The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards nominations have been announced! We are thrilled to have been nominated for three awards for our own productions, and to see members of the Pacific Theatre family get nominated for awards in other work. Way to go, guys! We're so proud of you!
Naomi Sider - Costumes - THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE
Lauchlin Johnston - Set and Lighting Design - REFUGE OF LIES
Terrence Kelly - Actor in a Lead Role - REFUGE OF LIES
Anthony F. Ingram and Terrence Kelly in REFUGE OF LIES. Photo by Tim Matheson.
Some highlights include the lovely Sarah Rodgers, currently directing GODSPELL who was nominated for her direction of BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR as well as her acting in THE PROJECT. Also currently working on GODSPELL is Itai Erdal who was nominated for his lighting design of FAT PIG, the show that Naomi Sider received her second nomination for, this time for her set design.
Anthony F. Ingram, last seen on the PT stage in REFUGE OF LIES was nominated for his role in FROZEN, and Kevin McNulty who acted with Anthony in THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT was nominated for his work in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF. Lucia Frangione, one of our favourite playwrights, actresses, and first apprentices ever, got the nod for her new play PARADISE GARDEN.
Kyle Rideout and Donna-Lea Ford in THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE (costumes by Naomi Sider). Photo by Tim Matheson.
Remember Mack Gordon from YOU STILL CAN'T? That was his first time on a professional stage and now he's already been nominated for his acting in THE BIG LEAGUE! This season's beautiful production photography has been thanks to Tim Matheson who garnered a nomination for his production design in THE EDWARD CURTIS PROJECT. Finally, long-time PT family member Craig Erickson was nominated for his acting in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? as well as Drew Facey, who has done costumes for us countless times, for his work on COMMENT DEVENIR PARFAIT EN TROIS JOURS. Kevin McAllister is another long-term PT pal, nominated for his set design for BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR.