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The EMACT FESTIVAL '99

(Eastern Massachusetts Association of Community Theatres)

28 - 30 May

at Brandeis University

Award Winners

And Nominees

Make-Up Design

Barbara Horrigan & B. J. Tyler
for "M. Butterfly"

Arlington Friends of The Drama

Also Nominated

Charlie Atherton for "Sylvia"

Concord Players

Costume Design

Molly Trainer
for "M. Butterfly"

Arlington Friends of The Drama

Also Nominated

Jon Carter & Diane Kane
for "Equus"

The Footlight Club, Jamaica Plain

Marc Capizzi & Yvonne Merrill for "The Fifteen Minute Hamlet"

Next Door Theatre, Revere

Lis Adams for "Sylvia"

Concord Players

Sound Design

Andrea Butler & Judy Forgione
for "The Fifteen Minute Hamlet"

Next Door Theatre, Revere

Also Nominated

Bill Smith & Rich Grossman for "Sylvia"

Concord Players

Lighting Design

Stu Perlmutter
for "M. Butterfly"

Arlington Friends of The Drama

Also Nominated

Brian Triber for "The Fifteen Minute Hamlet"

Next Door Theatre, Revere

Heidi Hinkel for "Equus"

The Footlight Club, Jamaica Plain

Rick Shamel for "Sylvia"

Concord Players

Set Design

Doug Desilets
for "M. Butterfly"

Arlington Friends of The Drama

Also Nominated

Juree James for "The Fifteen Minute Hamlet

Next Door Theatre, Revere

James F. Lynch for "Equus"

The Footlight Club, Jamaica Plain

Trix Ingram for "Sylvia"

Concord Players

Stage Manager's Award

Juree James
for "The Fifteen Minute Hamlet"

Next Door Theatre, Revere

Also Nominated

Pam Lemieux for "Working"

Andover Community Theatre

Maryann Swift for "M. Butterfly"

Arlington Friends of The Drama

Best Ensemble

"Sylvia"

Concord Players

Also Nominated

"God...It's A Tough Job"

Harvard Community Theatre

"M. Butterfly"

Arlington Friends of The Drama

"The Wall: A Pilgrimage"

Acme Theatre Productions, Maynard

"Working"

Andover Community Theatre

Best Supporting Actor

Joe Zamparelli, Jr.
as Noah, Judas & Lucifer, in "God ... It's A Tough Job"

Harvard Community Theatre

Also Nominated

J. Mark Baumhardt as J. D. Pearson, in "The Wall, A Pilgrimage"

Acme Theatre Productions

Patrick Cleary as Tom & Phyllis, in "Sylvia"

Concord Players

Best Supporting Actress

Diane Santoro
as The Mill Worker, in "Working"

Andover Community Theatre

Also Nominated

Leigh Ann Price as Scout, in "Popcorn"

Centre Stage Theatre

Grace Butler as Helga, in "M. Butterfly"

Arlington friends of The Drama

Pamela Schweppe as Hester Salomon, in "Equus"

The Footlight Club, Jamaica Plain

Anna Brown as Dora Strang, in "Equus"

The Footlight Club, Jamaica Plain

Best Actor

Rik Pierce
as Greg, in "Sylvia"

Concord Players

Also Nominated

Dave Sheppard as God, in "God ... It's A Tough Job"

Harvard Community Theatre

Jim Grana as Rene Gallimard, in "M. Butterfly"

Arlington friends of The Drama

Jack Sweet as William Pearson, in "The Wall: A Pilgrimage"

Acme Theater Productions, Mayanard

Harold Bond as Bernie Cary, in "Reunion"

Quannapowitt Players, Reading

Best Actress

Tilly Sweet
as Fran Pearson, in "The Wall: A Pilgrimage"

Acme Theater Productions, Maynard

Also Nominated

Shana Dirik as Sylvia, in "Sylvia"

Concord Players

Phyllis Walters as Kate, in "Sylvia"

Concord Players

ADJUDICATORS' SPECIAL AWARDS

For Risk-Taking

"Working"

Andover Community Theatre

"Crimes of The Heart"

Burlington Players

For Staging Concept as a Unique Production Element

Nancy Curran Willis
for "Equus"

The Footlight Club, Jamaica Plain

For Unique Element

The Three Dancers
in "M. Butterfly":
Teri Muller, Orea Nicolls, Michelle Estrada

For Concept

Dave Sheppard for "The Wall: A Pilgrimage"

Andover Community Theatre

For Monolog Delivery

Harold Bond as Bernie Cary, in "Reunion"

Quannapowitt Players, Reading

For Set Dressing

"The Children's Hour"

Wellesley Players

Best Director

Celia Couture
for "M. Butterfly"

Arlington Friends of The Drama

Also Nominated

Nancy Curran Willis for "Equus"

The Foorlight Club, Jamaica Plain

Dave Sheppard, for "The Wall: A Pilgrimage"

Acme Theatre Productions, Maynard

Joseph Zamparelli, Jr., for "Sylvia"

The Concord Players

BEST PRODUCTION

"M. BUTTERFLY"

Arlington Friends of The Drama

Also Nominated

"The Wall, A Pilgrimage"

Acme Theatre Productions

"Working"

Andover Community Theatre

"Sylvia"

Concord Players


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