Kincaid’s Work at CRT is Recognized and Awarded Two Bests

Chicago, Cortland Repertory Theatre, summer 2011

Chicago, Cortland Repertory Theatre, summer 2011

It’s official.  Chicago directed by Bill Kincaid, professor, Theatre & Dance, at Cortland Repretory Theatre in Cortland, NY, has won the Best Production of the Season Award and Kerby Thompson, who played Billy Flynn in that production, received the Best Actor award as well. There are only three categories (production, actor and actress) and CHICAGO won two of them!

Cortland Repertory Theatre’s 2011 production of the musical Chicago was the recipient of two Syracuse Area Live Theatre (SALT) Awards, which were presented on Sunday, May 20 at the Palace Theatre in Syracuse. Hosted by the Syracuse New Times, the SALT Awards recognizes area professional, summer and community theatres in their own categories…. Chicago, with music direction by Eric Johnson and choreography by Kevin P. Hill, was directed by long-time CRT director Bill Kincaid.

Kincaid also directed nominee Souvenir and the previous SALT-nominated productions of Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks in 2010, Gross
Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
in 2009 and A Few Good Men in 2008. Kincaid will be back at CRT this summer, directing the dramatic comedy The Drawer Boy, which runs from August 15 - 25.

Chicago, directed by Bill Kincaid, summer 2012

Chicago, directed by Bill Kincaid, summer 2011

Read more about these fantastic wins for CRT and Bill Kincaid.

From an earlier post:

Nominations have just been announced for the Syracuse Area Live Theatre awards, which recognizes three categories: Production, Actor and Actress. The two shows that Bill Kincaid directed at Cortland Repertory Theatre last season received a rather remarkable 5 out of 17 nominations in those three categories, as follows. And it should be noted that Bill also starred in the two-person play SOUVENIR.

Both CHICAGO and SOUVENIR were nominated for Production of the Season.

Rin Allen (CHICAGO) and April Woodall (SOUVENIR) were both nominated for Actress of the Season.

Kerby Thompson (CHICAGO) was nominated for Actor of the Season.

The awards ceremony will be held at the Palace Theater in Syracuse on Sunday, May 20. The ceremony is open to the public and tickets may be purchased through the Syracuse New Times.

Read more about the nominations at

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