VACT Nominated for Jessies For EMPIRE OF THE SON

VVACT Empire of the SonThe nominees for the 34th Annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (for Vancouver, BC) were announced at the Jessie Nominations Party held on Tuesday, May 24th at the York Theatre.

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre’sproduction of Empire of the Son secured nominations for

Outstanding Production of a Play (Small Theatre)
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role (Small Theatre) – Tetsuro Shigematsu
Outstanding Original Script – Tetsuro Shigematsu
Outstanding Direction (Small Theatre) – Richard Wolfe
Outstanding Lighting Design (Small Theatre) – Gerald King
Significant Artistic Achievement for integration of props, performance, camera and projection (Small Theatre) – Carol Macdonald and Remy Siu
Georgia Straight Critics’ Choice Innovation Award

And last, but certainly not least, Artistic Director Donna Yamamoto was nominated for the Vancouver Now Representation and Inclusion Award that recognizes excellence in the field of accessibility and inclusion.


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