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The 25th annual Ostrander Awards, recognizing the best of local theater, was held last night the Memphis Botanic Garden.

And the winners are

COLLEGE THEATER

Set Design: Craig Lewis, University of Memphis, Assassins

Costume Design: Janice Lacek, University of Memphis, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Lighting Design: Ken Friedhoff, University of Memphis, Animal Farm

Props: Emily Wells, University of Memphis, Animal Farm

Music Direction: Mark Ensley, University of Memphis, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Sound Design: Eric Sefton, McCoy Theatre Rhodes College, How I Learned to Drive

Choreography: Jay Rapp, University of Memphis, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Supporting Actress in a Musical: Shaheerah Farrakhan, University of Memphis, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Supporting Actor in a Musical: Jason Hansen, University of Memphis, Assassins

Leading Actress in a Musical: Kirie Walz, University of Memphis, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Leading Actor in a Musical: Chris McCollum, University of Memphis, Assassins

Direction of a Musical: Stephen Hancock, University of Memphis, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Musical Production: University of Memphis, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Supporting Actress in a Drama: Katie Preston, McCoy Theatre Rhodes College, How I Learned to Drive

Supporting Actor in a Drama: Matthew Crewse, University of Memphis, Animal Farm

Leading Actress in a Drama: Shannon King, McCoy Theatre Rhodes College, How I Learned to Drive

Leading Actor in a Drama: Greg Krosnes, McCoy Theatre Rhodes College, How I Learned to Drive

Leading Actor in a Drama: Reginald C. Brown, University of Memphis, Animal Farm

Ensemble Acting: University of Memphis, Animal Farm

Cameo Role: Andrew Whaley, McCoy Theatre Rhodes College, The Rocky Horror Show

Direction of a Drama: Gloria Baxter, University of Memphis, Animal Farm

Dramatic Production: University of Memphis, Animal Farm

Best New Play: Rebecca Fisher, The Magnificence of the Disaster

Best Production of an Original Script: Rebecca Fisher, The Magnificence of the Disaster

COMMUNITY THEATER

Set Design: Christopher McCollum, Theatre Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Costume Design: Andre Bruce Ward, Theatre Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Lighting Design: Michael Compton and Chris Swanson, Theatre Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Lighting Design: Michael Compton and Chris Swanson, Theatre Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Props: Robin Black, Harrell Theatre, High School Musical 2

Set Dressing: Kerry Strahm, Germantown Community Theatre, Crimes of the Heart

Makeup and Wigs: Barbara Sanders, Theatre Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Music Direction: Dennis Whitehead, Playhouse on the Square, Jerry Springer the Opera

Sound Design: David Newsome, Theatre Memphis, A Midsummer Night's Dream

Choreography: Mitzi Hamilton and Kathy Caradine, Theatre Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Choreography: Mitzi Hamilton and Kathy Caradine, Theatre Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Supporting Actress in a Musical: Jude Knight, Theatre Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Supporting Actor in a Musical: Ken Zimmerman, Playhouse on the Square, The Producers

Leading Actress in a Musical: Cheyenne Nelson, Circuit Playhouse, The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Leading Actor in a Musical: Kent Fleshman, Circuit Playhouse, The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Direction of a Musical: Mitzi Hamilton, Theatre Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Musical Production: Theatre Memphis, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Supporting Actress in a Drama: Jo Lynne Palmer, Next Stage Theatre Memphis, Pride and Prejudice

Supporting Actress in a Drama: Sheana Tobey, Circuit Playhouse, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe

Supporting Actor in a Drama: Matt Reed, Next Stage Theatre Memphis, Seascape

Leading Actress in a Drama: Sheana Tobey, POTS at the Works, And Baby Makes Seven

Leading Actor in a Drama: Jerre Dye, Circuit Playhouse, Compleat Female Stage Beauty

Ensemble Acting: The Cast of Pride and Prejudice, Next Stage Theatre Memphis,

Cameo Appearance: Corey Cochran, Circuit Playhouse, A Year With Frog and Toad

Direction of a Drama: John Rone, Next Stage Theatre Memphis, Pride and Prejudice

Dramatic Production: Next Stage Theatre Memphis, Pride and Prejudice

Behind the Scenes Award: Alvin Miller, Germantown Community Theatre,

Larry Riley Rising Star Award: Ken Friedhoff

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