Porthouse Theatre's 2018 Season Recognized by Annual Critics' Awards

Porthouse Theatre is thrilled to be the recipient of multiple honors for achievements during the 2018 Season.

This year, Porthouse Theatre was recognized with awards in multiple categories by Cleveland SCENE magazine, the Cleveland Jewish News, and the Cleveland Critics Circle.

Scene Magazine

  • Producing Artistic Director Terri Kent, Best Director of the Year for Anything Goes
  • MaryAnn Black, Best Choreographer of the Year for Anything Goes
  • Sam Johnson, Best Single Performance of the Year for his portrayal of "Jud" in Oklahoma!
  • Jennifer Korecki, Best Musical Director of the Year for Oklahoma!
  • College of the Arts Dean John Crawford-Spinelli, Best Choreographer of the Year for Oklahoma!
  • Jonathan Swoboda, Best Musical Director of the Year for Next to Normal

Cleveland Jewish News

  • Amy Fritsche, Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of "Diana" in Next to Normal
  • Jennifer Korecki, Best Musical Director for Oklahoma!

Cleveland Critics Circle Awards

  • Cast of Oklahoma!, Best Ensemble in a Musical
  • Amy Fritsche, Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of "Diana" in Next to Normal
  • Jim Weaver, Best Director of a Musical for Next to Normal
  • Jennifer Korecki, Best Musical Direction for Oklahoma!
  • MaryAnn Black, Superior Achievement in Choreography for Anything Goes
  • Thom Christopher Warren, Superior Achievement Actor – Musical for his portrayal of "Dan" in Next to Normal
  • Next to Normal, Superior Achievement – Musical Theatre Production
  • College of the Arts Dean John Crawford-Spinelli, Superior Achievement in Choreography for Oklahoma!
  • Jonathan Swoboda, Superior Achievement in Musical Direction for Next to Normal

 

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Media Contact: 

Joni Koneval, 330-672-0116, jkoneval@kent.edu