2012 Marcom Masque Awards
Photo by Chris Farina
2011-2012 Marcom Masque Award winners (left to right): Marlene Grinde (accepting for Kenny Allen), Logan Gould, Valerie Ruel, Patricia Butler, Rocky Miller, Ben Lupejkis, Shawn K. Summerer, Elizabeth Bouton, Harold Dershimer, Kathy Dershimer, Catherine Rahm, Jayne Hamil, Deborah Ishida, Victoria Miller, and Robert Davis.
The 2011-2012 Marcom Masque Awards Dinner and Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Culver City. The event chairpersons were Shari Barrett and Linda Reinhardt, with Susan Goldman Weisbarth and Scott Martin directing the entertainment portion of the event. Calia Mintzer-Wolf managed the guest list, and Jayne Hamil was the event’s Mistress of Ceremony assisted by Gail Bernardi.
The annual event celebrates our six production season, and all Kentwood Players members in good standing who have seen all six productions cast their vote in several categories for our annual Marcom Masque Awards, named in honor of our founders Jan and Arky Marcom.
Every performer, designer, producer, and director in all six productions are nominated in categories determined by the director and approved by the Board of Directors.
The 2011-2012 Season included the following productions:
Squabbles
Bus Stop
Candide
Hollywood Arms
Rabbit Hole
Oliver!
2012 Marcom Masque Award winners
Best Play Oliver!
Best Actor in a Leading Role Ben Lupejkis as Fagin in Oliver!
Best Actress in a Leading Role Elizabeth Bouton as Nancy in Oliver!
Best Actor in a Major Supporting Role Logan Gould as Artful Dodger in Oliver!
Best Actress in a Major Supporting Role Patricia Butler as Widow Corney in Oliver!
Best Actor in a Minor Supporting Role Kenny Allen as Jason in Rabbit Hole
Best Actress in a Minor Supporting Role Valerie Ruel as Dixie in Hollywood Arms and
Jennifer Richardson as Bet in Oliver!
Best Actor in a Minor Role Shawn K. Summerer as Knife Grinder in Oliver!
Best Actress in a Minor Role Deborah Ishida as Mrs. Fisher in Squabbles and
Candice Courtney as Rose Seller in Oliver!
Best Director Harold Dershimer for Oliver!
Best Producer Rocky Miller and Victoria Miller for Oliver!
Best Set Design Michael Allen for Oliver!
Best Set Decoration Design Jim Crawford for Rabbit Hole
Best Lighting Design Robert Davis for Oliver!
Best Sound Design Catherine Rahm for Candide
Best Original Graphic Design Anita George for Candide
Best Costume Design Kathy Dershimer and Jayne Hamil for Candide
In addition, a Special Board Award was given to Russell Ham by the Kentwood Players Board.
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