UPDATE: Tales from the Porch: Accidents Happen took home the Perry Award for Outstanding Original Production of the Play. The award was given to Circle Players as producers, writer-directors Pete Barry, J. Michael DeAngelis, John Dowgin and Serena Halley and to Cathy Zouves-Wrobel, director of “taskkill human.exe.” Congratulations to all the nominees and a big thank you to Circle Players and NJACT! Look for a full story on the evening’s events shortly.
The New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT) has announced the nominees for the 2009 PERRY AWARDS and the Porch Room’s 2008 production of ACCIDENTS HAPPEN (aka “Tales from the Porch”) at Circle Players Theater has been nominated for five awards!
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF AN ORIGINAL PLAY – Accidents Happen. Circle Players (Producer); Pete Barry, J. Michael DeAngelis, John Dowgin, Serena Halley and Cathy Zouves-Wrobel (Writers and Directors).
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY – Jon Heron
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY – Shaka Malik
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY – Cathy Zouves-Wrobel
OUTSTANDING STAGE MANGEMENT OF A PLAY – Tina Lee
Also receiving recognition was Porch Room co-founder John Dowgin for his directorial work on 12 Angry Men, which garnered several nominations for himself and Circle Players.
The Porch Room congratulates all the nominees and sends special thanks to our friends at Circle Players for producing Accidents Happen and their on going support of The Porch Room and original works.
The winners will be announced in September. Watch this space for updates and other news from The Porch Room!