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News (Edmonton): 2014 Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards recipients announced

News (Edmonton): 2014 Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards recipients announced

Congratulations to all the 2014 Sterling award recipients and nominees from the 2013-2014 Edmonton theatre season! The 27th Annual Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards took place at The Mayfield Dinner Theatre on Monday June 30th. Click here to read the Edmonton Journal event review. Full list of award recipients below:

Outstanding production of a play: Little One (Theatre Network)

Timothy Ryan Award for outstanding production of a musical: Hairspray (Mayfield Dinner Theatre)

Outstanding new play: Cause and Effect by Stewart Lemoine (Teatro La Quindicina)

Outstanding director: Simon Bloom, East of Berlin (Punctuate! Theatre/East West Collective)

Outstanding performance by an actor in a leading role: Andrew MacDonald-Smith, Mary Poppins (Citadel Theatre/ Theatre Calgary)

Outstanding performance by an actress in a leading role: Amber Borotsik, Little One (Theatre Network)

Outstanding performance by an actor in a supporting role: Mat Busby, Whiplash Weekend (Teatro La Quindicina)

Outstanding performance by an actress in a supporting role: Valerie Ann Pearson, The Invention of Romance (Workshop West)

Outstanding independent production: East of Berlin (Punctuate! /East West Collective)

Outstanding set design: Bretta Gerecke, Make Mine Love (Citadel)

Outstanding costume design: Leona Brausen, Whiplash Weekend (Teatro La Quindicina)

Outstanding lighting design: Bretta Gerecke, Salome (Edmonton Opera)

Outstanding multimedia design: Owen Brierley and Jordan Dowler-Coltman, Make Mine Love (Citadel)

Outstanding score of a play or musical: Jonathan Kawchuk, The Genius Code (Surreal SoReal Theatre)

Outstanding musical director: Van Wilmott, Hairspray (Mayfield )

Outstanding choreography or fight direction: Tracy Flye, Hairspray (Mayfield)

Outstanding production for young audiences: I Am For You (Concrete Theatre)

Outstanding artistic achievement, theatre for young audiences: Jonathan Purvis, acting/fight direction, I Am For You (Concrete)

Individual achievement in production: Michelle Chan, stage manager

Outstanding Fringe production: A Picasso (Chorus Production)

Outstanding Fringe new work: Marvelous Pilgrims by Stewart Lemoine (Teatro La Quindicina)

Outstanding Fringe director: John Hudson, A Picasso

Outstanding Fringe performance by an actor: Julien Arnold, A Picasso

Outstanding Fringe performance by an actress: Shannon Blanchet, A Picasso

Special achievement award for outstanding innovation in the theatre: Theatre Yes!, The National Elevator Project

The Margaret Mooney Award for outstanding achievement in administration: Troy Funk

The Ross Hill Award for career achievement in production: Barbara Becker

The Sterling Award for lifetime achievement: Jean-Pierre Fournier