Awards

** Designates Jeff Award Winner

2012

  • Creg Sclavi -Actor in a Principal Role — "Urinetown"
  • Chuck Sisson -Actor in a Principal Role — "The Baker's Wife"
  • Jeremy Rill -Supporting Actor — "A Little Night Music"
  • Anita Hoffman- Supporting Actress — "The Baker's Wife"
  • Khaki Pixley- Supporting Actress — "A Little Night Music"
  • Kevin Bellie - Choreography — "Urinetown"
  • Bob Knuth -Scenic Design — "The Women"
  • Jesus Perez - Costume Design — "Urinetown"
  • Elizabeth Wislar - Costume Design — "A Little Night Music"
  • Elizabeth Wislar - Costume Design — "The Women

2011

  • ** 2010 Special Award - Circle Theatre - Honoring its contributions to Chicago theatre on Circle Theatre’s 25th anniversary
  • Anita Hoffman - Actress in a Supporting Role - Musical - "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"
  • Noah Sullivan - Actor in a Supporting Role - Musical - "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"
  • Kevin Bellie - Choregraphy - "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"
  • Bob Knuth - Scenic Design - "The Philadelphia Story"

2010

  • Circle Theatre, Production - Musical, The Who's Tommy
  • Jeffrey Cass, Director - Musical, The Who's Tommy
  • Tom McGunn, Actor in a Principal Role - Musical, The Who's Tommy
  • Eric Lindahl, Actor in a Supporting Role - Musical, The Who's Tommy
  • Mary Redmon, Actress in a Supporting Role - Play, The Analytical Engine
  • Kevin Bellie, Choreography, The Who's Tommy
  • Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, The Analytical Engine
  • Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, Little Women
  • Elizabeth Powell, Wislar Costuume Design, The Analytical Engine
  • Kevin Bellie, Projection Design, The Who's Tommy

2009

  • Outstanding Production-Play, Enchanted April
  • ** Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, Enchanted April
  • ** Mary Redmon, Supporting Actress, Enchanted April
  • Suzanne Mann Costume Design, Enchanted April
  • ** Suzanne Mann, Costume Design, Hay Fever
  • Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, Hay Fever
  • Rachel Quinn, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • Kevin Bellie, Choreography Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
  • Jesus Perez, Costume Design Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

2008

  • Circle Theatre Production - Play, An Ideal Husband
  • Jim Schneider Director - Play, An Ideal Husband
  • ** Elizabeth Shaffer, Costume Design, An Ideal Husband
  • Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, An Ideal Husband
  • Saren Nofs-Snyder, Actress in a Supporting Role - Play, An Ideal Husband
  • Bradford R. Lund, Actor in a Supporting Role - Play, An Ideal Husband
  • Circle Theatre, Production-Musical, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Rachel Quinn, Actress in a Principal Role - Musical, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Kevin Bellie, Choreography, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Jeremy Rill Actor in a Principal Role - Musical, Can Can
  • ** Elizabeth Lanza, Actress in a Principal Role - Musical, Can Can
  • Jesus Perez Costume Design, Can Can

2007

  • ** Cat Davis, Actress in a Principal Role - Musical or Revue, Mack and Mabel
  • ** Jesus Perez, Costume Design, Mack and Mabel
  • Kevin Bellie, Choreography, Mack and Mabel
  • Kevin Bellie, Choreography, Meet Me in St. Louis
  • Suzanne Mann, Costume Design, Meet Me in St. Louis
  • Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, Meet Me in St. Louis
  • Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, Stone Cold Dead Serious
  • Michael Mahler, Actor in a Principal Role - Musical or Revue, Sweet Smell of Success

2006

  • Circle Theatre, Production - Play, What's Wrong With Angry?
  • Michael Matthews, Director - Play, What's Wrong With Angry?
  • ** Jürgen Hooper, Actor in a Principal Role - Play, What's Wrong With Angry?
  • Kelly Schumann, Actress in a Supporting Role-Play, What's Wrong With Angry?
  • Tim Rock, Actor in a Supporting Role - Play, What's Wrong With Angry?
  • Simone Roos, Actress in a Principal Role - Play, Design for Living
  • Robert A. Knuth, Scenic Design, Design for Living

2005

  • ** Sarah Swanson, Actress in a Principal Role - Musical or Revue, Jane Eyre
  • Marc Pera, Actor in a Principal Role - Musical or Revue, Jane Eyre
  • ** Darrelyn Marx, Actress in a Supporting Role - Musical or Revue, Jane Eyre
  • Circle Theatre, Production - Musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Kevin Bellie, Director, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • ** Jon Steinhagen, Actor in a Pricipal Role - Musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Megan Van de Hey, Actress in a Supporting Role - Musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Anita Hoffman, Actress in a Supporting Role - Musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Walter Tambor, Musical Direction, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Kevin Bellie, Choreography, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Joel Sutliffe, Actor in a Supporting Role - Musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Jeffrey Kelly, Costume Design, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Audrey Francis, Actress in a Principal Role - Play, The Credeaux Canvas
  • Jason Powers, Actor in a Pricipal Role - Play, Credeaux Canvas

2004

  • ** Kelly Schumann, Actress in a Supporting Role - Play, Steel Magnolias
  • ** Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, Steel Magnolias
  • Circle Theatre, Ensemble, Steel Magnolias
  • Circle Theatre, Production - Play, In The Blood
  • Circle Theatre, Ensemble, In The Blood
  • Michael Matthews, Director - Play, In The Blood
  • Inda Craig-Galvan, Actress in a Principal Role - Play, In The Blood
  • Kurt Ottinger, Lighting Design, Fool For Love
  • Peter J. Storms, Sound Design, Fool For Love

2003

  • ** Circle Theatre, Production – Musical, The Secret Garden
  • ** Sarah Swanson, Actress In A Supporting Role - Musical, The Secret Garden
  • ** Kevin Bellie, Choreography, The Secret Garden
  • ** Jeffrey Kelly, Costume Design, The Secret Garden
  • Bob Knuth, Director – Musical, The Secret Garden
  • Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, The Secret Garden
  • Mark Pera, Actor In A Principal Role - Musical, The Secret Garden
  • Brooke Sherrod, Actress In A Supporting Role - Musical, The Secret Garden
  • Jacob Hoffman, Actor In A Supporting Role - Musical, The Secret Garden
  • Jon Steinhagen, Musical Direction, The Secret Garden
  • ** Stephen Clark, New Work, Stripped
  • Meghan M. McDonough, Actress In A Principal Role - Play, Stripped
  • Lynn Ann Bernatowicz, Director – Play, Stripped
  • Jason Bradley, Actor In A Principal Role - Play, Stripped
  • Richard Schneider, Scenic Design, Stripped

2002

  • Circle Theatre, Ensemble, Nine: the Musical
  • Kevin Bellie, Direction, Nine: the Musical
  • Carl Haan, Musical Direction, Nine: the Musical
  • ** Jeffrey Kelly, Costume Design, Nine: the Musical
  • Katie Johnston, Supporting Actress, Moon's the Madonna

2001

  • ** Kevin Bellie, Choreography, Triumph Of Love
  • ** Jeffrey Kelly, Costume Design, Triumph Of Love
  • John Simmons, Supporting Actor, Triumph Of Love
  • Jon Steinhagen, Musical Direction, Triumph Of Love
  • Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, Triumph Of Love
  • Kevin Bellie, Choreography, The Life
  • Bob Knuth, Scenic Design, The Life
  • Rick Young, Scenic Design, American Buffalo

2000

  • ** Circle Theatre, Production, The Crime Of The Century
  • ** Greg Kolack, Direction, The Crime Of The Century
  • ** Seema Sueko, Principal Actress, The Crime Of The Century
  • ** Rebecca Gilman, New Adaptation, The Crime Of The Century
  • ** Jennifer Fisk, Supporting Actress, The Cover Of Life
  • ** Bethanny Alexander, Principal Actress, The Cover Of Life
  • Ty Perry, Choreography, Eating Raoul

1999

  • Circle Theatre, Production, Lips Together, Teeth Apart
  • ** David Krajecki, Patrick Uphues, Scenic Design Lips Together, Teeth Apart
  • Bethanny Alexander, Principal Actress, Murder In Green Meadows
  • Janelle Snow, Supporting Actress, Auschwitz Lullaby

1998

  • ** Circle Theatre, Production, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
  • ** Alena Murguia, Direction, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
  • Patti Paul, Principal Actress, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
  • Greg Kolack, Principal Actor, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
  • Bethanny Alexander, Supporting Actress, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
  • Karen Skinner, Scenic Design, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
  • Kevin Bellie, Direction, Grand Hotel
  • Kevin Bellie, Almir Hodzic, Quiana Markham, Keith Schneider, Costume Design, Grand Hotel
  • ** John Simmons, Supporting Actor, Grand Hotel
  • ** Kevin Bellie, Choreography, Grand Hotel
  • ** Jon Steinhagen, Musical Direction, Grand Hotel
  • Doug MacKechnie, Principal Actor, Principia Scriptoria

1997

  • ** Deborah Puette, Principal Actress, The Glory Of Living
  • ** Robin Stanton, Direction, The Glory Of Living
  • ** Marty Higgenbotham, Principal Actor, The Glory Of Living
  • ** Rebecca Gilman, New Work, The Glory Of Living
  • ** Janelle Snow, Supporting Actress, Five Women Wearing The Same Dress
  • Greg Kolack, Direction, Five Women Wearing The Same Dress
  • Circle Theatre, Ensemble, Five Women Wearing The Same Dress
  • Jeffrey Kolack, Scenic Design, Five Women Wearing The Same Dress

1995

  • ** Jon Steinhagen, Original Incidental Music, A Piece Of My Heart
  • ** Circle Theatre, Production, A Piece Of My Heart
  • ** Circle Theatre, Ensemble, A Piece Of My Heart
  • ** Greg Kolack, Direction, A Piece Of My Heart