Nominees and Winners 2017

The 2017 Brickenden Awards

Wolf Performance Hall
Monday, January 29, 2018
Hosted by Tyler Parr and Rod Keith

Outstanding Drama

  • A Permanent Image (Theatre Aezir)
  • Cherry Docs (London Community Players)
  • Dancing in Poppies (London Community Players)
  • Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Pacheco Theatre)
  • Red (Calithumpian Theatre Company)

Outstanding Comedy

  • I Sound Like Mom (Squirrels At War)
  • Jane Austen’s Emma (Woodfield Productions)
  • Jenny’s House of Joy (London Community Players)
  • Paperclips the Musical (Louise Hollingsworth)
  • Shirley Valentine (Funeral Pyre Theatre)

Outstanding Musical

  • Anne of Green Gables (London Community Players)
  • Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Musical Theatre Productions)
  • Fun Home (Calithumpian Theatre Company)
  • Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens (Link Theatre)
  • Sunday in the Park with George (Original Kids Alumni)

Outstanding Director

  • Andrew Tribe (Sunday in the Park with George)
  • David Bogaert (A Permanent Image)
  • John Gerry (Fun Home)
  • John Gerry (Red)
  • Martha Zimmerman (Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens)

Outstanding Male Actor – Lead Role

  • Andrew Tribe (Ken, Red)
  • Connor Boa (Mitch Maypole, Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens)
  • Deighton Thomas (Mark Rothko, Red)
  • Derek Barr (Mike, Cherry Docs)
  • Duane Woods (Bruce Bechdel, Fun Home)

Outstanding Female Actor – Lead Role

  • Catharine Sullivan (Martha, Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)
  • Deborah Mitchell (Ursula, Disney’s The Little Mermaid)
  • Dinah Watts (Molly Graham, Old Love)
  • Lo Nielsen (Alison Bechdel, Fun Home)
  • Sherine Thomas-Holder (Mama Lena, A Raisin in the Sun)

Outstanding Female Actor – Supporting Role

  • Alexandra Kane (Sebastian, Disney’s The Little Mermaid)
  • Alicia D’Ariano (Flotsam, Disney’s The Little Mermaid)
  • Charlene McNabb (Frances, Jenny’s House of Joy)
  • Elena Reyes (Medium Alison, Fun Home)
  • Nyiri Karakas (Nerissa, The Merchant of Venice)

Outstanding Male Actor – Supporting Role

  • Adam Zess (Flounder, Disney’s The Little Mermaid)
  • Benjamin Kennes (Chef Louis, Disney’s The Little Mermaid)
  • Jack Phoenix (Ralph Wiley, Reefer Madness)
  • Jeff Werkmeister (Dennis Lark, My Name Is Margaret Harman)
  • Tyler Cincurak (Scuttle, Disney’s The Little Mermaid)

Outstanding Lighting Design

  • Joseph Recchia (Disney’s The Little Mermaid)
  • Joseph Recchia (Sunday in the Park with George)
  • Peter Mennie & Graham Mennie (Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens)
  • Rob Coles (Fun Home)
  • Stephen Mitchell (Red)

Outstanding Sound Design

  • David Bogaert (A Permanent Image)
  • David Bogaert (Dancing in Poppies)
  • Graham Mennie and Peter Mennie (Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens)
  • Laura Sepulveda (Fun Home)
  • Phil Hallman and Laura Sepulveda (Disney’s The Little Mermaid)

Outstanding Set Design

  • Janice Johnston (A Permanent Image)
  • Janice Johnston (Dancing in Poppies)
  • Kathleen Sykoraa (Fun Home)
  • Laura Sepulveda (Disney’s The Little Mermaid)
  • Laura Sepulveda (Red)

Outstanding Costume Design

  • Aiden Thomas and Debra Chantler (Jenny’s House of Joy)
  • Becky Lenko (Sunday in the Park with George)
  • Benky Lenko and Kim McCuaig (Disney’s The Little Mermaid)
  • Kathryn Sherwin and Rebecca Wolsly (Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens)
  • Tania Harvey (Anne of Green Gables)

Outstanding Makeup

  • Eva Mien and Juan Marin (Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens)
  • Eva Mien (Reefer Madness)
  • Heather Heywood and Eva Mien (Disney’s The Little Mermaid)
  • Paula Skikavich (Anne of Green Gables)
  • Rebecca Chantler (Jenny’s House of Joy)

Outstanding Youth Drama

  • Concord Floral (Beal Drama)
  • Hamlet (AB Lucas Secondary School)
  • Peter & the Starcatcher (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • The Diary of Anne Frank (Original Kids Theatre Company)

Outstanding Youth Musical

  • Chicago – The Musical (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Footloose (Original Kids Theatre Company)
  • Pippin (Beal Musical Theatre)
  • The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy (London Community Players (LYTE))
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie (Original Kids Theatre Company)

Outstanding Youth Actor – Female

  • Caitlin Cahill (Chicago – The Musical)

Outstanding Youth Actor – Male

  • Justin Eddy (Pippin)

Outstanding Original Script

  • Grace Mission: The Musical (Len and Fynn Cuthbert)
  • Ms Cransen (Tricia West)
  • My Name is Margaret Harman (Jason Rip)
  • My Name is Spaceman (Erin J Walker)
  • Submerged (Vivien Adler)

Outstanding Solo Performance

  • Carlyn Rhamey (Carlyn, Saor)
  • Louise Hollingsworth (Mrs Flemington, Paperclips the Musical)
  • Meghan Brown (Meghan, I Sound Like Mom)
  • Valerie Grunte (Shirley Valentine, Shirley Valentine)
  • Vivien Adler (Jessica, Submerged)

Chris Doty Award

  • John Gerry