BTW Awards, Nominations and Distinctions
2011 World Premier of Stori Ya by Joan M. Kivanda
2010-2011 MECCA Nomination (Montreal English Critic Circle Award) Best Actress Ranee Lee in A Raisin in the Sun
2009-2010 MECCA Award (Montreal’s English Critics’ Circle Award) Best Lighting Design Eric Mongerson for Swan Song of Maria
2008-2009 MECCA Award (Montreal’s English Critics’ Circle Award) Best Costume Designer Marie-Genevieve Morin for Le Code Noir
2008 MECCA Award
Best Lighting Designer Steve Lucas for Blood[Claat], also nominated for Best Production and Best Actress.
2007 Nominated Best Show for The Lady Smith by Andrew Moodie by Sounds of Blackness.
2006 World Premiere of Blacks Don’t Bowl by Vadney S.Haynes.
Nominated for MECCA & Masques Awards.
2005 Black Theatre Workshop’s production of Wade in the Water, bought by Centaur Theatre in Montreal.
2005 Wade in the Water published by Playwrights of Canada Press
Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Committee of Montreal, Historic Contribution to the Development of Black Performing Arts in Canada.
2004 MECCA Award Best Director for Wade in the Water. Also runner-up for Best Production.
World Premiere of Wade in the Water by George Boyd.
Trail Blazer Award (Black History Month Round Table Award). In recognition of Black Theatre Workshop’s exceptional and exemplary dedication to the development of the community by promoting cultural diversity, educational awareness and social consciousness.
2003 MECCA Award Best Ensemble Cast, for A Common Man’s Guide to Loving Women. Two other MECCA nominations, Best Director, Best Overall Production, for A Common Man’s Guide to Loving Women.
World Premiere of Bluenose by Emil Sher. Co-produced with Geordie Productions.
Wade in the Water held over for a week of extra performances, due to popular demand.
2002 A Common Man’s Guide to Loving Women held over for a week of extra performances, due to popular demand.