May 13th – May 19th, 2007
Hosted by: Powerhouse Theatrical Society
Festival Chairs: Hélène Clark & Lorraine Allum
Each evening’s performance includes a brief public adjudication.
Adjudicator for the week: Jeff Hyslop
Line-up of Plays
|Sunday, May 13||“You Can’t Take It With You” by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufmanr||Powerhouse Theatrical Society, Vernon|
|Monday, May 14||“Autobahn” by Neil Labute||Asparagus Community Theatre, Armstrong|
|Tuesday, May 15||Talking With” by Jane Martin||Kamloops Players|
|Wednesday, May 16||“The Memory of Water” by Shelagh Stephenson||Theatre Kelowna Society|
|Thursday, May 17||“Death and the Maiden” by Ariel Dorfman||Shuswap Theatre, Salmon Arm|
|Friday, May 18||” ‘night Mother” by Marsha Norman
“The Actor’s Nightmare” by Christopher Durang
|Penticton Chamber Players|
|Saturday, May 19||Awards Banquet & Dance
6:00 pm at the Schubert Centre
Awards Night Results
Best Production: The Memory of Water, Theatre Kelowna
Best Director: Don Keith, The Memory of Water, Theatre Kelowna
Best Actress: Tracy Ross,The Memory of Water, Theatre Kelowna
Best Actor: Dave Sayer, You Can’t Take It With You, Powerhouse Theatrical Society
Best Supporting Actress: Debby Helf, The Memory of Water, Theatre Kelowna
Best Supporting Actor: Don Plant, The Memory of Water, Theatre Kelowna
Best Ensemble: Powerhouse Theatre You Can’t Take It With You, Powerhouse Theatrical Society
Best Newcomer: Justine Westby, You Can’t Take It With You, Powerhouse Theatrical Society
Best Set: Doug Huggins, You Can’t Take It With You, Powerhouse Theatrical Society
Best Sound: Riley Rempel, Death And The Maiden, Shuswap Theatre
Best Costumes: Louise Sjoquist, The Memory of Water, Theatre Kelowna
Best Lighting Design: Darrell Moore, The Memory of Water, Theatre Kelowna
Best Backstage Cooperation: Asparagus Theatre, Autobahn, Asparagus Community Theatre
Presented by Festival Stage Manager, Willem Roell
Adjudicator’s Merit Awards
Best Sustained Monologue – Lori Dewart, Kamloops Players
Best Actor Monologue – Lindsay Grout, Asparagus Theatre
Best Morning Workshop – Shuswap Theatre Death and the Maiden
The Ozzie Award for outstanding contribution to the Zone went to Sharon and Eugene Leveque.
The Okanagan Zone Stephen Heal Memorial Scholarship was not presented this year.
A slide show of the recent Okanagan Zone Festival was presented at our Awards Night Banquet on May 19. The slideshow is available here available for download.
It is a Windows Media file, playable with Windows Media Player on a PC, and QuickTIme on a Mac. The file is 68 MB and make take 2 – 10 minutes to download, depending on your connection.