Kelsey Theatre Receives 17 Perry Award Nominations

8/5/09


The New Jersey Association of Community Theatres (NJACT) recently announced nominations for the prestigious 2009 Perry Awards. More than 200 shows produced by theater companies around the state were reviewed by NJACT representatives during the 2008-09 season. Seventeen Kelsey Theatre staff members and companies that perform there were among the nominees for shows performed during the past year. They include:

  • M. Kitty Getlik for Outstanding Sound Design for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (Kelsey Theatre and PinnWorth Productions);
  • Kate Pinner for Outstanding Properties for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (Kelsey Theatre and PinnWorth Productions);
  • Tara C. Simonelli for Outstanding Stage Management of a Play for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (Kelsey Theatre and PinnWorth Productions);
  • Alycia Bauch-Cantor for Outstanding Stage Management of a Musical for "Man of LaMancha" (Maurer Productions OnStage);
  • Kate Pinner for Outstanding Scenic Design of a Play in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (Kelsey Theatre and PinnWorth Productions);
  • John Maurer and Amy Bessellieu for Outstanding Scenic Design of a Musical for "Man of LaMancha" (Maurer Productions OnStage);
  • Judi Parrish and Frank Ferrara for Outstanding Scenic Design of a Musical for "The Rocky Horror Show" (Cheng/Ferrara Productions);
  • Jane Coult for Outstanding Choreography for "Man of LaMancha" (Maurer Productions OnStage);
  • Frank Ferrara for Outstanding Direction of a Musical for "The Rocky Horror Show" (Cheng/Ferrara Productions);
  • John Maurer for Outstanding Direction of a Musical for "Man of LaMancha" (Maurer Productions OnStage);
  • John Maurer, Diana Gilman Maurer and Dan Maurer for Outstanding Production of a Musical for "Man of LaMancha" (Maurer Productions OnStage);
  • Jacob Porter for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical for "The Rocky Horror Show" (Cheng/Ferrara Productions);
  • Michaela Alyse Tomcho for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical for "The Rocky Horror Show" (Cheng/Ferrara Productions);
  • Robert Farruggia for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical for "The King & I" (Playful Theatre Productions);
  • Ashley Stuart for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (Kelsey Theatre and PinnWorth Productions);
  • Dani Tuci-Juraga for Outstanding Ensemble Actress in a Musical for "The Rocky Horror Show" (Cheng/Ferrara Productions);
  • Stephanie Venanzi for Outstanding Ensemble Actress in a Musical for "The Fantasticks" (The Pennington Players).

The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, Sept. 20. For a complete list of nominees, visit the NJACT website here.

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