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
Outstanding Direction of a Play – Lynne Collins, The Drowning Girls
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical – Matt LaFontaine (Judas Iscariot), Jesus Christ Superstar
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical – Jenna Bainbridge (Mary Magdalene), Jesus Christ Superstar
Outstanding Ensemble Performance – The Drowning Girls
Outstanding New Play or Musical – I’ll Be Home for Christmas
Outstanding Costume Design – Clare Henkel, Jesus Christ Superstar and Clare Henkel, Tartuffe
Outstanding Lighting Design – Shannon McKinney, Jesus Christ Superstar and Jon Olson, The Drowning Girls
Outstanding Scenic Design – Brian Mallgrave, The Drowning Girls and Jesus Christ Superstar
Outstanding Sound Design – Jason Ducat, The Drowning Girls, Morgan McCauley, Tartuffe, and David Thomas, Jesus Christ Superstar
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!