Central Park Players

Bess Z winners!

So great! What a wonderful time in celebrating all of our beloved volunteers that make CPP what it is. While it looked very different, the amount of our appreciation remains the same! Thank you all for tuning in to our LIVE broadcast. Here is an at-a-glance list of the award winners, congratulation all!

Best Show:

“Into the Woods”

Director- Peter Drost, Assistant Director- Joseph Andersen, Theatrical Producer- Darcie Beekman, House Producer- Barb DeVries, Music Director- Lauren Mixter and Choreographer- Samantha Farrar

Best Actor in a Leading Role:

Kristopher Arnold as Theodore Laurence in “Little Women”

Best Actress in a Leading Role:

Lena Hilliard as Jo in “Little Women”

Best Actor in a Major Supporting Role:

Ray Ziemelis as Harry in “Old Ringers”

Best Actress in a Major Supporting Role:

Trudi Kitchka as Kathy Ann in “Old Ringers”

Best Actor in a Minor Supporting Role:

Mike Hassett as The Steward & The Wolf in “Into the Woods”

Best Actress in a Minor Supporting Role:

Ruth Bethke as Aunt March in “Little Women ”

Best Cameo Appearance:

Mark Martin as Cinderella’s Father in “Into the Woods”

Best Outstanding Design Award:

Lisa Hilliard for Costumes in “Into the Woods”

(Above awards determined by Anonymous judges)

Phyllis Pelligeino Award for Excellence in Family Theatre:

Trudi Kitchka

Family Theatre Student Award:

Emily Drost

(Above two awards determined by the Education committee)

Volunteer Service Award:

Shawn Krohn

(Award is determined by the entire CPP Board of Directors)

The Bess Z Award for Outstanding Dedication to CPP Award:

Becky Smith

(Award is determined by the Bess Z committee)

Presidential Award for Outstanding Dedication to CPP Award:

Darcie Beekman

(Award is determined by the CPP Board President)

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