Three professional Fairfax theatres — 1st Stage, Creative Cauldron, and Hub Theatre — were presented with four Helen Hayes Awards on April 6, 2015 at the historic Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC.
The prestigious annual awards, presented by theatreWashington, recognize and celebrate
outstanding efforts in professional theatre throughout the Washington region.
Judges reviewed 2,435 pieces of work from 50 regional theatres. From these submissions, 264 artists, ensembles, and productions from 31 theatres received nominations of which awards were presented in 49 categories.
The Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play-HELEN Production:
Doug Wilder, "One Man, Two Guvnors", 1st Stage
Outstanding Director of a Musical-HELEN Production:
Steven Royal, "Bat Boy: The Musical", 1st Stage
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical-HELEN Production:
Alan Naylor, "Jacques Brel is Alive and Well & Living in Paris", Creative Cauldron
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play-HELEN Production
Maggie Erwin, "Failure: A Love Story", The Hub Theatre
Image Credit: Steven Royal, Outstanding Director of a Musical for "Bat Boy: The Musical" at 1st Stage; Photo courtesy of theatreWashington.