The Commodore Ballroom was filled with theatre folk on Monday, June 23 to celebrate the end of another fantastic Vancouver theatre season at this year’s Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. The room was loaded with beautiful people, great speeches, and drinks!
A huge congratulations goes out to all the winners and nominees. Some of these people may seem like familiar faces from our 13/14 season! Here’s a quick recap.
Floyd Collins by Patrick Street Production
Jeff Harrison – Outstanding Lighting Design (This is also the first Jessie received by a show at our York Theatre)
Whose Life Is It Anyway? by Realwheels Theatre
Bob Frazer – Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role
Adrian Muir – Outstanding Lighting Design
Penelope by Rumble Theatre
Drew Facey – Outstanding Set Design
Uncle Vanya by Blackbird Theatre
Marti Wright – Outstanding Costume Design
Inside The Seed by Upintheair Theatre
Richard Wolfe – Outstanding Direction
Jason Patrick Rothery – Outstanding Original Script
Philip Birkby (one of our fantastic on-call electricians!) – Significant Artistic Achievement
THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES
Jack and the Bean by Presentation House Theatre
Graham Ockley (one of our regular on-call electricians) – Outstanding Design
One of our box office staff members Brian Cochrane received the Ray Michal Prize for Most Promising New Director!