Obsidian Theatre Company

Awards

DORA MAVOR MOORE AWARDS

 

2022

 

WINS: (Outstanding Sound Design/Composition - Thomas Ryder Payne; Outstanding Costume Design – Ming Wong; Outstanding New Musical - Fatuma Adar)

 

IS GOD IS NOMINATIONS: (Outstanding Production – Obsidian Theatre Company, Necessary Angel Theatre Company & Canadian Stage, Outstanding Direction – Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu, Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role – Oyin Oladejo; Vanessa Sears, Outstanding Performance in a Featured Role – Sabryn Rock; Tyrone Benskin, Outstanding Sound Design/Composition - Thomas Ryder Payne, Outstanding Lighting Design – Raha Javanfar, Outstanding Costume Design – Ming Wong, Outstanding Scenic/Projection Design – Scenic Design: Ken Mackenzie Projection Design: Laura warren)

 

DIXON ROAD NOMINATIONS: (Outstanding New Musical - Fatuma Adar, Outstanding Production - Obsidian Theatre Company, The Musical Stage Company in association with Canadian Stage, Outstanding Performance
in a Leading Role - Germaine Konji, Outstanding Original Choreography Ray Hogg, Esie Mensah & Rosie Harbans)

 

2020

CAROLINE, OR CHANGE (Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role, Jully Black; Outstanding Performance in a Featured Role, Vanessa Sears.

 

PASS OVER (Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award)

 

2017

PASSING STRANGE (Outstanding Performance, Male – Jahlen Barnes. Nominations: Outstanding Production – Ensemble, Outstanding Performance, Female – Sabryn Rock, Outstanding Performance, Ensemble, Outstanding Direction – Philip Akin, Outstanding Lighting Design – Steve Lucas, Outstanding Choreography – Kimberley Rampersad)

 

“MASTER HAROLD”…AND THE BOYS (Outstanding Performance, Male – Andre Sills, Outstanding Direction – Philip Akin. Nominations: Outstanding Scenic Design – Peter Hartwell, Outstanding Performance, Male – James Daly, Outstanding Production – “Master Harold”…And the Boys)

 

2015

The Mountaintop (Nominations: Outstanding Performance, Female – Alana Hibbert, Outstanding Performance, Male – Kevin Hanchard, Outstanding Scenic Design – Judith Bowden)

 

THE WILD PARTY (Outstanding Performance, Male – Daren A. Herbert, Outstanding Choreography – Stephanie Graham.  Nominations: Outstanding Performance, Male – Dan Chameroy, Outstanding Performance, Female – Cara Ricketts, Outstanding Performance, Female – Susan Gilmour, Outstanding Performance – Ensemble, Outstanding Costume Design – Alex Amini, Outstanding Production – The Wild Party)

 

2014

Once On This Island (Outstanding Choreography – Marc Kimelman. Nominations – Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Performance Female – Arlene Duncan, Outstanding Performance Male – Daren A. Herbert, Outstanding Performance – Ensemble)

 

2013

The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble (Nomination: Outstanding Scenic Design – Camelia Koo)

 

The Whipping Man (Nomination: Outstanding Performance, Male – Sterling Jarvis)

 

2012

Caroline or Change (Outstanding Production of A Musical, Outstanding Musical Direction, Outstanding Outstanding Performance Male, Outstanding Performance Female. Nominations – Outstanding Direction of a Play/Musical, Outstanding Choreography)

 

2011

Top Dog/Underdog (Outstanding Production, Outstanding Direction of a Play/Musical, Outstanding Performance Male. Nominations: Outstanding Performance, Male)

 

2011

Ruined (Outstanding Performance Female. Nominations: Outstanding Production, Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Performance Male)

 

2008

Intimate Apparel (Outstanding Costume Design. Nominations: Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Production)

 

2006

The Monument (Outstanding Direction. Nominations: Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performance, Female, Outstanding Set Design, Outstanding Lighting Design, Outstanding Set Design)

 

2005

Cast iron (Nomination: Outstanding Performance, Female)

 

2002

Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God (Six Dora Award Nominations, Won Outstanding Choreography)

 

CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

 

2022

21 BLACK FUTURES: (Best Web Series or Series; Best Writing, The Death News, Amanda Parris; Best Direction, The Death News, Charles Officer; Best Lead Performance, Lovell Adams-Gray, The Death News)

 

 

TORONTO THEATRE CRITICS AWARDS

 

2017

“MASTER HAROLD”…AND THE BOYS (Best actor – Andre Sills, Best Supporting – James Daley, Best Director – Philip Akin)

 

PASSING STRANGE (Best Actor – Beau Dixon, Best Supporting – Vanessa Sears)

 

2012

Caroline or Change (Best Production of A Musical, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress)

 

2011

Ruined (Best Actress)

 

 

 

STERLING AWARD

 

2011

Intimate Apparel (Citadel Theatre)

 

 

MY ENTERTAINMENT WORLD

 

2016

VENUS’ DAUGHTER (Best Director – Philip Akin)

 

“MASTER HAROLD”…AND THE BOYS

 

2014

THE MOUNTAINTOP (Best Actor – Kevin Hanchard)

 

 

BROADWAY WORLD TORONTO

 

2016

“MASTER HAROLD”…AND THE BOYS (Nominations: Best Ensemble, Best Direction, Best Play – Equity)

 

 

SLOTKIN TOOTSIE AWARDS

 

2016

“MASTER HAROLD”…AND THE BOYS

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