2019 Wilde Awards – Barn Theatre Recognized with 21 Nominations and 2 Winners
EncoreMichigan’s Wilde Awards is an annual program that recognizes professional theaters, productions, actors, and more each “season.” Founded in 2002, these awards are an important aspect of Michigan’s theatre community and we were honored to be the theatre with the most nominations – 21 of them – in 2019 for our 2018 season.
This year, we were honored to bring home two awards as a theatre:
Best Play – Comedy for NOISES OFF.
Best Performance – Supporting Actress for HAIRSPRAY, Kasady Kwiatkowska
We’re so thankful to be recognized for our hard work and for our theatre to be amongst the best of the best. Check out all our nominations below and see the list of winners here!
Barn Theatre 2019 Wilde Award Nominations are:
- Best Musical: BONNIE & CLYDE
- Best Play – Comedy: NOISES OFF (winner), RUN FOR YOUR WIFE
- Terry Heck Rising Star Award: Braedon Davis – DISASTER!
- Best Performance, Lead Actor – Musical: Miguel Ragel Wilson – BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, Jonnie Carpathios – BONNIE & CLYDE
- Best Performance, Lead Actress – Musical: Rachel Grindle – HAIRSPRAY, Melissa Cotton Hunter – BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
- Best Performance, Lead Actress – Play: Penelope Alex, NOISES OFF
- Best Performance, Supporting Actor – Musical: Miguel Ragel Wilson – BONNIE & CLYDE, Patrick Hunter – BONNIE & CLYDE
- Best Performance, Supporting Actress – Musical: Shinnerrie Jackson – THE CIVIL WAR, Kasady Kwiatkowska – HAIRSPRAY (winner)
- Best Performance, Supporting Actor – Play: Patrick Hunter – RUN FOR YOUR WIFE
- Best Teamwork: Penelope Alex and Charlie King – DISASTER!, Robert Newman and Charlie King – HAIRSPRAY
- Best Choreography: Kasady Kwiatkowska – HAIRSPRAY
- Best Design – Costumes: Lauren Alexander – BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
- Best Design – Props: Sam Rudy and Michael Wilson Morgan – DISASTER!
- Best Design – Sets: Michael Wilson Morgan and Samantha Snow – BONNIE AND CLYDE
- Best Music Direction: Brent J. Decker – BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
Thank you to all of our patrons for your continued support. We look forward to seeing you at our October performances of The Rocky Horror Show and our 7th Annual Christmas Cabaret this December.