We're delighted to have won five Offies. In the Twitter ceremony hosted by Patrick Stewart last night Chris Urch won Best New Play for The Rolling Stone, Zoe Cooper won Most Promising New Playwright for Jess and Joe Forever, John Ramm won Best Male for playing the title role in Sheppey, and Dickie Beau and Josh Dylan jointly won Best Supporting Male, also for for Sheppey.
The Offies (The Off West End Theatre Awards) recognise and celebrate the excellence, innovation and ingenuity of independent theatres across London.
The Orange Tree also won a public vote for the Most Welcoming Theatre Award in South West London.
Chris Urch's The Rolling Stone – also winner of the Bruntwood Prize – premiered at the Royal Exchange Theatre in 2015 and had its London premiere at the Orange Tree in January 2016. Zoe Cooper's Jess and Joe Forever was first commisioned by Old Vic New Voices and was a co-production with Farnham Maltings.
Our current production of Clare McIntyre's Low Level Panic has been longlisted for 4 Offies for next year's awards.