Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Arena Stage Receives 10 Helen Hayes Nominations

Nominations for the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards were announced on Monday and Arena Stage productions received 10 nominations. Leading the pack with five nominations is The Mountaintop, followed by Good People and Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life, each receiving two nominations. Mary T. & Lizzy K. received one nomination. Below is a list of categories for which these productions received nominations:

Outstanding Director, Resident Play
- Robert O'Hara, The Mountaintop

Outstanding Choreography, Resident Musical
- Maurice Hines, Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life

Outstanding Music Direction, Resident Production
- Dr. Sherrie Maricle, Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life

Outstanding Set Design, Resident Production
 - Clint Ramos, The Mountaintop

Outstanding Costume Design, Resident Production
- Merrily Murray-Walsh, Mary T. & Lizzy K.

Outstanding Sound Design, Resident Production
- Lindsay Jones, The Mountaintop 

Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play
- Johanna Day, Good People
- Joaquina Kalukango, The Mountaintop

Outstanding Resident Play
- Good People
- The Mountaintop

This year's Helen Hayes Awards will take place on April 21 at the National Building Museum.

Photo taken by Scott Suchman, courtesy of Arena Stage

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