News (Edmonton): 2015 Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards recipients announced

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News (Edmonton): 2015 Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards recipients announced

The 28th Annual Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards were held on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Mayfield Dinner Theatre. Theatre Alberta was pleased to sponsor two awards – Outstanding Artistic Achievement, Theatre for Young Audiences and Outstanding New Play.

Theatre Alberta congratulates all the nominees and recipients!

Click here for the Edmonton Journal article covering the gala from June 23rd. 

Outstanding Production of a Play:

  • The Pink Unicorn (Northern Light Theatre)

Timothy Ryan Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical:

  • Avenue Q (Citadel Theatre)

Outstanding New Play (award to playwright):

  • Category E by Belinda Cornish (The Maggie Tree)

Outstanding Director:

  • Bradley Moss, The Gravitation Pull of Bernice Trimble (Theatre Network)

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role:

  • Joey Tremblay, Elephant Wake (Catalyst Theatre)

Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role:

  • Louise Lambert, The Pink Unicorn (Northern Light Theatre)

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role:

  • Andrew MacDonald-Smith, One Man, Two Guvnors (Citadel Theatre)

Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role:

  • Jenna Dykes-Busby, Category E (The Maggie Tree)

Outstanding Independent Production:

  • Category E (The Maggie Tree)

Outstanding Set Design:

  • Cory Sincennes, The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble (Theatre Network)

Outstanding Costume Design:

  • Narda McCarroll, Vigilante (Catalyst Theatre in association with the Citadel Theatre)

Outstanding Lighting Design:

  • T. Erin Gruber, Category E (The Maggie Tree)

Outstanding Multi-Media Design:

  • ShowStages Collective, Category E (The Maggie Tree)

Outstanding Score of a Play or Musical:

  • Bryce Kulak & Dean Musani, Bears (Pyretic Productions/Fringe Theatre Adventures/Aboriginal Arts)

Outstanding Musical Director:

  • The Be Arthurs, One Man, Two Guvnors (Citadel Theatre)

Outstanding Choreography or Fight Direction:

  • Ainsley Hillyard, Bears (Pyretic Productions/Fringe Theatre Adventures/Aboriginal Arts)

Outstanding Production for Young Audiences:

  • The Antyssey (Concrete Theatre)

Outstanding Artistic Achievement, Theatre for Young Audiences:

  • Joel Chrichton & Richard Lee, music, lyrics and book, The Antyssey (Concrete Theatre)

Individual Achievement in Production:

  • Adam Tsuyoshi Turnbull, production manager;

Outstanding Fringe Production:

  • It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Superman!

Outstanding Fringe New Work:

  • Flora & Fauna’s Field Trip with Fleurette by Darrin Hagen & Trevor Schmidt

Outstanding Fringe Director:

  • Kate Ryan, It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Superman!

Outstanding Fringe Performance by an Actor:

  • Garett Ross, It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Superman!

Outstanding Fringe Performance by an Actress:

  • Cat Walsh, Eleven-oh-Four

The Margaret Mooney Award for Outstanding Achievement in Administration:

  • Penny Ritco

The Ross Hill Award for Career Achievement in Production:

  • Richard Sims

The Sterling Award for the Most Valuable Contribution to Theatre in Edmonton:

  • Citadel Theatre

Special Lifetime Sterling Award:

  •  John Wright