The Colorado Theatre Guild's 7th Annual Henry Awards took place on Monday, July 16, 2012 at the L2 Arts & CultureCenter in Denver, Colorado. Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees on an amazing theater season. For more information of theater in Colorado and this amazing company, check them out online at www.coloradotheatreguild.org.
Established in 2006, the Henry Awards honor outstanding achievements during the past season and serves as the Colorado Theatre Guild's annual fundraising event. The awards are named for longtime local theatre producer Henry Lowenstein. Nominations are determined through a judging process conducted by more than 30 local theatre reporters, reviewers and assigned judges.
Our nominees and winners for the 2011- 2012 7th Annual Colorado Theatre Guild Henry Awards are:
Outstanding Season for a Theatre Company
Buntport Theater Company
Curious Theatre Company
Denver Center Theatre Company
Town Hall Arts Center
Outstanding Production of a Play
"9 Circles," Curious Theatre Company, Christy Montour-Larson, Director
"American Night," Denver Center Theater Company, Sam Woodhouse, Director
"Clybourne Park," Curious Theatre Company, Chip Walton, Director
"Red," Curious Theatre Company, Christy Montour-Larson, Director
"Tommy Lee Jones Goes to the Opera Alone," Buntport Theater Company, Direction by ensemble
Outstanding Production of a Musical
"Avenue Q," Vintage Theatre, Bernie Cardell, Director; Marsha Whitaker, Musical
“The Drowsy Chaperone," Boulder’s Dinner Theatre, Michael Duran, Director; Neal Dunfee, Musical
“The Producers,” Town Hall Arts Center, Robert Wells, Director; Donna K. Debreceni, Musical
“Ragtime,” Arvada Center, Rod Lansberry, Director; David Nehls, Musical
“The Who's Tommy,” Town Hall Arts Center, Nick Sugar, Director; Donna K. Debreceni, Musical
Outstanding Direction of a Play
Buntport Theater ensemble, "Tommy Lee Jones Goes to the Opera Alone"
Jamie Horton, Creede Repertory Theatre, "Unnecessary Farce"
Christy Montour-Larson, Curious Theatre Company, "9 Circles"
Christy Montour-Larson, Curious Theatre Company, "Red"
Sam Woodhouse, Director Denver Center Theater Company, "American Night"
Outstanding Direction of a Musical
Bernie Cardell, Vintage Theatre Productions, "Avenue Q"
Michael Duran, Boulder’s Dinner Theatre, “The Drowsy Chaperone"
Rod Lansberry, Arvada Center, “Ragtime”
Nick Sugar, Town Hall Arts Center, “The Who's Tommy”
Robert Wells, Town Hall Arts Center, “The Producers”
Outstanding Musical Direction
Donna K. Debreceni, Town Hall Arts Center, “The Who's Tommy”
Neal Dunfee, Boulder’s Dinner Theatre, “The Drowsy Chaperone"
David Nehls, Arvada Center, “The 1940's Radio Hour”
David Nehls, Arvada Center, “Hairspray”
David Nehls, Arvada Center, “Ragtime”