2007 Theatre Ontario Festival

May 16-20, 2007, Newmarket Theatre
Adjudicator - Brian Van Norman

East Side Players, Toronto
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward Abnee
Presented by ACT-CO
Wednesday, May 16, 2007 
Gore Bay Theatre
"Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun" by Norm Foster
Presented by QUONTA
Thursday, May 17, 2007 
Domino Theatre, Kingston
"All my Sons" by Arthur Miller
Presented by EODL
Friday, May 18, 2007 
London Community Players
"Ethan Claymore" by Norm Foster
Presented by WODL
Saturday, May 19, 2007 

Adjudicator Brian Van Norman has been employed over 30 years in a variety of venues within the theatre community. As well as being an educator, he has worked with school, university, amateur and professional companies serving variously as a teacher, direcror, writer and producer. THe range of his work runs the gamut of theatrical styles in the two hundred and forty (and still counting) productions he has directed and his projects have appeared in a munber of professional venues including the Stratford Festival, the Arts Club Theatre in New York, the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, the Grand Theatre in London, Theatre & Company, the Waterloo Stage and Next Level Theatre in the Waterloo Region and Theatre Muskoka, as well as in numerous amateur venues. Brian has adjudicated for the Sears Drana Festival on multiple occasions at District and Regional levels, and twice for the Western Ontario Drama League. He serves on the Board of Theatre Ontario and is a member of Theatre Ontario's Professional Talent Bank. When not adjudicating, writing, or directing , Brian conducts a variety of theatre workshops in acting and directing, as well as play polishing.

(taken from Theatre Ontario website)


The Elsie - Outstanding Production

Domino Theatre - "All My Sons"


Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Supporting Role

Domino Theatre - "All My Sons"
Geoff Johnson for his role as Chris Kellar  


Outstanding Technical Achievement

Domino Theatre - "All My Sons"
Technical crew for all aspects of the technical components of the production


Outstanding Coordinated Production (chosen by the Festival Stage Manager)

Domino Theatre - "All My Sons"
The whole company for competence and camaraderie in the preparation, running and strike of their production in an 18 hour period


Domino Theatre - "All My Sons"
Elizabeth Bowes for her authenticity, eye for colour and detail for costumes of the late 1940's


Adjudicator's Award

Domino Theatre - "All My Sons"
Kevin Fox for his skillful portrayal of Frank Lubeyin "the soothsayer role"


Outstanding Director

Domino Theatre - "All My Sons"
Ian Malcolm


Outstanding Newcomer (off stage)

Domino Theatre - "All My Sons"
Talia Marcassa (stage manager)

Updated:  27 March. 2015