Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Ostrander Awards, 2012: Like you were really there

Posted By on Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 9:52 AM

Olivia Wingate sings Bye Bye Birdie.
  • Olivia Wingate sings "Bye Bye Birdie."

Sister Myotis Hosts the Ostranders

Lindsey Roberts makes an entrance

Mark Guirguis
Present Laughter
The Circuit Playhouse

Amie Eoff
Present Laughter
The Circuit Playhouse

Cast of Avenue Q

John Horan
God of Carnage
Playhouse on the Square

Betty Dilley
The Spitfire Grill
Germantown Community Theatre

Mitch Baker and Liz Sharpe
Theatre Memphis

Whitney Jo wins the Behind the Scenes Award and the girls from CHICAGO perform a medley.

Angelo Rapan
A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline
Playhouse on the Square

  • Lindsey Roberts

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Planting Stars at the Orpheum

Posted By on Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 12:12 PM

A new constellation is on the way...


Monday, August 13, 2012

Beat Davis, Win Steak: The Ostrander Contest

Posted By on Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 1:55 PM

The Bluest Eye
  • The Bluest Eye

By now I'm sure you all know how this annual contest works. First I list my picks for who I think will win this year's Ostranders. I'm usually wrong and readers can take advantage of this sad but true fact —and possibly win $50 in Folks Folly bucks— by making their own winners lists and emailing them to me ( with "Ostrander Contest" in the subject field, or by simply typing your picks in the comments section of this post. If nobody beats me I get to keep the prize (bwahahahahahaha!). Otherwise it goes to the lucky/brilliant person who picks the most winners. In the case of a tie there will be a drawing.

How easy is that? My picks can be found below the fold.

Also, be aware, I'm only picking a limited selection of awards from the community nominees.

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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Buy tickets to the 2012 Ostrander Awards here!

Posted By on Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 10:20 AM

From CHICAGO at Theatre Memphis
  • From CHICAGO at Theatre Memphis
Of course you'll want to be at the Memphis Botanic Garden when the winners are announced at the 2012 Ostrander Awards. Click the button below for tickets.

UPDATE 8/27/12: Advanced tickets sales are now closed. Tickets can be purchased at the event for $10.

The Ostranders will be celebrated Monday, August 27 at the Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road, Memphis. 6 p.m.

Tickets are $10 advance, $10 at door
Tickets bought online will be available at will call
Individual nominees (not whole shows) are on the guest list.

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