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Follies, 2016

The Rep nominated for 24 St. Louis Theater Circle Awards

Friday | Jan. 27, 2017

The St. Louis Theater Circle Awards are an annual celebration of the depth and diversity of the region's arts community. Voted on by local arts journalists and reviewers, they honor both professional and community productions alike.

Now in its fifth year, the Theater Circle Awards nominated 27 St. Louis-area different companies for their work in 2016. You can find the complete list here. We're immensely proud of the local theatre scene, which is growing and evolving year after year.

We're also in awe of Rep artists, who led the way with 24 nominations. Across all manner of genres, their work was exemplary last year. We're overjoyed to see it rewarded with some critical recognition. Below are The Rep's nominees, organized by show:

Follies – 10 nominations:

  • Outstanding Production of a Musical
  • Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Emily Skinner)
  • Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Adam Heller)
  • Outstanding Director of a Musical (Rob Ruggiero)
  • Outstanding Musical Director (Brad Haak)
  • Outstanding Choreographer (Ralph Perkins)
  • Outstanding Set Design, Musicals (Luke Cantarella)
  • Outstanding Costume Design, Musicals (Amy Clark)
  • Outstanding Lighting Design, Musicals (John Lasiter)

A Christmas Carol – 4 nominations:

  • Outstanding Set Design (Robert Mark Morgan)
  • Outstanding Costume Design (Dorothy Marshall Englis)
  • Outstanding Lighting Design (Rob Denton)
  • Outstanding Sound Design (Rusty Wandall)

Georama – 4 nominations:

  • Outstanding Production of a Musical
  • Outstanding New Play
  • Outstanding Set Design, Musicals (Scott C. Neale)
  • Outstanding Costume Design, Musicals (Margaret E. Weedon)

Disgraced – 2 nominations

  • Outstanding Production of a Drama
  • Outstanding Actor in a Drama (John Pasha)

Until the Flood – 2 nominations

  • Outstanding New Play
  • Outstanding Actress in a Drama (Dael Orlandersmith)

Molly's Hammer – 1 nomination

  • Outstanding New Play

Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing – 1 nomination

  • Outstanding Sound Design (Tom Mardikes)