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The Colorado Theatre Guild Announces 2016-17 Henry Awards Recipients

The Colorado Theatre Guild Announces 2016-17 Henry Awards Recipients

The Colorado Theatre Guild's 12th Annual Henry Awards was held Monday, July 17, 2017 at the PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue in Parker, Colorado.

Established in 2006, the Henry Awards honor outstanding achievements during the past season and serves as the Colorado Theatre Guild's annual fundraising event. The awards are named for longtime local theatre producer Henry Lowenstein.

Our 2016 - 2017 12th Annual Colorado Theatre Guild Henry Awards Recipients are:

Outstanding Season for a Theatre Company

OpenStage Theatre & Company

Outstanding Production of a Play

"The Game of Love and Chance," TheatreWorks, Murray Ross, Director

Outstanding Production of a Musical

"Evita," Lone Tree Arts Center, Gina Rattan, Director; Max Mamon, Musical Direction

Outstanding Direction of a Play

Dulcie Willis, "August: Osage County," OpenStage Theatre & Company

Outstanding Direction of a Musical

Scott RC Levy, "Man of La Mancha," Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre Company

Outstanding Musical Direction

Max Mamon, "Evita," Lone Tree Arts Center

Outstanding Actor in a Play

Steven P. Sickles, "Le Bête," OpenStage Theatre & Company

Outstanding Actress in a Play

Sydney Parks Smith, "August: Osage County," OpenStage Theatre & Company

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Stephen Day, "Man of La Mancha," Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre Company

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

Colby Dunn, "The Toxic Avenger," Breckenridge Backstage Theatre

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play

Triney Sandoval, "The Book of Will," DCPA Theatre Company

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play

Miriam A. Laube, "The Book of Will," DCPA Theatre Company

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical

Matt LaFontaine, "Jesus Christ Superstar," Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical

Megan Van de Hey, "The Toxic Avenger," Breckenridge Backstage Theatre

Outstanding Ensemble Performance

"The Book of Will," DCPA Theatre Company, Davis McCallum, Director

Outstanding New Play or Musical

"The Book of Will" by Lauren Gunderson - Directed by Davis McCallum; Produced by DCPA Theatre Company

Outstanding Choreography

Matthew D. Peters, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," BDT Stage

In recent years the theatre community reached out and asked that we consider ways that allow our larger and smaller companies to compete, more appropriately, with each other. The Colorado Theatre Guild has created two categories, or tiers, for our technical awards. The breakdown is for productions, of larger and smaller scale, based upon currently established production budgets.

Outstanding Costume Design Tier 1

Camille Assaf, "The Book of Will," DCPA Theatre Company

Outstanding Costume Design Tier 2

Jesus Perez, "The Little Mermaid," Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre

Outstanding Lighting Design Tier 1

Holly Anne Rawls, "Man of La Mancha," Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre Company

Outstanding Lighting Design Tier 2

Jen Kiser, "Evita," Lone Tree Arts Center

Outstanding Scenic Design Tier 1

Christopher L. Sheley, "Man of La Mancha," Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre Company

Outstanding Scenic Design Tier 2

Sean Jeffries, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," Thunder River Theatre Company

Outstanding Sound Design Tier 1

Benjamin Heston, "Man of La Mancha," Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Theatre Company

Outstanding Sound Design Tier 2

Sean Jeffries, "The Tempest," Thunder River Theatre Company

Special Awards were presented to:

Lifetime Achievement in Theatre

Ed Baierlein and Sallie Diamond

Outstanding Theatre Benefactors

Les Crispelle & Glenn Tiedt

Outstanding Improvisational Theatre

SCRIPTprov

Excellence in Special Makeup Effects

Todd Debreceni


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