Honors and Awards

Our 2009 Season - The Last Hurrah!

We would like to offer congratulations to those associated with To Do Productions who have been honored for their work.

Ambie Awards were presented to Lyla Hay Owen as Best Actress in a play for her performance as Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie. The award for Best Supporting Actress in a play went to Liz Mills as Laura in the same play.

The Big Easy Awards included nominations for Ms. Owen and Ms. Mills for their work in Menagerie, as well as for Leon Contavesprie for his performance as the Gentleman Caller.

Update (04/20/2010): Lyla Hay Owen won the Big Easy Award for her portrayal of Amanda; and Leon Contavesprie took home the honor as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama.

Next up are the Marquee Awards. All four actors have been nominated along with Glenn Meche for his direction.

Update (05/10/2010): Leon Contavesprie, Liz Mills, and Lyla Hay Owen were all awarded Marquee plaques. Congratulations to a gifted cast.


Our 2008 Season

We would like to offer congratulations to those associated with To Do Productions who have been honored for their work.

The Gambit's Big Easy Theatre Awards were announced March 2, 2009. Among the nominees were:
  • THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb Story, for Best Musical
  • Jim Walpole, Best Musical Director, for THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb Story
  • Joshua Peterson, Best Actor in a Musical, for THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb story
  • Lisa Davis, Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, for Gertrude Stein and a Companion
Congratulations to Jim Walpole for winning the Big Easy Award for Best Musical Director!

Nominations for Jay Stanley's  Marquee Awards included:
  • Lisa Davis, Best Actress in a Drama, for Gertrude Stein and a Companion
  • Karen Shields, Best Actress in a Drama, for Gertrude Stein and a Companion
  • Tony Fennelly, Best Supporting Actress in a Musical, for Onepiece
  • Cammie West, Best Supporting Actress in a Musical, for Onepiece - WINNER
  • Wendy Michaels, Best Actress in a Musical, for Onepiece
  • Glenn Meche, Best Director of a Drama, for Gertrude Stein and a Companion
  • Glenn Meche, Best Director of a Musical, for THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb Story - WINNER
  • Jim Walpole, Best Musical Director, for THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb Story - WINNER
  • Gertrude Stein and a Companion, for Best Drama of the Year
  • THRILL ME: The Leopold & Loeb Story, for Best Musical of the Year - WINNER

Our 2007 Season

We would like to offer congratulations to those associated with To Do Productions who have been honored for their work.

Gambit Weekly included these nominees for its Big Easy Awards:
  • Valhalla Best Comedy
  • Glenn Meche, Best Director of a comedy for Valhalla
  • Cammie West, Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy for Valhalla
Cammie took home the award!

To Do Productions received an embarrassment of riches in the Storer Boone Awards nominations this year: 12 nominations for Valhalla and Naked Boys Singing combined.

In the final awards presentation for 2008, the Marquee Theatre Awards, Valhalla was widely recognized.

Donald James was nominated for Best Costumes, Cammie West was nominated as Best Featured Actress in a Comedy, and Glenn Meche was mentioned as Best Director of a Comedy.

Our producing partner, the Marigny Theatre, received a nomination for Keith Launey as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama for Nighthawks.

Both Cammie West and Glenn Meche won their respective Marquee Awards.

In other news from that awards season, Al Shea, theatre critic for WYES-Channel 12, New Orleans' PBS television station, named Valhalla as his favorite production of the 2007 theatre season; and both Dalt Wonk of Gambit Weekly and David Cuthbert of the Times-Picayune named Valhalla as one of their picks for outstanding productions of the year.


Our 2006 Season

We would like to offer congratulations to those associated with To Do Productions who have been honored for their work.

Gambit Weekly awarded Cammie West their Big Easy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy for The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told.

Glenn Meche received a Storer Boone Award nomination for his direction of Take Me Out.

The Ambie Awards nominated Cammie West as Best Supporting Actress in a play for her work in The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told and Dave Hotstream as Best Supporting Actor in a Play for his work in Take Me Out.