Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards 2012
All My Sons
Peninsula
The Maori Troilus and Cressida
Time & Place
  Sunday 9th December, Paramount Theatre
   
Critics
 
Laurie Atkinson - The Dominion Post
   
Uther Dean - Salient
   
Lynn Freeman - Capital Times
   
Elspeth Sandys - New Zealand Listener
 
John Smythe - Theatreview

The Critics Wildcard Award
Vance Fontaine and his Peculiar Sensations:
Greg Ellis, Thom McGrath, Tane Upjohn-Beatson, Takumi Motokawa, Matiu Whiting

Downstage Theatre Award for the Most Original Production of the Year
Paper Sky - Red Leap Theatre
Also nominated:
Into the Uncanny Valley - Lumina Productions
One Day Moko - Portable Union
Circa Award Donated by TACT for the Most Promising Male Newcomer of the Year
Tim Carlsen - One Day Moko
Also nominated:
Tola Newbury - The Prospect
Emmett Skilton - Paper Sky
The Emerging Artist Trust Wellington Most Promising Female Newcomer of the Year
Victoria Abbott - West End Girls
Also nominated:
Moana Ete - The Prospect
Hayley Sproull - Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues
Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School and Victoria University of Wellington Most Promising New Director of the Year
Tammy Davis - The Prospect
Also nominated:
Melanie Camp - Immaculate
Regan Taylor - Manawa
Brancott Estate Award for Costume Designer of the Year
Shona Tawhiao - The Māori Troilus and Cressida – Toroihi Rāua Ko Kāhira
Also nominated:
Jane Boocock - West End Girls
Sheila Horton - Peninsula
Grouse Lighting Award for Lighting Designer of the Year
Jennifer Lal - Into the Uncanny Valley
Also nominated:
Laurie Dean - The Mourning After
Lisa Maule - Michael James Manaia
Weta Workshop Award for Set Designer of the Year
Johny Verryt - Paper Sky
Also nominated:
Andrew Foster - West End Girls
Daniel Williams - The Tigers of Wrath
Park Road Post Production Award for Sound Designer of the Year
Chris Ward - Peninsula
Also nominated:
Karnan Saba - The Prospect
Paddy Bleakley, Laura Dunkley, Buster Flaws - Into the Uncanny Valley
Constance Scott Kirkcaldie Award for Outstanding Composer of Music
Laughton Pattrick - Around the World and Buck Again
Also nominated:
Claire Cowan - The Keepers
Gareth Hobbs - Chekhov in Hell
Peter Harcourt Award for Outstanding New Playwright of the Year Sponsored by Bats Theatre and Taki Rua Productions
Maraea Rakuraku - The Prospect
Also nominated:
Tim Carlsen - One Day Moko
Joseph Harper - Tiny Spectacle / Shitty Lyricism

The Playmarket and Capital E National Theatre for Children Award for the New Zealand Play of the Year
Peninsula - Gary Henderson
Also nominated:
Manawa - Jamie McCaskill
The Prospect - Maraea Rakuraku
The Absolutely Positively Award for the Supporting Actress of the Year
Nancy Brunning - Clybourne Park
Also nominated:
Michele Amas - Peninsula
Juanita Hepi - The Māori Troilus and Cressida – Toroihi Rāua Ko Kāhira
Whitireia Performing Arts and Chapman Tripp Award for the Supporting Actor of the Year
Rob Lloyd - The Prospect
Also nominated:
Rāwiri Paratene - The Māori Troilus and Cressida – Toroihi Rāua Ko Kāhira
Gavin Rutherford - West End Girls
In the following four categories there are seven nominees:
Elena Stejko - A Shortcut to Happiness
Jamie McCaskill - Manawa
Jason Whyte - Peninsula
 
Richard Dey - All My Sons
 
Te Kohe Tuhaka - Michael James Manaia
 
Tom Monckton - Moving Stationery
Yvette Parsons - Silent Night

The Chapman Tripp Award for an Outstanding Performance
Richard Dey - All My Sons

The Chapman Tripp Award for an Outstanding Performance
Te Kohe Tuhaka - Michael James Manaia
The Chapman Tripp Award for Actress of the Year
Elena Stejko - A Shortcut to Happiness
The Grant Tilly Award for Actor of the Year, Sponsored by The Pro Actors and eCaster
Tom Monckton - Moving Stationery
The Museum Hotel Award for Director of the Year
Rachel House - The Māori Troilus and Cressida – Toroihi Rāua Ko Kāhira
Also nominated:
David O'Donnell - West End Girls
Jane Waddell - Peninsula
The Chapman Tripp Award for the Production of the Year
The Māori Troilus and Cressida – Toroihi Rāua Ko Kāhira - Ngākau Toa
Also nominated:
All My Sons - Circa Theatre
Peninsula - Circa Theatre
The Mayor's Award for Significant Contribution to Theatre
Dawn Saunders - CEO of Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand