Last night (Monday, May, 15) the 2017 ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS -- Boston's top honors for professional theatre -- were held at the Huntington Theatre. Guest of Honor was star of stage and screen Cherry Jones.
Congratulations to MIT MTA Faculty members Sara Brown and David R. Gammons for their exciting wins!
Director of Design SARA BROWN won OUTSTANDING DESIGN with the rest of the creative team for Christopher Marlowe's EDWARD II, presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project.
Lecturer in Theatre DAVID R. GAMMONS won OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR for both his productions of EDWARD II with A.S.P. and HAND TO GOD with SpeakEasy Stage Company.
"Actors’ Shakespeare Project came in at second place with a total of three awards, all for its production of Christopher Marlowe’s rarely seen “Edward II.” David R. Gammons, who adapted and streamlined Marlowe’s play, took the award for Outstanding Director, Midsize Theater. Maurice Emmanuel Parent, who portrayed the titular king, won for Outstanding Actor, Midsize Theater. The show also took Outstanding Design, which recognized the work of Sara Brown (set), Jeff Adelberg (lighting), Rachel Padula-Shufelt (costumes), David Wilson (sound design), Omar Robinson (violence design) and Elizabeth Rocha (props)." MORE