CATS Shortlist Announced

16 May 2016 ← return to listing

CATS Shortlist Announced

As the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2015 - 2016 shortlist is announced, the Traverse is delighted to have been featured across a number of categories including a nomination for Maureen Beattie as Best Female Performance for her role as Juliette in our most recent co-production, Right Now by Catherine-Anne Toupin.

Alongside the Traverse's own productions, there are a number of plays shortlisted that the theatre has had the honour of presenting and staging.

Produced by A Play, A Pie and A Pint Oran Mor and presented by the Traverse Theatre, Descent by Linda Duncan McLaughlin and Ring Road by Anita Vettesse have been shortlisted in the Best New Play category, with each production also receiving a nomination under Best Male and Best Female Performances.

A number of visiting companies, who have presented their work at the Traverse have been nominated including Purposeless Movements  (Best Ensemble and Robert Softley Gale as Best Director), Magic Sho (Best P
roduction for Children and Young People), A Gambler's Guide to Dying (Best New Play) and Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour (Best Ensemble, Best Music and Sound, and Best Production).

Alongside the Traverse Theatre's own productions, and what has been presented on the Traverse stage, it's great to see a number of Traverse Associate Artists featured in the CATS 2015 - 2016 Shortlist.

Associate Director Zinnie Harris' This Restless House has been nominated and shortlisted in the Best New Production, Best New Play and Best Female Performance category, with Associate Artists Morna Pearson (Lost at Sea) and Rob Drummond's (Uncanny Valley) pieces shortlisted in the Best Production for Children and Young People.

To find out more about the full shortlist, visit the CATS website here.

Photo Credit: Maureen Beattie (centre) in Right Now by Catherine-Anne Toupin.
Captured by Helen Murray. 




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