April 16, 2015

ACT-CO Festival Results

ACT-CO hosted their annual gala on Saturday evening April 11, 2015 and all three of our plays (Almost, Maine;  Moonlight & Magnolias;  Rough Justice) were recognized and here are the results:


Best Stage Management:
Nomination for Phyllis Anderson for Rough Justice (Drama Category)
Nomination for Sharon Dykstra and Lynda Muir for Moonlight and Magnolias (Comedy Category)

Best Performance by a Male in a Leading Role
Nomination for Peter Shipston in Rough Justice

Best Performance by a Female in a Supporting Role
Nomination for Bodene Corbitt for Rough Justice

Best Performance by a Female in a Leading Role
Nomination and WIN for Tamara Van Bakel in Rough Justice 

Best Lighting Design
Nomination for Rob Mather for Rough Justice (Drama Category)
Nomination and WIN for Mary Jane Boon for Almost, Maine (Comedy Category) 

Best Set Design
Nomination for Bill Corcoran for Almost, Maine (Comedy Category)

Best Costume Design
Nomination for Heather Nutt-Christens and Laura Silverstein for Moonlight and Magnolias (Comedy Category)

Best Sound Design
Nomination for David Glover for Moonlight and Magnolias (Comedy Category)
Nomination for John Hunter for Almost, Maine (Comedy Category)

Adjudicator Award for Best Ensemble
Nomination for the Cast of Moonlight and Magnolias (Comedy Category)
Nomination and WIN for the Cast of Almost, Maine (Comedy Category)

Best Direction
Nomination for Jason Silzer for Almost, Maine (Comedy Category)
Nomination and WIN for Brandon Moore for Moonlight and Magnolias (Comedy Category)


Best Presentation
Nomination for Almost, Maine - Phyllis Anderson Producer (Comedy Category)
Nomination for Moonlight and Magnolias - Nicole Moore Producer (Comedy Category)



That is an amazing 17 Nominations and 4 wins. 

Congratulations to everyone involved.  What a great way to be recognized!!

We would also like to congratulate all our friends and fellow community theatre groups on their recognition as well!  Way to go Scarborough and Aurora and Markham and Oshawa and all others.  As it has been said, Community Theatre is alive and very well in Southern Ontario!!


 For the full results you can visit the ActCo website at:  http://www.actco.ca/festival/