Gateway's 'The King and I' nominated for 10 Ovation Awards

Jovanni Sy and Barbara Tomasic dazzle in The King and I. - David Cooper
Jovanni Sy and Barbara Tomasic dazzle in The King and I.
— image credit: David Cooper

Gateway Theatre's The King and I has been nominated for 10 Ovation Awards, celebrating the best musicals of last year.

The Richmond theatre staged its production of the popular Rodgers and Hammerstein musical in December 2013.

The show itself is nominated for Outstanding Professional Production. Other nominees: Chris King for Musical Direction and Direction; Harriet Chung for Choreography; Carmen Alatorre for Costume Design; Adrian Muir for Lighting Design; Barbara Tomasic for Female Lead Performance; Jovanni Sy for Male Lead Performance; Jennifer Suratos for Female Supporting Performance; Rosie Simon for Outstanding Gypsy, Female.

The annual awards celebrate excellence in musical theatre in the Lower Mainland. Winners are determined by public voting.

Voting is open until Jan. 22. The awards ceremony takes place Sunday, Jan. 26. To cast your vote visit applausemusicals.com/ovation-awards.html.


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