WaterTower Theatre Sweeps DFW Theater Critics Forum Awards!

“WaterTower Theatre in Addison racked up 11 honors in Joanie Schultz's first year as artistic director. The accolades were spread out over the season, with nods going to the world premiere of Bread by Regina Taylor; the company's original, devised holiday show, The Great Distance Home; and the regional premieres of Elliot, a Soldier's Fugue by Pulitzer Prize-winner Quiara Alegría Hudes and Kate Hamill's adaptation of Pride and Prejudice.” -Nancy Churnin, Dallas Morning News


Outstanding Direction: Joanie Schultz, HAND TO GOD

Outstanding New Play: BREAD by Regina Taylor

Outstanding Performance by an Actor: Parker Gray, HAND TO GOD & Christopher Ramirez, ELLIOT, A SOLDIER’S FUGUE

Outstanding Performance by an Actress: Shannon McGrann, HAND TO GOD; Jenny Ledel, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; Denise Lee, BREAD; and Stormi Demmerson, BREAD

Outstanding Ensemble: THE GREAT DISTANCE HOME

Outstanding Design or Creative Contribution: Kelsey Leigh Ervi and Ensemble for movement, THE GREAT DISTANCE HOME & Sam Lao and Brian McDonald for music, BREAD