Northeast State Theatre has learned their recent production of “The Odyssey Abridged: A Puppet Journey of Epic Proportions” received several nominations of theatre students and the play’s director for the Region IV Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
The play’s writer/director Brad McKenzie earned a nomination for Directing. McKenzie serves an adjunct theatre faculty member and Northeast State Theatre’s technical director.
Irene Ryan Acting nominations went to Hannah Duncan for her portrayal of the goddess Athena and to Michelle Goodwin for her role as Eumaeus.
In the design and technical categories, Will Lambert earned a nomination for his work as the play’s Lighting Designer. Richard Curtis earned a nomination for his work as Scenic Artist and Puppet Designer. Kevin Carrier picked up a nomination as the play’s Stage Manager. Lambert and Curtis previously earned KCACTF nominations for their work at Northeast State.
This marks the third consecutive year a Northeast State Theatre production has earned one or more nominations from KCACTF Region IV judges. Congratulations to all the nominees and the play’s entire cast and crew!