Photo Flash: Inside the 2013 Elly Awards - CABARET, HAIRSPRAY, SWEENEY TODD and More!
Congratulations to the 34 Adult Elly Winners at last night's ceremony, plus this year's two LIfetime Achievement Award winners - Connie Mockenjaupt and Rodger Hoopman. BroadwayWorld has photos from the ceremony -- including the featured performances -- below!
2013 ELLY AWARDS BREAKDOWN:
Theatres in Adult Division receiving the most Elly Awards:
Stockton Civic Theatre - 8
CATS - 5
Big Idea Theatre - 4
Green VAlley Theatre Company - 2
San Joaquin Delta College - 2
Synthetic Unlimited - 2
Woodland Opera House -
Adult Productions receiving the most Elly Awards:
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Steet -Stockton Civic Theater - 8
Journey to the West - CATS - 5
New Jerusalem; The Interrogation of Banuch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation, July 27, 1656 - Big
Idea Theatre- 4
A Lie of the Mind - San Joaquin Delta College - 2
The Drowsy Chaperone - Woodland Opera House -2
Elly Awards for Overall Production in the Adult Division:
Comedy - Journey to the West - CATS
Drama - New Jerusalem; The Interrogation of Banuch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation, July 27, 1656 - Big Idea Theatre
Musical - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - Stockton Civic Theatre
Original Work - Original Script - Echoes of the Heart
Original Work - Adaptation - Arabian Knights - Sinbad & Aladdin
Photo Credit: Barry Wisdom
Featured musical performance ("Two Ladies" from "Cabaret" performed by Joseph Boyette, Christina Castro and Jessalyn Rae of the Green VAlley Theatre Company)
The director and cast of the Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra's staging of "Journey to the West" accept the award for best overall comedy production.
Big Idea Theatre company member Wade Lucas holds the armful of awards BIT garnered, including best overall drama for "New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656".
Featured musical performance ("I Am Adolpho" from "The Drowsy Chaperone" performed by Stuart Eldridge, Beth Nilsen and Ryan Adame of the Woodland Opera House)
Featured musical performance ("Good Morning Baltimore" from "Hairspray" performed by Eimi Taormina of Davis Musical Theatre Company)
Rodger Hoopman of Chautauqua Playhouse receives a lifetime achievement award at the 2013 Elly Awards ceremony
Connie Mockenhaupt of Sutter Street Theatre receives a lifetime achievement award at the 2013 Elly Awards ceremony
Featured musical performance ("A Little Priest" from "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" performed by Kevin Costello and Randi Linee of Stockton Civic Theatre). This SCT production won best overall musical production.