Jessie Awards Round-Up: Big Wins for Onegin

ONEGIN IMAGE: ARTS CLUB THEATRE

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The 2016 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were held in Vancouver last night, and ended in a slew of wins for Arts Club Theatre's production of Onegin.

The production won ten awards, including:

  • Outstanding Actor (Alessandro Juliani)
  • Outstanding Actress (Meg Roe)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor (Josh Epstein)
  • Lighting Design (John Webber)
  • Set Design (Drew Facey)
  • Costumes (Jacqueline Firkins)
  • Composition (Veda Hille and Amiel Gladstone)
  • Direction (Amiel Gladstone)
  • Outstanding Musical Direction (Veda Hille and the Ungrateful Dead)
  • Musical Ensemble (Veda Hille and the Ungrateful Dead)

The lone spoiler in the Large Theatre category was Colleen Wheeler, who won Outstanding Supporting Actress for Arts Club's Peter and the Star Catcher.

The Small Theatre category saw a more diverse slate of winners, including three wins for Upintheair Theatre's The North Plan and two for Twenty Something Theatre's The Out Vigil.

Finally, Théâtre la Seiziéme's Mathieu Mathématiques took home three awards in the Theatre for Young Audiences division, while Laura McLean won Outstanding Artistic Creation for Delinquent Theatre's Our Time.

For a full list of the evening's winners, including special awards, please click here.

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