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Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award

Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award
Awarded for Excellence in Edmonton theatre.
Country  Canada
First awarded 1987
Official website

The Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award (also known as the Sterling Award) is a local Edmonton, Alberta award presented annually which honours excellence in theatre.[1][2] The award covers a number of categories, including production, performance, direction, writing, choreography, and design, as well as a special award recognizing achievement in theatre administration.

Named after Elizabeth Sterling Haynes, who helped establish and nurture Edmonton professional theatre in the early 20th century, the award was established in 1987.[1][2] Each winner receives a metal statuette, plated in silver.

Past winners have included Loretta Bailey, Ronnie Burkett, Tantoo Cardinal, Brent Carver, Marty Chan, Jeff Haslam, Martha Henry, Stewart Lemoine and Stephen Ouimette.

See also


  1. ^ a b King, Kimball (2003). Western Drama Through the Ages: Four Great Eras of Western Drama. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 136.  
  2. ^ a b "Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards (Sterling Awards)". Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  • Matwychuk, Paul (May 19, 2004). "Theatre Notes;". Vue Weekly. Archived from the original on 2006-10-22. Retrieved 2007-01-28. 

External links

  • Official site
  • Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia

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