2019 Pat King Award Nominees Announced

HP&P created the Pat King Awards in 2016 to recognize excellence in theatrical performance, and production. Pat King was a longtime leader and member of HP&P and we proudly name these awards in her honor.

The following nominations are for productions that took place in our 2018 season. Many congratulations to all of our nominees and thank you to all who make the productions at HP&P possible!

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN

  • Jen Donsky – Big River

  • Chris Miller – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Ryk Lewis – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Omaira Parrilla-Dunne – High Fidelity

  • Chris Miller – A Christmas Story

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN

  • George Clark – Big River

  • Bill Fikaris – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Ryk Lewis – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Kalman Dunne – High Fidelity

  • Pat DeFusco – A Christmas Story

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN

  • Sarah Stouff – Big River

  • Renee McCleery – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Renee McCleery & Ryk Lewis – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Renee McCleery – High Fidelity

  • Renee McCleery – A Christmas Story

OUTSTANDING PROPERTIES

  • Deb Mitchell – Big River

  • Mary Alice Cleeve – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Deb Mitchell – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Deb Mitchell & Brennan Diorio – High Fidelity

  • David Stavetski, Donna Scherz, & Lisa Stickel – A Christmas Story

OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN

  • Matthew Weil – Big River

  • Bill Fikaris – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Ryk Lewis & Jenn Tracy – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Edward Doyle – High Fidelity

  • Emily McHale – A Christmas Story

OUSTANDING STAGE MANAGEMENT

  • Sara Viniar – Big River

  • Sue C. Stein – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Omaira Parrilla-Dunne – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Omaira Parrilla-Dunne – High Fidelity

  • Omaira Parrilla-Dunne – A Christmas Story

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL

  • Matthew Weil – Big River

  • Ryk Lewis – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Edward Doyle – High Fidelity

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION OF A PLAY

  • Bill Fikaris – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Emily McHale – A Christmas Story

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY

  • Jen Zellers – Big River

  • Jennifer Gordon & Ryk Lewis – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Katharina Muniz – High Fidelity

OUTSTANDING MUSICAL DIRECTION

  • Cameron Stringham – Big River

  • Ryk Lewis – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Jared Moskowitz – High Fidelity

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A PLAY

  • Bill Fikaris & Sue Stein – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Emily McHale & David Stavetski – A Christmas Story

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A MUSICAL

  • Matthew Weil & Megan Knowlton Balne – Big River

  • Ryk Lewis & Pat DeFusco – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Edward Doyle & Deb Mitchell – High Fidelity

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE

  • Cast of Big River

  • Cast of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Cast of High Fidelity

  • Cast of A Christmas Story

LEAD ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

  • Vinnie DiFilippo – Huck Finn, Big River

  • Chris Fitting – Lawrence Jameson, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Sidney Manfred Maycock III – Freddy Benson, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Ed ‘Rico’ Santiago – Rob, High Fidelity

LEAD ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

  • Kristina Coia – Christine Colgate, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Dana Masterman – Laura, High Fidelity

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

  • Bryan Pitt – Jim, Big River

  • Nicholas French – The Duke, Big River

  • Anthony Vitalo – Barry, High Fidelity

  • Joseph Grosso – Dick, High Fidelity

  • Tommy Balne – Ian, High Fidelity

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

  • Gina Petti – Muriel Eubanks, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Lauren Hope Gates – Liz, High Fidelity

FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

  • Dylan Corbett – Tom Sawyer, Big River

  • Steve Rogina – Pap Finn, Big River

  • Vinnie DiFilippo – Bruce / Futon Guy, High Fidelity

  • Matthew Weil – TMPMITW, High Fidelity

FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

  • Kaitlin Healy – Mary Jane Wilkes, Big River

  • Lori A. Howard – Widow Douglas / Sally Phelps, Big River

  • Marissa Wolf – Miss Watson / Needlewoman, Big River

  • April Johnson – Alice, Big River

  • Allison Korn – Marie LaSalle, High Fidelity

LEAD ACTOR IN A PLAY

  • Ken Hellings – Brick, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Dan Safeer – Ralph, A Christmas Story

  • Elliott Crosby – Ralphie, A Christmas Story

LEAD ACTRESS IN A PLAY

  • Ashley Griffiths – Maggie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A PLAY

  • Benjamin Morris – Gooper, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Pat DeFusco – Big Daddy, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Pat DeFusco – The Old Man, A Christmas Story

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

  • Amanda Frederick – Mae, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Tami Gordon Brody – Big Mama, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Nicole Derosa Lukaitis – Mother, A Christmas Story

FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

  • Gary Werner – Reverend Tooker, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Phil Kehoe – Doc Baugh, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

  • Shae Harris – Sookey, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Shani Harris – Lacey, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Nell Watts – Miss Shields, A Christmas Story

FEATURED YOUTH ACTOR

  • Wesley Frederick – Sonny, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Quinn Carney – Buster, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Wesley Holloway – Randy, A Christmas Story

  • Zach Johnson – Flick, A Christmas Story

  • Kevin Stickel – Schwartz, A Christmas Story

  • Maddox Morfit-Tighe – Farkas, A Christmas Story

FEATURED YOUTH ACTRESS

  • Emma Scherz – Dixie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Gabrielle Werner – Trixie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Harper Carney – Polly, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  • Emma Scherz – Esther Jane, A Christmas Story

  • Gracie Sokoloff – Helen, A Christmas Story

THE DAN BORIS VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • George Clark

STAGE KID OF THE YEAR

  • Tess Smith

SPIRIT OF DENMARK AWARD

  • John Young