Awards

The Critics Have Spoken

Awards

Associate Member of the Fine Arts Fund (1999 to current)
City Beat Reader’s Pick for Best Live Theater (1999, 2000)

Enquirer Acclaim Awards 2011

Scenic Design: Travis McElroy, King John
Lighting Design: Sara Watson, King John
Leading Performance by an Equity Actress: Corinne Mohlenhoff, The Handmaid’s Tale
Script: Joe Stollenwerk, The Handmaid’s Tale
Most Valuable Players:  Carey Davenport

Enquirer Acclaim Awards 2010

Leading Performance by an Equity Actor: Bruce Cromer, The Lion in Winter
Leading Performance by an Equity Actress: Sherman Fracher, The Lion in Winter
Supporting Performance by an Equity Actress: Kelly Mengelkoch, Othello
Theatrical Special Event: Giles Davis, Poe

Enquirer Acclaim Awards 2009

Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role: Nick Rose, Timon of Athens
Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role: Bruce Cromer, Amadeus
Outstanding Direction: Jeremy Dubin, Twelfth Night
Outstanding Revival: Amadeus
Most Valuable Players: Christopher Guthrie and Kelly Mengelkoch

Enquirer Acclaim Awards 2008

Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role: Giles Davies, Frankenstein, The Modern Prometheus

Enquirer Acclaim Awards 2007

Outstanding Revival: The Tempest
Outstanding Direction of a Play: Drew Fracher, The Tempest
Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role: Giles Davies, The Cherry Orchard
Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role: Bruce Cromer, The Tempest
Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role: Giles Davies, The Tempest

Enquirer Acclaim Awards 2005

Outstanding Revival: A Streetcar Named Desire
Outstanding Direction of a Play: Drew Fracher, A Streetcar Named Desire
Outstanding Ensemble: A Streetcar Named Desire
Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role: Sherman Fracher, A Streetcar Named Desire
Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role: Corinne Mohlenhoff, A Streetcar Named Desire
Most Valuable Players: Giles Davies and Sara Goff

City Beat Next Influentials 2003

Nick Rose
Brian Isaac Phillips
Taylore Mahogany Scott

Cincinnati Entertainment Awards

2010 CEA’s

Achievement in Costume Design (Critical Achievement): An Ideal Husband, Costume Design by Heidi Jo Schiemer
Alternative Show (Critical Achievement): Krapp’s Last Tape, directed by Brian Isaac Phillips

2009 CEA’s

Best Local Actor in a Leading Role (Play): Bruce Cromer, Amadeus
Achievement in Costume Design (Critical Achievement): Amadeus, Costume Design by Heidi Jo Schiemer 

2008 CEA’s

Best Local Actor in a Leading Role (Play): Bruce Cromer, King Lear
Best Acting Performance by a Visiting Actor: Joneal Joplin, Long Day’s Journey into Night
Achievement in Lighting, Sound or Special Effects (Critical Achievement): Long Day’s Journey into Night, Lighting design by Sara Watson
Outstanding Play (Critical Achievement): A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Brian Isaac Phillips

2007 CEA’s

Best Local Actor in a Leading Role: Bruce Cromer, The Tempest
Best Local Actress in a Leading Role: Corinne Mohlenhoff, As You Like It
Best Local Actress in a Supporting Role: Kelly Mengelkoch, As You Like It
Best Ensemble Acting Performance: The Cherry Orchard
Achievement in Costume Design (Critical Achievement):  Heidi Jo Schiemer, The Cherry Orchard

2006 CEA’s

Best Local Actor in a Leading Role: Giles Davies, Richard III
Best Local Actress in a Supporting Role: Corinne Mohlenhoff, A Streetcar Named Desire

2005 CEA’s

Best Local Actress in a Leading Role: Amy Warner, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best Local Actress in a Supporting Role: Corinne Mohlenhoff, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best Performance by a Visiting Actress: Anne Schilling, Much Ado About Nothing
Ensemble Acting Performance: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Outstanding Play (Critical Achievement): Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? directed by Brian Isaac Phillips

2004 CEA’s

Best Performance by a Visiting Actress: Marni Penning, Taming of the Shrew
Best Local Actor in a Supporting Role: Chris Guthrie, Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol 

2003 CEA’s

Best Local Actor in a Supporting Role: Brian Isaac Phillips, A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

2002 CEA’s

Best Production: Chagrin Falls
Best Local Actor in a Leading Role: Brian Isaac Phillips, Nocturne
Best Local Actress in a Leading Role: Sherman Fracher, Chagrin Falls
Best Local Actor in a Supporting Role: Brian Isaac Phillips, Chagrin Falls
Best Performance by a Visiting Actor: John Alcott, Beard of Avon
Best Performance by a Visiting Actress: Jennifer Wilson, Chagrin Falls
Best Production (Critical Achievement): Chagrin Falls directed by Jasson Minidakis

2001 CEA’s

Best Performance by a Visiting Actress: Marni Penning, Lovers and Executioners 

1998 CEA’s

Best Local Actor in a Leading Role: Dan Kenney, Othello
Best Local Actor in a Supporting Role: Dan Kenney, Three Musketeers