20th CONDA Awards – 1998


Professional categories

Production: The Maids (Flying Teapot Theatre)

Actress: Angela Shone, The Maids

Actor: Carl Caulfield, Being Sellers (Stray Dogs)

Director: Don McEwen, The Diary of Anne Frank (Newcastle Theatre Co)

Technical achievement: Craig Goddard, sound design, The Diary of Anne Frank

Open  category

New play written for a Newcastlecompany: Mark Reedman, Die Teenage Scum Die! (2 Til 5)

Non-professional categories

Dramatic production: The Glass Menagerie (NDAC)

Musical production: The Mikado (Mission Theatre)

Actress in a drama or comedy: Nola Wallace, The Glass Menagerie

Actor in a drama or comedy: Chris Kelly, The Glass Menagerie

Actress in a musical: Lisa Montgomery, Nunsense (Intimate)

Actor in a musical: Andrew Jones, The Mikado

Director: Peter Trist, The Glass Menagerie

Achievement in design: Robyn Greenwell, set design, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (Newcastle Repertory)

Achievement in music and movement: The Yeomen of the Guard Orchestra, musical director Elaine Boyd (Newcastle G and S)

Newcastle City Council award for outstanding achievement in Newcastle theatre Wendy Ratcliffe, for consistently excellent work in performance and costume design

Special award Betty Lind, for services to NDAC andNewcastle theatre