2010 Jessie Awards: Nominees Announced


Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 — 7:40pm PST
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The Jessie Awards (for theatre achievements in Vancouver) will take place June 21st, 2010. Tonight in a special ceremony the nominees for the 28th annual event were announced.


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Ryan Beil has been nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role (Large Theatre) for his performances in Billy Bishop (Arts Club) and The Comedy of Errors (Bard on the Beach). He is also nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role (Small Theatre) for American Buffalo (Main Street Theatre Equity Co-op).

Outstanding Production (Large Theatre) nominees:

  • Beyond Eden, Playhouse Theatre Company (co-production with Theatre Calgary)
  • Billy Bishop Goes to War, Arts Club Theatre Company (co- production with Persephone Theatre)
  • Les Miserables, Arts Club Theatre Company
  • The Comedy of Errors, Bard on the Beach
  • The Miracle Worker, Playhouse Theatre Company
  • Outstanding Production (Small Theatre) nominees:

  • after homelessness (Headlines Theatre)
  • American Buffalo (Main Street Theatre Equity Co-op)
  • Palace of the End (Touchstone Theatre/Felix Culpa/Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Theatre)
  • The Edward Curtis Project (Presentation House Theatre)
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Blackbird Theatre)
  • In the Large Theatre category, the Vancouver Playhouse leads the pack with 20 nominations in total thanks to Beyond Eden with 8 alone. The Arts club as 18 total nominations with Les Miserables with 7 of those. Bard on the Beach has 15 total nominations with Comedy of Errors bringing in 5 of those. For Small Theatre, Blackbird Theatre has 6 nominations for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf.

    Tickets for theJessies ceremony are available for $26.75 from Ticketmaster and will be held at the Commodore Ballroom.

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    One comment

    1. Mom604 says:

      I loved Ryan Beil in Comedy of Errors. He is an amazing actor!

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