Essential Theatre garners 15 MAT Award nominations

The 2008 Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Awards is proud to nominate the following people/theaters:

Leading Actor, Play:
Spencer G. Stephens – “Man” – Fix Me So I Can Stand – The Essential Theatre

Leading Actress, Play:
Johanna Linden – “Mrs. Bob Cratchit” – Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge – The Essential Theatre

Major Supporting Actor, Play:
Bobby Labartino – “Fezziwig, etc” – Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge – The Essential Theatre

Major Supporting Actress, Play:
Sarah Falkenburg – “Little Nell, etc” – Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge – The Essential Theatre

Costume Design, Play:
Jane Kroesig – Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge – The Essential Theatre

Lighting Design, Play:
Greg Hanthorn – Fix Me So I Can Stand – The Essential Theatre
Greg Hanthorn – Night Travels – The Essential Theatre

Sound Design, Play:
Spencer G. Stephens – Night Travels – The Essential Theatre

Original Work:
“Fix Me So I Can Stand” by Jean Sterrett – The Essential Theatre
“Night Travels” by Ellen McQueen, Karen Wurl, & Charlotte Fleck Travels – The Essential Theatre

Moira Thornett Director’s Award, Play:
Peter Hardy – Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge – The Essential Theatre
Dina Shadwell – Fix Me So I Can Stand – The Essential Theatre
Ellen McQueen – Night Travels – The Essential Theatre

Overall Performance of a Play:
“Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge” – The Essential Theatre
“Fix Me So I Can Stand” – The Essential Theatre

You can also see the nominees or find out about the Award Ceremony by going to www.matawards.com for more information.