CATS Shortlist 2018 Announced

The Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland is an annual event, now in its 16th year, organised and awarded by the theatre critics of Scotland to celebrate the best Scottish theatre achievements in the year.

The judges shortlist nominees into 11 categories; Best Male Performance, Best Female Performance, Best Ensemble, Best Director, Best Design, Best Music and Sound, Best Technical Presentation, Best Show for Children and Young People, Best New Play, Best Production and CATS Whiskers.

After sponsoring Best Male Performance at the 2016 awards and Best Female Performance in 2017,  this year, SDTN are delighted to be sponsoring Best Design. The nominees are:

Jamie Harrison (co-designer), Rebecca Hamilton (co-designer and lead model maker), Simon Wilkinson (lighting designer), Flight, Edinburgh International Festival and Vox Motus, in association with Beacon Arts Centre.

Tom Piper (designer) and Ben Ormerod (lighting designer), Long Day’s Journey into Night, Citizens Theatre.

Tom Piper (designer) and Chris Davey (lighting designer), Rhinoceros, a co-production between the Edinburgh International Festival and Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh in association with DOT Theatre, Istanbul.

Jamie Vartan (designer) and Simon Wilkinson (lighting designer), Knives in Hens, Perth Theatre.

We wish all the nominees the best of luck and we are looking forward to celebrating a great year of theatre at Perth Theatre on Sunday 10 June. SDTN will be attending the awards with members of The Network Ensemble and students from our network institutions.

SDTN and The Network Ensemble at the CATS Awards 2017.

Tickets for the awards are on sale now and you can purchase them online here. Students from our Network Institutions can buy tickets at a special rate, email for more details.

For full details of the awards and shortlists, click here.

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