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Outstanding Sound Design

  • CATS – Evan Paine & Eric Collins
  • INTO THE WOODS – Wayne Irons
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Evan Paine
  • THE MUSIC MAN – Eric Collins
  • MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: THE MUSICAL – Evan Paine

Outstanding Lighting Design

  • CATS – Robert Terrano, Star McCloud & Chris Nielsen
  • COUNT DRACULA – M. Kitty Getlik
  • INTO THE WOODS – Vicki Kaiser
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Star McCloud
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – M. Kitty Getlik

Outstanding Costume & Make-up Design

  • A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS – Kate Pinner
  • CATS – Kate Pinner, Alex Kresge, Michelle Rittmann, Debbie O’Hara, Koren Zander & Donna Reed
  • INTO THE WOODS – Rusty Miller
  • ROMEO & JULIET – Kate Pinner & Koren Zander
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Jaci D’Ulisse, Kat Ross Kline & Barbara Paolillo

Outstanding Set & Scenic Design

  • A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS – Kate Pinner
  • CATS – James Petro & Kresimir Juraga
  • COUNT DRACULA – John M. Maurer, Amy Bessellieu & Jeff Cantor
  • INTO THE WOODS – Bryan Schendlinger
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Bryan Schendlinger

Outstanding Choreography

  • CATS – Dani Tucci-Juraga
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Renee Chambers-Liciaga
  • KISS ME, KATE – Renee Chambers-Liciaga
  • ROMEO & JULIET – Jody P. Gazenbeek-Person
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Kat Ross Kline

Outstanding Vocal & Music Direction

  • CATS – Laurie Gougher
  • INTO THE WOODS – Mike Gilch
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Shannon Ferrara & Mike Gilch
  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS – Pat Masterson
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Peter de Mets

Outstanding Direction of a Play

  • A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS – LouJ Stalsworth
  • CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF – Ruth Markoe
  • LEND ME A TENOR – John M. Maurer
  • PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE – Peter Bisgaier
  • ROMEO & JULIET – LouJ Stalsworth

Outstanding Direction of a Musical

  • CATS – Dani Tucci-Juraga
  • INTO THE WOODS – Kyrus Keenan Westcott
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Frank Ferrara
  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS – Kristy Davis
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Kat Ross Kline

Outstanding Comedic Performance

  • INTO THE WOODS – Ben Menahem & Kevin Palardy as “The Princes”
  • KISS ME, KATE – Chris Arena & Roman Sohor as “Man 1 & 2”
  • LI’L ABNER – Kathleen Kutalek as “Mammy Yokum”
  • LEND ME A TENOR – Peter Bisgaier as “Henry Saunders”
  • PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE – Matthew Cassidy as “Freddy”

Singer of the Year

  • CATS – Jaimie McMillin as “Grizabella”
  • INTO THE WOODS – Jenna O’Neil as “The Witch”
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Michael Scibilia as “Jesus”
  • THE MUSIC MAN – Elizabeth Rzasa as “Marian Paroo”
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Samantha Sharpe as “Martha”

Outstanding Kelsey Theatre Debut

  • INTO THE WOODS – Kara Wilson as “The Baker’s Wife”
  • INTO THE WOODS – Christina Kosyla as “Cinderella”
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Ben Simons as “Pilate”
  • PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE – Mike Gilch as “Einstein”
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Jeff Price as “Dr. Neville Craven”

Outstanding Musical Number

  • CATS – “Jellicle Ball”
  • INTO THE WOODS – “Children Will Listen/Finale”
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – “Simon Zealotes”
  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS – “Banjo”
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – “I Heard Someone Crying”

Villain of the Year

  • AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP – William Mercado as “Det. Sergeant Trotter”
  • CATS – Noah Barson as “McCavity/Rumpus Cat”
  • INTO THE WOODS – Jenna O’Neil as “The Witch”
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Maria Aromando as “Herod”
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Jeff Price as “Dr. Neville Craven”

Outstanding Theatrical Romantic Couple

  • INTO THE WOODS – John Zimmerman & Kara Wilson as “The Baker” & “The Baker’s Wife”
  • LEND ME A TENOR – Andrew Timmes & Alysia Toscano as “Max” & “Maggie”
  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS – Jacob Kinderman & Colleen McDonald as “John Truitt” & “Esther Smith”
  • THE MUSIC MAN – Chris Neumann & Elizabeth Rzasa as “Harold Hill” & “Marian Paroo”
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Bill Kamps & Katie Rochon as “Achibald Craven” & “Lily Craven”

Outstanding Young Performer

  • INTO THE WOODS – Jenna O’Neil as “The Witch”
  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS – Shealyn Davis as “Tootie Smith”
  • MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: THE MUSICAL – Aanya Manon as “Susan Walker”
  • THE MUSIC MAN – Nicky Torchia as “Winthrop”
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Morgan Wambach as “Mary Lennox”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play

  • AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP – Jessica Braynor as “Miss Casewell”
  • LEND ME A TENOR – Stephanie A. Zimmerman as “Maria Merelli”
  • LEND ME A TENOR – Laurie Hardy as “Julia”
  • PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE – Sarah Stryker as “Suzanne/Countess/Admirer”
  • THE WINTER’S TALE – Kyla Mostello Donnelly as “Paulina”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play

  • A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS – Rupert Hinton as “Thomas Cromwell”
  • LEND ME A TENOR – Peter Bisgaier as “Henry Saunders”
  • LEND ME A TENOR – Roman Sohor as “Tito Merelli”
  • PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE – Matthew Cassidy as “Freddy”
  • PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE – David Christoffersen as “Gaston”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play

  • AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP – Elizabeth Rzasa as “Mollie Ralston”
  • COUNT DRACULA – Stephanie Moon as “Mina Murry”
  • LEND ME A TENOR – Alysia Toscano as “Maggie Saunders”
  • PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE – Nicole Farina-Machin as “Germaine”
  • THE WINTER’S TALE – Sarah Stryker as “Hermione”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play

  • A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS – John Shanken-Kaye as “Sir Thomas More”
  • AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP – William Mercado as “Det. Sergeant Trotter”
  • LEND ME A TENOR – Andrew Timmes as “Max”
  • PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE – Frank Falisi as “Picasso”
  • PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE – Mike Gilch as “Einstein”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical

  • CATS – Tia Brown as “Bombalurina”
  • INTO THE WOODS – Christina Kosyla as “Cinderella”
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Tia Brown as “Simon Zealotes”
  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS – Shealyn Davis as “Tootie Smith”
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Samantha Sharpe as “Martha”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical

  • CATS – Michael Zweig as “Mr. Mistoffeles”
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Ben Simons as “Pilate”
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Michael Zweig as “Peter”
  • THE MUSIC MAN – James Zimmerman as “Marcellus Washburn”
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Jeff Price as “Dr. Neville Craven”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical

  • CATS – Jaimie McMillin as “Grizabella”
  • INTO THE WOODS – Jenna O’Neil as “The Witch”
  • INTO THE WOODS – Kara Wilson as “The Baker’s Wife”
  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS – Colleen McDonald as “Esther Smith”
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Katie Rochon as “Lily Craven”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical

  • INTO THE WOODS – John Zimmerman as “The Baker”
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Michael Scibilia as “Jesus”
  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS – Jacob Kinderman as “John Truitt”
  • THE MUSIC MAN – Chris Neumann as “Harold Hill”
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Bill Kamps as “Archibald Craven”

Production Company of the Year

  • MAURER PRODUCTIONS ONSTAGE – Count Dracula/Lend Me a Tenor
  • PENNINGTON PLAYERS – Into the Woods/Picasso at the Lapin Agile
  • PIERROT PRODUCTIONS – The Secret Garden/They’re Playing Our Song
  • PLAYFUL THEATRE PRODUCTIONS – Jesus Christ Superstar/CATS
  • YARDLEY PLAYERS THEATRE COMPANY – Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap/Meet Me in St. Louis/The Music Man

Outstanding Production of a Play

  • A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS – Producers: Kate Pinner & LouJ Stalsworth (PinnWorth Productions)
  • LEND ME A TENOR – Producers: Diana Gilman Maurer & John M. Maurer (Maurer Productions OnStage)
  • PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE – Producer: Judi Parrish (Pennington Players)
  • ROMEO & JULIET – Producers: M. Kitty Getlik & Jody P. Gazenbeek-Person (MCCC Academic Theatre Company)
  • THE WINTER’S TALE – Producer: Janet Quartarone (Shakespeare ‘70)

Outstanding Production of a Musical

  • CATS – Producers: Suzanne Smith & Hilary Leboff (Playful Theatre Productions)
  • INTO THE WOODS – Producers: Wayne Irons & Alan Naidoff (Pennington Players)
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR – Producers: Suzanne Smith & Hilary Leboff (Playful Theatre Productions)
  • MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS – Producer: Marge Swider (Yardley Players Theatre Company
  • THE SECRET GARDEN – Producer: Pete Labriola (Pierrot Productions

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