The Audio Publishers Association yesterday announced the contenders for the 2012 Audie Awards. There were a record-breaking 1,250 nominees, and new this year are a separation of the SF and Fantasy categories and the Paranormal category, which was added as a special judges category last year, is now permanent. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on June 5 at the New York Historical Society.
The selected list of nominees is as follows:
The Arthur Miller Collection, by Arthur Miller, Narrated by Stacy Keach, Richard Dreyfuss, Ed O’Neill, Brian Cox and a full cast, L.A. Theatre Works
The Graduate, adapted for the stage by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, Narrated by Bruce Davidson, John Getz, Jamison Jones, Devon Sorvari, Linda Purl, Matthew Rhys and Kathleen Turner, L.A. Theatre Works
I, Claudius, by Robert Graves, Narrated by Derek Jacobi, Tim McInnerny, Harriet Walter, AudioGO/BBC Audio
The Mark of Zorro, by Johnston McCulley and Yuri Rasovsky, Narrated by Val Kilmer and a full cast, Blackstone Audio
We’re Alive, by Kc Wayland, Narrated by a full cast, Blackstone Audio