Last night the Omaha Playhouse held its annual Awards Night to honor the contributions of its numerous volunteers on all sides of the stage.
PRESIDENT’S AWARD: Trish Liakos and Steph Gould, Act II
EDWARD F. OWEN AWARD: Carter and Vernie Jones
TRUSTEES’ AWARD: Mary Dew and Bob Fischbach
FONDA-MCGURE AWARD (Best Actor)
Brennan Thomas for his performance as George in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Melanie Walters for her performance as The Lady of the Lake in Spamalot
MARY PECKHAM AWARD (Best Featured Actor)
Dave Wingert for his performance as Man in Chair in The Drowsy Chaperone
(Tie) Megan McGuire for her performance as the Drowsy Chaperone in The Drowsy Chaperone and Molly McGuire as Janet Van De Graaf in The Drowsy Chaperone
Matthew Pyle for his performance as Jeffrey Skilling in Enron
Charleen Willoughby for her performance as Martha in Who’s Afraid of Viriginia Woolf?
BARBARA FORD AWARD (Best Supporting Actor)
Brian Priesman for his performance as Patsy in Spamalot
Rebecca Noble for her performance as Norma Valverde in Hands On a Hardbody
Andrew Prescott for his performance as Caleb DeLeon in The Whipping Man
Megan Friend for her performance as Honey in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
ELAINE JABENIS CAMEO AWARD (Best Cameo Performance)
Matthias Jeske for multiple roles in Spamalot
Roni Shelley Perez for her performance as Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar
Paul Schnieder for his performance as Kenneth Lay in Enron
Julie Fitzgerald Ryan for her performance as Felicia Dantine in I Hate Hamlet
BILL BAILEY DEBUT AWARD (Best Debut Performance
Nick Albrecht for his performance as King Arthur in Spamalot
Sarah Query for her performance as Cindy Barnes in Hands On a Hardbody