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The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards

2019 Jessies Nominee Spotlight

GVPTA's Communications & Special Events Assistant, Rick Chung, spent some time recently getting to know some of this year's Jessies nominees, and we've featured the interviews on our website.

Check out the latest interviews with:

Actor and director Kaitlin Williams, nominated in two categories: Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role for her work in Pacific Theatre's Jesus Freak, and for Outstanding Direction, Kim's Convenience, also a Pacific Theatre production. Click here to read the interview with Kaitlin

Playwright/actor Adam Grant Warren, nominated in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for his work in Touchstone Theatre's powerful family drama Kill Me Now. Click here to read the interview with Adam

South Korean-born artist Khan Lee works in performance, media, sculpture, drawing, and is nominated in the category of Outstanding Set Design - Small Theatre for his work on Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts) for The Frank Theatre and Queer Arts Festival. Click here to read the interview with Khan. 


Kaitlin Williams


Adam Grant Warren, Last Train In. Photo credit Matt Reznek

Khan Lee. Photo credit Grady Mitchell

The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards

The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards show will be held at the beautiful Bard on the Beach BMO Mainstage tent at Vanier Park on Monday July 15, 2019. 

VIP tickets (front and centre) - $50
Regular tickets - $35
Nominee tickets (limited quantity) - $20​

Call the Bard on the Beach box office at 604.739.0559 to purchase, or get your tickets here




The Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA) strives to strengthen the local theatre industry. We do this through providing services, promotion of member news and community events, opportunities to connect and network, and our annual theatre conference. Together with our members we are raising the profile of local theatre and building community.

At GVPTA, we acknowledge that our organization is located on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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