Over the weekend of 7-9 April 2017, the Eastern States Theater Association held its regional One Act Festival in Wilmington Delaware at the Wilmington Drama League theater. The participants and their plays were:

  1. Wilmington Drama League (DE) – Post-its byPaul Dooley & Winnie Holzman
  2. Little Theater of Wilkes-Barre (PA) – Angels in America by only Kushner
  3. The Montgomery Playhouse (MD) – Virtual Reality by Alan Arkin
  4. The Auburn Players (NY) – Almost, Maine by John Cariani
  5. The Erie Playhouse (PA) – The Glorious Ones -book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; music by Stephen Flaherty
  6. The Moorestown Theater Company (NJ) – Hairspray Jr (A Showcase Production)
  7. The Wilmington Drama League (DE) – The Yellow Umbrella byDaniel O’Mara (A Showcase Production)
  8. Black Sheep Theatre (NY) – Friends of the Deceased by Jane Shepard
  9. Silver Spring Stage (MD) – The Pirate and the Caterpillar by Jacy D’Aiutolo
  10. Mark Twain’s Traveling Theatre (NJ) – Twain Twenty-Twenty (A Showcase Production)

Stage Manager’s Award – Erie Playhouse

V.P. of Festival Award – Wilmington Drama League

Discretionary Awards (given by the adjudicators where warranted)

  1. Outstanding Achievement in Choreography – Kaitlin Tumulty – Hairspray, Jr.(Morristown Theater Company
  2. Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design – Bruce Hirsch – Virtual Reality (The Montgomery Playhouse)
  3. Outstanding Achievement in Costuming – Crystal Corritore – The Glorious Ones (The Erie Playhouse)
  4. Outstanding Achievement in Set Design – Christine Daugherty – The Glorious Ones(The Erie Playhouse)
  5. Outstanding Achievement in Direction – Almitra Clerkin – The Glorious Ones (The Erie Theater Company)

Acting Awards

  1. Outstanding Achievement in Ensemble Acting – The Glorious Ones (The Erie Playhouse)
  2. Outstanding Achievement in Acting – Chris Yeckel – Almost, Maine (The Auburn Players)
  3. Outstanding Achievement in Acting – Michael Antico – Almost, Maine (The Auburn Players)
  4. Outstanding Achievement in Acting – Stephanie D. Pounds – Virtual Reality (The Montgomery Playhouse)
  5. Outstanding Achievement in Acting – Diane Mashia – Friends of the Deceased (Black Sheep Theatre)
  6. Outstanding Achievement in Acting – Margaret Mayer – Friends of the Deceased (Black Sheep Theatre)

New Awards

  1. The Spencer Watson Award for Technical Excellence – Almost, Maine (The Auburn Players)
  2. Outstanding Showcase Production – Hairspray, Jr. – (Morristown Theater Company)

2nd Runner Up Production – Almost Maine (The Auburn Players)

1st Runner Up Production – Friends of the Deceased (Black Sheep Theatre)

Best Production – The Glorious Ones (The Erie Playhouse)

Our congratulations to all the award recipients but especially to our own Stephanie and Bruce for their well-deserved awards.