Awards & Honors

Other Desert Cities, Guthrie Theater

Top Ten Productions of 2013

Star Tribune

Top Ten Productions of 2013

Lavender Magazine

2013 Minnesota State Arts Board
Artist Initiative Award

Spring Awakening, Theater Latté Da and the University of Minnesota

2012 IVEY Award for Overall Excellence

Best Musical of 2012

City Pages

Best of 2011–12

Minnesota Playlist

Top Ten Productions of 2012

Lavender Magazine

2011 Minnesota Artist of the Year

Honorable Mention

Star Tribune

Doubt , Ten Thousand Things

Best Production of 2011

Star Tribune

Top Ten Productions of 2011

City Pages

2011 IVEY Award for Outstanding Theater Production

 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,  Theater Latté Da

Top Ten Productions of 2011

Star Tribune

 

Annie, Chidren's Theatre Company

Top Ten Productions of 2011

Star Tribune

 

2011 Minnesota State Arts Board
Artist Initiative Award

Best Theater in the Twin Cities, 2010,

Theater Latté Da

City Pages

Best Director in the Twin Citites, 2010

City Pages

Theater Artist of 2010

Lavender Magazine

Evita, Theater Latté Da / Ordway Center

Top Ten Productions of 2010

Lavender Magazine

Violet, Theater Latté Da / Guthrie Theater

Top Ten Productions of 2010

City Pages

All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

2010 Gabriel Award for Broadcast Excellence

Gold World Medal at the 2010 New York Festivals (2010)

The Full Monty, Theater Latté Da and the Ordway Center

Best Musical of 2009

Star Tribune

Passage of Dreams, Theater Latté Da

Top Ten Productions of 2009

City Pages

Career Development Program for Directors (2007–09)

National Endowment for the Arts / Theater Communications Group

Old Wicked Songs, Theater Latté Da

Best Play of 2009

Star Tribune

Parade, Theater Latté Da and Minnesota Jewish Theatre

Top Ten Productions of 2008

Star Tribune

Once on this Island, Ten Thousand Things

Top Ten Productions of 2008

Pioneer Press

Private Lives, Guthrie Theater

Best Director of a Play, 2007

Star Tribune

Best Play, 2007

Star Tribune

Top Ten Productions of the Year, 2007

City Pages

Theater Artist of 2007

Lavender Magazine

La Bohème, Theater Latté Da

Best Opera Production of 2007

City Pages

2007 Minnesota Artist of the Year,

Honorable Mention

Star Tribune

Best Director of 2006

City Pages

Gypsy, Theater Latté Da

Best Director of a Musical, 2006

Star Tribune

Best Musical, 2006

Star Tribune

Top Ten Productions of the Year, 2006

Pioneer Press

KNOCK!, Theater Latté Da

2006 IVEY Award for Outstanding
Theater Production

La Bohème, Theater Latté Da

Best  Musical of 2005

Star Tribune

2005 IVEY Award for Outstanding
Theater Production

2004–2005 McKnight Foundation / Playrights' Center Theater Artist Fellowship

2004 Minnesota State Arts Board
Artist Initiative Award

A Man of No Importance, Theater Latté Da

Best Theater Production of 2004

Lavender Magazine

KNOCK!, Theater Latté Da

Best Comedy of 2004

City Pages

Best of the Fringe 2004

Sunday in the Park with George,

Theater Latté Da

Best Theater Production of 2003

City Pages

2001 Minnesota Artist of the Year

Honorable Mention

Star Tribune

The Death of Bessie Smith, Theater Latté Da

Top Ten Productions of 2001

City Pages

Two Weeks with the Queen, Illusion Theater

Top Ten Productions of 2000

City Pages

Oh &#!%, I’m Turning Into My Mother, Theater Latté Da

Best New Work of 1999

Lavender Magazine