News (Calgary): 2015 Calgary Critics Awards recipients revealed

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News (Calgary): 2015 Calgary Critics Awards recipients revealed

The reipients of the Fourth Annual Calgary Critics Awards (The Critters) were announced on June 8th in an award ceremony at Commonwealth Bar.

The 2015 Critter Award recipients are:

Best Supporting Actress in a Play
Maureen Thomas – The Games Afoot (Vertigo Theatre)

Best Supporting Actor in a Play
Joel Cochrane – High Life (Ground Zero Theatre and Hit & Myth Productions)

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical
Katherine Fadum – Naughty but Nice (Forte Musical Guild)

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical
Mark Allan – Spamalot (Stage West)

Best Actor in a Play
Haysam Kadri – Othello (The Shakespeare Company)

Best Actress in a Play
Anna Cummer – Lungs (Verb Theatre)

Best Actor in a Musical
J.D Nicholsen – Dear Johnny Deere (Theatre Calgary)

Best Actress in a Musical
Katie Beetham – Spamalot (Stage West)

Best Technical Design
Jamie Nesbitt – Liberation Days (Theatre Calgary)

Best Set Design
Narda McCarroll – Othello (The Shakespeare Company)

Best Solo Performance
Beau Dixon – Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story (Lunchbox Theatre and One Yellow Rabbit and Firebrand Theatre)

Best Revival
With Bells On – Lunchbox Theatre

Best Creative Concept
rihannaboi95 – Downstage Theatre

Best Touring Show
The Daisy Theatre, Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes

Best New Script
Butcher  – Nicolas Billon (Alberta Theatre Projects)

Best Production of a Musical
Dear Johnny Deere, Theatre Calgary

Best Director of a Play
Kevin McKendrick – Equivocation (The Shakespeare Company)

Best Director of a Musical
JP Thibodeau – Naughty but Nice (Forte Musical Guild)

Best Production of a Play
Equivocation, The Shakespeare Company

The Evans Award, a special award recognizing outstanding contribution to the vibrancy of the theatre community in Calgary, was awarded to Michael Green.

Congratulations to all the award recipients and nominees! Click here to view all 2015 Critter nominees.

Calgary Theatre Critics jury are Stephen Hunt of the Calgary Herald, Louis B. Hobson of the Calgary Sun, and Jenna Shummoogum of Downtown Calgary Association (Getdown.ca). The Calgary Critics would like to thank their event sponsors: Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun, Clarice Siebens and Joe and Maureen Morris for their support and enthusiasm.