SOAP Theatre's production of Lawrence & Holloman was recognized at the 2019 O-Zone Theatre Festival awards banquet in Salmon Arm on May 24.
The Festival staged seven different plays by Okanagan-area Community Theatre groups from Salmon arm to Princeton. Lawrence & Holloman was nominated for recognition in several categories by festival adjudicator James Fagan Tait, including Best Production, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Set Design, Best Sound Design and Best Lighting Design.
In addition, the performance was recognized for the following awards:
Congratulations and Thank You to everyone who worked so diligently to stage this great production!
Outside Mullingar was SOAP Theatre's entry in the 2018 Okanagan Zone Theatre Festival in Vernon, where it received accolades in five categories:
We want to congratulate the Producer, Director, and the entire cast and crew on this fantastic run!
"When literary reviewer Paul and his wife Nora invite a homeless man, Dwain, into their home for Christmas dinner, they don't expect to be so charmed by him -- or that his journal will be the incredible literary masterpiece that it is. But can Dwain, whose art thrives in anonymity, be convinced to give up the only life he's known for such comforts as sleeping indoors?"
Jim Holt's Sleeping Indoors completed its Osoyoos run on May 7 to a standing ovation and glowing praise from audience members!
For more information, check out the Sleeping Indoors page on this site!
South Okanagan Players present Noises Off, slapstick comedy by Michael Frayn:
The Cast and Crew have been in full-on rehearsal mode at the Frank Venables Theatre all of this past week. The move to Venables on January 9 (above) was a welcome change from their twice-weekly rehearsals in their unheated home warehouse, "Big Blue", going on since September.