Awards and Recognition

Throughout its history, Theater Latté Da has received consistent recognition for its work.

 

2014
Cabaret – IVEY Award Overall Excellence
Cabaret – Best Musical of 2014 (Minnesota Monthly)
Peter Rothstein – Best Director (City Pages)
Our Town – Best Ensemble (City Pages)

 

2013
Steerage Song– Top 10 Productions of 2013 (Star Tribune)
Ben Bakken – Best Supporting Actor in a Musical, Aida (Lavender Magazine)

 

2012
Company – Favorite Shows of 2012 (City Pages)
Spring Awakening – IVEY Award Overall Excellence
Spring Awakening – Best Musical of the Year (City Pages)
Spring Awakening – Top 10 Productions of 2012 (Lavender)
Spring Awakening – Best of 2011-2012 (Minnesota Playlist)
Spring Awakening – Top 10 Plays of 2012 (City Pages)
Denise Prosek – Theater Artist of the Year (Lavender)
Carl Flink – Best Choreographer, Spring Awakening (Lavender)
David Darrow – Best Actor in a Musical, Spring Awakening (Lavender)

 

2011
Theater Latté Da – Best Theater of the Year (City Pages)
All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 – Best Holiday Show (Minnesota Monthly)
Violet – Best Musical of the Year (City Pages)
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Top 10 Productions of the Year (Star Tribune)
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – 10 Productions That Made a Difference (Pioneer Press)
Peter Rothstein – Best Director of the Year (City Pages)

 

2010
All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 – Gabriel Award for Broadcast Excellence
Violet – Top 10 Productions of 2010 (City Pages)
Evita – Top 10 Productions of 2010 (Lavender)
Peter Rothstein – Theater Artist of the Year (Lavender)
Denise Prosek – Best Music Director (Lavender)
Michael Matthew Ferrell – Best Choreographer (Lavender)
Zoe Pappas – Best Actress in a Musical, Evita  (Lavender)
Britta Ollmann – One of the Best Performances of the Year, Violet (City Pages)

 

2009
Old Wicked Songs – IVEY Award
The Full Monty – Top Musical of 2009 (Star Tribune)
Passage of Dreams – Top 10 Productions of 2009 (City Pages)
Joshua James Campbell – Best Actor in a Musical, The Full Monty (Lavender)

 

2008
A Christmas Carole Petersen – Best Holiday Show (Minnesota Monthly)
La Bohème – Best Opera (City Pages)
Parade – Outstanding Musical (Star Tribune)
Old Wicked Songs – Outstanding Play and Outstanding Actor in a Play (Star Tribune)
Denise Prosek – Outstanding Musical Director, Parade (Star Tribune)
Shawn Hamilton – Outstanding Featured Performer, Parade (Star Tribune)

 

2007
La Bohème – Outstanding Classical Music Highlight (Star Tribune)
Susannah – Top Ten Productions (Lavender)
Peter Rothstein – Artist of the Year, Honorable Mention (Star Tribune)
Peter Rothstein – One of seven recipients of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors
Peter Rothstein – Theater Artist of the Year (Lavender)

 

2006
Gypsy – Top 10 Productions (Pioneer Press)
Gypsy – Outstanding Musical (Star Tribune)
KNOCK! – Ameriprise Financial IVEY Award
KNOCK! – Outstanding Experimental Theater Work (Star Tribune)
Peter Rothstein – Best Director (City Pages)
Peter Rothstein –  Outstanding Director, Gypsy (Star Tribune)
Denise Prosek –  Outstanding Musical DirectorGypsy  (Star Tribune)
Jody Briskey – Outstanding Actress, Gypsy (Star Tribune)
Dieter Bierbrauer – Great Performance, Floyd Collins  (City Pages)
Michael Hoover –  Great Scenic Design, Floyd Collins (City Pages)

 

2005
Theater Latté Da – Best Theater Company (Lavender)
La Bohème – Ameriprise Financial IVEY Award
La Bohème – Top 10 Productions (Pioneer Press)
La Bohème – Outstanding Musical, Smaller Theater (Star Tribune)
KNOCK! – Best Comedy (City Pages)
Peter Rothstein – Best Director (Lavender)
John Clarke Donahue – Best Set Design, Smaller Theater, King of Hearts (Star Tribune)
Kathy Kohl – Best Costume Design, Smaller Theater, King of Hearts  (Star Tribune)
Jennifer DeGolier – Best Lighting Design, Smaller Theater, Honorable Mention, King of Hearts,  (Star Tribune)

 

2004
A Man of No Importance – Outstanding Theatrical Production (Lavender)
KNOCK! – Best New Work, Honorable Mention  (Star Tribune)
KNOCK! – Best of the Fringe
Peter Rothstein – McKnight Foundation/Playwrights’ Center Theater Artist Fellow
Peter Rothstein – Minnesota State Arts Board Initiative Grant Recipient
Jennifer DeGolier – Best Lighting Design, A Christmas Carole Petersen  (Star Tribune)
Tod Petersen – Outstanding Actor, A Man of No Importance (Lavender)

 

2003
Sunday in the Park with George – Best Stage Production (City Pages)
Sunday in the Park with George – Best Production, Honorable Mention (Star Tribune)
Michael Hoover – Best Scenic Design, Sunday in the Park with George  (Star Tribune)
Kathy Kohl –  Best Costume Design, Sunday in the Park with George (Star Tribune)
Denise Prosek – Best Musical Direction, Honorable Mention,  Sunday in the Park with George (Star Tribune)

 

2002
Loring Playhouse – Best Small Theater Venue (Lavender)

 

2001
The Death of Bessie Smith – Top 10 Productions (City Pages)
Peter Rothstein – 2001 Minnesota Artist of the Year, Honorable Mention (Star Tribune)

 

1999
Oh S#!%, I’m Turning Into My Mother – Critic’s Pick (Time Out New York)

 

1998
Oh S#!%, I’m Turning Into My Mother – Créme de la Créme Award for Best New Work (Lavender)