1st Stage Receives Helen Hayes Nominations

1st Stage Receives Helen Hayes Nominations


Doug Wilder in “One Man, Two Guvnors.”


Farrell Parker and Jimmy Mavrikes in “Bat Boy: The Musical.”

Tysons' 1st Stage was nominated for nine Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding achievement in professional theatre in the Washington metropolitan area. The awards are named after Helen Hayes, the legendary first lady of the American Theatre. Nominated artists and companies exemplify the excellence found on Washington area stages.

"We are very proud and grateful to be honored with these Helen Hayes Award nominations," said Alex

Levy, 1st Stage, artistic/managing Director. "Everyone at 1st Stage is thrilled that these talented artists received this well-earned recognition."

The 1st Stage is a professional, nonprofit theater company making its home in Fairfax County. The company performs at 1524 Spring Hill Road, Tysons. More information at http://www.1ststagetysons.org/

For over 30 years, the Helen Hayes Awards have celebrated outstanding achievement. There are over 80 professional theatres throughout the Washington metropolitan area. 1st Stage was one of only 31 theatres to receive Helen Hayes Awards nominations in various categories. The Helen Hayes Awards will be presented at a Gala event on April 6.

The 1st Stage nominations include:

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play: Katy Carkuff - "One Man, Two Guvnors"

Outstanding Support Actor in a Play: Daniel Corey - "One Man, Two Guvnors"

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical: Dani Stoller - "Bat Boy: The Musical"

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical: Jimmy Mavrikes - "Bat Boy: The Musical"

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play: Doug Wilder - "One Man, Two Guvnors"

Outstanding Set Design: Adam Koch - "One Man, Two Guvnors"

Outstanding Director of a Musical: Steven Royal - "Bat Boy: The Musical"

Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical: "Bat Boy: The Musical"

Outstanding Musical: "Bat Boy: The Musical"