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Chelsea's Purple Rose Theatre Nominated for 11 Rogue Gallery Awards

The local performance theater was among 26 theaters across the state nominated for an award in 2012.

The Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea has been nominated for the 2012 Rogue Gallery Awards.

The awards are given out yearly in recognition of excellence in the performing arts. This year’s nominees span 73 productions by 26 theaters and companies in Michigan.

The Purple Rose has been nominated in the following categories:

  • Best Drama: A Stone Carver
  • Best New Play or Adaptation: Don Zolidis, White Buffalo
  • Best Scenic Design: Daniel C. Walker, A Stone Carver
  • Best Lighting Design: Dana White, Escanaba in da Moonlight
  • Best Sound Design: Quintessa Gallinat, Escanaba in da Moonlight
  • Best Ensemble (Five or more): White Buffalo
  • Best Lead Actress (Drama): Charlyn Swarthout, A Stone Carver
  • Best Lead Actor (Drama): Guy Sanville, A Stone Carver
  • Best Lead Actor (Comedy): John Peakes, On Golden Pond
  • Best Supporting Actor (Comedy): Wayne David Parker, Escanaba in da Moonlight
  • Best Supporting Actor (Comedy): Tom Whalen, On Golden Pond

For a complete list of the 2012 nominees, visit http://www.roguecritic.com/2012-rogues-gallery

TaterSalad August 28, 2012 at 04:35 PM
Hold on there with this award. Seems there is alot of bias involved here with politics and here is why. Jeff needs to explain this to us who do NOT kowtow to the liberal ideology: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Hollywood/2012/08/27/newsroom-wraps-season-tea-party-trashing
Amy Piche August 28, 2012 at 04:49 PM
Hi TaterSalad, I'm not sure if The Newsroom's views have anything to do with the Purple Rose nominations. Thoughts?
TaterSalad September 01, 2012 at 11:12 PM
When will the Purple Rose show this documentary? #1 in the box office and yet the liberal press doesn't mention this documentary that Barack Obama does not want you to watch. I wonder why? http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Hollywood/2012/09/01/Box-Office-Spet-1-2012

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