Open Rehearsal: The Court Theatre Blog

August 28, 2009

Jeff Nominations

by Drew Dir in 2008/2009 Season

Court Theatre snagged some Jeff nominations! Here’s what went down:

Best Production of a Play [Large] - “The Piano Lesson”
Best Production of a Musical [Large] - “Caroline, or Change”
Best Director of a Play - Ron OJ Parson for “The Piano Lesson”
Best Director of a Musical - Charlie Newell for “Caroline, or Change
Best Actress in a Principal Role (Musical) - E. Faye Butler in “Caroline, or Change”
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Musical) - Malcolm Durning in “Caroline, or Change”
Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Musical) - Melanie Brezill in “Caroline, or Change”
Best Sound Design - Darron L. West (SITI Company) for “Radio Macbeth”
Best Music Direction - Doug Peck for “Caroline, or Change”

Also a hearty congratulations to Court regulars Tim Kane and Mary Beth Fisher for their nominations for “Rock n Roll,” directed by Charlie Newell at the Goodman!

A complete list of the nominees can be found here. Winners will be announced Monday, October 19 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. Fingers crossed!