Actor Meghan Kreidler went home with two Ivey Awards at ceremonies Monday night.
Kreidler, currently on stage in Theater Latte Da’s “Man of La Mancha,” received the Emerging Artist award and was honored as a member of the Ensemble winner, “Vietgone.” The cast of that Mixed Blood Theatre musical drama also included Sun Mee Chomet, David Huynh, Flordelino Lagundino and Sherwin Resurreccion. (Chomet and Resurreccion were also double-winners Monday night, receiving acting trophies for “The Two Kids That Blow S— Up” at Theater Mu.)
The trophy for Lifetime Achievement was given to Ten Thousand Things founder Michelle Hensley, who has announced that the current season will be her last as the innovative company’s artistic director.
The annual Ivey winners are selected by a somewhat mysterious panel of 100 theater-makers and fans. Their other choices were:
Overall Excellence: “Ragtime,” Theater Latte Da
Production Design and Execution: “Six Degrees of Separation,” Theater Latte Da, awarded to Abbee Warmboe, Barry Browning, Sean Healey, Kate Sutton-Johnson, Bethany Reinfeld and Alice Fredrickson
Concept and Execution: “Safe at Home,” Mixed Blood
Actor: Nilaja Sun, “Pike St.,” Pillsbury House Theatre; Steven Epp, “Fiddler on the Roof,” Ten Thousand Things
Director: Noel Raymond, “The Children,” Pillsbury House Theatre
Emotional Impact: “Wit,” Artistry