2016 -2017 AWARD RECIPIENTS

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR Ray Strachan, The Whipping Man, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS Sharon Bajer, Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR Toby Hughes, Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS Ellen David, My Name is Asher Lev, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION Kill Me Now, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

OUTSTANDING NEW WORK Am I Not King?, zone41 theatre

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR Sara Garton Stanley, Kill Me Now, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY OR FIGHT DIRECTION Lisa Stevens, Mamma Mia! , Rainbow Stage

OUTSTANDING DESIGN Brian Perchaluk, Scott Henderson and Paul De Gurse, The Whipping Man, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre

2016-2017 JURY MEMBERS - Sylvia Flam, Holly Harris, Chris Johnson, Frances Koncan, Lynda Norman, Ryan Segal, Iris Yudai

2016-2017 HONORARY AWARDS RECIPIENTS

Evelyne Anderson, Lifetime Achievement Award

Joan Lees-Miller, Behind-the-Scenes Award

Robin Dow and George Budoloski, Theatre Educator Award

2016-2017 HONORARY AWARDS JURY MEMBERS - Carmen Johnston, Chris Johnson, Debbie Patterson, Jan Skene*

*recused self from Theatre Educator Award deliberations

2016-2017 NOMINATIONS LIST

Listed in alphabetical order by last name

PERFORMANCE AWARD NOMINEES

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR

Tom Keenan, Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Robb Paterson, The Birds and the Bees, Prairie Theatre Exchange

David Reale, My Name is Asher Lev, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Ray Strachan, The Whipping Man, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre

Cory Wojcik, Kill Me Now, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS

Sharon Bajer, Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Ma-Anne Dionisio, Mamma Mia!, Rainbow Stage

Amanda Lisman, 23.5 Hours, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Debbie Patterson, Sargent & Victor & Me, Theatre Projects Manitoba/Sick & Twisted Theatre Company

Fiona Reid, The Audience, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre John Hirsch Mainstage

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR

Nigel Bennett, The Audience, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre John Hirsch Mainstage

Toby Hughes, Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Alex Poch-Goldin, My Name is Asher Lev, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Rylan Wilkie, Am I Not King?, zone41 theatre

Cory Wojcik, Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Sarah Constible, Am I Not King?, zone41 theatre

Ellen David, My Name is Asher Lev, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Brittany Hunter, American Idiot, Winnipeg Studio Theatre

Julie Lumsden, The Flats/Les Flats, Prairie Theatre Exchange/Théâtre Cercle Molière

Jennifer Lyon, Mamma Mia!, Rainbow Stage

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE

Am I Not King?, zone41 theatre

Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Kill Me Now, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Mamma Mia!, Rainbow Stage

My Name is Asher Lev, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

PRODUCTION AWARD NOMINEES

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION

Am I Not King?, zone41 theatre

Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Kill Me Now, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

My Name is Asher Lev, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

The Whipping Man, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre

OUSTANDING NEW WORK

Am I Not King?, zone41 theatre, conceived and directed by Christopher Brauer; songs by Tom Keenan; songs by Matt Peters

The Flats/Les Flats, Prairie Theatre Exchange/Théâtre Cercle Molière, written by Ginny Collins

MunschBusters!, Prairie Theatre Exchange, adapted by Debbie Patterson

Sarah Ballenden, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre John Hirsch Mainstage, written by Maureen Hunter

PRODUCTION ELEMENT AWARD NOMINEES

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION

Christopher Brauer, Am I Not King?, zone41 theatre

Mitchell Cushman, Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Sarah Garton Stanley, Kill Me Now, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

Ann Hodges, Mamma Mia!, Rainbow Stage

Steven Schipper, My Name is Asher Lev, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY/FIGHT DIRECTION

Jillian Willems, American Idiot, Winnipeg Studio Theatre  

Linda Garneau, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre John Hirsch Mainstage   

Jacquie Loewen, Hand to God, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Tom Hendry Warehouse     

Kimberley Rampersad, Rick Skene, The Jungle Book, Manitoba Theatre for Young People   

Lisa Stevens, Mamma Mia!, Rainbow Stage           

OUTSTANDING DESIGN

Christina Poddubiuk, Scott Henderson, John Lott, Sharon Ryman - The Audience, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre John Hirsch Mainstage     

Brian Perchaluk, Scott Henderson, Michael Wright - Black Coffee, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre John Hirsch Mainstage             

Brian Perchaluk, Scott Henderson, Emily Porter - Mamma Mia!, Rainbow Stage      

Brian Perchaluk, Scott Henderson, Michael Wright - Sarah Ballenden, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre John Hirsch Mainstage   

Brian Perchaluk, Scott Henderson, Paul De Gurse - The Whipping Man, Winnipeg Jewish Theatre   

2016-2017 ELIGIBLE PRODUCTIONS, listed in chronological order:

 Constellations (Theatre by the River) - Oct. 4 - 9

My Name is Asher Lev (RMTC Warehouse) - Oct. 13 - 29

Et que ca saute! (Cercle Moliere) - Oct. 13 – 29 English subtitles Oct. 13, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29

The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble (PTE) - Oct. 13 - 30

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (RMTC) - Oct. 20 - Nov. 12

Sargent & Victor & Me (Theatre Projects Manitoba/Sick & Twisted Theatre Company - Oct. 5- 7)

Another Way Home (WJT) - Oct. 27- Nov. 6

Mom's the Word (PTE) - Nov. 10 - 27

23.5 Hours (RMTC Warehouse) - Nov. 17 - Dec 3

Beautiful Man (Theatre Projects - Nov. 17 - 27)

Routes (MTYP) - Nov. 18 - 21

The Audience (RMTC) - Nov. 24 - Dec. 17

The Jungle Book (MTYP) - Dec. 9 - 30

Am I Not King? (zone 41 theatre) - Dec. 14 - 18

MuschBusters! (PTE) - Dec. 23 - Jan. 8

Million Dollar Quartet (RMTC) - Jan. 5 - 28

Hand to God (RMTC Warehouse) - Jan. 26 - Feb. 11

Dib and Dob and the Journey Home (MTYP) - Jan. 27 - Feb. 5

The Flats (PTE) - Jan. 26 - Feb. 12

Black Coffee (RMTC) - Feb. 9 - Mar. 4

Mess (MTYP) - Feb. 17 - 26

American Idiot (Winnipeg Studio Theatre) - Feb. 23 - Mar. 5

Bittergirl (RMTC) - Mar. 14 - Apr. 8

Kill Me Now (RMTC Warehouse) - Mar. 30 - Apr. 15

The Birds and the Bees (PTE) - Mar. 30 - Apr. 16

Sarah Ballenden (RMTC) - Apr. 20 - May 13

The Whipping Man (WJT) - May 4 - 14

Breaking Through (Sarasvati) - May 23 - 28

The Bridges of Madison County (Dry Cold Productions) - May 24 - 28

Romeo & Juliet (SIR) - June 1 - 24

Little Shop of Horrors (Rainbow Stage) - June 21 - July 14

Mamma Mia (Rainbow Stage) - Aug. 9 - 31