Scott Andrew has been named Best Director at the Globe Theatre Awards (Palmerston North) for his direction of the May 2014 Abbey Musical Theatre Production of "Rent".

This is the third time Scott has won the Best Director category, with the previous awards being for his direction of Stephen Sondheim's "Putting it Together" in 2009; and for the Pahiatua production of "Les Misérables" in 2006, which performed a return season at the Regent on Broadway (Palmerston North) in 2007. Scott also has many other Globe Theatre awards/nominations to his name, including a special award for his performance in last year's Palmerston North production of "The Phantom of The Opera".

A big congratulations to all of the 2015 Globe Theatre nominees and award winners!

The Globe Theatre Awards has been running since 2005, and is an annual recognition of excellence in non-professional theatre in the wider Manawatu Region. Further information about the Globe Theatre Awards can be found at