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Theatre Tampa Bay Award Nominees Announced

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Theatre Tampa Bay, the area’s alliance of professional theatres, announced the annual award nominees for the 2016-17 season. The gala awards event will be held Oct. 2 at Tampa Theatre. And the nominees are:

Outstanding Featured Actor, Play <$500K
• David M Jenkins, Skull in Connemara – Jobsite Theatre
• Jon Van Middlesworth, The Other Place – TampaRep
• Landon Green, Gloucester Blue – Jobsite Theatre
• TR Butler, Vote – Powerstories Theatre

Outstanding Featured Actor, Play >$500K
• Brit Michael Gordon, Good People – American Stage
• Matt Lunsford, Red Velvet – freeFall Theatre
• Matthew McGee, Marie Antoinette – freeFall Theatre
• Mujahid Abdul – Rashid, Invisible Hand – American Stage
• Richard B Watson, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone – American Stage
• Satchel Andre, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone – American Stage

Outstanding Featured Actor, Musical
• Daniel Schwab, Assassins – freeFall Theatre
• Deejay Young, Hairspray – American Stage
• Derek Baxter, Avenue Q – Stageworks Theatre
• Scott Daniel, Hairspray – American Stage
• Tom Mothershed, Hairspray – American Stage

Outstanding Featured Actress, Play <$500K
• Diana Rogers, Skull in Connemara – Jobsite Theatre
• Katrina Stevenson, The Great Gatsby – Stageworks Theatre
• Lisa VillaMil, The Other Place – TampaRep
• Roxanne Fay, As You Like It – Jobsite Theatre

Outstanding Featured Actress, Play >$500K
• Britta Ollmann, Red Velvet – freeFall Theatre
• Marissa Toogood, Peter Pan – freeFall Theatre
• Megan Rippey, Red Velvet – freeFall Theatre
• Renata Eastlick, Good People – American Stage
• Susan Haldeman, Peter Pan – freeFall Theatre
• Vickie Daignault, Good People – American Stage

Outstanding Featured Actress, Musical
• Alison Burns, Hairspray – American Stage
• Caitlin Greene, Avenue Q – Stageworks Theatre
• Eileen Lymus, Assassins – freeFall Theatre
• Jayne Trinette, Hairspray – American Stage

Outstanding Sound Design <$500K
• David M Jenkins, Gloucester Blue – Jobsite Theatre
• David M Jenkins, The Aliens – Stageworks Theatre
• Gavin Hawk, Cloud 9 – Jobsite Theatre
• Karla Hartley, Chad Diety – Stageworks Theatre
• Matt Crowley, Grounded – TampaRep
• Matt Crowley/Igor Santos, The Other Place – TampaRep

Outstanding Sound Design >$500K
• Benjamin T Ismail, Informed Consent – American Stage
• Eric Davis, Marie Antoinette – freeFall Theatre
• Karla Hartley, Invisible Hand – American Stage
• Rachel Harrison, Sex With Strangers – American Stage
• Steve Kraack, Assassins – freeFall Theatre

Outstanding Costume Design <$500K
• Emilia Sargent, Grounded – TampaRep
• Frank Chavez, The Aliens – Stageworks Theatre
• Katrina Stevenson, Cloud 9 – Jobsite Theatre
• Katrina Stevenson, Skull in Connemara – Jobsite Theatre
• Katrina Stevenson, The Underpants – Jobsite Theatre
• Marilyn Bertch, The Great Gatsby – Stageworks Theatre

Outstanding Costume Design >$500K
• Amy Ciani, Red Velvet – freeFall Theatre
• David Covach, Marie Antoinette – freeFall Theatre
• Eric Davis, Peter Pan – freeFall Theatre
• Frank Chavez, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone – American Stage
• Jill Castle, Sex With Strangers – American Stage
• Trish Kelley, Hairspray – American Stage

Outstanding Lighting Design <$500K
• Anthony Vito, Grounded – TampaRep
• Jo Averill Snell, The Aliens – Stageworks Theatre
• Jo Averill Snell, The Other Place – TampaRep
• Reuben Hirsch, Lizzie, A Killer Rock Musical – Jobsite Theatre
• Ryan Finzelber, Gloucester Blue – Jobsite Theatre
• Ryan Finzelber, Skull in Connemara – Jobsite Theatre

Outstanding Lighting Design >$500K
• Chris Baldwin, Invisible Hand – American Stage
• Cody Basham, Marie Antoinette – freeFall Theatre
• Dan Covey, Informed Consent – American Stage
• Joseph Oshry, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone – American Stage
• Joseph Oshry, Sex With Strangers – American Stage

Outstanding Set Design <$500K
• Brian Smallheer, Gloucester Blue – Jobsite Theatre
• Brian Smallheer, Skull in Connemara – Jobsite Theatre
• Eric W Haak, Avenue Q – Stageworks Theatre
• Frank Chavez, Psycho Beach Party – Stageworks Theatre
• Frank Chavez, The Aliens – Stageworks Theatre

Outstanding Set Design >$500K
• Jerid Fox, Informed Consent – American Stage
• Jerid Fox, Tartuffe – American Stage
• Scott Cooper, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone – American Stage
• Steven K Mitchell, Invisible Hand – American Stage
• Steven K Mitchell, Sex With Strangers – American Stage

Outstanding Choreography/Fight Direction
• Blake Braswell, Peter Pan – freeFall Theatre
• Dan Granke, Invisible Hand – American Stage
• Dan Granke, Skull in Connemara – Jobsite Theatre
• Shain Stroff, Hairspray – American Stage

Outstanding Lead Actor, Play <$500K
• Brian Shea, Skull in Connemara – Jobsite Theatre
• David Jenkins, Cloud 9 – Jobsite Theatre
• Derrick Phillips, The Aliens – Stageworks Theatre
• Franco Colon, The Aliens – Stageworks Theatre
• Giles Davies, Cloud 9 – Jobsite Theatre
• Joey Hunter, Falling – Powerstories Theatre
• Ned Averill-Snell, Gloucester Blue – Jobsite Theatre

Outstanding Lead Actor, Play >$500K
• Benjamin T Ismail, Invisible Hand – American Stage
• Calvin M Thompson, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone – American Stage
• Chris Crawford, Peter Pan – freeFall Theatre
• Jacobi Howard, Informed Consent – American Stage
• Kim Sullivan, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone – American Stage
• Taylor Simmons, Peter Pan – freeFall Theatre

Outstanding Lead Actor, Musical
• Alan Mahoney Jr, Assassins – freeFall Theatre
• Britt Michael Gordon, Assassins – freeFall Theatre
• Cody Carlson, Avenue Q – Stageworks Theatre
• Lucas Wells, Assassins – freeFall Theatre
• Matthew McGee, Hairspray – American Stage
• Ricky Cona, Avenue Q – Stageworks Theatre
• Thomas Mothershed, Assassins – freeFall Theatre

Outstanding Lead Actress, Play <$500K
• Dahlia Legault, The Great Gatsby – Stageworks Theatre
• Emilia Sargent, Grounded – TampaRep
• Georgia Mallory, Gloucester Blue – Jobsite Theatre
• Joanna Sycz, The Realistic Joneses – TampaRep
• Katrina Stevenson, Cloud 9 – Jobsite Theatre
• Lynne Locher, The Other Place – TampaRep
• Nicole Jeannine Smith, The Underpants – Jobsite Theatre

Outstanding Lead Actress, Play >$500K
• Carey Urban, Sex With Strangers – American Stage
• Dana Segal, Informed Consent – American Stage
• Juliana Davis, Informed Consent – American Stage
• Melissa Minyard, End of the Rainbow – freeFall Theatre
• Rebecca Dines, Good People – American Stage

Outstanding Lead Actress, Musical
• Allyson Pace, Hairspray – American Stage
• Christina Capehart, Lizzie, A Killer Rock Musical – Jobsite Theatre
• Fo’I Meleah, Lizzie, A Killer Rock Musical – Jobsite Theatre
• Julia Rifino, Avenue Q – Stageworks Theatre
• Marissa Toogood, Assassins – freeFall Theatre
• Susan Haldeman, Assassins – freeFall Theatre

Outstanding Musical Director
• Jeremy Douglass, Lizzie, A Killer Rock Musical – Jobsite Theatre
• Justin Medlen, George & Ruth – Silver Meteor Gallery
• Mark Sforzini, Into The Woods – St Petersburg Opera
• Michael Raabe, Assassins – freeFall Theatre
• Michael Raabe, Hairspray – American Stage
• Michael Raabe, Peter Pan – freeFall Theatre
• Thomas D Guthrie, Avenue Q – Stageworks Theatre

Outstanding Director, Musical
• Chris Crawford, Assassins – freeFall Theatre
• David Jenkins, Lizzie, A Killer Rock Musical – Jobsite Theatre
• Paul E Finocchiaro, Avenue Q – Stageworks Theatre
• Shain Stroff, Hairspray – American Stage

Outstanding Director, Play <$500K
• C. David Frankel, The Realistic Joneses – TampaRep
• Brianna Larson, Falling – Powerstories Theatre
• C David Frankel, Grounded – TampaRep
• David Jenkins, The Aliens – Stageworks Theatre
• Gavin Hawk, Cloud 9 – Jobsite Theatre
• Karla Hartley, Psycho Beach Party – Stageworks Theatre
• Paul J Potenza, Skull in Connemara – Jobsite Theatre

Outstanding Director, Play >$500K
• Benjamin Ismail, Informed Consent – American Stage
• Eric Davis, Peter Pan – freeFall Theatre
• Janis Stevens, Sex With Strangers – American Stage
• Peter L Callender, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone – American Stage
• Stephanie Gularte, Invisible Hand – American Stage
• Stephanie Gularte, Good People – American Stage

Outstanding Ensemble, Musical
• Musical, Assassins – freeFall Theatre
• Musical, Avenue Q – Stageworks Theatre
• Musical, Hairspray – American Stage

Outstanding Ensemble, Play <$500K
• Play, Cloud 9 – Jobsite Theatre
• Play, Falling – Powerstories Theatre
• Play, Gloucester Blue – Jobsite Theatre
• Play, Skull in Connemara – Jobsite Theatre
• Play, The Aliens – Stageworks Theatre
• Play, The Other Place – TampaRep
• Play, The Underpants – Jobsite Theatre

Outstanding Ensemble, Play >$500K
• Play, Good People – American Stage
• Play, Informed Consent – American Stage
• Play, Invisible Hand – American Stage
• Play, Peter Pan – freeFall Theatre
• Play, Sex With Strangers – American Stage

Outstanding Production, Musical
• Assassins, freeFall Theatre
• Ave Q, Stageworks Theatre
• Hairspray, American Stage
• Lizzie, A Killer Rock Musical, Jobsite Theatre

Outstanding Production, Play <$500K
• A Skull In Connemara, Jobsite Theatre
• Cloud 9, Jobsite Theatre
• Gloucester Blue, Jobsite Theatre
• Grounded, TampaRep
• The Aliens, Stageworks

Outstanding Production, Play >$500K
• Good People, American Stage
• Informed Consent, American Stage
• Invisible Hand, American Stage
• Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, American Stage
• Peter Pan, freeFall Theatre

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