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Awards

Awards

General

2014 American Theatre Wing National Theatre Award
2008 Robert Busby Award for Excellence in Theatre

2022-2023

Wild Horses

2023 Wilde Award, Best Director, Mary Job
2023 Thespie Award, Best Sound Design: John Lepard
2023 Thespie Award, Best One Person Play

Mrs. Harrison

2023 Thespie Award, Best Scenic Design, Kirk Domer
2023 Wilde Award, Best Lead Actress in a Play, Janai Lashon
2023 Wilde Award, Best Scenic Design, Kirk A. Domer

The Magnolia Ballet, Part 1

2023 Thespie Award, Best Ensemble
2023 Thespie Award, Best Lighting Design: Becca Bedell
2023 Wilde Award, Best New Script, Terry Guest
2023 Wilde Award, Best Director, Gary Anderson
2023 Wilde Award, Best Lead Actor in a Play, Scott Norman
2023 Wilde Award, Best Lighting Design, Becca Bedell
2023 Wilde Award, Best Scenic Design, Jennifer Maiseloff

Alabaster

2023 Thespie Award, Best Director, Tony Caselli
2023 Thespie Award, Best Actress, Katherine Banks
2023 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actress, Hallie Bee Bard
2023 Thespie Award, Best Properties Design, Michelle Raymond
2023 Wilde Award, Best Lead Actress in a Play, Katherine Banks
2023 Wilde Award, Best Supporting Actress in a Play
2023 Best Lighting Design, Shannon T. Schweitzer
2023 Wilde Award, Best Scenic Design, Moníka Essen

A Very Williamston Christmas '22

2023 Thespie Award, Best New Script, Robert Hawlmark
2023 Thespie Award, Best Projections Design, Alison Dobbins
2023 Wilde Award, Best New Script, Robert Hawlmark
2023 Wilde Award, Best Lead Actor in a Play, Ryan Patrick Welsh

Be Here Now

2023 Wilde Award, Best Scenic Design, Moníka Essen

2021-2022

The Cake

2022 Wilde Award, Best Lead Actress in a Play, Julia Glander
2022 Thespie Award, Best Play
2022 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor, Alex Leydenfrost
2022 Pulsar Award, Best Supporting Actor in a Play, Alex Leyedenfrost
2022 Pulsar Award, Best Properties and Set Dressing, Michelle Raymond
2022 Wilde Award, Best Play (Comedy)
2022 Wilde Award, Best Director of a Play, Jasmine Rivera

Tracy Jones

2022 Thespie Award, Best Director, Tony Caselli
2022 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actress, Madelyn Porter
2022 Pulsar Award, Best Supporting Actress in a Play, Allison Megroet
2022 Wilde Award, Best Lead Actress in a Play, Emily Sutton-Smith
2022 Wilde Award, Best Supporting Actor in a Play, Steve DeBruyne

9 Parts of Desire

2022 Thespie Award, Best Actress, Sarab Kamoo
2022 Thespie Award, Best Set, Jennifer Maiseloff
2022 Pulsar Award, Best Actress in a Play, Sarab Kamoo
2022 Pulsar Award, Best Sound Design, John Lepard
2022 Wilde Award, Best One Person Show, Sarab Kamoo
2022 Wilde Award, Best Scenic Design, Jennifer Maiseloff
2022 Wilde Award, Best Sound Design, John Lepard

Tracy Jones, The Cake

2022 Thespie Award, Best Set Dressing and Props, Michelle Raymond
2022 Thespie Award, Best Set Dressing and Props, Michelle Raymond

This Wonderful Life (2021)

2022 Pulsar Award, Best Play

The Hat Box

2022 Wilde Award, Best Play (Drama)
2022 Wilde Award, Best New Script, Playwright Eric Coble
2022 Wilde Award, Best Supporting Actress in a Play, Karen Sheridan
2022 Thespie Award, Best Featured Actress, Karen Sheridan

2019-2020

900 Miles to International Falls

2020 Wilde Award, Best Visual Design using Multi-Media, Alison Dobbins
2020 Wilde Award, Best Prop Design, Michelle Raymond
2020 Thespie Award, Best Original Script, Annie Martin
2020 Thespie Award, Best Media Design, Alison Dobbins
2020 Thespie Award, Best Featured Actress, Heather Mahoney
2020 Pulsar Award, Best Play
2020 Pulsar Award, Best Original Script, Annie Martin
2020 Pulsar Award, Best Director, Tony Caselli
2020 Pulsar Award, Best Lighting Design, Reid G. Johnson
2020 Pulsar Award, Best Specialization, Alison Dobbins
2020 Pulsar Award, Best Supporting Acress, Heather Mahoney
2020 Wilde Award, Best Drama
2020 Wilde Award, Best New Script, Annie Martin
2020 Wilde Award, Best Director, Tony Caselli
2020 Wilde Award, Best Actress, Casaundra Freeman
2020 Wilde Award, Best Supporting Actor, jøn kent

A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show

2020 Pulsar Award, Best Sound Design, John Lepard
2020 Wilde Award, Best One Person Show, Aral Gribble
2020 Wilde Award, Best Sound Design, John Lepard
2020 Thespie Award, Best Sound Design, John Lepard
2020 Thespie Award, Best Properties Design, Michelle Raymond
2020 Thespie Award, Special award to Aral Gribble, for his work manipulating the sound effects amid an excellent performance

The Safe House

2020 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor, Tobin Hissong

These Mortal Hosts

2020 Wilde Award, Best Actor, Mark Colson
2020 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
2020 Pulsar Award, Best Actor, Mark Colson
2020 Pulsar Special Award: Andy Kirshner, Director of Photography and Editor

2018-2019

Silent Sky

2019 Thespie Award, Best Properties Design, Michelle Raymond
2019 Pulsar Award, Best Featured Actress in a Play, Karen Sheridan
2019 Wilde Award, Best Supporting Actress in a Play, Karen Sheridan
2019 Wilde Award, Best Properties Design, Michelle Raymond
2019 Wilde Award: Best Sound/Video Design, Bradley Branam
2019 Thespie Award, Best Director, Tony Caselli
2019 Thespie Award, Best Director, Tony Caselli
2019 Thespie Award, Best Lead Actress, Katherine Banks
2019 Thespie Award, Best Media Design, Bradley Branam
2019 Thespie Award, Best Sound Design, Qunitessa Gallinat

Popcorn Falls

2020 Thespie Award, Best Actor, Patrick Loos
2020 Wilde Award, Best Teamwork, Patrick Loos and Aral Gribble

To Quiet The Quiet

2019 Pulsar Award, Best Properties Design, Michelle Raymond
2019 Pulsar Award, Best Supporting Actor, John Lepard
2019 Pulsar Award, Best Original Script, Christy Hall
2019 Wilde Award, Best Original Production

2017-2018

Our Lady of Poison

2018 Thespie Award, Best Sound Design, Julia Garlotte

Out of Orbit

2018 Thespie Award, Best Actress, Emily Sutton-Smith
2018 Thespie Award, Best Media Design, Alison Dobbins

The Taming

2018 Wilde Award, Best Costume Design, Holly Iler

2016-2017

Murder For Two

2018 Thespie Award, Best Actor in a Musical, Mark Schenfisch
2018 Thespie Award, Best Musical
2018 Thespie Award, Best Actress in a Musical, Andrea Wollenberg

Pulp

2017 Thespie Award, Best Play
2017 Thespie Award, Best Actor in a Play, John Lepard
2017 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor in a Play, Aral Gribble

The Nerd

2017 Thespie Award, Best Sound Design, Quintessa Gallinat

A Painted Window

2017 Pulsar Award, Best Play
2017 Pulsar Award, Best Supporting Actor, Lynch Travis
2017 Pulsar Award, Best Lighting Design, Daniel Walker
2017 Pulsar Award, Best Original Script, Christie Hall

1984

2017 Wilde Award, Best Play
2018 Wilde Award, Best Actor, David Wolber
2017 Pulsar Award, Best Ensemble

Taking Shakespeare

2017 Pulsar Award, Best Director, Mary Job
2017 Pulsar Award, Best Actress, Terry Heck

2015-2016

Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol

2016 Pulsar Award, Best Sound Design, John Lepard

Chapatti

2016 Thespie Award, Best Actress in a Play, Karen Sheridan
2016 Pulsar Award, Best Lead Actress, Karen Sheridan

Summer Retreat

2017 Pulsar Award, Best Prop Design, Michelle Raymond

2014-2015

The Gravedigger: A Frankenstein Story

2015 Thespie Award, Best Lighting Design, Daniel C. Walker

Miracle on South Division Street

2015 Thespie Award, Best Scenic Design, Bartley H. Bauer
2015 Pulsar Award, Best Supporting Actress, Wendy Hedstrom
2015 Wilde Award, Best Actress in a Comedy, Emily Sutton-Smith

The Best Brothers

2015 Wilde Award, Best Teamwork, Tony Caselli and John Lepard

Sirens

2015 Pulsar Award, Best Actress, Terry Heck

Outside Mullingar

2015 Thespie Award, Best Director, John Seibert
2015 Thespie Award, Best Actor, John Lepard
2015 Thespie Award, Best Actress, Suzi Regan
2015 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor, Arthur J. Beer

2013-2014

The Woman in Black

2014 Thespie Award, Best Lighting Design, Daniel C. Walker
2014 Thespie Award, Best Sound Design, Julia Garlotte
2014 Thespie Award, Best Props Design, Michelle Raymond

The Big Bang

2015 Wilde Award, Best Lighting Design, Alex Gay

Over the River and Through the Woods

2014 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor, Arthur J. Beer
2014 Thespie Award, Best Character Actress, Carolyn Conover

The Lion In Winter

2014 Pulsar Award, Best Costumes, Amber Marissa Cook
2014 Pulsar Award, Best Supporting Actor, Andrew Head
2014 Pulsar Award, Best Actress, Sandra Birch
2014 Pulsar Award, Best Play
2014 Wilde Award, Best Duo, John Manfredi and Sandra Birch

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

2014 Thespie Award, Best Play
2014 Thespie Award, Best Actor in a Play, John Lepard
2014 Thespie Award, Best Actress in a Play, Suzi Regan
2014 Thespie Award, Best Props Design, Michelle Raymond
2014 Pulsar Award, Best Scenic Design, Bartley H. Bauer
2014 Pulsar Award, Best Actor, John Lepard
2014 Pulsar Award, Best Director, John M. Manfredi

2012-2013

Ebenezer

2013 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actress, Alysia Kolascz
2013 Pulsar Award, Best Original Script, Joseph Zettelmaier

End Days

2013 Pulsar Award, Best Lead Actor in a Play, John Manfredi
2013 Wilde Award, Best Performance Actor (Comedy), John Manfredi
2013 Wilde Award, Best Sound Design, Jason Painter Price
2013 Thespie Award, Best Play
2013 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor, Andrew Head
2013 Thespie Award, Best Director, Tony Caselli

Shirley Valentine

2013 Pulsar Award, Best Play
2013 Pulsar Award, Best Lead Actress in a Play, Julia Glander
2013 Pulsar Award, Best Set Design, Daniel C. Walker
2013 Pulsar Award, Best Lighting Design, Genesis Garza
2013, Pulsar Award, Best Costume Design, Jodi Ozimek
2013 Pulsar Award, Best Props Design, Bruce Bennett
2013 Thespie Award, Best Actress, Julia Glander

boom

2013 Pulsar Award, Best Ensemble/Play
2013 Wilde Award, Best Props Design, Bruce Bennett
2013 Wilde Award, Best Comedy

10:53

2013 Thespie Award, Best Lighting Design, Daniel Walker
2013 Wilde Award, Best Scenic Design, Bartley H. Bauer

2011-2012

The Dead Guy

2012 Wilde Award, Best Actress in a Comedy, Robin Lewis-Bedz

Dead Man's Shoes

2012 Pulsar Award, Best Original Script, Joseph Zettelemaier
2012 Wilde Award, Best New Script, Joseph Zettelmaier
2012 Thespie Award, Best World Premiere Show, Joseph Zettelmaier
2012 Thespie Special Mention, Aral Gribble for his Off-Beat Comedic Excellence

The Usual: A Love Story

2012, Pulsar Award, Best Ensemble for a Musical
20132 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actress, Leslie Hull

2010-2011

Oedipus

2011 Pulsar Award, Best Lighting, Dana L. White
2011 Wilde Award, Best Drama
2011 Wilde Award, Best Actor in a Drama, John M. Manfredi
2011 Wilde Award Nomination, Best Teamwork

While We Were Bowling

2011 Pulsar Award, Best Play
2011 Pulsar Award, Best Director, John Lepard
2011 Pulsar Award, Best Lead Actress, Suzi Regan
2011 Pulsar Award, Best Featured Actor, Edward O’Ryan

And The Creek Don't Rise

2012 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor, Thomas D. Mahard

2009-2010

It Came From Mars

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

An Infinite Ache

2010 Thespie Award, Best Actor in a Play, Aral Gribble

This Wonderful Life (2009)

2010 Pulsar Award, Best Play
2009 Pulsar Award, Best Actor in a Play, John Lepard
2010 Thespie Award Runner Up, Best Actor in a Play, John Lepard
2010 Wilde Award, Best Actor in a Drama, John Lepard
2010 Wilde Award, Best Sound Design, Quintessa Gallinat

The Smell of the Kill

2010 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actress in a Play, Teri Clark Linden
2010 Pulsar Award, Best Ensemble

2008-2009

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

2009 Thespie Award, Best Featured Actress, Gloria Vivalda
2009 Thespie Award, Best Actress, Emily Sutton-Smith
2009 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actress, Jennifer Shafer

Panache

2009 Thespie Award, Best Scenic Design, Bartley H. Bauer
2009 Wilde Award, Best Comedy
2009 Wilde Award, Best Actor in a Comedy, Alex Leydenfrost

Flyover, USA: Voices from Men of the Midwest

2009 Thespie Award, Best New Play
2009 Thespie Award, Extraordinary Ensemble

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

2010 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.

Leaving Iowa

2009 Thespie Award, Best Actor, John Lepard
2009 Thespie Award, Best Featured Actor, Bruce Bennett

2007-2008

Talley's Folly

2009 Wilde Award, Best Sound Design, Tony Caselli and John Lepard
2008 Pulsar Award, Best Lighting Design, Jeremy Winchester
2008 Pulsar Award, Best Set Design, Bartley H. Bauer
2009 Wilde Award, Best Set, Bartley H. Bauer

Guys On Ice

2008 Thespie Award, Best Supporting Actor in a Musical, B.J. Love

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

2008 Thespie Special Mention, Great Ensemble Work
2008 Thespie Special Mention, Great Ensemble Work

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

2008 Thespie Award, Best Original Show
2008 Pulsar Award, Best Production
2008 Pulsar Award, Best Ensemble
2008 Pulsar Award, Best Original Script

2006-2007

Additional Particulars

2007 Pulsar Award, Best Ensemble Cast

Rounding Third (2006)

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

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (2006)

2007 Thespie Award, Best Ensemble Cast, Joseph Albright, Aral Gribble and Chris Korte

Music From A Sparkling Planet

2007 Thespie Award, Best Lighting, Laura Munson
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