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Festival Antigonish production “Little Thing, Big Thing” wins two Merritt Awards

One of the productions featured during the 2016 Festival Antigonish season has picked up two awards at Theatre Nova Scotia’s Robert Merritt Awards.  The awards gala, held last night in Halifax recognizes excellence in live professional theatre in the province.
The two awards for Festival Antigonish went to the comedy/thriller “Little Thing/Big Thing”.  Francine Deschepper, who played Sister Martha McCann in the show won for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.   The second award to “Little Thing/Big Thing” went to Jeremy Webb for Outstanding Direction. The production was nominated for four Awards.
“Tompkinsville” from Fly A Kyte Productions, a show of interest to local audiences was also honoured last night.   The play, about  Father Jimmy Tompkins, one of the pioneers of the credit union and cooperative movement won for Outstanding Production by a New or Emerging Company and Best Original Score.
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Festival Antigonish production “Little Thing Big Thing” Nominated for four awards

A production during the 2016 Festival Antigonish season has been nominated for Theatre Nova Scotia’s Robert Merritt Awards.    The annual awards gala, to be held on March 27th in Halifax, recognizes excellence in live theatre in the province.
The Festival Antigonish comedy/thriller “Little Thing Big Thing” is up for four awards, Francine Deschepper for  Outstanding Female Actor, Gordon Gammie as Outstanding Male Actor, Outstanding Direction by Jeremy Webb and Outstanding Production.
Antigonish County resident Ingrid Risk is nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design for the Mulgrave Road Theatre Comedy “Little Things”, presented by Neptune Theatre.