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Brickenden 2017 winners

By Emily Stewart, January 29, 2018

2017 Brickenden Awards. The Wolf Performance Hall in London, Ontario.

London’s theatre Community honored an outstanding year of local theatre at the 16th annual Brickenden Awards on Monday night. The Wolf Performance Hall was filled with the many players in London’s theatre community.

Theatre lovers of all ages and the event’s continuing success prove that London has a growing and flourishing theatre scene.

Calithumpian Theatre Company, which seeks innovation within local theatre, won the most awards for their work. Musical Theatre Productions’ version of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, which was held at the Grand Theatre, also won a bunch of awards. John Gerry was another big winner, including his second Outstanding Director award in a row.

Below is the complete list of award winners.

Outstanding Drama
Red (Calithumpian Theatre Company)

Outstanding Comedy
Jenny’s House of Joy (London Community Players)

Outstanding Musical
Fun Home (Calithumpian Theatre Company)

Outstanding Director
John Gerry (Fun Home)

Outstanding Male Actor-Lead Role
Derek Barr (Cherry Docs)

Outstanding Female Actor-Lead Role
Catherine Sullivan (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)

Outstanding Female Actor-Supporting Role
Charlene McNabb (Jenny’s House of Joy)

Outstanding Male Actor-Supporting Role
Benjamin Kennes (Disney’s The Little Mermaid)

Outstanding Solo Performance
Meghan Brown (I Sound Like Mom)

Outstanding Costume Design
Becky Lenko and Kim McQuaig (Disney’s The Little Mermaid)

Outstanding Lighting
Stephen Mitchell (Red)

Outstanding Set Design
Laura Sepulveda (Red)

Outstanding Sound Design
Graham Mennie & Peter Mennie (Saucy Jack & The Space Vixens)

Outstanding Makeup
Heather Heywood and Eva Mien (Disney’s The Little Mermaid)

Outstanding Original Script
Erin J. Walker (My Name is Spaceman)

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Outstanding Youth Drama
Concord Floral (Beal Drama)

Outstanding Youth Musical
Chicago-The Musical (Original Kids Theatre Company)

Outstanding Youth Female Actor
Caitlin Cahill (Chicago-The Musical)

Outstanding Youth Male Actor
Justin Eddy (Pippin)

The Chris Doty Award
John Gerry

Photos from the 2016 Brickendens

Photos from the 2015 Brickendens

Brickenden 2017 winners

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