Awards and Nominations

Four Top Performances of the Year*

Nick Sandys, The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (2011)
Deanna Dunagan, A Delicate Balance (2004)
Linda Gillum and Joe Van Slyke, Holiday (2002)
(*Honors from the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and Chicago Magazine)

Joseph Jefferson Awards

Costume Design – Midsize, Kristy Leigh Hall, Howards End (2020)
Production, Midsize – Frankenstein (2019)
Director – Midsize, Ian Frank – Frankenstein (2019)
Sound Design – Midsize, Christopher Kriz – Frankenstein (2019)
Lighting Design – Midsize, Mike Durst – Frankenstein (2019)
Artistic Specialization – Makeup Design, Kristy Leigh Hall – Frankenstein (2019)
Production – Midsize, Born Yesterday (2017)
Costume Design – Midsize, Kristy Leigh Hall, Pygmalion (2017)
Costume Design – Midsize, Emily Waecker, You Never Can Tell (2013)
Scenic Design – Midsize, Angela Weber Miller, Edward Albee’s Seascape (2013)
Production – Midsize, The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (2011)
Actress in a Principal Role – Play, Annabel Armour, The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (2011)
Costume Design, Rachel Laritz, The Voysey Inheritance (2009)
Cameo Performance, Doug Vickers, The Best Man (2007)

Black Theater Alliance Award

Sidney Poitier Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play, Kamal Angelo Bolden, The Island (2010)

Gay Chicago Magazine After Dark Awards

Outstanding Performance, Annabel Armour, Fiction (2007)
Outstanding Ensemble, The Best Man (2006)
Outstanding Performance, Deanna Dunagan, A Delicate Balance (2005)
Outstanding Ensemble, A Delicate Balance (2005)
Outstanding Performance, David Darlow, Major Barbara (2004)
Outstanding Performance, Katie Brazda and Nick Sandys, The Secret Rapture (2003)
Outstanding Season (2003)
Outstanding Performance, Shawn Douglass, Man and Superman (2001)

Black Theater Alliance Award Nominations

Sidney Poitier Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play, LaShawn Banks, The Island (2010)
Sidney Poitier Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play, Kamal Angelo Bolden, The Island (2010)

Joseph Jefferson Award Nominations

New Work – Howards End by Douglas Post, from E.M. Forster’s classic novel (2020)
Director of a Play, Midsize – Nick Sandys – Howards End (2020)
Performer in a Principal Role, Play – Eliza Stoughton – Margaret Schlegel in Howards End (2020)
Costume Design, Midsize – Kristy Leigh Hall – Howards End (2020)
Lighting Design, Midsize – Mike Durst – Howards End (2020)
Production, Midsize – Frankenstein (2019)
Director of a Play, Midsize – Ian Frank – Frankenstein (2019)
Performer in a Principal Role, Play – David Darlow – André in The Father (2019)
Lighting Design, Midsize – Mike Durst – Frankenstein (2019)
Sound Design, Midsize – Christopher Kriz – Frankenstein (2019)
Original Music – Christopher Kriz – Frankenstein (2019)
Artistic Specialization – Kristy Leigh Hall – Makeup Design for Frankenstein (2019)
Sound Design – Midsize – Stephen Ptacek – The Skin of Our Teeth (2018)
Costume Design – Midsize, Mieka van der Ploeg – The Skin of Our Teeth (2018)
Original Music in a Play, Ronnie Malley Great Expectations (Co-Production with Silk Road Rising, 2017)
Production – Midsize, Born Yesterday (2017)
Scenic Design – Midsize, Grant Sabin Born Yesterday (2017)
Actress in a Principal Role – Play, Eliza Stoughton (Billie) Born Yesterday (2017)
Director – Play, David Darlow – Born Yesterday (2017)
Costume Design – Midsize, Kristy Leigh Hall – Pygmalion (2016)
Production – Midsize, Travesties (2015)
Director – Play, Nick Sandys for Travesties (2015)
Actor in a Supporting Role – Play, Greg Matthew Anderson (Tristan Tzara) Travesties (2015)
Actress in a Supporting Role – Play, Annabel Armour (Virginia) The Clean House (2015)
Costume Design – Midsize, Rachel Lambert, Travesties (2015)
Production – Midsize, Our Class (2014)
Director – Play, Nick Sandys for Our Class (2014)
Ensemble, Our Class (2014)
Lighting Design – Midsize, Mike Durst, Our Class (2014)
Projections/Video Design, John Boesche, Our Class (2014)
Costume Design – Midsize, Rachel Lambert, Northanger Abbey (2014)
Costume Design – Midsize, Emily Waecker, You Never Can Tell (2013)
Costume Design – Midsize, Rachel Laritz, Edward Albee’s Seascape (2013)
Scenic Design – Midsize, Angela Weber Miller, Edward Albee’s Seascape (2013)
Production – Midsize, Chesapeake (2012)
Solo Performance, Greg Matthew Anderson (Kerr), Chesapeake (2012)
Lighting Design – Midsize, JR Lederle, Chesapeake (2012)
Sound Design – Midsize, Rick Sims, Chesapeake (2012)
Production – Midsize, The Importance of Being Earnest (2011)
Production – Midsize, The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (2011)
Director – Play, James Bohnen for The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (2011)
Actor in a Principal Role – Play, Nick Sandys (Martin) in The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (2011)
Actress in a Principal Role – Play, Annabel Armour (Stevie) in The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (2011)
Scenic Design – Midsize, Jaqueline and Richard Penrod for The Importance of Being Earnest (2011)
Scenic Design – Midsize, Tim Morrison for The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? (2011)
Costume Design – Midsize, Melissa Torchia for The Importance of Being Earnest (2011)
Actor in a Principal Role, Nick Sandys, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (2010)
Actress in a Supporting Role, Rebecca Spence, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (2010)
Costume Design, Emily Waecker, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (2010)
Fight Choreography, Nick Sandys, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (2010)
Costume Design, Alison Siple, The Marriage of Figaro (2009)
Costume Design, Rachel Laritz, The Voysey Inheritance (2009)
Lighting Design, JR Lederle, Fiction (2008)
Costume Design, Rachel Laritz, The Philadelphia Story (2008)
Scenic Design, Jacqueline & Richard Penrod, The Philadelphia Story (2008)
Production, The Philadelphia Story (2008)
Actor in a Principal Role, Nick Sandys, The Real Thing (2007)
Production, The Best Man (2007)
Costume Design, Rachel Anne Healy, Power (2006)
Actor in a Principal Role, David Darlow, Power (2006)
Director, James Bohnen, A Delicate Balance (2005)
Ensemble, A Delicate Balance (2005)
Actor in a Supporting Role, Shawn Douglass, Major Barbara (2004)
Actress in a Supporting Role, Laura T. Fisher, The Secret Rapture (2003)
Director, James Bohnen, Money (2003)
Actor in a Principal Role, Joe Van Slyke, No Man’s Land (2002)
Actress in a Supporting Role, Susan Bennett, Top Girls (2002)
Ensemble, Top Girls (2002)
Actor in a Cameo Role, Michael Quaintence, Night and Day (1997)
Actress in a Principal Role, Lia Mortenson, Night and Day (1996-1997)

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