July 17, 2008

Civic Theatre Honors Actors

By The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Jul. 17--The Fort Wayne Civic Theatre recently announced the winners of its Anthony Awards for performances during the community theater's 2007-2008 season.

Winners are:

--Outstanding Dance Performance

Female: Leah Heet, "Once Upon a Mattress"

Male: Morgan Stillman, "Beauty and the Beast" and "Once Upon a Mattress"

--Outstanding Juvenile Performance

Duncan Smith, "Beauty and the Beast"

--Outstanding Performance in an Ensemble Role

Play, Female: Katey Wilks, "A Woman Called Truth"

Play, Male: Bruno Martinsky, "A Woman Called Truth"

Musical, Female: Tracy Coughlin and Shannon Cuykendall, "The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin"

Musical, Male: Morgan Stillman, "The Melody Lingers On: The Songs of Irving Berlin"

--Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role

Play, Female: Heather Brackeen, "Shadowlands"

Play, Male: Christopher Murphy, "Shadowlands"

Musical, Female: Julia Goodall, "Once Upon a Mattress"

Musical, Male: Adam Knott, "Little Shop of Horrors"

Musical, Male: Dwight Wilson, "Little Shop of Horrors"

--Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role

Play, Female: T.J. McCombs, "Misery"

Play, Male: Harvey Cocks, "Tuesdays With Morrie"

Musical, Female: Megan Meyer, "Once Upon a Mattress"

Musical, Male: Jeff Salisbury, "Beauty and the Beast."

-- By Natalia Bethea of The News-Sentinel


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