Bill Forrester
(Courtesy of The Gregory Awards)
Bill Forrester
(Courtesy of The Gregory Awards)
Designer Bill Forrester has been named the recipient of Theatre Puget Sound's 14th Gregory A. Falls Sustained Achievement Award. It will be presented to him at the 3rd annual Gregory Awards ceremony, to be held at Seattle's ACT Theatre on October 17.

The award honors individuals in the Puget Sound theatrical community who have given their time, energy and talents over a number of years. In particular, this award honors people who have had a widespread positive effect on the community.

Forrester is known nationwide for his design talents. He has served as the art director for several television shows including The Red Skelton Show, Let's Make a Deal, The Lawrence Welk Show, The Bing Crosby Special, and the first-ever-televised 1971 Grammy Awards. He has designed at every professional theatre in Seattle, including ACT, The Empty Space, Seattle Children's Theatre, and Tacoma Actors Guild. His regional credits include the Arizona Theatre Company, Colorado Shakespeare Festival and Honolulu Theatre for Youth.

The Gregory Awards is a Theatre Puget Sound program that celebrates the achievements of the Washington State theatre community.

For tickets and more information on the awards ceremony, click here.