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And your latest OEAA winers are…

small_oea More than 100 local artists, actors, writers, musicians and more gathered at the DoubleTree Downtown hotel last night for the 9th annual Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards ceremony. Bands performed. Drinks were drank. Trophies were handed out. All in all, a big night for local creative types. With that said, the Omahpye crew would like to give our congrats to this latest class of winners! Fingers crossed that next year they’ll have a Best Local Event Site With A Snarky Blog category.

Here’s the complete list of winners, via OEA Awards.

PERFORMING ARTS

Best Musical: Young Frankenstein – Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Drama: We Are Proud to Present… – SNAP! Productions

Best Comedy: The Battle of Battles – Shelterbelt Theatre

Best Premier of a New, Original, Local Script: Voices From the Closet, Daena Schweiger - SNAP! Productions

Best Director (Play): Noah Diaz & M. Michael Phillips, We Are Proud to Present… – SNAP! Productions

Best Director (Musical): Susie Baer Collins & Carl Beck, Les Miserables – Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Actor (Play): Noah Diaz, Tribes – SNAP! Productions

Best Actor (Musical): Joe Dignoti, Les Miserables – Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Actress (Play): Sally Neuman Scamfer, Come Back Little Sheeba - SNAP! Productions

Best Actress (Musical): Kathy Tyree, Ella – Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Supporting Actor (Play): Doug Hayko, Voices from the Closet SNAP! Productions

Best Supporting Actor (Musical): Spencer Williams, Young Frankenstein – Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Supporting Actress (Play): Nichole Nelson, Voices from the Closet - SNAP! Productions

Best Supporting Actress (Musical): Judy Radcliff, Young Frankenstein – Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Slam Poet: Zedeka Poindexter

Best Dance Production: The Nutcracker, Ballet Nebraska

Best Youth Performer: Grace Titus, Les Miserables – Omaha Community Playhouse

Best Comedian: Heather Jones

Best Comedy Ensemble: The Weisenheimers

VISUAL ARTS

Best Visual Artist: Watie White

Best Emerging Visual Artist: Jar Schepers

Best New Media Artist: Watie White

Best 2-D Artist: Lynn Piper

Best 3-D Artist: Jar Schepers

Best Group Show: All the Rage – RNG Gallery

Best Solo Show: Littleton Alston, Hannibal – Lied Art Gallery

Best 2-Person Show: Steve Tomayo & Paul High Horse, We’re Still Standing Here – Kaneko

Best Public Art: Watie White, All That Ever Was, Always Is – Emmet Street, Omaha

MUSIC

Best Rock: John Klemmensen and the Party

Best Hard Rock: Narcotic Self

Best Alternative/Indie: Digital Leather

Best Singer-Songwriter: Mitch Gettman

Best DJ: Kethro

Best Americana/Folk: Matt Cox Band

Best Country: Belles & Whistles

Best R&B/Soul: Josh Hoyer & The Shadowboxers

Best Hip Hop/Rap: M34N STR33T

Best Blues: Hector Anchondo Band

Best Jazz: Luke Polipnick Trio

Best Progressive Rock/Funk/Experimental: Plack Blague

Best Ethnic: Esencia Latina Band

Best Cover Band: Secret Weapon

Album of the Year: Josh Hoyer and The Shadowboxers, “Josh Hoyer and The Shadowboxers”

Artist of the Year: M34N STR33T

Best New Artist: Kait Berreckman

TECHNICAL AWARDS

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN

Kyle L. Toth – The Grocer’s Goblin & The Little Mermaid, Rose Theater

OUTSTANDING PROP DESIGN

Joey Lafrentz – Death by Design, UNO Theatre

OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN

Robbie Jones – Death by Design, UNO Theatre

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN

Lydia Dawson – Young Frankenstein, Omaha Community Playhouse

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN

Tim Burkhart – Ella, Omaha Community Playhouse

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER

Sue Gillespie Booton – Tarzan, Rose Theater

OUTSTANDING FEATURED DANCER

Scott Gaines – Narnia, Rose Theater

OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION

Jim Boggess – Ella, Omaha Community Playhouse

BEST RECORDING STUDIO

ARC Studios

BEST LIVE MUSIC SOUND ENGINEER

Dan Brennan – Slowdown



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