Sunday, 19 May 2019

Domino Theatre Awarded the Elsie for Outstanding Production at Festival 2019

Domino Theatre's production of Outside Mullingar
Congratulations to Domino Theatre from Kingston, whose production of Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley was awarded the Elsie as Outstanding Production at Theatre Ontario Festival 2019 in Richmond Hill. They represented the Eastern Ontario Drama League. This is their third Elsie Award, they were previously honoured in 2011 for their production of Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass, and in 2007 for their production of All My Sons by Arthur Miller.

The production received five awards and one honourable mention from adjudicator Carolee Mason.
Gore Bay Theatre, from Manitoulin Island, represented QUONTA, the northeastern Ontario community theatre association, presenting This Is How We Got Here by Keith Barker, and received four awards and one honourable mention.

Bloor West Village Players, from Toronto, represented the Association of Community Theatres of Central Ontario, presenting Late Company by Jordan Tannahill, and received three awards and three honourable mentions.

Theatre Sarnia, represented the Western Ontario Drama League, presenting Girls Like That by Evan Placey, and received one award and one honourable mention. The production also received the award for Outstanding Coordinated Production, chosen by the Festival Production Manager.

The annual Theatre Ontario Festival is a showcase of outstanding community theatre productions, a symposium for passionate, dedicated community theatre artists, a celebration of excellence in community theatre, and a destination bringing together theatre lovers from across the province.

Theatre Ontario Festival 2019 was hosted by The Curtain Club, in partnership with Theatre Ontario and the Association of Community Theatres—Central Ontario.

Read the full list of Theatre Ontario Festival 2019 Award Winners and Nominees on the Theatre Ontario website

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