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Awards

2018-2019

Silent Sky

Thespie Award: Best Director, Tony Caselli
Thespie Award: Best Lead Actress, Katie Banks
Thespie Award: Best media Design, Bradley Branam
Thespie Award: Best Sound Design, Qunitessa Gallinat
Thespie Award: Best Properties Design, Michelle Raymond
Pulsar Award: Best Featured Actress in a Play, Karen Sheridan
Wilde Award: Best Supporting Actress in a Play, Karen Sheridan
Wilde Award: Best Properties Design, Michelle Raymond
Wilde Award: Best Sound/Video Design, Bradley Branam
Thespie Award: Best Director, Tony Caselli

To Quiet The Quiet

Pulsar Award: Best Properties Design, Michelle Raymond
Pulsar Award: Best Supporting Actor, John Lepard
Pulsar Award: Best Original Script, Christy Hall
Wilde Award: Best Original Production

Popcorn Falls

Wilde Award: Best Teamwork, Patrick Loos and Aral Gribble
Thespie Award: Best Actor, Patrick Loos

2019-2020

900 Miles to International Falls

Wilde Award: Best Drama
Wilde Award: Best New Script, Annie Martin
Wilde Award: Best Director, Tony Caselli
Wilde Award: Best Actress, Casaundra Freeman
Wilde Award: Best Supporting Actor, jøn kent
Wilde Award: Best Visual Design using multi-media, Alison Dobbins
Wilde Award: Best Prop Design, Michelle Raymond
Thespie Award: Best Original Script, Annie Martin
Thespie Award: Best Media Design, Alison Dobbins
Thespie Award: Best Featured Actress, Heather Mahoney
Pulsar Award: Best Play
Pulsar Award: Best Original Script, Annie Martin
Pulsar Award: Best Director, Tony Caselli
Pulsar Award: Best Lighting Design, Reid G. Johnson
Pulsar Award: Best Specialization, Alison Dobbins
Pulsar Award: Best Supporting Acress, Heather Mahoney

The Safe House

Thespie Award: Best Supporting Actor, Tobin Hissong
Thespie Award: Best Supporting Actor, Tobin Hissong

A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show

Wilde Award: Best One Person Show, Aral Gribble
Wilde Award: Best Sound Design, John Lepard
Thespie Award: Best Sound Design, John Lepard
Thespie Award: Best Properties Design, Michelle Raymond
Thespie Award: Special award to Aral Gribble, for his work manipulating the sound effects amid an excellent performance
Pulsar Award: Best Sound Design, John Lepard

These Mortal Hosts

Wilde Award: Best Actor, Mark Colson
Thespie Award: Special award for giving a life to “These Mortal Hosts.” When the shutdown prevented an opening, putting together a sophisticated, multi-camera production
Pulsar Award: Best Actor, Mark Colson
Pulsar Special Award: Andy Kirshner, Director of Photography and Editor

2017-2018

The Taming

Wilde Award for Best Costumes, Holly Iler

Our Lady of Poison

Thespie Award for Best Sound Design, Julia Garlotte

Out of Orbit

Thespie Award for Best Actress, Emily Sutton-Smith
Thespie Award for Best Media Design, Alison Dobbins

2016-2017

Pulp

Thespie Award for Best Play
Thespie Award for Best Actor in a Play, John Lepard
Thespie Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Play, Aral Gribble

The Nerd

Thespie Award for Best Sound Design, Quintessa Gallinat

A Painted Window

Pulsar Award for Best Play
Pulsar Award for Best Supporting Actor, Lynch Travis
Pulsar Award for Best Lighting Design, Daniel Walker
Pulsar Award for Best Original Script, Christie Hall

1984

Wilde Award for Best Play
Wilde Award for Best Actor, David Wolber
Pulsar Award for Best Ensemble

Taking Shakespeare

Pulsar Award for Best Director, Mary Job
Pulsar Award for Best Actress, Terry Heck

Murder For Two

Thespie Award for Best Musical
Thespie Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Andrea Wollenberg
Thespie Award for Best Actor in a Musical, Mark Schenfisch

2014-2015

The Gravedigger: A Frankenstein Story

Thespie Award, Best Lights: Daniel C. Walker

Miracle on South Division Street

Thespie Award, Best Set: Bartley H. Bauer
Pulsar Award, Best Supporting Actress: Wendy Hedstrom
Wilde Award, Best Actress in a Comedy: Emily Sutton-Smith

The Best Brothers

Wilde Award, Best Teamwork: Tony Caselli and John Lepard

Outside Mullingar

Thespie Award, Best Director: John Seibert
Thespie Award, Best Actor: John Lepard
Thespie Award, Best Actress: Suzi Regan
Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor: Arthur J. Beer

Sirens

Pulsar Award, Best Actress: Terry Heck

2012-2013

boom

Pulsar Award Best Ensemble/Play
Wilde Award Best Props Design: Bruce Bennett
Wilde Award Best Comedy

Ebenezer

Pulsar Award Best Original Script: Joseph Zettelmaier
Thespie Award Best Supporting Actress: Alysia Kolascz

End Days

Pulsar Award Best Lead Actor/Play: John Manfredi
Wilde Award Best Performance Actor (Comedy): John Manfredi
Wilde Award Best Sound Design: Jason Painter Price
Thespie Award Best Play
Thespie Award Best Supporting Actor: Andrew Head
Thespie Award Best Director: Tony Caselli

Shirley Valentine

Pulsar Award Best Play
Pulsar Award Best Lead Actress/Play: Julia Glander
Pulsar Award Best Set Design: Daniel C. Walker
Pulsar Award Best Lighting Design: Genesis Garza
Pulsar Award Best Costume Design: Jodi Ozimek
Pulsar Award Best Props Design: Bruce Bennett
Thespie Award Best Actress: Julia Glander

10:53

Thespie Award, Best Lighting: Daniel Walker
Wilde Award, Best Set: Bartley H. Bauer

2010-2011

Oedipus

Pulsar Award, Best Lighting: Dana L. White
Wilde Award Best Drama
Wilde Award Best Actor in a Drama: John M. Manfredi
Wilde Award Nomination, Best Teamwork

While We Were Bowling

Pulsar Award, Best Play
Pulsar Award, Best Director: John Lepard
Pulsar Award, Best Lead Actress: Suzi Regan
Pulsar Award, Best Featured Actor: Edward O’Ryan

And The Creek Don't Rise

Thespie Award Best Supporting Actor: Thomas D. Mahard

2008-2009

Leaving Iowa

Thespie Award, Best Actor: John Lepard
Thespie Award, Best Featured Actor: Bruce Bennett

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds

Thespie Award, Best Actress: Emily Sutton-Smith
Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Shafer
Thespie Award, Best Featured Actress: Gloria Vivalda

Panache

Thespie Award, Best Set Dressing: Bartley H. Bauer
Wilde Award, Best Comedy
Wilde Award, Best Actor in a Comedy: Alex Leydenfrost

Flyover, USA: Voices from Men of the Midwest

Thespie Award, Best New Play
Thespie Award, Extraordinary Ensemble

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

Wilde Award Special Mention: Best Save to Keith Kalinowski for stepping in four days before the opening of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) when a cast member was injured.

2006-2007

Additional Particulars

Pulsar Award Best Ensemble Cast

Rounding Third (2006)

Detroit Free Press Award, One of the Top Ten Shows of 2006

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (2006)

Thespie Award, Best Ensemble Cast: Joseph Albright, Aral Gribble and Chris Korte

Music From A Sparkling Planet

Thespie Award, Best Lighting: Laura Munson

2015-2016

Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol

Pulsar Award for Best Sound Design, John Lepard

Chapatti

Thespie Award for Best Actress in a Play, Karen Sheridan
Pulsar Award for Best Lead Actress, Karen Sheridan

Summer Retreat

Pulsar Award for Best Prop Design, Michelle Raymond

2013-2014

The Woman in Black

Thespie Award for Best Props: Michelle Raymond
Thespie Award for Best Lights: Daniel C. Walker
Thespie Award for Best Sound Design: Julia Garlotte

Over the River and Through the Woods

Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor: Arthur J. Beer
Thespie Award, Best Character Actress: Carolyn Conover

The Lion In Winter

Pulsar Award, Best Costumes: Amber Marissa Cook
Pulsar Award, Best Supporting Actor: Andrew Head
Pulsar Award, Best Actress: Sandra Birch
Pulsar Award, Best Play
Wilde Award, Best Duo: John Manfredi and Sandra Birch

Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune

Thespie Award for Best Play
Thespie Award for Best Actor in a Play: John Lepard
Thespie Award for Best Actress in a Play: Suzi Regan
Thespie Award for Best Props: Michelle Raymond
Pulsar Award, Best Set: Bartley H. Bauer
Pulsar Award, Best Actor: John Lepard
Pulsar Award, Best Director: John M. Manfredi

The Big Bang

Wilde Award, Best Lights: Alex Gay

2011-2012

The Dead Guy

Wilde Award Best Actress in a Comedy: Robin Lewis-Bedz

Dead Man's Shoes

Pulsar Award Best Original Script: Joseph Zettelemaier
Wilde Award Best New Script: Joseph Zettelmaier
Thespie Award Best World Premiere Show: Joseph Zettelmaier
Thespie Special Mention to Aral Gribble for his Off-Beat Comedic Excellence

The Usual: A Love Story

Pulsar Award Best Ensemble for a Musical
Thespie Award Best Supporting Actress: Leslie Hull

2009-2010

An Infinite Ache

Thespie Award, Best Actor in a Play – Aral Gribble

This Wonderful Life (2009)

Pulsar Award, Best Play
Pulsar Award, Best Actor in a Play – John Lepard
Thespie Award Runner Up, Best Actor in a Play – John Lepard
Wilde Award, Best Actor in a Drama – John Lepard
Wilde Award, Best Sound Design – Quintessa Gallinat

The Smell of the Kill

Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actress in a Play – Teri Clark Linden
Pulsar Award, Best Ensemble

It Came From Mars

Thespie Award, Best Director – Tony Caselli
Thespie Award, Best Ensemble
Thespie Award, Best Original Script
Wilde Award, Best Production of a New Script
Wilde Award, Best Actor in a Comedy – Jacob Hodgson
Wilde Award, Best Prop Design – Charles Sutherland
American Theatre Critics Association/Steinberg New Play Award Nomination
Detroit Free Press Top Show of 2010

2007-2008

Guys On Ice

Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor in a Musical - B.J. Love

Maidens, Mothers and Crones: Voices from Women of the Midwest

Thespie Award, Best Original Show
Pulsar Award, Best Production
Pulsar Award, Best Ensemble
Pulsar Award, Best Original Script

Talley's Folly

Wilde Award, Best Set - Bartley H. Bauer
Wilde Award, Best Sound Design - Tony Caselli and John Lepard
Pulsar Award, Best Lighting Design - Jeremy Winchester
Pulsar Award, Best Set Design - Bartley H. Bauer

Maidens, Mothers and Crones: Voices from Women of the Midwest, Art

Thespie Special Mention for Great Ensemble Work – Art and Maidens, Mothers and Crones
Thespie Special Mention for Great Ensemble Work – Art and Maidens, Mothers and Crones
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