CRITICS' AWARDS FOR THEATRE IN SCOTLAND

2009-10 Shortlist

On May 13, 2010, following an all-day meeting at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh, the CATS judges announced the following shortlists for the ten categories of the 2009–10 awards. There is a link to each company's website.

 

BEST MALE PERFORMANCE, sponsored by Guy Robertson Partnership:

John Bett as the Governor, The Government Inspector, Communicado/Tron Theatre

Brian Ferguson as Daniel, The Dark Things, Traverse Theatre

Kevin Lennon as John Merrick, The Elephant Man, Dundee Rep

Jimmy Yuill, Testament Of Cresseid, Edinburgh International Festival

 

BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE, sponsored by STV:

Suzanne Donaldson as LJ, The Dark Things, Traverse Theatre

Suzie Ferguson, Sick, Theatre Modo

Cara Kelly as Maureen Folan, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Royal Lyceum

Sian Thomas as Stevie, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?, Traverse Theatre

 

BEST ENSEMBLE:

A Christmas Carol, Dundee Rep

The Darktown Cakewalk: Celebrated From the House of FAME, Sorcha Dallas for Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art in association with the Work Room

The Government Inspector, Communicado/Tron Theatre

Huxley's Lab, Grid Iron/Lung Ha's

 

BEST DIRECTOR:

Ken Alexander, Whisky Galore, Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Dominic Hill, The Dark Things, Traverse Theatre

Dominic Hill, The Goat, Traverse Theatre

Jemima Levick, Elephant Man, Dundee Rep

 

BEST DESIGN:

Kai Fischer (set and lighting) and Finn Ross (projection and video design), The Beggar's Opera, Royal Lyceum, Vanishing Point and Belgrade Theatre, Coventry in association with Tramway

Alex Lowde (set) and Colin Grenfell (lighting), The Elephant Man, Dundee Rep

Jason Southgate (set) and Graham Sutherland (lighting), Cinderella, Citizens Theatre

Neil Warmington (set) and Lizzie Powell (lighting), The Dark Things, Traverse Theatre

 

BEST USE OF MUSIC AND SOUND:

Jon Beales, Shona McKee McNeil, Ian Hammond Brown and the company, Whisky Galore, Pitlochry Festival Theatre

David Paul Jones, The Songbird, Giant

Alasdair Macrae, The Government Inspector, Communicado/Tron Theatre

Stuart McCallum, The Darktown Cakewalk: Celebrated From The House of FAME, Sorcha Dallas for Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art in association with the Work Room

 

BEST TECHNICAL PRESENTATION, sponsored by Northern Light:

Bright Black, Vox Motus (in association with Platform and supported by Cumbernauld Theatre and Fife Arts Trust)

A Christmas Carol, Dundee Rep

Jane Eyre, Perth Theatre

Mr Write, National Theatre of Scotland

 

BEST PRODUCTION FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE:

Cinderella, Citizens Theatre

Mr Write, National Theatre of Scotland

Pobby and Dingan, Catherine Wheels

The Songbird, Giant

 

BEST NEW PLAY, sponsored by W&P Longreach – Theatre Insurance Brokers:

Alan Bissett, Turbo Folk, A Play, a Pie and a Pint

Kieran Hurley, Hitch, in association with The Arches

Dennis Kelly, Orphans, Traverse Theatre and Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Paines Plough

Ursula Rani Sarma, The Dark Things, Traverse Theatre

 

FOR BEST PRODUCTION:

A Christmas Carol, Dundee Rep

The Dark Things, Traverse Theatre

The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?, Traverse Theatre

The Government Inspector, Communicado/Tron Theatre

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