Spectacular Surprise! Sumunar Music Director Wins 2015 Ivey Award!

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On the evening of September 21, Joko and Tri Sutrisno attended the Ivey Award Ceremony at the State Theater in Minneapolis, thinking they were there to see Green T Productions be honored in some way. BUT NO—the award went to Joko Sutrisno (Sumunar music director) specifically, as music arranger/director for the show “Prince Rama’s Journey,” which played at Heart of the Beast Theatre in October/November 2014. It was a Green T Production with collaboration by Sumunar, so the honor was definitely to be shared. In this photo, Joko and Kathy Welch (Green T artistic director) display the Ivey Award received plus their own happy smiles. Congratulations!!

The Ivey Awards ceremony began in 2004, with two primary objectives: 1) To celebrate and increase awareness of Twin Cities professional theater, and 2) to create a celebration for ALL people who love Twin Cities theater—those within the theater community and those in the audience. The non-nomination based awards recognize outstanding achievements within the past theater season in direction, performance, design, etc. The awards were founded by Scott Mayer and are administered by a panel of local theater professionals and theater patrons.

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