Special to Iredell Free News

Theatre Statesville has been nominated for 15 Metrolina Theatre Association (MTA) awards, including two of the five nominated musicals, “Next to Normal” and “The Secret Garden.”

MTA awards are the Charlotte area’s version of the Tony Awards. The MTA awards gala will take place on October 23 at Le Meridien Hotel in Charlotte.

Theatre Statesville received the following nominations:

Outstanding Musical Production

♦ “Next to Normal”
♦ “The Secret Garden”

Outstanding Lead – Male

♦ Joey Moray (Archibald Craven) – “The Secret Garden”
♦ Paul David Kurts (Dan) – “Next to Normal”

Outstanding Lead – Female

♦ Amy McKay (Diana) – “Next to Normal”

Outstanding Supporting Actor-Female

♦ Kaylyn Hall (Natalie) – “Next to Normal”

Outstanding Direction

♦ Sharon Sigler – “Next to Normal”

Outstanding Costume Design

♦ Caity Gordon – “The Secret Garden”

Outstanding Set Design

♦ Kelley Mitchell – “The Secret Garden”

Outstanding Sound Design

♦ Andrew Miller – “Next to Normal”

Outstanding Musical Direction

♦ Laurie Klaus – “Next to Normal”
♦ Sarah Rogers – “The Secret Garden”

MTA Exceptional Awards

♦ Emerging Artist of the Year – Dakotah Chelgren
♦ Theatre Person of the Year – Sharon Sigler
♦ Theatre Company of the Year – Theatre Statesville

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