Rough Magic

Awards

1984 - 2013

2013
Winner: Sky Arts Ignition Award - The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, co-production with Opera Theatre Company, Olympia Theatre, June 2014.

Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards:
Nominee: Best Actress - Orla Fitzgerald for Digging for Fire
Nominee: Best Director - Rosemary McKenna for Way to Heaven
 
2012
Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards: 
Winner: Best New Play – Morna Regan for The House Keeper
Nominee: Best Actress – Cathy Belton for The House Keeper

Stewart Parker Trust Awards: 
Winner: New Playwright Bursary – Mark Cantan for Jezebel

ZeBBie Awards: 
Nominee: Best Theatre Script – Morna Regan for The House Keeper 

2011
Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards:
Winner: Best Costume Design – Joan O’Clery for Peer Gynt
Nominee: Best Supporting Actress – Karen Ardiff for Peer Gynt

2010
Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards:
Winner: Best Actress – Olwen Fouere for Sodome, My Love
Winner: Best Sound Design – Denis Clohessy for Sodome, My Love
Winner: Best Supporting Actress – Eleanor Methven for The Importance of Being Earnest
Nominee: Best Production – Phaedra
Nominee: Best Set Design – John Comiskey for Sodome, My Love
Nominee: Best Sound Design – Ellen Cranitch for Phaedra

Honorary Doctorate, Trinity College Dublin – Lynne Parker

2008
Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards: 
Special Tribute Award – Lynne Parker

ZeBBie Awards:
Winner: Best Theatre Script – Christian O’Reilly for Is This About Sex?

2007
Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards:
Winner: Best Production – Don Carlos
Winner: Best Actor – Nick Dunning for Don Carlos
Winner: Best Lighting Design – Sinéad Wallace for Don Carlos
Nominee: Best Director  – Tom Creed for Attempts on Her Life
Nominee: Best Production – Caligula (SEEDS showcase)
Nominee: Best Set Design – Paul O’Mahony for Don Carlos
Nominee: Best Costume Design – Tilly Grimes for Caligula (SEEDS showcase)

2006
Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards:
Winner: Best Production – The Taming of the Shrew
Winner: Best Costume Design – Monica Frawley for The Taming of the Shrew
Winner: Best Lighting Design – Rupert Murray for The Taming of the Shrew
Winner: Best Actor – Owen Roe for The Taming of the Shrew
Nominee: Best Supporting Actor – Darragh Kelly for The Taming of the Shrew
Nominee: Best Supporting Actor – Malcolm Adams for The Taming of the Shrew
Nominee: Best Director – Lynne Parker for The Taming of the Shrew

2005 
Irish Times/ESB Irish Theatre Awards: 
Nominee: Best New Play – Elizabeth Kuti for The Sugar Wife
Nominee: Best Lighting Design – Rupert Murray for The Life of Galileo 

Susan Smith Blackburn Prize:
Winner: Elizabeth Kuti for The Sugar Wife

2004
Irish Times/ESB Irish Theatre Awards:
Winner: Best Production – Improbable Frequency
Winner: Best Director – Lynne Parker for Improbable Frequency
Winner: Best Costume Design – Kathy Strachan for Improbable Frequency
Nominee: Best Set Design – Alan Farqhuarson for Improbable Frequency
Nominee: Best Supporting Actress – Lisa Lambe for Improbable Frequency
Nominee: Best Supporting Actor – Vincent McCabe for Take Me Away

Stewart Parker Trust Awards: 
Winner: New Playwrights Bursary – Gerald Murphy for Take Me Away

Scotsman Fringe First Awards: 
Winner: Take Me Away by Gerald Murphy 

Heidelberger Stückemarkt Awards: 
Winner: European Playwright Award – Morna Regan for Midden

Irish Tatler Woman of the Year Awards: 
Winner: Drama Award – Lynne Parker

2002 
Irish Times/ESB Irish Theatre Awards:
Winner: Best Production – Copenhagen
Winner: Best Set Design – John Comiskey for Copenhagen
Nominee: Best Director – Lynne Parker for Copenhagen
Nominee: Best Actress – Ingrid Craigie for Copenhagen
Nominee: Best Actor – Owen Roe for Copenhagen
Nominee: Best Actor – Declan Conlon for Copenhagen

2001 
Scotsman Fringe First Awards: 
Winner: Midden by Morna Regan

Stewart Parker Trust Awards:
Winner: BBC Radio Drama Award – Morna Regan for Midden

Dublin Fringe Festival Awards:
Winner: Jayne Snow Award – Morna Regan for Midden
Winner: Best Actress – Barbara Adair for Midden

2000
Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards:
Nominee: Best Actor – Peter Hanly for Three Days of Rain

1995 
Dublin Theatre Festival Irish Life Festival Choice Awards:
Winner: Best Irish Production – Pentecost

Stewart Parker Trust Awards:
Winner: New Playwrights Bursary – Gina Moxley for Danti-Dan

1994 
Stewart Parker Trust Awards:
Co-Winner: New Playwrights Bursary – Pom Boyd for Down Onto Blue

1992 
Time Out Awards:
Winner: Digging for Fire and Love and a Bottle

Mayfest Scotland on Sunday Paper Boat Award:
Winner: Love and a Bottle

1991 
RTÉ Arts Show/Bank of Ireland Arts Awards:
Winner: Drama Award – Lynne Parker for Love and a Bottle, Lady Windermere's Fan and Digging for Fire

1990
Stewart Parker Trust Awards:
Winner: New Playwrights Bursary – Declan Hughes for I Can't Get Started

1989
Harvey’s Theatre Awards:
Nominee: Best Director – Lynne Parker for Serious Money

1988 
Harvey’s Theatre Awards: 
Nominee: Best Actress – Anne Byrne for Aunt Dan and Lemon

1987 
Harvey’s Theatre Awards:
Winner: Best Design – Barbara Bradshaw and Brian Power for their work with Rough Magic 
Judges' Special Award – John Dunne for his work with Rough Magic and The Passion Machine
Nominee: Best Director – Declan Hughes for The Silver Tassie

1986 
Harvey’s Theatre Awards:
Winner: Best Newcomer – Martin Murphy for No End of Blame

1985 
Harvey’s Theatre Awards:
Nominee: Stanley Townsend – Best Actor for Sexual Perversity in Chicago