2011 Perry Awards

Past Awards: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Winners were announced September 18th 2011

Lifetime Achievement

Tony Adase

Outstanding Community Theatre

Villagers Theatre

David P. McMenemie Award

(No Award)

NJACT Nominating Committee Member of the Year

Stephen Cantrone

Outstanding Lighting Design of a Play

Kevin Guntherand then there were noneMain Street Theater Company
Richard Hennessyglengarry glen rossChatham Community Players
Ed Pearsonthe farnsworth inventionCircle Players
Ray Poquettethe haunting of hill houseBergen County Players
Judi Madiganthe laramie projectOcean County College
Patrick McGlonesteel magnoliasVillagers Theatre
Bill Roome, Dieter Hell, Debra Olchickthe late christopher beanSummit Playhouse

Outstanding Lighting Design of a Musical

James Bonkowskyjesus christ superstarOld Library Theater
Richard Hennessya christmas carolChatham Community Players
Rob Hillardthoroughly modern millieOur Gang Players
Sean McGovernaltar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Nick Montesanotwo gentlemen of veronaNENA Productions Theater Project
Bob Murraya chorus lineLivingston Community Players
Robert LaBuegodspellPark Players

Outstanding Sound Design of a Play

Tony Adaseand then there were noneMain Street Theater Company
Matt CarlsensniperVillagers Theatre
Mitch Conroylost in yonkersBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Tim Larsenthe haunting of hill houseBergen County Players
Bill Martinakthe compleat wrks of wllm shkspr (abridged)Edison Valley Playhouse
Judi ParrishamadeusPinnWorth Productions
Donald Swensonas you like itStages at Camden County College

Outstanding Sound Design of a Musical

Jack BozzuffiurinetownRoad Company Theater Group
Joe Devicoa christmas carolChatham Community Players
Kal Dunnaltar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman
David Jones, Tom Rozue, Kim Penpenellathourougly modern millieOur Gang Players
Bill Ottenbill and ted save broadwaySaint Anne’s Stages
Kevin Rodiothe last five yearsStage Left Productions
Nick VonHagelgypsyMontclair Operetta Club

Outstanding Costume Design of a Play

Nancy Bembridgepride and prejudiceShore Repertory Theatre Company
Casta christmas storySomerset Valley Playhouse
Anne Lowethe late christopher beanSummit Playhouse
Kaithryn M. PinneramadeusPinnWorth Productions
Sue Takacsand then there were noneMain Street Theater Company
Sue Takacsthe crucibleEast Brunswick Community Players
John M. Maurera few good menMaurer Productions OnStage

Outstanding Costume Design of a Musical

Fran Harrisona christmas carolChatham Community Players
Peter Kingjesus christ superstarOld Library Theater
Barbie McGuire, Jen HanselmangypsyMontclair Operetta Club
Ryan PJ Mulhollandthoroughly modern millieOur Gang Players
Lois Steeves, Cindy Pellishairsprayskit
Dan Schulz42nd streetVillagers Theatre
Kathy Slothower, Jyll Purdy, William MercadoseussicalPennington Players

Outstanding Properties of a Play

Scott Brandt, Amy Levine, Greg Murphya christmas storySomerset Valley Playhouse
Joanne Guerrierosteel magnoliasVillagers Theatre
PT Kenzia, Pam Steinerthe late christopher beanSummit Playhouse
Tish Lumglengarry glen rossChatham Community Players
Eva Mariemoonlight and magnoliasCollaborative Act Studio
Diana Rothsteel magnoliasStudio 13 Productions
Madge Wittel, Jennifer Lovemoon over buffalloCranford Dramatic Club

b>Outstanding Properties of a Musical

Beth Amiano Gleason, Lona AlpertnunsenseLA Players
Elizabeth Blazejewski, Beverly Kuo, John M. MaurerseussicalPennington Players
Linda ConoverannieHexagon Players
Camille DiLorenzoannieJCC MetroWest
Donna Glasser, Nick Montesanotwo gentlemen of veronaNENA Productions Theater Project
Leslie Ricci, Madge WittelgypsyCranford Dramatic Club
Maryanne Tinkerforever plaidRoad Company Theater Group

Outstanding Scenic Design of a Play

Chris Claytonmoonlight and magnoliasCollaborative Act Studio
JC GibrianorumorsVillagers Theatre
Anthony Greco, Bernice Garfield-Szitathe heiressCenter Drama
John Menter, John Hoppemoon over buffaloCranford Dramatic Club
Thomas F. Minuccithe compleat wrks of wllm shkspr (abridged)Edison Valley Playhouse
Roy Pancirovglengarry glen rossChatham Community Players
Jan Topoleski, Gina Lupipride and prejudiceShore Repertory Theatre Company

Outstanding Scenic Design of a Musical

Greg Cilmijesus christ superstarOld Library Theater
Barry deVersterrehairspraySKIT
Kevin GuntherhairsprayEast Brunswick Community Players
Evan Lewis, Hugh MahonannieJCC MetroWest
Tom Martinithouroughly modern millieOur Gang Players
Fred SorrentinohairsprayCabaret For Life
Dave Villapique, Richard LeClair, Dan LeClair, Beth Amiano-GleasonnunsenseLA Players

Outstanding Choreography

Megan FerentinosgypsyCranford Dramatic Club
Jillian Kimberlin42nd streetVillagers Theatre
Christina Jankaaltar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Jessica O’Brianthoroughly modern millieOur Gang Players
Alex Perezjesus christ superstarOld Library Theater
E. Nicole SpadafinoannieHexagon Players
Patrick Staregaa chorus lineLivingston Community Players

Outstanding Musical Direction

Ilene GreenbaumannieJCC MetroWest
Anthony DiDiasongs for a new worldEdison Valley Playhouse
Stan DunnannieHexagon Players
Jack Hillaltar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Ken MagosgypsyCranford Dramatic Club
Colin Maierthe last five yearsStage Left Productions
David Regnera chorus lineLivingston Community Players
David RegneraidaMystic Vision Players

Outstanding Direction of a Play

Todd W. Jonesthe compleat wrks of wllm shkspr (abridged)Edison Valley Playhouse
Frank Licatothe late christopher beanSummit Playhouse
Vic Morosco, Tony Adaseand then there were noneMain Street Theater Company
Chase Newhartglengarry glen rossChatham Community Players
Ryan Pifhernoises offPorch Light Productions
Bob Pridhamrabbit holeChatham Community Players
Marjorie Sokoloffas you like itStages at Camden County College

Outstanding Direction of a Musical

Camille DiLorenzoannieJCC MetroWest
Ed Doylealtar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Jeff FiorellogypsyCranford Dramatic Club
Debbie KirschannieHexagon Players
Carolyn and Jim NewmanhairspraySKIT
Alex Perezjesus christ superstarOld Library Theater
Patrick Staregaa chorus lineLivingston Community Players
Howard Whitmore42nd streetVillagers Theatre

Outstanding Production of a Play

Lois Bobchin- Producer, Vic Morosco, Tony Adase- Directorsand then there were noneMain Street Theater Company
Robert Lukasic, Leslie Reagoso- Producers, Chase Newhart- Directorglengarry glen rossChatham Community Players
Sally Ponzio, Diane Lotti- Producers, Frank Licato- Directorthe late christopher beanSummit Playhouse
Bill Seeselberg- Producer, Todd W. Jones- Directorthe compleat wrks of wllm shkspr (abridged)Edison Valley Playhouse
Marjorie Sokoloff- Producer, Marjorie Sokoloff- Directoras you like itStages at Camden County College
Ted Wioncek III- Producer, Ted Wioncek III- Directormoonlight and magnoliasCollaborative Act Studio
Roz Wroblewski, Donna Kimberlin- Producers, Ana Kalet- Directorsteel magnoliasVillagers Theatre

Outstanding Production of a Musical

Lois Dyer, Phyllis Meranus- Producers, Patrick Starega- Directora chorus lineLivingston Community Players
Liz Howard- Producer, Jeff Fiorello- DirectorgypsyCranford Dramatic Club
Clair Kerr- Producer, Debbie Kirsch- DirectorannieHexagon Players
Pat Mangano- Producer, Ed Doyle- Directoraltar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Peg Peet- Producer, Alex Perez- Directorjesus christ superstarOld Library Theater
Howard Tilken- Producer, Camille DiLorenzo- DirectorannieJCC MetroWest
Sheery D. Schepp- Producer, Jessica O’Brian- Directorthoroughly modern millie Our Gang Players

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play

David Cantorglengarry glen rossChatham Community Players
AJ Dramisthe compleat wrks of wllm shkspr (abridged)Edison Valley Playhouse
Jonathan Fishmanmoon over buffaloCranford Dramatic Club
Michael Kingglengarry glen rossChatham Community Players
Kevin Littlethe compleat wrks of wllm shkspr (abridged)Edison Valley Playhouse
Kris LongwellolennaCorWell Productions
Derek MazukiewiczsniperVillagers Theatre

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical

Brendan Joel Bartlettjesus christ superstarOld Library Theater
Matt CannonoliverMarlboro Community Players
Ed Corsithe last five yearsStage Left Productions
Cory Wade Hindorffaltar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Wesley LoonhairsprayEast Brunswick Community Players
William Mercadodirty rotten scoundrelsMaurer Productions OnStage
Michael Miguela chorus lineLivingston Community Players
Matthew Reheraltar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play

Sarah Caldwellthe constant wifeSomerset Valley Playhouse
Laurie Devinoand miss reardon drinks a littleCircle Players
Faith Dowginthe crucibleEast Brunswick Community Players
Molly Gilmanthe late christopher beanSummit Playhouse
Joyce Porterand miss reardon drinks a littleCircle Players
Cindy Reasteel magnoliasStudio 13 Productions
Lauren RenahanolennaCorWell Productions

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical

Sheri ChalnickoliverMarlboro Community Players
Jessica Evansthoroughly modern millieOur Gang Players
Ali GleasonaidaMystic Vision Players
Tina KayegypsyCranford Dramatic Club
Barbie McGuireannieJCC MetroWest
Kate Peetjesus christ superstarOld Library Theater
Janet Swaimi love you, you’re perfect, now changeWestfield Community Players

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play

Steve Lemenilleand then there were noneMain Street Theater Company
Jeff MaschisniperVillagers Theatre
Robert Mackasekglengarry glen rossChatham Community Players
Will Nolansordid livesBergen County Players
Peter Reinmannthe boys next doorSomerset Valley Players
Alex RuppantigoneOldwick Community Players
Lucas Turnernoises offPorch Light Productions

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical

Michael Angelinialtar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Lyle Dungeea chorus lineLivingston Community Players
Ramon Licairaealtar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Chad Parsonsaltar boyzBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Christopher PeckhardtaidaMystic Vision Players
John SechristgypsyCranford Dramatic Club
Phil SolomonhairsprayEast Brunswick Community Theater

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play

Jennifer Baranowskithe laramie projectOcean County College
Lori Fabiansteel magnoliasVillagers Theatre
Ashly Jean Flachthe laramie projectOcean County College
Alexandra Mays Fordas you like itStages at Camden County College
Dee Ganzand then there were noneMain Street Theater Company
Kate PenteksniperVillagers Theatre
Elaine Wallacesteel magnoliasVillagers Theatre

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical

Karen Agatepsongs for a new worldEdison Valley Playhouse
Stephanie Brennanthouroughly modern millieOur Gang Players
Janet Cantore-WatsonnunsenseLA Players
Mary Fajardothe king and iBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Jennifer Forziati42nd streetVillagers Theatre
Letitia TowneshairsprayEast Brunswick Community Players
Chelsea Vargaa chorus lineLivingston Community Players

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Jack Bathkemerchant of veniceEast Brunswick Community Players
Arnold Buchainethe late christopher beanSummit Playhouse
Ryan DiminicksniperVillagers Theatre
Tom Jeszeckthe late christopher beanSummit Playhouse
Russ Ortizand then there were noneMain Street Theater Company
Steve Lemenilleabie’s irish roseWestfield Community Players
Ian Tayloras you like itStages at Camden County College

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Zack Aretakesjesus christ superstarOld Library Theater
Christian Carreraa new brainEdison Valley Playhouse
Andrew CoxtommyStage Left Productions
William MercadoseussicalPennington Players
Brendan NaranjoannieJCC MetroWest
Sean Openshawtwo gentlemen of veronaNENA Productions Theater Project
Chip PresteraannieHexagon Players

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Lynda Dicksonthe constant wifeSomerset Valley playhouse
Laurie Hardythe constant wifeSomerset Valley Players
Eileen HladkysniperVillagers Theatre
Stephanie Longand then there were noneMain Street Theater Company
Hannah RinaldantigoneOldwick Community Players
Benita Simpsonas you like itStages at Camden County College
Maria Panvinias you like itStages at Camden County College

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Beth Amiano-GleasongypsyCranford Dramatic Club
Jessica Bergertwo gentlemen of veronaNENA Productions Theater Project
Michal Efrona chorus lineLivingston Community Players
Jen HanselmangypsyMontclair Operetta Club
Tracey Lynn Haskela new brainEdison Valley Playhouse
Jessica Pivkojesus christ superstarOld Library Theater
Letitia TownesworkingMystic Vision Players

Outstanding Youth Actor in a Play

Griffin Baccilost in yonkersBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Macauley Davisrabbit holeChatham Community Players
Jesse Dubina few good menMaurer Productions OnStage
Alex Hotekpride and prejudiceShore Repertory Theatre Company
Alex Hustonthe farnsworth inventionCircle Players
Matt Ludovicolost in yonkersBroadway Theatre of Pitman
Thomas Sarlesa christmas storySomerset Valley Playhouse
Tyler Vrabela christmas storySomerset Valley Playhouse

Outstanding Youth Actor in a Musical

Kenneth AbeshairspraySKIT
Benjamin Erriga christmas carolChatham Community Players
Ben Izlar Jr.hairspraySKIT
Zach LevineoliverMarlboro Community Players
Alec Richards13 the musicalVillagers Theatre
Rocco SeveriniseussicalSouth Plainfield Summer Drama Workshop
Cory SingerseussicalSouth Plainfield Summer Drama Workshop

Outstanding Youth Actress in a Play

Cressidia Adlera christmas carolPorch Light Productions
Casey Chartierthe crucibleEast Brunswick Community Players
Nadia Davidpride and prejudiceShore Repertory Theatre Company
Hannah Halepride and prejudiceShore Repertory Theatre Company
Charlene Oseladora christmas carolWest Milford Players
Kristin Parkerpride and prejudiceShore Repertory Theatre Company
Camille SnowantigoneOldwick Community Players
Kerrielle Sollecitopride and prejudiceShore Repertory Theatre Company

Outstanding Youth Actress in a Musical

Zoe ConsidineannieHexagon Players
Lauren DennisannieHexagon Players
Lauren FivekhairspraySKIT
Kelly KlineseussicalSouth Plainfield Summer Drama Workshop
Cassandra KozakishairspraySKIT
Anna McCarthyannieHexagon Players
Annie ReynoldsgypsyCranford Dramatic Club
Claire TseporukhaoliverMarlboro Community Players

Outstanding Production of an Original Musical

Leslie Amarosa, Msgr. Pat Panos- Producers, Eva Hajak- Director, Various Composersan enchanted eveningSt. Catherine of Bologna Performing Arts Guild
Rob Kristie- Producer, Lauire Hudson- Director, Rob Kristie- Book, Music and Lyricsthe doll (a raggedy musical)Sketch Club Players
Cassie Leonard, Chelsea Leonard- Producers, Michael Leonard, Elise Leonard- Directors5 minutes to curtainSpotlight Players
Erin Miller- Producer, Christine Knitel- Director, Various Composersbill and ted save broadwaySaint Anne’s Stages
Nick Montesano- Producer, Nick Montesano- Director, Various Composersnena after darkNENA Productions Theater Project
Ryan Pifher- Producer, Ryan Pifher- Director, Ryan Pifher, Tristian Luysterburg- Book, Music and Lyricsstage frightPorch Light Productions

Outstanding Production of an Original Play

Joe Bagnole- Producer, Donna Jeanne- Director, Frank Van Syckel-Authoryou can’t say thatFirst Avenue Playhouse
Joe Bagnole- Producer, Jim Racioppi- Director, Joe Simonelli- Authorwake me at midnightFirst Avenue Playhouse
Bob Denmark- Producer, Arnold Buchiane, Mark Phelan, Kate Schlesinger, Maybelle Cowan-Lincoln, Joann Scanlon, Jon DeAngelis, Desiree Caro- Directors, John Allison, Carmen Collins, Gary Shaffer, Evan Marshall, Amanda Mayer, Ian August, Desiree Caro- Authorsjersey voices 2010Chatham Community Players
Debby Schwartz, Mike Schwartz- Producers, Garry Stern- Director, George Pittius- AuthorwallsOver The Rainbow Productions

Outstanding Stage Manager

Alycia Bauch-Cantordirty rotten scoundrelsMaurer Productions OnStage
Roth Bernsteina chorus lineLivingston Community Players
Jeff Cantora few good menMaurer Productions OnStage
Crystal Coddingtonthe curious savageSomerset Valley Playhouse
Kate Matseurdirty rotten scoundrelsVillagers Theatre
Katie McGillicka christmas storySomerset Valley Playhouse
Jessica Mennellaand then there were noneMain Street Theater Company