Citizen Marc: The Adventures of Marc Emery, a play about the London-born marijuana crusader, lead nominations for the fifth annual Brickenden Awards with seven, including best production. At the Awards show Monday night, Jan. 22, CITIZEN MARC took 3 awards, best actor (Jeff Werkmeister playing Marc Emery), best director (John Gerry), and best “Bruhaha” (publicity & media).
Citizen Marc leads Brick Nominations
NOMINATED: Jeff Werkmeister played Marc Emery in Citizen Marc at the Arts Project.
BY KATHY RUMLESKI
Free Press Arts & Entertainment Reporter
Citizen Marc: The Adventures of Marc Emery, a play about the London-born marijuana crusader, leads nominations for the fifth annual Brickenden Awards with seven, including best production.
The Brickendens, to be pre sented Monday, are named for the late local actor, director and play wright Catharine Brickenden and celebrate excellence in local, independent theatre productions.
The Bricks will be handed out at the Wolf Performance Hall, beginning at 7 p.m. The $10 tickets are available at the door.
Here are the nominees in several categories:
Best Production ? Citizen Marc: The Adventures of Marc Emery (Chris Doty and Jason Rip); Darcy and Elizabeth (Regency Players); Glengarry Glen Ross (Column 13 Actor’s Theatre Potions); HMS Pinafore (Musical Theatre Produc tions); The Winter’s Tale (UWO English Department)
Best Actress ? Eva Blahut (Kingfisher Days); Laura Morland (Windego); Kath leen Morrison (Shadowlands); Leslie Quesnelle (Half Life); Rebecca Surman (The Winter’s Tale)
Best Actor ? Josh Cottrell (The Winter’s Tale); Scott Holden (Glengarry Glen Ross); Nicholas Longstaff (Simply Simon); Jeff Werkmeister (Citizen Marc); Mike Wilmot (Glengarry Glen Ross)
Best Supporting Actor ? Ray Bowen (Citizen Marc); Jeff Culbert (The Cherry 04 Orchard); Jordan Morris (Glengarry Glen
Ross); Serge Saika-Voivod (Citizen Marc);
Jeff Werkmeister (The Tower Series)
Best Supporting Actress ? Hillary Greer (HMS Pinafore); Jeanette Klaver