In addition, Vali Forristerco-founder and producing artistic director of Actors Bridge, and Bryce McDonaldproducing director at Cumberland County Playhouse, were honored as Tennessee's Theaterati of the Year during the 30th anniversary celebration of First Night.
The awards and recognition program founded by Jeffrey Ellis in presented awards in some 25 categories Sunday night, with a sold-out audience Gamer geek seeks his equal The Keeton to witness the event.
Gale, Facetime women in McMinnville Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical for Nashville Repertory Theatre's Avenue Q and former star of the national tour of Book of Mormon, the First Night Awards featured musical performances from a wide range of Tennessee talents, with performances from: Potter and Gale, hailed by many in the audience as the best First Night hosts in recent memory, entertained with a duet of "Suddenly, Seymour" from Little Shop of Horrors, while each took the spotlight for their solo performances Facetime women in McMinnville Potter's stirring rendition of "Never Enough " from The Greatest Showman and the consummate showman Gale's original song which helped capture the realities of life for a Nashville theater transplant - he's originally from Michigan, Gale reminded his audience for which he provided his own accompaniment on the ukulele.
Winners of the First Night Awards recognizing theatrical achievement throughout were:. Tennessee's Theaterati of the Year: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Play: The Wolves, Actors Bridge Ensemble. Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Musical: HairCircle Players.
Peterson, directed by Matt Logan for Someone looking for regular Linden Tenn. Outstanding Director of a Play: Outstanding Director of a Musical: Outstanding Leading Actor in a Play: Outstanding Leading Facetime women in McMinnville in a Play: Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical: Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical: Outstanding Supporting Actress Facetime women in McMinnville a Musical: Matt LoganFrankenstein, Studio Tenn.
Broadway Shows Broadway Musicals.
Jersey Boys Save on Tix! Jeffrey Ellis is a Nashville-based writer, editor and critic, who's been covering the performing arts in Tennessee for more than 35 years.
InEllis read more