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And we’re up for three Wellington theatre awards!

AND THE 2015 WELLINGTON THEATRE AWARD NOMINEES ARE: -

Nominees are listed alphabetically.

Most Promising MALE NEWCOMER
Jack Buchanan – Long Ago, Long Ago, Matthias Luafutu – The White Guitar, Andrew Paterson – The Angry Brigade

Most Promising FEMALE NEWCOMER
Carrie Green – Conversations With My Penis, Harriet Prebble – Gifted, Comfrey Sanders – Don Juan

Most Promising NEW DIRECTOR
Miriama McDowell – Nga Pou Wahine, Ania Upstill – Alone It Stands, Jane Yonge – The Quiet Room

Outstanding NEW PLAYWRIGHT
Helen Vivienne Fletcher – How To Catch A Grim Reaper, Jess Sayer – Wings, Cassandra Tse – Long Ago, Long Ago

LIGHTING DESIGNER of the Year
Laurie Dean – The Beautiful Ones, Jen Lal – All Our Sons, Lisa Maule – The Mystery Of Edwin Drood

SET DESIGNER of the Year
Ian Harman – Ache, Wai Mihinui – All Our Sons, Daniel Williams – Gifted

COSTUME DESIGNER of the Year
Gillie Coxill – The Hound Of The Baskervilles, Moana Davey – All Our Sons, Ian Harman – The Mystery Of Edwin Drood

SOUND DESIGNER of the Year
Matt Eller – Don Juan, Maaka McGregor – All Our Sons, Chris Winter – The White Guitar

COMPOSER of Music
Phil Jones – The Kitchen At The End Of The World, Michael Stebbing – Long Ago, Long Ago, Tama Waipara, Hone Hurihanganui, and Sharn Te Pou – The Beautiful Ones Most

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION of the Year
All Ears – Barbarian Productions and SPIN All Our Sons – Taki Rua Productions Don Juan – A Slightly Isolated Dog Outstanding

NEW NZ PLAY
Ache – Pip Hall, Gifted – Patrick Evans, Long Ago, Long Ago – Cassandra Tse, Not in Our Neighbourhood – Jamie McCaskill

SUPPORTING ACTOR of the Year
Jack Buchanan – A Servant To Two Masters, Jamie McCaskill – SEED, Simon O’Connor – Gifted

SUPPORTING ACTRESS of the Year
Susie Berry – 2080, Brianne Kerr – Richard III, Harriet Prebble – Gifted

ACTOR of the Year/ ACTRESS of the Year/ OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE of the Year
Christopher Brougham – The Ugly One, Kathleen Burns – A Servant To Two Masters, Kali Kopae – Not In Our Neighbourhood, Andrew Laing – Gifted, Simon Leary – A Servant To Two Masters, Renee Lyons – Ache, Rob Mokoraka – All Our Sons

DIRECTOR of the Year
Nathaniel Lees – All Our Sons, Nina Nawalowalo, Jim Moriarty – The White Guitar, Lyndee Jane Rutherford – Ache

PRODUCTION of the Year
All Our Sons – Taki Rua Productions, Not In Our Neighbourhood – Tikapa Productions, The White Guitar – The Conch

CRITICS’ WILDCARD & MAYOR’S AWARD for Significant Contribution to Theatre are announced on the night.