2023 OTAS Awards
June 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Oregon Theatrical Awards Society (OTAS) will be June 30, 2023. There will be a reception with light snacks and beverages beginning at 6:30 PM in the Denton Gallery. The awards ceremony will begin at 7:00 PM on the Headlee Mainstage. Come celebrate the end of our landmark 70th season and the wonderful work of our actors, musicians, technicians, and artistic personnel.
Casts are invited to reunite and celebrate the end of the 2022-23 fabulous season. Whether you’ve been onstage, backstage or in the audience cheering us on, we hope you’ll take this opportunity to join us for a fun evening celebrating our artists. Admission is free. CLICK HERE to RSVP!
LIST OF NOMINEES:
Elf the Musical
The Ghost of David Belasco
Doubt: A Parable
BEST DIRECTOR – MUSICAL
Greg Tamblyn – The Kiss
Thomas C. Graff – Elf the Musical
Alan Shearman – Something Rotten!
BEST DIRECTOR – PLAY
David Sikking – Blithe Spirit
Stephanie Mulligan – the Ghost of David Belasco
Antonio Sonera – Doubt: A Parable
Erin Shannon – The Kiss
Terry Brock/Cherie Price – Elf the Musical
Laura Hiszczynskyj – Something Rotten!
BEST MUSIC DIRECTION
Kristin Van Sickle – The Kiss
Cyndy Ramsey-Rier – Elf the Musical
Cyndy Ramsey-Rier– Something Rotten!
BEST SOUND DESIGN
Michael Bard – The Kiss
Marcus Storey – Blithe Spirit
Michael Bard – Elf the Musical
Marcus Storey – The Ghost of David Belasco
R.J. Julia – Doubt: A Parable
Michael Bard – Something Rotten!
BEST LIGHT DESIGN
Ian Anderson-Priddy – The Kiss
Larry Larson – Blithe Spirit
Phil McBeth – Elf the Musical
Rachel Kinsman – The Ghost of David Belasco
Demetri Pavlatos – Doubt: A Parable
Allison Knight-Blaine – Something Rotten!
BEST SET DESIGN
Curt Enderle – The Kiss
Alan Schwanke – Blithe Spirit
John Gerth – Elf the Musical
Rob Vaughn – The Ghost of David Belasco
John Gerth – Doubt: A Parable
John Gerth – Something Rotten!
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Sarah Gahagan – The Kiss
Margaret Chapman – Blithe Spirit
Paige A. Hanna – Elf the Musical
Paige A. Hanna – The Ghost of David Belasco
Jami Chatalas Blanchard – Doubt: A Parable
Janelle Sutton – Something Rotten!
BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Doug Webster as King Gordon, The Kiss
Troy Sawyer as Sheldon the Snail, The Kiss
Jeremy Southard as Walter Hobbs, Elf the Musical
Galen Schloming as Shakespeare in Something Rotten!
Erik Montague as Nigel Bottom in Something Rotten!
Dennis Corwin as Nostradamus in Something Rotten!
BEST FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Emily Sahler as Gladys in The Kiss
Aurora Gooch as Deb in Elf the Musical
Jori Jones as Portia in Something Rotten!
Stephanie Heuston-Willing as Bea in Something Rotten!
BEST FEATURED ACTOR – PLAY
David Heath as Dr. Bradman in The Blithe Spirit
Mark Schwahn as the Ghost of Steven’s Father in The Ghost of David Belasco
Todd Hermanson as the Ghost of David Belasco in The Ghost of David Belasco
BEST FEATURED ACTRESS PLAY
Caren Graham as Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit
Margo Schembre as Madame Blutovsky/Anna in The Ghost of David Belasco
Victoria Alvarez-Chacon as Mrs. Muller in Doubt: A Parable
Ariel Puls as Sister James in Doubt: A Parable
Lucy Pachall as Reggie in The Ghost of Ghost of David Belasco
BEST LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Keaton Fields as Arro in The Kiss
Jeremy Anderson-Sloan as Buddy in Elf the Musical
Brendan Long as Nick Bottom in Something Rotten!
BEST LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Sophie MacKay asEmber in The Kiss
Camille Trinka as Jodie in Elf the Musical
BEST LEADING ACTOR – PLAY
Murren Kennedy as Charles Condomine in Blithe Spirit
Tom Walton as Jerome/Steven in The Ghost of David Belasco
Todd Hermanson as Father Flynn in Doubt: A Parable
BEST LEADING ACTRESS – PLAY
Elizabeth Jackson as Ruth Condomine in Blithe Spirit
Diane Kondrat as Sister Aloysius in Doubt: A Parable
Kelsey Glasser as Abigail/Hadley in The Ghost of Ghost of David Belasco