2012 PERRY AWARD WINNERS

Community Theater Award

 
Our Gang Players

 

 Lifetime Achievement Award

 
Peg Peet

 

 OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN FOR A PLAY

 
Bryn E. Farace, Judi Madigan   BOOK OF DAYS   Ocean County College

Jessica Foerst   REHEARSAL FOR MURDER   Westfield Community Players

Kevin Gunther   EXTREMITIES   East Brunswick Community
Players at Playhouse 22

Elyse Halloran   OUR HOUSE   Circle Players

Richard Hennessy   THE GRAPES OF WRATH   Chatham Community Players

Chris Miller   ANGELS IN AMERICA
Parts 1 and 2
  The Eagle Theatre Company

Mike Rapelye   OUR TOWN   Somerset Valley Players

 

 OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN FOR A MUSICAL

 
M. Kitty Getlik   AIDA   Maurer Productions OnStage

Richard Hennessy   CABARET   Chatham Community Players

Sean McGovern   THE SECRET GARDEN   Broadway Theater of Pitman

Patrick McGlone   JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR   Villagers Theatre

Ed Pearson   ASSASSINS   Circle Players

Bill Simonelli   MAN OF LAMANCHA   Shore Repertory
Theatre Company

Tommy Williamson   RAZIA’S SHADOW   East Brunswick Community
Players at Playhouse 22

 

 OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN FOR A PLAY

         
 
Glen Crane   REHEARSAL FOR MURDER   Westfield Community Players

Joe DeVico   THE GRAPES OF WRATH   Chatham Community Players

Bill Heller   TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE   Center Players

Paul Kaytes   OUR TOWN   Somerset Valley Players

Don Swenson   ANGELS IN AMERICA
Parts 1 and 2
  The Eagle Theatre Company

Kevin Rodio   ONE FLEW OVER
THE CUCKOOS NEST
  The Eagle Theatre Company

Gordon Wiener   OUR HOUSE   Circle Players

 

 OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN FOR A MUSICAL

         
 
Matt Carlson   JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR   Villagers Theatre

Kalman Dunne   THE SECRET GARDEN   Broadway - Theatre of Pitman

Dan Maurer
Matt Shoppas
Laurie Gougher
  AIDA   Maurer Productions OnStage

Tom Newman   THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE   ShowKids Invitational Theatre

Kevin Rodio   EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL   The Eagle Theatre Company

Mark Rogol
Jamie Brill
  SWEENEY TODD   East Brunswick Community
Players at Playhouse 22

Jan Topoleski
Ed Weiss
  MAN OF LAMANCHA   Shore Repertory
Theatre Company

 

 OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN FOR A PLAY

         
 
Pat Bain
Marisa Dolkart
Katie Lupfer
  THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER   Bergen County Players

John M. Maurer & Cast   LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR   Maurer Productions OnStage

Chris Melohn, Eva Marie   ANGELS IN AMERICA
Parts 1 and 2
  The Eagle Theatre Company

Joseph Reilly   A FLEA IN HER EAR   Villagers Theatre

Sue Takacs   LEND ME A TENOR   East Brunswick Community
Players at Playhouse 22

Beverely Wand   THE GRAPES OF WRATH   Chatham Community Players

Naomi Yablonsky   REHEARSAL FOR MURDER   Westfield Community Players

 

 OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN FOR A MUSICAL

         
 
Ana Kalet   SWENNEY TODD   East Brunswick Community
Players at Playhouse 22

Michael Kelly   THE SECRET GARDEN   Broadway Theatre of Pitman

John M. Maurer
Diana Gilman Maurer
Tina Heinze
Laurie Gougher
Kathy Slothower Winner
  AIDA   Maurer Productions OnStage

John M. Maurer
Kathy Slothower
Debbie Sills
  THE DROWSY CHAPERONE   Maurer Productions OnStage

Sue Takacs   THE MUSIC MAN   Villagers Theatre

Lois Steves, Cindy Pellis   THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE   ShowKids Invitational Theatre

Howard Whitmore   ONCE ON THIS ISLAND   Mystic Vision Players

 

 OUTSTANDING PROPERTIES FOR A PLAY

         
 
Laura Bateman
Victoria Buchner
Jim Kelly
  THE MAN WHO CAME
TO DINNER
  Bergen County Players

Alycia Bauch Winner   LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR   Maurer Productions OnStage

Amy Bessellieu   DEATH OF A SALESMAN   Pierrot Productions

Joelle Bochner   THE GRAPES OF WRATH   Chatham Players

Corinne Chandler   A FLEA IN HER EAR   Villagers Theatre

Joanne Lemenille   REHEARSAL FOR MURDER   Westfield Community Players

Bryan and Jessica Murray   ALL IN THE TIMING   Edison Valley Playhouse

Lisa Rogol   EXTREMITIES   East Brunswick Community
Players at Playhouse 22

 

 OUTSTANDING PROPERTIES FOR A MUSICAL

         
 
Alycia Bauch Winner   AIDA   Maurer Productions OnStage

Judi Chandler, Leslie Riccie   OLIVER   Cranford Dramatic Club

Karen Ficarra   MAN OF LAMANCHA   Shore Repertory
Theatre Company

Gina Lupi, Karen Ficarra   A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD   Shore Repertory
Theatre Company

Jeff Quatrone   THE SECRET GARDEN   Broadway Theatre of Pitman

Jill Work Marshal   SWENNEY TODD   East Brunswick Community
Players at Playhouse 22

Corrine Chandler   JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR   Villagers Theatre

 

 OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY

         
 
Armand Marino   MORNINGS AT 7   South Street Players

John M. MaurerWinner   LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR   Maurer Productions OnStage

Bill McMeekan, Brian Remo   REHEARSAL FOR MURDER   Westfield Community Players

Tim Meola,
Tiffany Plante,
Marcie K. Weinstein,
Kathie Roberts
  THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER   Bergen County Players

Roy Pancirov   ALL MY SONS   Summit Playhouse

Victor Sevcenko
Stephen Hirsekorn
  GASLIGHT   Shrewsbury Players

Andrea Sickler
Dean Sickler
Bob Lukasik
  THE GRAPES OF WRATH   Chatham Community Players

 

 OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL

         
 
Barry deVersterre   THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE   ShowKids Invitational Theatre

Hugh Mahon   THE WIZARD OF OZ   Livingston Community Players

John M. Maurer,
Jeff Cantor,
Amy Besselieu
  AIDA   Maurer Productions OnStage

Shawn McGovern
Christopher Melhon Winner
  THE SECRET GARDEN   Broadway Theatre of Pitman

Fred Sorrentino   42nd STREET   Center Drama

Guy Suabedissen   THE MUSIC MAN   Villagers Theatre

Jan Topoleski   MAN OF LAMANCHA   Shore Repertory
Theatre Company

 

 OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY

         
 
Jane Coult   AIDA    Maurer Productions OnStage

Jose de la Cuesta Winner   42nd STREET    Center Drama

Dann Dunn   PIPPIN    The Eagle Theatre Company

Ashley Echbauer   THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE    ShowKids Invitational Theatre

Renee Liciaga   JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR   Villagers Theatre

Jamie Moritz   THE MUSIC MAN    Villagers Theatre

Q   ONCE ON THIS ISLAND    Mystic Vision Players

 

 OUTSTANDING MUSICAL DIRECTION

         
 
John Browzowski   ASSASSINS   Circle Players

Anthony DiDia   AIDA   Maurer Productions OnStage

Anthony DiDia   MAN OF LAMANCHA   Shore Repertory
Theatre Company

Khy Garner Winner   JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR   Villagers Theatre

Ruslan Odinstov   THE MUSIC MAN   Villagers Theatre

William Powell   THE SECRET GARDEN Broadway Theatre of Pitman

David Regner   ONCE ON THIS ISLAND   Mystic Vision Players 
Dr. Jeff Unger   42nd STREET   Center Drama     

 

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION OF A PLAY

         
John P. Dowgin   FROST/NIXON   Circle Players

Tina Lee, Karen Abbatiello Winner   OUR TOWN   Somerset Valley Players

Frank Licato   THE GRAPES OF WRATH   Chatham Community Players

Bunny Matoesian   THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER   Bergen County Players

Bryan and Jessica Murray   ALL IN THE TIMING   Edison Valley Playhouse

Brian Remo   REHEARSAL FOR MURDER   Westfield Community Players

Michelle Russell   A CHRISTMAS CAROL   Somerset Valley Players

Margorie Sokoloff   ANGELS IN AMERICA
Parts 1 and 2
  The Eagle Theatre Company

 

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL

 
         
Jose de la Cuesta Winner   42ND STREET   Center Drama

Ed Corsi
Jennifer Staffenberg
  EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL   The Eagle Theatre Company

Khy Garner   JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR   Villagers theater

Jon Heron   ASSASSINS   Circle Players

Gina Lupi   MAN OF LAMANCHA   Shore Repertory
Theatre Company

Christopher Melhon   THE SECRET GARDEN   Broadway Theatre of Pitman

Joel Newman   THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE ShowKids Invitational Theatre

 

 OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A PLAY

         
 
Faith Dowgin- Producer;
John P. Dowgin – Director
  FROST/NIXON   Circle Players

Tina Lee – Director
Karen Abbatiello – Director
  OUR TOWN   Somerset Valley Players

Steve Lemenille – Producer
Brian Remo – Director
  REHEARSAL FOR MURDER   Westfield Community Players

Mara Lundstrom – Producer
Frank Licato – Director Winner
  THE GRAPES OF WRATH   Chatham Community Players

John M. Maurer – Producer
Diana Maurer – Producer
Dan Maurer – Producer
John M. Maurer – Director
  LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR   Maurer Productions OnStage

Adam Neary – Producers
Kate Matseur – Producers Deborah Pedretti - Director
  EXTREMITIES   East Brunswick Community
Players at Playhouse 22

Michelle Roth – Producer
Bunny Mateosian – Director
  THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER   Bergen County Players
Ted Wioncek III - Producer
Margorie Sokoloff - Director
  ANGELS IN AMERICA
Parts 1 and 2
  The Eagle Theatre Company

 

 OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL

 
Ed Corsi- Producer
Ed Corsi - Director
Jennifer Staffenberg- Director
  EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL   The Eagle Theatre Company

Andrew Deprisco- Producer
Jose De La Cuesta- Director
  42nd STREET   Center Drama

Donna Kimberlin - Producer
Corey Rubel - Producer
Khy Garner - Director
  JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR   Villagers Theatre

Gina Lupi - Producer
Gina Lupi - Director
  MAN OF LAMANCHA   Shore Repertory
Theatre Company

Patricia Mangano - Producer Christopher Melhon - Director   THE SECRET GARDEN   Broadway Theatre of Pittman

John M. Maurer - Producer
Diane Maurer - Producer
Dan Maurer - Producer
Dan Maurer- DirectorWinner
  AIDA   Maurer Productions OnStage

Carolyn B. Newman - Producer
Joel Newman- Director
  THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE   ShowKids Invitational Theatre

 

 OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A PLAY

 
James Collins   ANGELS IN AMERICA
Parts 1 and 2
  The Eagle Theatre Company

John P. Dowgin   CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD   Circle Players

Scott Fishman   A CHRISTMAS CAROL   Somerset Valley Players

Wayne Harris   FROST/NIXON   Circle Players

Bill Lee   TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE   Center Players

Joseph Perignat   LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR   Maurer Productions OnStage

Sean Runnette Winner   OUR TOWN   Somerset Valley Players

 

 OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

 
Ryan Aiello Winner   JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR   Villagers Theatre

John Baccaro   EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL   The Eagle Theatre Company

David Cantor   OLIVER   Cranford Dramatic Club

Jim Petro   COMPANY   Pierrot Productions

David Seamon   JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR   Villagers Theatre

John Sechrist   CABARET   Chatham Community Players

Jan Topoleski   MAN OF LAMANCHA   Shore Repertory
Theatre Company

Rutledge Varley   42nd STREET   Center Drama

 

 OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A PLAY

 
Debbie Bernstein   THE GRAPES OF WRATH   Chatham Community Players

Tara CiolettiWinner   CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF