2023 Award Winner: Ann Morrison

March 5, 2023

Solo Musical 

Merrily from Center Stage

Ann Morrison has been an actor, singer, writer, director, and educator for 40 years. She starred in original roles on Broadway (Merrily We Roll Along, LoveMusik), on London’s West End (Peg), and Off-Broadway (Goblin Market)—and she’s taken leading roles at regional theatres throughout the country. As a solo artist, she has performed in major venues, most recently at 54 Below in NYC. At the United Solo Festival in New York, she performed her plays Linda Lovely Goes to Broadway (2012 United Solo Award, “Best Actress”) and Word Painting: Soliloquies Around an Easel. Ann is Co-founder / Artistic Director of SaraSolo Productions, developing and celebrating solo theatre artists. She has made more than a dozen recordings and is a recipient of the 2010 John Ringling Towers Fund Award, the Theatre World Award©, Drama Desk Award© Nomination, Drama-Logue Award, SAMMY Award, Sarasota Magazine Award, Best Plays Citation, a 2020 Outstanding Contribution to Florida Professional Theatre Award from the Florida Theatre Conference, and a Broadway World 2022 Cabaret Award nomination. She plays herself in the documentary film Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened. www.annmorrison.net


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