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February 26, 2019 | News, Theatre,

ArtsEmerson 2019 IRNE Award Nominations

On Monday, February 25th, the nominations for the 23rd Annual Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards were announced, with ArtsEmerson being honored with ten nominations!

Best New Play – The White Card (Claudia Rankine)

Watch Claudia Rankine discuss The White Card

Best Solo Performance – Liza Jessie Peterson (The Peculiar Patriot)

Watch the trailer for The Peculiar Patriot

Best Ensemble – Born For This

Watch creator BeBe Winans talk about his background and Born For This

Best Supporting Actress-Musical – Nita Whitaker (Born For This) and Kirsten Wyatt (Born For This)

Best Actor-Musical – Donald Webber Jr. (Born For This)

Watch the trailer for Born For This

Best Actress-Play – Karen Pittman (The White Card)

Best Actor-Play – Daniel Gerroll (The White Card)

Best Visiting Production-Large – The Migration

Watch the trailer for The Migration

Best Visiting Actor – Ollie West (Hamnet)

Watch Ollie West and co-director Bush Moukarzel chat about Hamnet

As IRNE co-founder Beverly Creasy mentioned, being nominated for this award is no small feat since there are so many “deserving nominees and brilliant new plays” performed in Boston each year. ArtsEmerson is thrilled to be nominated for this year’s IRNE Awards nd we look forward to hearing the winners announced during the ceremony on April 8th, 2019!

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