The 2016 finalists

Voting for the 2016 awards opened on January 7, 2017, and closed at noon on January 13, 2017.

Drama

  • Skylight (Troubadour Theatre Collective)
  • Someone Who'll Watch Over Me (London Community Players)
  • To Ashes (Dormant Collective)
  • Twelve Angry Men (Theatre Western)
  • Widow's Wedding Dress (OPIA Theatre Collective)

Comedy

  • 1-900-DEE-LITE (Maybles' Productions)
  • Arcadia (London Community Players)
  • Flemming (An American Thriller) (Out of Sight Productions)
  • Much Ado About Nothing (Western Summer Shakespeare)
  • Sleuth (Funeral Pyre Theatre)

Musical

  • Heathers: The Musical (Musical Theatre Productions)
  • She Loves Me (Musical Theatre Productions)
  • Spring Awakening (Theatre Western)
  • The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O'Brien (Pacheco Theatre)
  • The Secret Garden - A Musical (London Community Players)

Solo Performance

  • Nominees will be updated later in the week. There must be at least three entries for this category to be awarded.

Youth Drama

  • And Then There Were None (London Central Secondary School)
  • Anne of Green Gables (Medway High School)
  • Les Belles-Soeurs (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Sense and Sensibility (Beal Drama)
  • The Importance of Being Earnest (Original Kids Theatre Company)

Youth Musical

  • All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten (Fridge Door Live Theatre Company)
  • Godspell (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Mary Poppins (Beal Musical Theatre)
  • Seussical, the Musical (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • The Drowsy Chaperone (Original Kids Theatre Company)

Original Script

The original script category is awarded by a reading panel, and is not open to public voting.

  • Almost Alice - Julia McCarthy
  • Chicken Feather - Jeff Culbert
  • Madame Curie - Aimee Adler
  • Swallow - Tyler Graham
  • Widow's Wedding Dress - Cassidy Hicks

Director

  • Brenda Bazinet (Skylight)
  • Cassidy Hicks (Widow's Wedding Dress)
  • Jeff Culbert (To Ashes)
  • John Gerry (The History Boys)
  • Rick Kish (The Secret Garden - A Musical)

Lead Actor

  • Conlan Gassi (Archibald, The Secret Garden - A Musical)
  • George Jolink (Hector, The History Boys)
  • Jeff Miller (Tom Sergeant, Skylight)
  • Sean Brennan (Jim "Sharky" Harkin, The Seafarer
  • Tyler Parr (Thomas Ash, To Ashes)

Lead Actress

  • Aimee Adler (Madame Curie, Madame Curie)
  • Alexandrea Gaistman (Juror 8, Twelve Angry Men)
  • Francesca Ranalli (Kyra Hollis, Skylight)
  • Kathleen Welch (Catherine, Widow's Wedding Dress)
  • Robin Luckwaldt Ross (Rosaleen, Widow's Wedding Dress)

Supporting Actress

  • Deborah Mitchell (Dorothy Lintott, The History Boys)
  • Hailey Hill (Hamlet, Q1 Hamlet)
  • Jenn Marino (Magenta, The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O'Brien)
  • Melanie Stewart (Columbia, The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O'Brien)
  • Melissa Metler (Martha, The Secret Garden - A Musical)

Supporting Actor

  • Alan Legg (Old Man, Prelude to a Kiss)
  • Alex Bogaert (Dakin, The History Boys)
  • John Reid (Edward Sheridan, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me)
  • Stephen Flindall (Michael Watters, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me)
  • Trevor Richie (Riff Raff, The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O'Brien)

Costumes

  • Becky Lenko (The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O'Brien)
  • Elena Reyes and Ashton Otten (Heathers: The Musical)
  • Janet Hong (Twelve Angry Men)
  • Kathryn Sherwin (The Secret Garden - A Musical)
  • Meghan Biddle (Arcadia)

Lighting

  • Eric Bernard (Widow's Wedding Dress)
  • Meaghan Marchand (Skylight)
  • Rob Coles (August: Osage County)
  • Rob Coles (The Catering Queen)
  • Rob Coles (The Weir by Conor McPherson)

Set Design

  • Alina Subrt (Skylight)
  • Janice Johnston (To Ashes)
  • Joe Recchia (August: Osage County)
  • Karen Crichton (The History Boys)
  • Mark Mooney (The Weir by Conor McPherson)

Sound Design

  • Anne Moniz (Someone Who'll Watch Over Me)
  • David Bogaert (The Weir by Conor McPherson)
  • Lisa DesGroseilliers (The Secret Garden - A Musical)
  • Lisa DesGroseilliers and Michael James Brown (The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O'Brien)
  • Rod Culham and Rob Richardson (She Loves Me)

Makeup

  • Amanda Belmonte (Twelve Angry Men)
  • Eva Mien and Janice Johnson (The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O'Brien)
  • Heather Heywood (Heathers: The Musical)
  • Juan Marin (The Secret Garden - A Musical)
  • Sidney Hicks (Widow's Wedding Dress)