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Arvada Center receives 16 Henry Award Nominations!

The 2017 Colorado Theatre Guild’s Henry Awards have been announced, and the Arvada Center has received 16 nominations for awards that recognize our theatre season, directors, designers, actors and ensemble! We’re one of six theatres to receive a nomination for Outstanding Season for a Theatre Company this year, and our spring musical Jesus Christ Superstar received seven nominations in total.

Keep reading for the complete list, and congrats to everyone nominated!

Established in 2006, the Henry Awards serve as the Colorado Theatre Guild’s annual fundraising event. The awards are named for longtime local theatre producer Henry Lowenstein. Nominations are determined through a judging process conducted by more than 45 statewide theatre reporters, educators and assigned judges.

 

2017 Henry Award Nominations

Outstanding Season for a Theatre Company

Outstanding Production of a Play – Tartuffe

Tartuffe cast M. Gale Photo

Tartuffe cast
M. Gale Photo

Outstanding Direction of a Play – Lynne Collins, The Drowning Girls

Emily Van Fleet, Kate Gleason and Jessica Robblee in The Drowning Girls M. Gale Photo

Emily Van Fleet, Kate Gleason and Jessica Robblee in The Drowning Girls
M. Gale Photo

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical – Matt LaFontaine (Judas Iscariot), Jesus Christ Superstar

Jenna Bainbridge, Billy Lewis Jr. and Matt LaFontaine in Jesus Christ Superstar M. Gale Photo

Jenna Bainbridge, Billy Lewis Jr. and Matt LaFontaine in Jesus Christ Superstar
M. Gale Photo

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical – Jenna Bainbridge (Mary Magdalene), Jesus Christ Superstar

Billy Lewis Jr. and Jenna Bainbridge in Jesus Christ Superstar P. Switzer Photo

Billy Lewis Jr. and Jenna Bainbridge in Jesus Christ Superstar
P. Switzer Photo

Outstanding Ensemble Performance – The Drowning Girls

Emily Van Fleet, Kate Gleason and Jessica Robblee in The Drowning Girls M. Gale Photo

Emily Van Fleet, Kate Gleason and Jessica Robblee in The Drowning Girls
M. Gale Photo

Outstanding New Play or Musical – I’ll Be Home for Christmas

Jake Mendes and ensemble in I'll Be Home for Christmas P. Switzer Photo

Jake Mendes and ensemble in I’ll Be Home for Christmas
P. Switzer Photo

Outstanding Costume Design – Clare Henkel, Jesus Christ Superstar and Clare Henkel, Tartuffe

Jessica Austgen in Tartuffe M. Gale Photo

Jessica Austgen in Tartuffe
M. Gale Photo

Outstanding Lighting Design – Shannon McKinney, Jesus Christ Superstar and Jon Olson, The Drowning Girls

Billy Lewis Jr. in Jesus Christ Superstar P. Switzer Photo

Billy Lewis Jr. in Jesus Christ Superstar
P. Switzer Photo

Outstanding Scenic Design – Brian Mallgrave, The Drowning Girls and Jesus Christ Superstar

The Drowning Girls set M. Gale Photo

The Drowning Girls set
M. Gale Photo

Outstanding Sound Design – Jason Ducat, The Drowning Girls, Morgan McCauley, Tartuffe, and David Thomas, Jesus Christ Superstar

Sam Gregory in Tartuffe M. Gale Photo

Sam Gregory in Tartuffe
M. Gale Photo

The 12th annual Henry Awards will be presented July 17 at the PACE Center in Parker.  Read the complete list of nominees here – and congrats to everyone nominated!