Off Broad Street Players Announce Nominees for Tenth Annual Wally Awards

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April 13, 2016 — It’s that time of year again! The Off Broad Street Players’ (OBSP) are excited and proud to announce the 2015 Season Wally Award nominees. The awards, which will be presented for the 10th time on June 24, celebrate community theatre, excellence in onstage performances, and the individuals, on stage and off, who make OBSP productions happen.

Nominations for the Wally Awards are made by OBSP directors and board members. Award selections are made by OBSP subscribers, whose ballots are tabulated by an independent source with no Off Broad Street Players affiliation.

Congratulations to the following nominees for the 2015 OBSP season:

10th Annual Wally Awards

Most Promising Youth
Naomi Jones as Raynell Maxson in Fences
Nathan Langston as Cory Maxson in Fences
Amanda Kipila as Young Fiona in Shrek the Musical
Matt Lischin as Young Shrek/ Grumpy in Shrek the Musical
Victoria Mozitis as Teen Fiona/ Shoemaker’s Elf/ Ensemble in Shrek the Musical
Scott Bonerbo as The Little Boy in Ragtime the Musical
Ammi Post as The Little Girl in Ragtime the Musical

Best Featured Actor in a Play
Joel Vazquez as Gabriel Maxson in Fences
Meighan Hogate III as Craig, Grady, and Orderly in The Normal Heart
Jason D. Smith as Tommy Boatwright in The Normal Heart
Tim Zoyac as David, Hiram, Doctor, and Orderly in The Normal Heart

Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Richard Curcio as the Starkeeper in Carousel
Dudley Dickerson as The Carnival Boy in Carousel
Ant Viera as Benny in Rent
Andrew Jarema as Pinnochio in Shrek the Musical
Dennis Badurina as Henry Ford in Ragtime the Musical
Richard Curcio as Grandfather in Ragtime the Musical
David Halter as Willie Conklin in Ragtime the Musical
Shaun Laurencio as Harry Houdini in Ragtime the Musical

Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Laney Moore as Louise Bigelow in Carousel
Meghan Moses as Mrs. Mullen in Carousel
Carmen Delia Bryant as the Dragon in Shrek the Musical
Dioana Gayle as Act One Finale: ‘Till We Reach That Day’ soloist in Ragtime the Musical
Holly Birch Knapp as Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime the Musical
Shannon Sheridan as Emma Goldman in Ragtime the Musical

Best Supporting Actor in a Play
Tim Golden as Jim Bono in Fences
T. Andre Jones as Lyons Maxson in Fences
Nathan Langston as Cory Maxson in Fences
Hank Chandless as Ben Weeks in The Normal Heart
Nick Chryssomitis as Felix Turner in The Normal Heart
Phil Hopf as Mickey Marcus in The Normal Heart
Timothy Koob as Bruce Niles in The Normal Heart

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical
Taylor Brody as Enoch Snow in Carousel
David Halter as Jigger Craggin in Carousel
Domonic Barnes as Tom Collins in Rent
Armando Mendez as Angel in Rent
Shaun Laurencio as Donkey in Shrek the Musical
Sid Maycock as Lord Farquaad in Shrek the Musical
Andrew Jarema as Mother’s Younger Brother in Ragtime the Musical

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical
Arielle Egan as Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel
Katie Layton as Nettie Fowler in Carousel
Jill Bradshaw as Maureen Johnson in Rent
Katie Layton as Joanne Jefferson in Rent
Lauren Obozian as Sarah in Ragtime the Musical

Best Actor in a Play
Richard T. Smith as Troy Maxson in Fences
John Weiner as Ned Weeks in The Normal Heart

Best Actress in a Play
Sara Osi Scott as Rose Maxson in Fences
Stacie DeLise as Dr. Emma Brookner in The Normal Heart

Best Actor in a Musical
Frank J. DiMauro as Billy Bigelow in Carousel
Phil Blandino as Roger in Rent
Andrew Jarema as Mark in Rent
Rocco Barbera as Shrek in Shrek the Musical
Bryan M. Pitt as Coalhouse Walker Jr. in Ragtime the Musical

Best Actress in a Musical
Rachel Burghen as Julie Jordan in Carousel
Karly Lynn Jeffers as Mimi Marquez in Rent
Alexis Lounsbury as Fiona in Shrek the Musical
Shayna Lorraine Murray as Mother in Ragtime the Musical

Best Ensemble
The cast of Carousel
The cast of Rent
The cast of Fences
The Fairytale Creatures in Shrek the Musical
The cast of The Normal Heart
The cast of Ragtime the Musical

Best Play
The Normal Heart

Best Musical
Shrek the Musical

Lynn Duffy Girtain Memorial Award,
Director’s Choice Awards, &
Lifetime Membership Recipients
Presented at the Wally Awards

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