Theatre Productions Nominated For Prestigious TheatreIndustry Awards
The Theatrical Management Association (TMA) has just announced the nominations for its coveted industry awards, with two Theatre Royal Plymouth productions Quadrophenia and Othello and one Drum Theatre Plymouth production, King Pelican picking up nominations.
Written and directed by Chris Goode, King Pelican has been nominated for Best New Play. A touching, off beat play about one of Victorian literature’s best loved but least known figures Edward Lear, King Pelican opened in the Drum Theatre earlier this year.
Frantic Assembly’s Scott Graham and Steven Hogget have been nominated for Best Director with Othello, a co-production between Frantic Assembly and the Theatre Royal in collaboration with Royal and Derngate, Northampton. Othello opened at the Theatre Royal in September last year before touring nationally.
Pete Townshend’s legendary rock opera Quadrophenia opened at the Theatre Royal in May before then commencing an extensive UK tour. Ryan O’Donnell who played the part of Jimmy The Romantic, has been nominated for Best Performance in a Musical.
The TMA Awards, established in 1991, are presented annually by the Theatrical Management Association in recognition of creative excellence and outstanding work in United Kingdom theatres.
The TMA Awards will be presented at a ceremony, hosted by Nichola McAuliffe at the Lyric Hammersmith on Sunday 1 November.