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Department of Theatre and Dance

Theatre Production Receives Statewide Best-of Awards

Theatre South Carolina’s April 2014 production of "Hamlet" has recently received multiple honors from's 2014 South Carolina Regional Awards!

James Costello as Hamlet

This year’s record-breaking vote brought in the following awards:

Best Direction of a Play-Robert Richmond
Best Ensemble in a Musical or Play
Best Leading Actor in a Play-James Costello
Best Supporting Actor in a Play-Richard Sheridan Willis
Best Lighting Design-Jim Hunter
Best Production of a Play

Additionally, Associate Professor Robert Richmond was voted as SC's Theatre Artist of the Year

Richmond also took Best Directing honors in BroadwayWorld's Washington DC region for his work on Richard III at the Folger Theatre.  Richard III was awarded Best Production, as well., a leading website for Broadway, Theatre, and Live Entertainment around the World recognizes the top local, regional, and touring theatre talents of the year in their annual Regional Awards. The website holds voting for these productions in over 60 regions in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, from Los Angeles to Germany. All nominations are reader-submitted, reviewed by BroadwayWorld’s local editors, and then voted on by readers.

Congratulations to all involved!