CRITICS' AWARDS FOR THEATRE IN SCOTLAND

2007-08 Shortlists

On May 18, 2008, following an all-day meeting at Edinburgh's Howard hotel, the CATS judges announced the following shortlists for the ten categories of the 2007-08 awards. There is a link to each company's website.

 

FOR BEST MALE PERFORMANCE:

Tam Dean Burn in Venus As A Boy, NTS Workshop and Burnt Goods

Sean Campion as Gregor in Carthage Must Be Destroyed, Traverse Theatre

Keith Fleming and Gerry Mulgrew as Peer Gynt in Peer Gynt, Dundee Rep/NTS

Michael Glenn Murphy as John in Shining City, Rapture Theatre

 

FOR BEST FEMALE PERFORMANCE:

Kirsty Bushell as Harper in Angels In America, Citizens Theatre/Headlong/Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith

Amy Manson as The Stepdaughter in Six Characters In Search Of An Author, Royal Lyceum Theatre/Citizens Theatre/NTS

Alison Peebles as Winnie in Happy Days, Dundee Rep

Sally Reid as Norma in The Wall, Borderline Theatre

 

FOR BEST DIRECTOR:

James Brining for Sunshine On Leith, Dundee Rep

Andy Cannon and Iain Johnstone for The Emperor’s New Kilt, Wee Stories/NTS

Dominic Hill for Peer Gynt, Dundee Rep/NTS

Daniel Kramer for Angels In America, Citizens Theatre/Headlong/ Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith

 

FOR BEST ENSEMBLE:

Peer Gynt Dundee Rep/NTS

Sleeping Beauty King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Sunshine On Leith Dundee Rep

The Wall Borderline Theatre

 

FOR BEST NEW PLAY:

Being Norwegian by David Greig, A Play, A Pie and A Pint/Paines Plough

Carthage Must Be Destroyed by Alan Wilkins, Traverse Theatre

Educating Agnes by Liz Lochhead, Theatre Babel

The Wall by DC Jackson, Borderline Theatre

 

FOR BEST PRODUCTION FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE:

Cinderella MacRobert, Stirling

The Emperor's New Kilt Wee Stories/NTS

Jack And The Beanstalk Dundee Rep

The Wizard Of Oz Royal Lyceum Theatre

 

FOR BEST DESIGN:

Becky Minto for The Emperor’s New Kilt, Wee Stories/NTS

Soutra Gilmour, Charles Balfour and Mark Bouman for Angels in America, Citizens Theatre/Headlong/Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith

Naomi Wilkinson for Peer Gynt, Dundee Rep/NTS

Sans façon for Walden, Magnetic North at Stills Gallery

 

FOR BEST USE OF MUSIC AND SOUND:

Hilary Brooks for Sunshine On Leith, Dundee Rep

Paddy Cunneen for Peer Gynt, Dundee Rep/NTS

Alasdair Macrae for Subway, Vanishing Point

David Trouton for The Emperor's New Kilt, Wee Stories/NTS

 

FOR BEST TECHNICAL PRESENTATION:

Angels In America Citizens Theatre/Headlong/Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith

The Bacchae NTS/Edinburgh International Festival

Half Life NVA/NTS at Kilmartin, Mid Argyll

Sunshine On Leith Dundee Rep

 

FOR BEST PRODUCTION:

Angels In America Citizens Theatre/Headlong/Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith

The Emperor's New Kilt Wee Stories/NTS

Peer Gynt Dundee Rep/NTS

Sunshine On Leith Dundee Rep

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