Nominees

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2016 Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Award Nominees

Nominees are listed in alphabetical order by name or production.

PRESIDENT’S AWARD

 

SET DESIGN, MUSICAL

  • Angela Short – The Great American Trailer Park Christmas
  • Barbara Hall – Annie Get Your Gun
  • Bob Whaley & Morgan Brooks – Godspell
  • Harley Gould – The Addams Family
  • Wendell Yawn, Donald Conroy, Jim Jones & Shelia Gatlin – Mary Poppins

SOUND DESIGN, MUSICAL

  • Abra L. Thurmond & Amy Levin – The Great American Trailer Park Christmas
  • Charlie Miller – The Addams Family
  • Jessi Alexander – Mary Poppins
  • M. Kathryn Allen – Dogfight
  • Murray Mann – Uh-Oh, Here Comes Christmas

LIGHTING DESIGN, MUSICAL

  • Elisabeth C. Cooper — The Addams Family
  • Keith Ellison – Mary Poppins
  • Michael W. Magursky – The Great American Trailer Park Christmas
  • Murray Mann – Uh-Oh, Here Comes Christmas
  • Randy Thrower – The Fantasticks

COSTUMES, MUSICAL

  • Barbara Hall – Annie Get Your Gun
  • Debra Conroy – Mary Poppins
  • Jane B. Kroessig – The Great American Trailer Park Christmas
  • Jared Wright & Shannon Timberlake – Cabaret
  • Nancye Hilley – The Addams Family

CHOREOGRAPHER

  • Alyssa Davis – Sugar
  • Jeanne Palpant – Mary Poppins
  • Jody Woodruff – Guys & Dolls
  • Misty Barber Tice – The Addams Family
  • Zac Phelps – Godspell

MUSIC DIRECTION

  • Chris Brent Davis – Dogfight
  • Kasey Hawkins – Mary Poppins
  • Lyn Taylor – Guys & Dolls
  • Paul Tate – The Addams Family
  • Paul Tate – The Great American Trailer Park Christmas

MINOR SUPPORTING ACTRESS, MUSICAL

  • Danielle Girardeau as Ruth Two Bears/Chippy – Dogfight
  • Jessica Mathis as Ancestor – The Addams Family
  • Leah Parris as Ancestor – The Addams Family
  • Sarah Newby Halicks as Ancestor – The Addams Family
  • Susanna Farfsing as General Matilda B. Cartwright – Guys & Dolls

MINOR SUPPORTING ACTOR, MUSICAL

  • Christopher Steele as Harry The Horse/Drunk – Guys & Dolls
  • Jack Allison as Big Jule/Crapshooter – Guys & Dolls
  • Michael Rostek as Lounge Singer/Pete – Dogfight
  • Michael Rostek as Benny Southstreet/Havana Dancer – Guys & Dolls
  • Ty Autry as Ancestor – The Addams Family

MAJOR SUPPORTING ACTOR, MUSICAL

  • Al Dollar as Jackson – The Great American Trailer Park Christmas
  • Brian Walsh as Ernst Ludwig – Cabaret
  • Dominick Crea as Herr Schultz – Cabaret
  • Geoff “Googie” Uterhardt as Fester – The Addams Family
  • Tyree Jones as Nicely Nicely Johnson – Guys & Dolls

MAJOR SUPPORTING ACTRESS, MUSICAL

  • Abby Holland as Pickles – The Great American Trailer Park Christmas
  • Cathe Hall Payne as Grandma – The Addams Family
  • Courtney Loner as Alice – The Addams Family
  • Katie Patterson as Marcy – Dogfight
  • Louisa Grant as Fraulein Schneider – Cabaret

LEADING ACTRESS, MUSICAL

  • Emily Kimbell as Sally Bowles – Cabaret
  • Erica Gehring as Miss Adelaide – Guys & Dolls
  • Jennie Blevins Fabianski as Ensemble – Uh-Oh, Here Comes Christmas
  • Kelly Jackson as Mary Poppins – Mary Poppins
  • Olivia Kaye Sloan as Morticia – The Addams Family

LEADING ACTOR, MUSICAL

  • Daniel Pino as Nathan Detroit – Guys & Dolls
  • Jeff Cooper as Bert – Mary Poppins
  • Russ Ivey as Gomez – The Addams Family
  • Steven A. Taylor as Emcee – Cabaret
  • Zachary Stutts as Jerry – Sugar

YOUTH AWARD, MUSICAL

  • Blake Buhler as Pugsley – The Addams Family
  • Catherine Anderson as Jane Banks – Mary Poppins
  • Jack Dugan as Leaf Coneybear – 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
  • Jessica Moore as Olive Ostrovsky – 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
  • Shane Lewis as Michael Banks – Mary Poppins

MOIRA THORNETT DIRECTOR’S AWARD, MUSICAL

  • Barbara Hall – Annie Get Your Gun – Agape Players
  • Cathe Hall Payne – The Great American Trailer Park Christmas – OnStage Atlanta
  • Charlie Miller – The Addams Family – OnStage Atlanta
  • Liane LeMaster – Dogfight – Act3 Productions
  • Shelia Gatlin – Mary Poppins – The Henry Players
  • Zac Phelps – Godspell – The Pumphouse Players

BEST ENSEMBLE, MUSICAL

  • The Addams Family – OnStage Atlanta
  • Dogfight – Act3 Productions
  • The Great American Trailer Park Christmas – OnStage Atlanta
  • Guys & Dolls – Act3 Productions
  • Mary Poppins – The Henry Players

BEST OVERALL PERFORMANCE OF A MUSICAL

  • The Addams Family – OnStage Atlanta
  • Annie Get Your Gun – Agape Players
  • Dogfight – Act3 Productions
  • The Great American Trailer Park Christmas – OnStage Atlanta
  • Mary Poppins – The Henry Players

BOARD AWARD

  • Joy Glover Walters as Annie Oakley — Annie Get Your Gun
  • Joel W. Rose as Sir Osgood Fielding — Sugar
  • Cathryn Johns as Miss Jones – How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Taylor Sorrel for Lighting Design – Dogfight
LEADING ACTOR, PLAY

  • Chris Gansel as George Milton – Of Mice & Men
  • Chris Ikner as Lennie Small – Of Mice & Men
  • Freddy Lynn Wilson as Coty Webb – Tradin’ Paint
  • Jeremy Skidmore as George Hay – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Topher Payne as Julia Sugarbaker – Designing Women

LEADING ACTRESS, PLAY

  • Barbara Cole Uterhardt as Mary Lotty Wilton – Enchanted April
  • Emma Greene as Rose Arnott – Enchanted April
  • Maria Legarda as Darla Frye – Tradin’ Paint
  • Patty Maguire as Charlotte Hay – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Sarah Nation as Susy Hendrix – Wait Until Dark

MAJOR SUPPORTING ACTOR, PLAY

  • Johnny Drago as Mary Jo Shively – Designing Women
  • Larry Jr as Tyler Taylor – Laughing Stock
  • Marcus Morris as Halley Smoot – Tradin’ Paint
  • Nathan Gutoski as Duwell – Duck Hunter Shoots Angel
  • Tate LeClair as Howard – Moon Over Buffalo

MAJOR SUPPORTING ACTRESS, PLAY

  • Gloria Szokoly as Irena Festovic – Chestnut Bluff
  • Jessie Kuipers as Lucky Tibbs – Tradin’ Paint
  • Jill Lucas as Ethel Banks – Barefoot in the Park
  • Parris Sarter as Lenny – Duck Hunter Shoots Angel
  • Vanessa Outlaw as Roz – Moon Over Buffalo

MINOR SUPPORTING ACTOR, PLAY

  • Eddie Freeland as Carlson – Of Mice & Men
  • Jeffrey Bigger as Flagman & Boss – Tradin’ Paint
  • Jonathan Harrell as Peachy Weil – The Last Night of Ballyhoo
  • Kerwin Thompson as Paul, Angry Activist 2 & Commissioner Brickett – Designing Women
  • Paul Casola as Richard – Moon Over Buffalo

MINOR SUPPORTING ACTRESS, PLAY

  • Araminta Montague as Mama – Papa’s Angels
  • Cyndi Evans as Ethel – Moon over Buffalo
  • Lauren Tully as Reba Freitag – The Last Night of Ballyhoo
  • Melissa Rainey as Carol – Harmony Baptist Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Jubilee
  • Rebecca Lilak Sorrells as Costanza – Enchanted April

YOUTH AWARD, PLAY

  • Amelia Davis as Eileen – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Bella Westwood as Roberta – Harmony Baptist Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Jubilee
  • Della Stroup as Hannah Rose – Papa’s Angels
  • Julian Adamson as Gator Man Creature – Duck Hunter Shoots Angel
  • Paige Denny as Gloria – Wait Until Dark

SET DESIGN, PLAY

  • Angie Short – Enchanted April
  • Bob Wood – Papa’s Angels
  • Heather May, Kelley Davenport & Jackie Williams – Barefoot in the Park
  • Rick Caruso – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Wally Hinds – The Last Night of Ballyhoo

COSTUME DESIGN, PLAY

  • Gina Hay-Bryan – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Joe Kovacs – Tradin’ Paint
  • Karen Rooker – The Last Night of Ballyhoo
  • Nancye Quarles Hilley – Enchanted April
  • Nancye Quarles Hilley & Topher Payne – Designing Women

LIGHTING DESIGN, PLAY

  • Gary White – Laughing Stock
  • Mike Wasson – Duck Hunter Shoots Angel
  • Thomas Eastin & Elton Todd – Papa’s Angels
  • Tom Gillespie – Enchanted April
  • Tyson White – Moon Over Buffalo

SOUND DESIGN, PLAY

  • Bob Peterson – Laughing Stock
  • Charlie Miller – Enchanted April
  • Jay Tryall – Moon Over Buffalo
  • M. Kathryn Allen – Tradin’ Paint
  • Will Brooks – Duck Hunter Shoots Angel

MOIRA THORNETT DIRECTOR’S AWARD, PLAY

  • Chris Ikner – The Last Night of Ballyhoo
  • Jeffery Brown – Enchanted April
  • Julie Taliaferro – Tradin’ Paint
  • Kathryn Adams Wood – Papa’s Angels
  • Mike Wasson – Duck Hunter Shoots Angel

BEST ENSEMBLE, PLAY

  • Designing Women – The Process Theatre Co.
  • Duck Hunter Shoots Angel – The Pumphouse Players
  • Enchanted April – OnStage Atlanta
  • Moon Over Buffalo – The New Depot Players
  • Tradin’ Paint – CenterStage North Theatre

BEST OVERALL PERFORMANCE OF A PLAY

  • Duck Hunter Shoots Angel – The Pumphouse Players
  • Enchanted April – OnStage Atlanta
  • Moon Over Buffalo – The New Depot Players
  • Papa’s Angels – The Front Porch Players
  • Tradin’ Paint – CenterStage North Theatre

ORIGINAL WORKS

  • “Chestnut Bluff” by Steven D. Miller
  • “The Harmony Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Jubilee” by Laura King
  • “Mamma’s Wake” by Steve Holbert
  • “Manopause” by Book by Duane Willoughby; Story by Ralph Zaffino & Cheryl Lambert; Lyrics by Brent Lambert-Zaffino; Music by James Walker & Julie Senger