New Jewish Theatre receives 10 St. Louis Theater Circle nominations


The Bee Play

The New Jewish Theatre received 10 nominations for work it produced in 2022, the St. Louis Theater Circle announced earlier this month. Every aspect of NJT’s work was recognized, from acting to directing to design. 

The award winners will be presented at a live, in-person ceremony (the first since 2019) on April 3 at the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts in Webster Groves. 

The full list of NJT nominees are:

For “Dear Jack/Dear Louise” 

An image from ‘Dear Jack, Dear Louise’ at New Jewish Theatre. Photo: Jon Gitchoff

• Outstanding Production of a Comedy


• Molly Burris, Outstanding Performer in a Comedy, Female or Non-Binary Role

• Ryan Lawson-Maeske, Outstanding Performer in a Comedy, Male or Non-Binary Role

• Amanda Werre, Outstanding Sound Design

• Dunsi Dai, Outstanding Set Design in a Play

For “Laughter on the 23rd Floor”

Joel Moses in the New Jewish Theatre production of Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Photo: Jon Gitchoff

• Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy

• Michele Friedman Siler, Outstanding Costume Design in a Play

• Eddie Coffield, Outstanding Direction of a Comedy

For “The Bee Play”

The Bee Play

• Riley Carter Adams, Outstanding Supporting Performer in a Drama, Female or Non-Binary Role 

For “Jerry’s Girls: the Jerry Herman Revue”

• Cullen Curth, Outstanding Musical Director