Porthouse Theatre Wins Several BroadwayWorld.com Cleveland Awards | Kent State University
Members of the "My Fair Lady" cast in S.Q. Campbell's celebrated Ascot costumes
Terri Kent and Jonathan Swoboda were recognized for their direction and music direction of "Oliver!"

Porthouse Theatre Wins Several BroadwayWorld.com Cleveland Awards

S.Q. Campbell's "My Fair Lady" costumes (pictured) win best costume design category

Kent, OH – BroadwayWorld Cleveland has recognized Porthouse Theatre with multiple nominations for productions that took place in the summer of 2014. Nominations for the awards are submitted by BroadwayWorld readers and verified by the BroadwayWorld Cleveland editorial team.

Porthouse Theatre received the following nine nominations:

Porthouse producing artistic director and professor Terri Kent is nominated for Best Director of a Musical in the Guest Artist Theatre category for her direction of Oliver!

Porthouse executive producer, Kent State School of Theatre and Dance acting director, and Equity actor Eric van Baars is nominated for Best Actor in a Musical in the Guest Artist Theatre category for his portrayal of Fagin in Oliver!

School of Theatre and Dance associate professor of costume design S.Q. Campbell is nominated for Best Costume Design of a Musical in the Guest Artist Theatre category for her costume design of My Fair Lady.

Porthouse assistant artistic director and assistant professor of dance MaryAnn Black is nominated for Best Choreographer of a Musical in the Guest Artist Theatre category for her choreography of Oliver!

School of Theatre and Dance associate professor and music director Jonathan Swoboda is nominated as Best Musical Director of a Musical in the Guest Artist Theatre category for his music direction of Oliver!

Equity actress and School of Theatre and Dance graduate student Colleen Longshaw is nominated for Best Actress in a Musical in the Production House category for her portrayal of Diva/Eleanor’s Mother in Starmites.

Equity actress Kayce Cummings is nominated for Best Actress in a Musical in the Guest Artist Theatre category for her portrayal of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady.

Nolan O’Dell is nominated for Best Scenic Design of a Musical in the Guest Artist category for his scenic design of Oliver!

Porthouse Theatre’s production of Oliver! is nominated for Best Production of a Musical in the Guest Artist Theatre category.

Voting is currently ongoing on the BroadwayWorld Cleveland website located at http://www.broadwayworld.com/cleveland/. Voting closes on Dec. 31, 2014.

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