The Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF) announces the nominees for the MITF Tenth Anniversary Season Awards.

The 2009 MITF Award Nominees for design categories are:

Outstanding Sound Design
Benny, John Montgomery Theatre Company, producers
Exposed! The Curious Case of Shiloh and Zahara, Rich Meitin
How to Make an American Family, Marcelo Anez
Made in Heaven, Jay Bernzweig

Outstanding Scenic Design
That's Showbiz!, Mark Eardley
Exposed! The Curious Case of Shiloh and Zahara, Casey Smith
Gentleman's Wish, Anne Goelz
Crossroads, Howling Moon Cab Co., producers

Outstanding Lighting Design
Monroe Bound, Zach Murphy
Exposed! The Curious Case of Shiloh and Zahara, Zach Brown
Body Language, Ryan Metzler
Las Escenas de la Cruz (Scenes from the Cross), Alex Moore

Outstanding Costume Design
Exposed! The Curious Case of Shiloh and Zahara, Daniel Figueroa
Assholes and Aureoles, Karen Irwin & Diane Kondrat
That's Showbiz!, Izzy Fields
NeverCracked, Stacey Berman
The Sword Politik--Jon Ciccarelli & Kyle Baxter

The MITF’s 2009 Season ran from July 13 to August 2, 2009 at the June Havoc Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, 1st floor; the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, 1st floor; the MainStage Theater, 312 W. 36th Street, 4th floor; the Jewel Box Theater, 312 W. 36th Street, 4th floor; and Where Eagles Dare Studio Blackbird, 347 W. 36th Street, 13th floor, NYC.

The ceremony will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2009 at 7:30pm at New World Stages, Stage 2, 340 W. 50th Street in New York. Tickets are available at www.midtownfestival.org or by phone at 866-811-4111.