2014 Milly Awards

Announced January 23, 2015

Adjudicators: Jarrod Buttery, Meredith Cook, Graeme Johnson

The results are in – the winners of the 2014 Milly Awards have been announced during a fun-filled evening of mirth, merriment and more featuring play excerpts, gourmet canapes, the sounds of a string quartet and MC Jarrod Buttery’s ever-changing selection of ties. And the winners are…

AWARDS

Noel O'Neill attempts the macarena after his play It's All Greek To Me picks up the Milly Award for best production.

Noel O’Neill attempts the macarena after his play It’s All Greek To Me picks up the Milly Award for best production.

MCs for the night: Jarrod Buttery, Meredith Cook and Green Table

MCs for the night: Jarrod Buttery, Meredith Cook and Green Table

Best ProductionIt’s All Greek To Me

Best Director – Valerie Dragojevic, It’s All Greek To Me

Best Actor – Kim Taylor, It’s All Greek To Me [Phil Barnett and Michael Dornan from Dinner With Friends and Joe Tareha from The Glass Menagerie also received nominations]

Best Actress – Aisling McGrogan, The Glass Menagerie [Sarah Cosstick (The Hatpin), Vivienne Marshall (It’s All Greek To Me), Laila Gampfer (Dinner With Friends) received nominations. Maree Grayden was also nominated for both her performances in Dinner With Friends and The Glass Menagerie]

Best Supporting Actor – Cameron Leese, It’s All Greek To Me [Angelino Schintu from The Hatpin and Tim Prosser and Neil Cartmell, both from The Wizard of Oz, also received nominations]

Best Supporting Actress – Madeleine Shaw, The Hatpin [Jessica Stenglein and Nada Dilevska (both It’s All Greek To Me), Judi Johnson and Andrea van Bertouch (both The Hatpin) and Nicole Miller and Sarah Christiner (both The Wizard of Oz) also received nominations].

Adjudicators’ Achievement Award (Memorable Milly) – Maree Grayden, for outstanding performances in Dinner With Friends and The Glass Menagerie  and for her direction of The Wizard of Oz.

Silly Milly Award – Sue Sator, for agreeing to stage manage The Wizard of Oz, then spraining her ankle.

Member(s) of the Year – Graeme Johnson and Kath Carney

Actor, director and retiring vice-chairperson Maree Grayden

Actor, director and retiring vice-chairperson Maree Grayden

 

CERTIFICATES

Outstanding Ensemble Performance – Dinner With Friends

Outstanding Comedy Performance – Vivienne Marshall (It’s All Greek To Me)

Outstanding Dramatic Performance – Sarah Cosstick (The Hatpin)

Suffering for One’s Art Award – Sarah Christiner (The Wizard of Oz)

Adjudicators’ Encouragement Award – Luke Heath (The Hatpin)

Adjudicators’ Award for Set Painting – Tim Prosser (The Hatpin)

Outstanding Achievement Award – Noel O’Neil, for writing and directing Under Any Old Gum Tree

Want more photos? Check out the specially-created album in the Old Mill Theatre Facebook group.

Kylie Maree Bywaters, Trevor Dhu and Craig Menner perform a scene from The Wizard of Oz

Kylie Maree Bywaters, Trevor Dhu and Craig Menner perform a scene from The Wizard of Oz