Celebrating This Past Theatre Season
For the past eight years, there has been a grand party in the spring to celebrate the season past with casts, crews, patrons, donors, sponsors, board of directors, and staff. This year’s Andria Celebration and Awards Ceremony was enjoyed by over 200 people on Friday, May 17.
The crowd of stakeholders celebrated the growth of the theatre: 40% increase in patrons over the past two years, 15% increase in new patrons, which resulted in an average attendance of 276 people per performance in the past season.
Accolades for Award Winning Performances from 2018-2019 Productions
Ten awards were given out:
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Non-musical - Quincy Roers for Baskerville
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Non-musical - Cathy Snyder for Baskerville
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Musical - Joe Korkowski for Mamma Mia!
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Musical - Jessica Chipman for Mamma Mia!
Outstanding Student Actor - Isaac Kent, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Outstanding Student Actress - Mya Santelman, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Outstanding Musical Number – “The Winner Takes It All”, Mamma Mia!
Outstanding Technical Achievement - The Wizard of Oz
Outstanding Newcomer - Sarah Heidelberger
Outstanding Overall Production - Mamma Mia!
The audience was treated to snippets of each show.
Anticipating the 2019-2020 Andria Theatre Season
The evening culminates in a surprise reveal of the upcoming season. It’s always a highlight of the night. So in keeping with the Celebration and Awards Ceremony, this blog will culminate in the season reveal. Enjoy!