Nominees and Winners 2002

The 2002 Brickenden Awards

The Laramie Project poster “Nothing doing. I’m not going to put my neck on that chopping block.” – unnamed, reluctant recruit for the first Brickenden adjudication committee

* – represents critic’s choice winner
# – represent people’s choice winner

Best Production

  • As You Like It (UWO Summer Shakespeare)
  • Her Worship (Ausable Theatre)
  • The Deluxe Illustrated Body (three black ring)
  • The History of the Devil (Theatre Nemesis)
  • The Laramie Project (Fountainhead Theatreworks) *#

Best Director

  • Dawn Penner (The History of the Devil)
  • Jayson McDonald (The Deluxe Illustrated Body)
  • Jeff Culbert (Her Worship)
  • John Gerry (The Laramie Project) *#
  • Scott Holden-Jones (As You Like It)

Best Original Script

  • Caitlin Murphy (Post)
  • Eric Woolfe (The Strange and Eerie Memoirs of Billy Wuthergloom)
  • J. G. De Souza (My Name is Mr. Jones)
  • Jayson McDonald and Lil Malinich (The Deluxe Illustrated Body) *#
  • Peter Desbarats (Her Worship)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • Christopher Kevill (As You Like It)
  • Jeff Culbert (Work) #(tie)
  • John Turner (Her Worship) *#(tie)
  • Matt Martin (Aloha Rodeo)
  • Tyler Parr (The Story of the Gentle Rain Food Co-op)

Best Actress in a Leading Role

  • Anne-Marie Caicco (Mercury)
  • Lucy Williams (Grace)
  • Martha Zimmerman (Wrong for Each Other) #
  • Rachel Holden-Jones (Post)
  • Virginia Pratten (Her Worship) *

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Don Fleckser (The Story of The Gentle Rain Food Co-op) #
  • Justin Peter Quesnelle (The Laramie Project) *
  • Paul Myers (The History of the Devil)
  • Simon Goodwin (The Mousetrap)
  • Willie Thomas (The Laramie Project)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Audrey Davenport (The Deluxe Illustrated Body) *
  • Julie Seip (The Laramie Project) #
  • Lesleigh Turner (Moon Over Buffalo)
  • Lorissa Sinasac (The History of the Devil)
  • Shannon Eizinga (The History of the Devil)

Best Comedy Production

  • Channel Surfing II: The Complete Second Season (Channel Surfing)
  • Chelsea & Boggs: Double-Dealin’ Trouble Doubles (Rubberfunk Theatre) #
  • Like a Lead Balloooon (Kosurko Productions) *
  • The Continuing Adventures of the Boneyard Man, Episode 68: “A Walk On The Simian Side” (The Natural Broadcasting Company)
  • The Fully Insured Fringe Party: Eat, Drink and Be Scary (Fully Insured)

Best Youth Production

  • Microscopic Men (Weldon Park Academy) *
  • The Art of Selecting a Soul-Mate (London Central Secondary School)
  • The Chance of Rain (Original Kids) #
  • Truth Improvised (Side Park Productions)

Best Set Design

  • Cheryl Jennings (Dial M for Murder)
  • Doug Peterman (Her Worship)
  • Rod Keith (Chelsea & Boggs: Head Trip!) *
  • Stephen Mitchell (Moon Over Buffalo) #