2019 Perry Award Winners

2019 Outstanding Production of a Play
KING LEAR Chester Theatre Group
Kevern Cameron- Director
Carol Holland- Producer

2019 Outstanding Production of a Musical
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Off Broad Street Players
John Stephan- Director
Tyler Daddario- Producer

2019 Outstanding Direction of a Play
Mark Kalet
NOISES OFF Playhouse 22

2019 Outstanding Direction of a Musical
John Menter
NEWSIES Cranford Dramatic Club

2019 Outstanding Lighting Design of a Play
Stephen Seserko
THE CRUCIBLE Cumberland Players

2019 Outstanding Lighting Design of a Musical
Tyler Daddario
Ragan Hoffman
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Off Broad Street Players

2019 Outstanding Sound Design of a Play
Robert Jakuc
KING LEAR Chester Theatre Group

2019 Outstanding Sound Design of a Musical
Sean Pedrick
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Off Broad Street Players

2019 Outstanding Costume Design of a Play
Lisa M. Black
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Lord Stirling Theater Company

2019 Outstanding Costume Design of a Play
Sharon McGuire
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Lord Stirling Theater Company

2019 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical
Jenna Rose Ravenda
NEWSIES Cranford Dramatic Club

2019 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play
Kevin Palardy
NOISES OFF Maurer Productions OnStage

2019 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical
Andrew Jarema
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Off Broad Street Players

2019 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play
Alicia Harabin
LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Circle Players

2019 Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical
Maria Keyser
THE WEDDING SINGER Villagers Theatre

2019 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Christopher Schmalbach
FOUR WEDDINGS AND AN ELVIS Yardley Players

2019 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Pedro Jimenez
BAT BOY Old Library Theatre

2019 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Tracey Fama
BILOXI BLUES Somerset Valley Players

2019 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Alicia Cordero
LEGALLY BLONDE Mystic Vision Players

2019 Outstanding Youth Actor in a Play
Adam Noble
CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN Somerset Valley Players

2019 Outstanding Youth Actor in a Musical
Cole Lesser
NEWSIES Cranford Dramatic Club

2019 Outstanding Costume Design of a Musical
Louisa Murey
THE WIZARD OF OZ Yardley Players

2019 Outstanding Properties in a Play
John M. Maurer
NOISES OFF Maurer Productions OnStage

2019 Outstanding Properties in a Play
Melissa Gaynor
NOISES OFF Maurer Productions OnStage

2019 Outstanding Properties in a Musical
Todd R. Bennington
Genevieve Estanislau
SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ Somerset Valley Players

2019 Outstanding Choreography
Amanda Grace
NEWSIES Cranford Dramatic Club

2019 Outstanding Music Direction
Anthony Competello
SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ Somerset Valley Players

2019 Outstanding Scenic Design of a Play
John M. Maurer
Judi Parrish
Jeff Cantor
NOISES OFF Maurer Productions OnStage

2019 Outstanding Scenic Design of a Musical
Marc Chandler
MAMMA MIA Cranford Dramatic Club

2019 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
James Lugo
RUMORS Bergen County Players

2019 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
Dan Keyser
THE WEDDING SINGER Villagers Theatre

2019 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Denise Hickson
AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Readington Community Players

2019 Outstanding Youth Actress in a Play
Kayla Finelli
WAIT UNTIL DARK Somerset Valley Players

2019 Outstanding Youth Actress in a Musical
Imani Smith
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS ShowKids Invitational Theatre

2019 Outstanding Production of an Original Play
SHAKESPEARE’S LOST MASTERPIECE Center Players
Darrell Lawrence Willis Sr.- Director
Bernice Garfield Szita – Producer
Bob Szita- Producer
Larry Americ Allen- Author

2019 Outstanding Stage Management of a Play
Melissa Gaynor
NOISES OFF Maurer Productions OnStage

2019 Outstanding Stage Management of a Musical
Judi Liebert
INTO THE WOODS Studio Players

2019 Outstanding Community Theater Award
Haddonfield Plays & Players

2019 Lifetime Achievement Award
Tina Lee

2019 David P. McMenemie Award
Linda Scully

2019 Hall of Fame Inductees
Jane Coult – Choreographer
Chris Furlong – Producer
Mark Keeler – Sound Designer
Letitia P. Lum – Properties
Shawn McGovern – Lighting Designer
Nick Montasano – Theater Founder
Susan Speidel – Theater Educator
Howard Whitmore – Director

2019 Reviewers of the Year
Michael Kidney & Jon M. Richardsom