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14th annual Teeny Award nominees announced

05/04/2016 12:00 PM |

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Nominees for the 14th Annual Teeny Awards, which showcase the best in local high school theater, were announced Wednesday morning.

Winners will be announced at a formal awards ceremony on Sunday, June 5, at Shoreham-Wading River High School where radio personality Walker Vreeland will serve as host.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Student tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. A red carpet event will be held at 1:30 p.m., followed by a 3 p.m. ceremony.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://eastendarts.org/programs/teeny-awards.html

All of the nominees are listed alphabetically below:

MUSICAL

Supporting Male in a Musical

• Frank Bademci in the role of Angel in “Rent“ at East Hampton

• Rodrigo Barros in the role of Aldopho in “The Drowsy Chaperone “ at Shelter Island

• Alex Bowe in the role of Lord Farquaad  in “Shrek“ at Riverhead

• Christiaan Padavan in the role of Luther Billis in “South Pacific” at Hampton Bays

• Brendan Powell in the role of Rapunzel’s Prince in “Into the Woods” at Pierson

• Matthew Schiavoni in the role of Cinderella’s Prince in “Into the Woods” at Pierson

• Connor Vaccariello in the role of Mr. Banks in “Mary Poppins“ at Southold

Supporting Female in a Musical

• Sirena Lee Carney in the role of Cinderella in “Into the Woods” at Pierson

• Shelby Dufton in the role of Chava in “Fiddler on the Roof“ at Mattituck

• Gwyn Foley in the role of Yente in “Fiddler on the Roof“ at Mattituck

• Elisa Ivey in the role of Motormouth Mabelle in “Hairspray” at Southampton

• Colleen Kelly in the role of Hodel in “Fiddler on the Roof“ at Mattituck

• Leah Kerensky Tzeitel in “Fiddler on the Roof“ at Mattituck

• Anna Schiavoni in the role of Little Red in “Into the Woods” at Pierson

Lead Male in a Musical

• Gage Bennett in the role of Bert in “Mary Poppins” at Southold

• Will Garrison in the role of Robert Martin in “The Drowsy Chaperone“ at Shelter Island

• Denis Hartnett in the role of The Baker in “Into the Woods” at Pierson

• Edward Hennessey in the role of Frederic in “Pirates of Penzance“ at Westhampton Beach

• Tyler Moran in the role of Prince Christopher in “Cinderella“ at Longwood

• Leland Qua in the role of Pirate King in “Pirates of Penzance“ at Westhampton Beach

• Greg Sheryll in the role of Tevye in “Fiddler on the Roof” at Mattituck

Lead Female in a Musical

• Olivia Auperlee in the role of Witch in “Into the Woods” at Pierson

• Ella Baldwin in the role of Princess Fiona in “Shrek” at Riverhead

• Kelly Cooligan in the role of Woman in Chair in “The Drowsy Chaperone” at Shelter Island

• Hallie Della-Volpe in the role of Tracy Turnblad in “Hairspray” at Southampton

• Ashley Hilary in the role of Mary Poppins in “Mary Poppins” at Southold

• Katie Lemmen, in the role of  Mary Poppins in “Mary Poppins” at Center Moriches

• Reilly Rose Schombs in the role of Jack in “Into the Woods” at Pierson

PLAY

Supporting Female in a Play

• Bridgett Comiskey in the role of Will Hayes in “Shakespeare in Hollywood” at Greenport/Southold

• Anna Cornell in the role of Leyna in “Fools” at Longwood

• Olivia Geppel in the role of Tilly in “The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds” at McGann-Mercy

• Raven Janoski in the role of Karli Merriweather in “The Election” at Mattituck

• Cait Jacobs in the role of Ruth in “The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds” at McGann-Mercy

• Cassidy O’Brien in the role of Sophia in “Fools” at Longwood

Supporting Male in a Play

• Edward Hennessey in the role of Father Drobney in “Don’t Drink the Water” at Westhampton Beach

• Nick Macaluso in the role of the Doctor in “Fools” at Longwood

• Jackson Parli in the role of Kilroy in “Don’t Drink the Water” at Westhampton Beach

• Matthew Schiavoni in the role of Dr. Einstein in “Arsenic & Old Lace” at Pierson

• Eddie Ward in the role of Max Reinhardt in “Shakespeare in Hollywood” at Greenport/Southold

Lead Female in a Play

• Claire Beaver in the role of Marion Hollander in “Don’t Drink the Water” at Westhampton Beach

• Gwyn Foley in the role of Kyli in “The Election” at Mattituck

• Ginger Hughes in the role of Puck in “Shakespeare in Hollywood“ at Greenport/Southold

• Colleen Kelly in the role of Christy Martin in “The Election” at Mattituck

• Grace Lukachinski in the role of Beatrice in “The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds” at McGann-Mercy

• Reilly Rose Schombs in the role of Aunt Abby in “Arsenic & Old Lace” at Pierson

Lead Male in a Play

• Nicholas Auletti in the role of Walter Hollander in “Don’t Drink the Water” at Westhampton Beach

• Denis Hartnett in the role of Mortimer in “Arsenic & Old Lace” at Pierson

• Brendan Martin in the role of Leon in “Fools” at Longwood

• Daniel Qua in the role of Axel Magee in “Don’t Drink the Water”  at Westhampton Beach

• Ryann Shuford in the role of Mark Davenport in “The Election” at Mattituck

• Connor Vacariello in the role of Oberon in “Shakespeare in Hollywood” at Greenport/Southold

ONE-ACT PLAY       

Outstanding Female in a One-Act Play

• Sophia Beck in the role of Mrs. Q in “No Dogs Allowed” at Ross School

• Emily Clasen in the role of Rhonda in “Almost Maine” at Shoreham-Wading River

• Alexandra Meli in the role of Marci in “Almost Maine” at Shoreham-Wading River

• Katie Morgan in the role of Angela in “Lunchtime” and in the role of Herself in “Thank You So Much For Stopping” at Ross School

Outstanding Male in a One-Act Play

• Anthony DeVita in the role of East in “Almost Maine” at Shoreham-Wading River

• Zachary Fischer in the role of Phil in “Almost Maine” at Shoreham-Wading River

• James Logan in the role of Steve in “Almost Maine” at Shoreham-Wading River

• Alec McCarthy  in the role of Chad in “Almost Maine” at Shoreham-Wading River

• Christian Minarik in the role of Randy in “Almost Maine” at Shoreham-Wading River

• Bernardo Sa in the role of Man in “Lunchtime” at Ross School

OUTSTANDING STUDENT CHOREOGRAPHY

• Claire Beaver, Sarah Beaver, Kristen Brockmiller, Molly Magee for “Pirates of Penzance” at Westhampton Beach

• Paige Eckert for “Delovely” and “All Through the Night” in “Anything Goes” at Shoreham-Wading River

ORIGINAL PLAYBILL AND POSTER DESIGN

• Eve Bishop and Ella Parker and Shanti Escalante DeMattei for “Arsenic & Old Lace” at Pierson

• Gianna Gregorio for “Rent” at East Hampton

• Nestor Menjivar for “Mary Poppins” at Southold

• Aliyah Phelps for “Bye Bye Birdie” at Riverhead

• Michelle Rinaldi for “Into the Woods” at Pierson

OUTSTANDING PERFORMERS

• Sarah Fogarty for her role as Sasha the girlfriend in “The Election” at Mattituck

• Emily Hallock for her role as Milky White in “Into the Woods” at Pierson

• Casey Lewis for her role as Bird Woman in “Mary Poppins” at Center Moriches

• Alexis Ochi for various roles in “South Pacific” at Hampton Bays

• Meg Pickerell for her role as Miss Andrews in “Mary Poppins” at Southold

• Cecelia Scheuer for her role as Penny Pingleton in “Hairspray” at Southampton

JUDGES’ CHOICE AWARD

• Longwood High School for its production of “Cinderella.”

STAGE MANAGERS RECOGNITION

• Axel Alanis from East Hampton: “Rent”

• Meg Atkinson-Barnes from Pierson: “Arsenic & Old Lace”

• Sam Basel from Southold: “Mary Poppins”

• Sam Basel from Greenport/Southold Drama: “Shakespeare in Hollywood”

• Shannon Colfer from Greenport: “Oliver!”

• Shannon Colfer from Greenport/Southold Drama: “Shakespeare in Hollywood”

• Christina Curico from McGann-Mercy: “The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds,” “The Game’s Afoot,” and “Josephine and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”

• Shane Factora from Longwood: “Fools” and “Cinderella”

• Amanda Gallagher, Technician, from Longwood: “Fools” and “Cinderella”

• Gaby Gonzalez from Mattituck: “The Election”

• Christen Heine from Pierson: “Into the Woods”

• Garrick Hughes, Assistant, from Greenport: “Oliver!”

• Garrick Hughes, Assistant, from Greenport/Southold Drama: “Shakespeare in Hollywood”

• Jennifer Luckingham from Hampton Bays: “South Pacific”

• Nadzia Kempski from Ross School: “One Acts”

• Courtney Kinsella from Pierson: “Arsenic & Old Lace”

• Hunter Mancuso, co-crew chief from Longwood: “Fools” & “Cinderella”

• Meaghan McDonough, technician from Longwood: “Fools” & “Cinderella”

• Kyra Mears from Shoreham-Wading River: “Anything Goes” & “Almost Maine”

• Caroline Morgan from Shoreham-Wading River: “Almost Maine”

• Anthony Navas from Center Moriches: “Mary Poppins”

• Ella Knibb from Pierson: “Into the Woods”

• Kyle Oak from Riverhead: “Shrek” and “Bye Bye Birdie”

• Catherine Penn from Westhampton Beach: “Pirates of Penzance” and “Don’t Drink the Water”

• Gabriela Reyes, technician from Longwood: “Fools” and “Cinderella”

• Philip Rossillo, crew chief from Longwood: “Fools” and “Cinderella”

• Kimberly Sheer from Mattituck: “Fiddler on the Roof”

• Ethan Sisson from Greenport/Southold Drama: “Shakespeare in Hollywood”

• Ethan Sisson from Southold: “Mary Poppins”

• Mary Steinbrecher from Shoreham-Wading River: “Anything Goes”

• Kerrie Vila from Pierson: “Arsenic & Old Lace”

LIGHTING DESIGN

• Paul Anderson from Pierson: “Into the Woods” and “Arsenic and Old Lace”

• Michael Carey from Longwood: “Fools” and “Cinderella”

• Alec Giufurta from Southampton: “Hairspray”

SOUND DESIGN

• Jessica Reyes from Longwood: “Fools” and “Cinderella”

COSTUME DESIGN

• Abby Koeppel from Shoreham-Wading River: “Anything Goes” and “Almost Maine”

STUDENT ASSISTANT DIRECTORS

• Hailey Krauss from Center Moriches: “Mary Poppins”

• Katie Morgan from Ross School: “So Tell Me About This Guy”

• Cassie Nine from Mattituck: “Fiddler on the Roof”

• Hannah Oswalt from Center Moriches: “Mary Poppins”

• Erin Pfister from Center Moriches: “Mary Poppins”

• Mary Kate Wilson from Mattituck: “Fiddler on the Roof”

STUDENT PRODUCER RECOGNITION

• Ava Gaines from Mattituck

Photo: Greg Sheryll, as Tevye, sings ‘Tradition’ during a rehearsal for the Matittuck Musical Theater Company’s production of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at Mattituck High School. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

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