2018 Cloris Awards

aug 26 - aug 26, 2018
Theatre:
Special Events
 
Congratulations to our colleagues on their Cloris Awards nominations. Click here for a full list of nominees.
 

Playhouse production nominations

 

A Chorus Line nominations
  • Best Musical
  • Demarius Fisher Jr (Richie), Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • Spencer Gilbert (Zach), Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • Lorena Eclatt (Diana Morales), Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • Megan Helmers, Best Choreography
  • Virgil Kleinhesselink, Best Lighting Design
 
Disney’s The Little Mermaid nominations
  • Best Production, Youth & Family Division
  • Blake Clyde (Sebastian), Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • Jackie Schmillen (Ursula), Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • Savannah Trotter, Best Performance by a Rising Star
  • Brenton Brown, Best Music Direction
  • Megan Helmers, Best Choreography
  • Angela Lampe, Best Costume Design
 
Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!” nominations
  • Best Musical
  • Best Production, Youth & Family Division
  • Best Performance by an Ensemble, Youth & Family Division
  • Allyson Martens, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
  • Katy Merriman, Best Direction
 
A Little House Christmas nominations
  • Best Production, Youth & Family Division
  • Best Performance by an Ensemble, Youth & Family Division
  • Kevin Shelby, Best Scenic Design
 
Mamma Mia! nomination
  • Kellie Kramer (Donna Sheridan), Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
 
Meredith Willson’s The Music Man nomination
  • Jack Gabby (Winthrop Paroo), Best Performance by a Rising Starr
 
Misery nomination
  • Kimberly Manuel, Best Scenic Design
 

Miss Nelson Is Missing! nomination

  • Mark Maddy (Pop Hanson et al), Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
 
Ragtime nominations
  • Best Musical
  • Blake Clyde (Coalhouse Walker Jr), Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
  • Dani Boal (Mother), Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
  • Ryan Henzi (Little Boy), Best Performance by a Rising Star
  • Brenton Brown, Best Music Direction
  • Alison Shafer, Best Choreography
  • Nicholas Amundson, Best Scenic Design
  • Virgil Kleinhesselink, Best Lighting Design
  • Angela Lampe, Best Costume Design 

 

2018 Cloris Awards Ceremony
7:00 PM, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

Roll out the red carpet! The fourth annual Cloris Awards ceremony will honor the past season’s outstanding contributions to homegrown theatre in greater Des Moines. Join co-hosts Steve Berry and Gina Gedler for a night to celebrate the entire theatre community.

Bonus: Admission to this year’s ceremony is FREE, thanks in part to a generous gift from Leachman Lumber and others in the community. You can make a donation to keep the Cloris Awards free.

For more information on the Cloris Awards, visit their website.