‘Bug,’ ‘Closing It Up’ win big at Kaleidoscope Theatre Festival

Spokane Civic Theatre’s “Bug” and Stage Left Theater’s “Closing It Up” won big at the Kaleidoscope Theatre Festival, Feb. 28-March 2 in Prosser, Washington.

“Bug,” directed by Marianne McLaughlin, won the following adjudicator awards: outstanding scene transitions, outstanding properties design, outstanding set design (David Baker), outstanding performance as supporting actor (Billy Hultquist), outstanding performance as lead actor (Danny Anderson) and outstanding performance as lead actress (Josephine Keefe).

Molly Allen’s “Closing It Up,” directed by Heather McHenry-Kroetch, won the following adjudicator awards: outstanding lighting design, outstanding ensemble, outstanding performance as a featured actress (Mary Jo Rudolf) and outstanding performance as supporting actress (Molly Allen).

“Closing It Up” also won the Magic Moment Award as part of the Washington State Community Theatre Association Members’ Awards, which are voted on by WSCTA members at the festival, for the Dancing Queen Dance Off.


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Article by Azaria Podplesky of The Spokesman-Review

Photo by Jesse Tinsley of The Spokesman-Review