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.
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:
Outstanding Production (Small Theatre) nominees:
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 Whoâ€™s Afraid of Virginia Woolf.
Tickets for theJessies ceremony are available for $26.75 from Ticketmaster and will be held at the Commodore Ballroom.