The awards will be given May 19 at the Wheelock Family Theatre at 7 PM.
The Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence will go to Paul Daigneault, the founder and producing artistic director of SpeakEasy Stage Company. Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis will receive the 2014 Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award with special remarks by her cousin and former Governor Michael Dukakis.
Tribes at Speakeasy Stage Company, Imagining Madoff at New Repertory Theatre and The Cherry Orchard at Actors’ Shakespeare Project were nominated for Outstanding Production by a Midsize Theater. Nominations for Outstanding Actor, Large Theater, include Bryan Cranston, All the Way (American Repertory Theater); Bongile Mantsai, Mies Julie (Baxter Theatre Center, presented by ArtsEmerson); and Denis O’Hare, An Iliad (Homer’s Coat, presented by ArtsEmerson).
Outstanding Actress, Large Theater nominees include Hilda Cronje, Mies Julie (Baxter Theatre Center, presented by ArtsEmerson); Andrea Syglowski, Venus in Fur (Huntington Theatre Company); and Christina Bennett Lind, The Heart of Robin Hood (American Repertory Theater).
Nominees for Outstanding Ensemble, Midsize, Small or Fringe Theater include Punk Rock (Zeitgeist Stage Company); Windowmen (Boston Playwrights’ Theatre); Hairspray (Wheelock Family Theatre); and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Stoneham Theatre).
A complete list of nominations, tickets and more information can be found by calling (617) 879-2300 or visiting nortonawardsboston.com.