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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Play in Community Theatres

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The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Performances in a Play in Community Theatres go to:

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Best Actor in a Play

Harris Allgeier as Albert Einstein in Picasso at the Lapin Agile at The Salem Players

Gordon Adams as Inspector Goole in An Inspector Calls at Rockville Little Theatre

Terry Averill as Arthur in Superior Donuts at Colonial Players of Annapolis

Mike Baker, Jr. as Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Casey Baum as Eugene Morris Jerome in Brighton Beach Memoirs at Prince Georges Little Theatre

Noah Bird as George Bailey in It’s a Wonderful Life at Arts Collective @ HCC

Derek Bradley as  Karl/Steve in Clybourne Park at The Arlington Players

Jeff Breslow as George in Chapter Two at Reston Community Players

Ryan Dalusung as Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre

Deryl Davis as John Buchanan in The Eccentricities of a Nightingale at The Rude Mechanicals

Mike Donahue as George Mitchell in Of Mice and Men at Providence Players of Fairfax

Patrick Ethan Donovan as Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre

Travis Downing as Prospero in The Tempest at Aldersgate Church Community Theater

Adam Downs as Artie Shaughnessy in The House of Blue Leaves at Providence Players of Fairfax

Bill Fleming as Asian in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at Providence Players of Fairfax

Frank Gorrell as William Gillette in The Game’s Afoot at McLean Community Players

Andrew Greenleaf as Andy in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at Silver Spring Stage

Dan Guy as Kyle in Touch at The Montgomery Playhouse

William Hardy as Edgar in The Murder Room at Bowie Community Theatre

Bob Harbaum as Michael in God of Carnage at Silver Spring Stage

Felix Hernandez as Pablo Picasso in Picasso at the Lapin Agile at The Salem Players

Bill Hurlbut as Lyman in Other Desert Cities at Silver Spring Stage

Kyle Keene as Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men at Providence Players of Fairfax

Ken Kienas as Juror #3 in Twelve Angry Men at 2nd Star Productions

Greg Lang as Brick Pollitt in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at Rockville Little Theatre

Malcolm Lee as Guy in Blues for an Alabama Sky at Port City Playhouse

Chuck Leonard as Robert in Proof at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Darius McCallas Franco in in Superior Donuts at Colonial Players of Annapolis

Jeffrey McDermott as Mitchell in The Little Dog Laughed at Dominion Stage

John Reece as Howard in Woody Allen, Woody Allen at The Montgomery Playhouse

Steven Rosenthal as Harpagon in The Miser at Rockville Little Theatre

Mike Rudden as Peter in Bug at Dominion Stage

Matthew Scarborough as Charles Blithe Spirit at Prince William Little Theatre

Mark Scharf as Marc in Art at The Vagabond Players

Steven Shriner as Serge in Art at The Vagabond Players

Steven Snapp as Steve in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at Silver Spring Stage

Kevin Sockwell as Captain Richard Davenport in A Soldier’s Play at 2nd Star Productions

Bill Spitz as Abraham Lincoln in Honest Abe: The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln at Sandy Spring Theatre Group

Eric C. Stein in Art at The Vagabond Players

Che’ Tate as Caliban in The Tempest at Aldersgate Church Community Theater

Christopher Tully as David Ames in Earth and Sky at Silver Spring Stage

Gene Valendo as Juror #8 in Twelve Angry Men at 2nd Star Productions

Paul Valleau as Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee A Few Good Men at The Colonial Players

Ramone Williams as CJ Memphis in A Soldier’s Play at 2nd Star Productions

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Best Actress in a Play

Rachel Bailey as Mary Hatch in It’s a Wonderful Life at Arts Collective @ HCC

Mara Bayewitz in Dolley Madison: Presidentress at Sandy Spring Theatre Group

Jennifer Berry as Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Nancy Blum as Thelma in Night Mother at Rockville Little Theatre

Lori Brooks as Jennie Malone in Chapter Two at Reston Community Players

Tegan Cohen as Elvira in Blithe Spirit at Prince William Little Theatre

Anna Fagan as Catherine in Proof at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Anna Fagan as Stella Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Erin Hill as Lieutenant Commander JoAnne Galloway in A Few Good Men at The Colonial Players

Elizabeth Keith as Maggie Pollitt in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at Rockville Little Theatre

Sara Joy Lebowitz as Sara McKeon in Earth and Sky at Silver Spring Stage

Rebecca Lenehan as  Bev/Kathy in Clybourne Park at The Arlington Players

Lolita-Marie as Angel in Blues for an Alabama Sky at Port City Playhouse

Nicky McDonnell as Jane in Black Hole at Port City Playhouse

Adele Robey as Alma in The Eccentricities of a Nightingale at The Rude Mechanicals

Alyssa Sanders as Veronica in God of Carnage at Silver Spring Stage

Erica Smith as Mavis in The Murder Room at Bowie Community Theatre

Emily Sucher as Heidi Bishop in Blame it on Beckett at The Montgomery Playhouse

Jo Sullivan as Agnes in Bug at Dominion Stage

Annette Mooney Wasno as Jessie in Night Mother at Rockville Little Theatre

Beth Whitehead as Bananas in The House of Blue Leaves at Providence Players of Fairfax

Nora Zanger as Kate in Brighton Beach Memoirs at Prince Georges Little Theatre

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Best Featured Actor in a Play

 Brad Eaton as Juror#1 and Foreman in Twelve Angry Men at 2nd Star Productions

Tyler Everett Adams as Bennie Locasto in Touch at The Montgomery Playhouse

Shravan Amin as Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Castaways Repertory Theatre

Richard W. Blank as Juror #9 in Twelve Angry Men at 2nd Star Productions

John Barclay Burns as James Thurber in A Thurber Carnival at Vienna Theatre Company

Roberto “Rob” Cuevas as Fenris Ulf in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at Providence Players of Fairfax

Mike Culhane as Stanley in Brighton Beach Memoirs at Prince Georges Little Theatre

Bill DeBrason as Bud Davis in Sex Please We’re Sixty at Bowie Community Theatre

Thomas DiSalvo as William Cubbert in The Nerd at Parlor Room Theater

Charles Dragonette as the Steward in Murder on the Nile at Aldersgate Church Community Theatre

Steve Feder as Jack Jerome  in Brighton Beach Memoirs at Prince Georges Little Theatre

Josh Goldman as Hal in Proof at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Andrew Greenleaf as Alan in God of Carnage at Silver Spring Stage

Larry Grey as Fezziwig in Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Justus Hammond as Valère in The Miser at Rockville Little Theatre

DeJeanette Horne as Sam in Blues for an Alabama Sky at Port City Playhouse

Bill Hurlbut as Big Daddy in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at Rockville Little Theatre

David James as Candy in  Of Mice and Men at Providence Players of Fairfax

Eric Jones as Officer Welch in Rumors at Providence Players of Fairfax

Dan Kavanaugh as Captain Taylor in A Soldier’s Play at 2nd Star Productions

Stuart Kazanow as Phillip Glass in All in the Timing at The Heritage Players

Greg Lang as Leo in Chapter Two at Reston Community Players

Charles Lourens as Smith in Murder on the Nile at Aldersgate Church Community Theatre

Joe Mariano as Sam in Woody Allen, Woody Allen at The Montgomery Playhouse

Jovani Morales-Shakelford as Tiny Tim in Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Zell Murphy as Glenn Cooper in Rumors at Providence Players of Fairfax

Don Myers as Lenny Ganz in Rumors at Providence Players of Fairfax

Frank Pasqualino as Marty in Black Hole at Port City Playhouse

Bennett Remsburg as Charles Dabernow Schmendiman in Picasso at the Lapin Agile at The Salem Players

Mike Rudden as Alex in The Little Dog Laughed at Dominion Stage

Marshall Shirley as Mitch in A Streetcar Named Desire at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Michael Sigler as Officer Kersnowsk in Earth and Sky at Silver Spring Stage

John Stange as The Gloom Mage in The Ballad of the Red Knight at Port City Playhouse

Ben Wolff as Lieutenant Jonathan James Kendrick in A Few Good Men at The Colonial Players

Andrew Worthington as Don. The Baker, and others in All in the Timing at The Heritage Players

Stephen T. Wheeler as Felix Geisel in The Game’s Afoot at McLean Community Players

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Best Featured Actress in a Play

Joanne Bauer as Victoria Ambrose in Sex Please We’re Sixty at Bowie Community Theatre

Maya Brettell as Christina in Black Hole at Port City Playhouse

Carol V. Calhoun as Grandmother Emma in Masquerade at Wolf Pack Theatre Company

Katie Cristol as Betsy and Lindsey in Clybourne Park at The Arlington Players

Sally Cusenza as Big Mama in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at Rockville Little Theatre

Ghislaine “Gigi” Dwarka as the ‘Lady in Red’ in For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Terresita Edwards as Madam Arcatin Blithe Spirit at Prince William Little Theatre

Juliana Ejedoghaobi as Marie in Earth and Sky at Silver Spring Stage

Karen Fleming as Frosine in The Miser at Rockville Little Theatre

Meredith Fogle as Phyllis in Woody Allen, Woody Allen at The Montgomery Playhouse

Lynette Franklin as the Lady in Orange in For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Chaseedaw Giles plays the Lady in Green in For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Jill Goodrich as Blanche Morton in Brighton Beach Memoirs at Prince Georges Little Theatre

La’Angel Hall as the Lady in Purple in For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Lisa Lorraine Holland as Carol in Woody Allen, Woody Allen at The Montgomery Playhouse

Yasmin Holman as Lady in Blue in For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Carleigh Hopkins as Edith in Blithe Spirit at Prince William Little Theatre

Amy Leigh Horan as Tansy McGinnis in The Nerd at Parlor Room Theater

Beth Hughes-Brown as Cookie Cusack in Rumors at Providence Players of Fairfax

Diana Hutter as Serena in Touch at The Montgomery Playhouse

Bonnie Jourdan as Miss Ffoliot-Ffoulkes in Murder on the Nile at Aldersgate Church Community Theatre

Elizabeth Keith as Claire in Proof at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Lauren Kieler as Annette Raleigh in God of Carnage at Silver Spring Stage

Kryss Lacovaro as Kathleen in Touch at The Montgomery Playhouse

Emma K. McDonnell as Clara in It’s a Wonderful Life at Arts Collective @ HCC

Natalie McManus as Mrs. Sybil Birling in An Inspector Calls at Rockville Little Theatre

Claire O’Brien as Ellen in The Little Dog Laughed at Dominion Stage

 Jennifer Osborn as JenO in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at Silver Spring Stage

Shirley Panek as Officer Randy in Superior Donuts at The Colonial Players

Yvonne Paretzky as the Lady in Brown in For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Kristin Poling as Faye in Chapter Two at Reston Community Players

 Kelly Richards as Pastor Diana in Masquerade at Wolf Pack Theatre Company

McKenzie Rivera as Ariel in The Tempest at Aldersgate Church Community Theater

Colleen Robinson as Mrs. Fezziwig in Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Orbie Shively as The Visitor in Picasso at the Lapin Agile at The Salem Players

Karen Jadlos Shotts as Diane in The Little Dog Laughed at Dominion Stage

Malinda Smith as Silda in Other Desert Cities at Silver Spring Stage

Dina Soltan as Daria Chase in The Game’s Afoot at McLean Community Players

Andrea Spitz as Brooke in Other Desert Cities at Silver Spring Stage

Lauren Sullivan as Officer Pudney in Rumors at Providence Players of Fairfax

Jayne Victor as Bunny in The House of Blue Leaves at Providence Players of Fairfax

Roxanne Waite as Cassie Cooper in Rumors at Providence Players of Fairfax

Christine Wells as Delia in Blues for an Alabama Sky at Port City Playhouse

Beth Gilles-Whitehead as The White Witch in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at Providence Players of Fairfax

Andra Whitt as Claire Ganz in Rumors at Providence Players of Fairfax

Lena Winter as Sheila Birling in An Inspector Calls at Rockville Little Theatre

Nicole Woody as Lady in Yellow in For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf at Laurel Mill Playhouse

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LINKS

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Special Awards.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Musicals in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Musicals in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Plays in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Plays in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Musical in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Musical in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Play in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Directors of a Play in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Director/Musical Director in a Musical in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Director/Musical Director in a Musical in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Play in Community Theatres.

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One Response to DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Play in Community Theatres

  1. Edia Velez January 6, 2015 at 8:35 pm #

    Patrick Ethan Donovan, I am very proud of you! You are great.