Maude Mitchell for Distinguished Performance.
Ruth Maleczech recipient of Foundation for Contemporary Arts “2009 Grants to Artists Award”.

2008

Karen Kandel named 2008 USA Ziporyn Fellow in Theater Arts by United States Artists.
Elliot Norton Award Nomination for Best Visiting Production to Lucia’s Chapters of Coming Forth by Day.

2007

Lee Breuer receives Golden Herald Angel Award at the Edinburgh International Festival for Mabou Mines DollHouse
Garland Award (L.A. Backstage West Critics) to Maude Mitchell for her performance in Mabou Mines DollHouse
Dora Mavor Moore Award to Mabou Mines DollHouse for Outstanding Touring Production.
Edwin Booth Award presented to the Artistic Directors of Mabou Mines by the Doctoral Theatre Students Association at the Graduate Center, CUNY.
Fox Foundation Fellowship to Karen Kandel with Mabou Mines.
Basil Twist & M.L. Geiger selected to be represented at the 2007 Prague Quadrennial for their design work on Red Beads.
Narelle Sissons selected to be represented at the 2007 Prague Quadrennial for her set design for Mabou Mines DollHouse.

2006

Certificate of Outstanding Merit awarded to Ruth Maleczech for her influential, pioneering role in experimental theatre- Presented by The Egyptian Ministry of Culture, Cairo International Festival For Experimental Theatre.
Chevalier Des Artes et Lettres presented to Lee Breuer by the French Ministry of Culture.

2004

Village Voice OBIE Award for Direction to Lee Breuer for Mabou Mines DollHouse.
Village Voice OBIE Award to Maude Mitchell for performance in Mabou Mines DollHouse.

2003

Clove Galilee selected to participate in the New Generations Program of TCG, to be mentored by Sharon Fogarty.

2002

Village Voice OBIE Award to Karen Kandel for her performance in TALK.
The Craig Noel Award for Excellence in Theatre (Awarded by the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle) Peter & Wendy: Best Special Event.
The Craig Noel Award for Excellence in Theeatre to Karen Kandel: Best Solo Performance or Work in Peter & Wendy.

2001

Spencer Cherashore Award for Lifetime Dedication to Not-For-Profit Theatre to Ruth Maleczech.
Colbert Foundation Award for Excellence in Choreography to David Neumann.

2000

Fox Foundation Fellowship to Ruth Maleczech for Researching the life of Lucia Joyce.
Village Voice OBIE “Special Citation” to Liliana Felipe and Jesusa Rodriguez for Performance in Belén- A Book of Hours.

1999

National Theatre Artist Residency Award from TCG and Pew Charitable Trusts to Julie Archer.
Princess Grace, USA Award to Clove Galilee.

1998

New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award to David Neumann for his choreography.

1997

Lee Breuer awarded fellowship from John D. and Catharine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Village Voice OBIE Award for Best Production to the Creators of Peter & Wendy (Julie Archer, Lee Breuer, Johnny Cunningham and Liza Lorwin).
Village Voice OBIE Award to Karen Kandel for Performance in Peter & Wendy.
A Dramalogue Award, and American Theater Wing Design Award to Julie Archer for Peter & Wendy.
A Drama League Award for performance to Karen Kandel for Peter & Wendy.
A UNIMA Excellence in Puppetry Award to Peter & Wendy.

1996

Village Voice OBIE Award to Julie Archer and Barbara Pollitt for the performance of Rose the Dog in An Epidog.
The American Theater Wing’s Design Award to Julie Archer (for Rose the Dog) and Karen ten Eyck (for computer generated backgrounds) for An Epidog.

1994

The Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award for An Epidog by Lee Breuer.
Princess Grace, USA Award to David Neumann.

1991

New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award to David Neumann for Performance.

1990

Village Voice OBIE Awards to Karen Kandel, Ruth Maleczech, Greg Mehrten, and Isabell Monk for their performances in Mabou Mines Lear.

1989

The Zeisler Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Resident Theatre Community to Ruth Maleczech.
The Distinguished Artist Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts to Ruth Maleczech

1987

Village Voice OBIE Award to Bill Raymond for his performance in Cold Harbor.
American Theater Wing’s Joseph Maharam Award for lighting design to Jennifer Tipton for Worstward Ho.
Best Feature Film Award to Dead End Kids at the Atlanta Film Festival.

1986

Village Voice OBIE Award for Sustained Achievement to Mabou Mines.

1985

Grand Prize for Best Production to Through the Leaves, Festival of the Americas, Montreal, Canada.
Best Performer Award to Ruth Maleczech for Through the Leaves, Festival of the Americas, Montreal, Canada.
Hollywood Reporter Award to Julie Archer for Gospel at Colonus

1984

Village Voice OBIE Award to JoAnne Akalaitis for Direction, Through the Leaves.
Village Voice OBIE Award to Ruth Maleczech for her Performance in Through the Leaves.
Village Voice OBIE Award to Frederick Neumann for his Performance in Through the Leaves.
Brandeis University Creative Arts Awards Citation in Theater Arts to Mabou Mines for “Extraordinary Artistic Achievement.”

1983

The Maharam Award to Julie Archer for her design of Hajj.
Village Voice OBIE Award to Ruth Maleczech for performance in Hajj.
Villager Downtown Theater Award to Bill Raymond for his outstanding performance in Cold Harbor.
Villager Downtown Theater Award to Ruth Maleczech for her outstanding solo performance in Hajj.
Villager Downtown Theatre Award to Craig Miller for his outstanding lighting design for Company.
Villager Downtown Theatre Award to Gerald Marks for his outstanding set design for Company.

1982

Theatre Magazine, Best Play Award and prize to JoAnne Akalaitis and Mabou Mines for Dead End Kids.

1981

Village Voice OBIE Special Citation to JoAnne Akalaitis and Mabou Mines for Dead End Kids.
Village Voice OBIE “Special Citation” to Marion Godfrey for fundraising.
Villager Downtown Theatre Award to Mabou Mines for Outstanding Season.
Villager Downtown Theatre Award to JoAnne Akalaitis and the Ensemble for Outstanding Production: Dead End Kids.
Villager Downtown Theatre Award to Ruth Maleczech for Outstanding Direction: Wrong Guys.
Patalogue Magazine Award (Italy), Best Performance to Bill Raymond for A Prelude to Death in Venice.

<h3″>1980

Village Voice OBIE Award to Julie Archer and Ruth Maleczech for their design of Vanishing Pictures.
Village Voice OBIE Award to Bill Raymond for his performance in A Prelude to Death in Venice.
Village Voice OBIE Award to Lee Breuer for his script and direction of A Prelude to Death in Venice.
San Francisco Critics Award for Best Touring Production to A Prelude to Death in Venice.
Maharam Citation for Design to L.B. Dallas, Linda Hartinian, And Alison Yerxa for A Prelude to Death in Venice.
National Federation of Community Broadcasters Radio Programming Award to Bill Raymond for Easy Daisy.

1979

Village Voice OBIE Special Citation to JoAnne Akalaitis, David Warrilow, and Ellen Mc Elduff for Southern Exposure.
Los Angeles Dramalogue Critics Award to Lee Breuer (Direction) and David Warrilow (Performance) for The Lost Ones.

1978

Village Voice OBIE Award to Lee Breuer for the Shaggy Dog Animation.

1977

Village Voice OBIE Award for Distinguished Production – Dressed Like an Egg.
Maharam Citation for Design to JoAnne Akalaitis for Dressed Like an Egg.
Villager Downtown Theater Award to Dressed Like an Egg.

1976

Village Voice OBIE Award to David Warrilow for his Performance in The Lost Ones.
Village Voice OBIE Award for Direction: JoAnne Akalaitis for Cascondo.
Village Voice OBIE Award for Music: Philip Glass for work with Mabou Mines

1974

Village Voice OBIE Award for General Excellence to Mabou Mines.

IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS

 

The artistic directors of Mabou Mines have received two Guggenheim Fellowships, four Rockefeller Playwriting Fellowships, two CAPS awards, the Japan-US Friendship Commission Fellowship. Further, four Fulbright Fellowships including the 40th Anniversary Beckett Chair at Trinity College/Dublin, a NYFA fellowship, the Distinguished Artist Fellowship, the Mexican/US Exchange Fellowship and the Fox Foundation Fellowship. Works by company members have received awards from ASCAP and have been nominated for such prestigious awards as the Tony, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Helen Hayes American Theater Award. The Company has been awarded the Institutional Advancement, and the Ongoing Ensembles grants from the NEA.

Press

1.27.2016

Review: ‘Imagining the Imaginary Invalid,’ About Absence and Art Making, The New York Times

1.7.2016

Honoring Mom (and Molière) With ‘Imagining the Imaginary Invalid’, The New York Times

12.9.15

Still Imagining The Imaginary with Ruth Maleczech, The Brooklyn Rail

12.20.13

“Man’s Best Friend” Takes on a New Meaning, The New York Times

10.14.11

Mabou Mines DollHouse @ The Kennedy Center, The Washington Post

09.16.11

Lucia’s Chapters – NY Times Weekend Listings, New York Times

05.11.11

Peter & Wendy at The New Victory Theater, The NY Post

02.15.11

Un tramway nommé désir, Salle Richelieu, Comédie Française, Paris, The Financial Times

02.14.11

‘Streetcar’ in Paris, Hold the T-Shirt, The New York Times

02.08.11

A Streetcar to Paris via New York , PARIS VOICE

01.21.10

Pataphysics Anyone?, stagevoices.com

01.21.10

Pataphysics Penyeach: Summa Dramatica & Porco Morto, Culturebot.org

11.09.09

Lee Breuer “Comes Home” to Moscow with “DollHouse”, The Moscow Times

09.05.09

Peter & Wendy 5 star review, EdinburghGuide.com

09.04.09

Peter & Wendy – Review, The Guardian UK

09.04.09

Peter & Wendy at the Royal Lyceum, The Times London

09.04.09

Peter & Wendy-Theatre Review – The Scotsman, The Scotsman

09.03.09

Peter & Wendy at the Edinburgh Lyceum, review, The London Telegraph

02.16.09

Review of Mabou Mines DollHouse, CurtainUp (on-line review)

08.31.07

Portable Theater (Just Go With the Flow) – Weekend Arts Cover Story, The New York Times

09.22.05

Red Beads – A Girl Caught in an Eternal Family Triangle, The New York Times

09.18.05

An Allegory Unfolds in the Air, The New York Times