Theatre Ontario Festival 2007 Awards

festival2007_allmysonsTheatre Ontario Festival Awards are presented to Ontario's best community theatre productions, showcased at the annual Theatre Ontario Festival.

2007 Productions

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee, presented by East Side Players, from Toronto (ACT-CO)
  • Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun by Norm Foster, presented by Gore Bay Theatre (QUONTA)
  • All My Sons by Arthur Miller, presented by Domino Theatre, from Kingston (EODL)
  • Ethan Claymore by Norm Foster, presented by London Community Players (WODL)

Awards

Award winners and nominees were chosen by adjudicator Brian Van Norman.

Where additional nominations were made, all nominees are listed with the winners appearing in bold text.

The Elsie For Outstanding Festival Production

  • All My Sons, Domino Theatre

Outstanding Director

  • Ian Malcolm, All My Sons
  • Mark Mooney, Ethan Claymore

Outstanding Performance by a Male

  • Robert Ouellette as George, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Jake Mackan as Robert Castle, Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun
  • Robert Bowes as Joe Keller, All My Sons

Outstanding Performance by a Female

  • Kelly Morrison as Martha, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Tara Bernatchez as Holly Fitch, Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun
  • Penny Nash as Kate Keller, All My Sons

Outstanding Performance by a Female in a Supporting Role

  • Cari Haim as Honey, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Tara Bernatchez as Holly Fitch, Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun
  • Tiana Meade as Ann Deever, All My Sons

Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Supporting Role

  • Chris Irving as Nick, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Geoff Johnson as Chris Keller, All My Sons
  • Phil Kirchgessner as Martin Claymore, Ethan Claymore

Outstanding Technical Achievement

  • Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun
  • All My Sons

Outstanding Visual Presentation

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun

Outstanding Coordinated Production

(This award is chosen by the Festival Stage Manager)

  • Domino Theatre

Special Adjudicator Award

  • For always intriguing, sometimes brilliant layers of lighting that evoked time, place, atmosphere and often even the mood of the characters: Walter Maskel, Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun

Special Adjudicator Award

  • For acting through a remarkable range of character from black comedy to gritty and harsh reality with an astonishing intensity of emotion: Robert Ouellette as George, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Special Adjudicator Award

  • For superb realism of costume and a comprehension of use of colour for effect and focus: Elizabeth Bowes, Costumes, All My Sons

Special Adjudicator Award

  • For proving there is no role too small for an accomplished actor; truly skilled work in the 'soothsayer' role created within Miller's script: Kevin Fox as Frank Lubey, All My Sons

Special Adjudicator Award

  • For the careful attention to detail on the set d├ęcor that revealed not only a lifestyle, but a life and a character: David Long, Set Decoration, Ethan Claymore

The Perry Short Award for Set Design

(The winner receives a scholarship to the Theatre Ontario Summer Courses)

  • Julian Mulock, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Walter Maskel, Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun

Outstanding Newcomer (Off-Stage)

  • Talia Marcassa, Stage Manager, All My Sons

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