Author: Jill Kimball

DAILY CAMERA: Boulder theaters earn 10 Henry Award nominations

(Above: Benjamin Bonenfant was nominated for Best Actor for his turn as the title character in 2015’s “Henry V.” Photo by Jennifer M Koskinen.)

Three Boulder theater companies — Boulder Ensemble Theater, Boulder Dinner Theater, and Colorado Shakespeare Festival — have received a combined 10 Colorado Theater Guild Henry Award nominations for the 2015-16 season.

The awards, now in their 11th year, honor outstanding achievement in 25 categories, including acting, direction, production, choreography, costume design and lighting.

Boulder Ensemble Theater was nominated for outstanding production and direction of “Ideation.” The Shakespeare festival was nominated for outstanding actor in “Henry V,” supporting actor in “Much Ado About Nothing,” and costume design in “Wittenberg” and “Much Ado About Nothing.” Boulder Dinner Theater’s “Peter and the Starcatcher” was nominated for costume, scenic and sound design, and “The Addams Family” was nominated for scenic design.

The 11th annual award ceremony, which doubles as the guild’s annual fundraiser, will be held on Monday, July 18, at the PACE Center in Parker. Tickets are available through the center’s website parkerarts.org, and box office at 303-805-6800.

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