Peterborough Players Wins 7 New Hampshire Theatre Awards
The Peterborough Players took home seven awards at the 11th annual New Hampshire Theatre Awards ceremony held on January 26th at Pinkerton Academy's Stockbridge Theatre in Derry. Auld Lang Syne, a world premiere production, won five awards as follows: Best Production Drama/Comedy; Best Director Drama/Comedy (Gus Kaikkonen), Best Original Playwright (Jack Neary); Best Actor in a Drama/Comedy (Gordon Clapp), and Best Actress in a Drama/Comedy (Kathy Manfre from Peterborough). The 39 Steps took home two awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama/Comedy (Kraig Swartz) and Best Sound Designer (Benjamin Marcum).
In addition to its wins, the Peterborough Players was also a top three finalist in seven categories for The Admirable Crichton, in five categories for The 39 Steps and one category for Auld Lang Syne.
The Peterborough Players, a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization, has been providing professional theatre to audiences since 1933.Peterborough Players, PO Box 118, 55 Hadley Road, Peterborough, NH 03458, (603) 924-9344, www.peterboroughplayers.org.