StarNews announces nominations for 6th Annual Theater Awards


WILMINGTON, NC (StarNews) — The nominees for the 6th annual StarNews Media Wilmington Theater Awards were announced Monday evening at TheatreNOW.Actors, directors and other members of the theater community came out to cheer on friends and hear the nominations for the 22 different categories in person.

BEST PLAY

  • “Beauty and the Beast,” UNCW Department of Theatre
  • “Death of a Salesman,” Thalian Association Community Theatre
  • “Measure for Measure,” a play to protest HB2
  • “The Real Inspector Hound,” Big Dawg Productions
  • “The Tempest,” Dram Tree Shakespeare

BEST MUSICAL

  • “Big Fish,” City Stage Co.
  • “The Fantasticks,” Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts Cube Theatre
  • “Memphis,” Cape Fear Theatre Arts
  • “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” Opera House Theatre Co.
  • “Rock of Ages,” Thalian Association Community Theatre

DIRECTOR, PLAY

  • Anne Berkeley, “Punk Rock,” UNCW Department of Theatre
  • Nicole Farmer, “Mary Tudor,” Trenchant Productions and Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts Cube Theatre
  • Michael Granberry, “The Tempest,” Dram Tree Shakespeare
  • Lee Lowrimore, “The Real Inspector Hound,” Big Dawg Productions
  • Chris Marino, “Measure for Measure,” a play to protest HB2

DIRECTOR, MUSICAL

  • Chandler Davis, “Big Fish,” City Stage Co.
  • Shane Fernando, “The Fantasticks,” Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts Cube Theatre
  • Ray Kennedy, “1776,” Opera House Theatre Co.
  • Anthony Lawson, “Rock of Ages,” Thalian Association Community Theatre
  • Justin Smith, “Memphis,” Cape Fear Theatre Arts

For more nominations click HERE. 

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