2015 Calgary Theatre Critics’ Award Winners

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Congratulations to all the nominees and winner of the 2015 Calgary Theatre Critics’ Awards.

Winners hailed from large and small companies and we critics are grateful for those magical moments in theatre of this past theatre season. A big thank you goes out to everyone who made the Critters possible and to everyone who came to the award ceremony last night! We are so glad to be able to celebrate an awesome season of theatre with you.

And without further ado, here are the Critter winners for 2015

Best Supporting Actress in a Play

Maureen Thomas – The Game’s Afoot (Vertigo Theatre)

Best Supporting Actor in a Play

Joel Cochrane – High Life (Ground Zero Theatre and Hit & Myth Productions)

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical

Mark Allan – Spamalot (Stage West)

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical

Katherine Fadum – Naughty but Nice (Forte Musical Guild)

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 – Spamolot (Stage West)

Best Technical Design

Jamie Nesbitt – Liberation Days (Theatre Calgary)

Best Solo Performance

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

Best Set Design

Narda McCarroll – Othello (The Shakespeare Company)

Best Revival

With Bells On – Lunchbox Theatre

Best Creative Concept

Rihannaboi95 – Downstage Theatre

Best Touring Production

The Daisy Theatre, Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes

Best New Script

Butcher  – Nicolas Billon (Alberta Theatre Projects)

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 Musical

Dear Johnny Deere, Theatre Calgary

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 the late Michael Green.

Photos from the event are on Facebook at this link.

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