BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Ridge High School's Drama Club production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" took home the top award for Overall Best Production at the Montclair State Theater Awards on Tuesday night.
In addition to the top honor, they won three more awards throughout the evening including: Outstanding Achievement in Stage Direction- Martha Harvey, Outstanding Performance by a Leading Actress- Annabel Delgiorno, and Overall Outstanding Performance of a Classical Play.
The Foxy Awards recognizes excellence in both dramas and comedies throughout the state of New Jersey. The awards were announced remotely by stage and screen actors including Rob McClure, who most recently starred in the Broadway production of “Mrs. Doubtfire.”
Ridge Drama Club received a total of 11 nominations this year for the production: Outstanding Achievement in Period/Fantasy Costume Design, Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Design, Outstanding Achievement in Stage Direction (Mrs. Harvey), Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Classical Play (Max Rodriguez), Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Classical Play (SG Prejean), Outstanding Performance by a Leading Actor in a Classical Play (Nick Casey), Outstanding Performance by a Leading Actress in a Classical Play (Annabel DelGiornio), and Outstanding Production of a Classical Play.
They also received a certificate for "Superior Rating" because of the high scores that the play received.
Staff and Students involved: Director: Martha Harvey, Set and Props Design: Jason M. Stewart, Costumes, Hair and Makeup Design: Seana Benz and Lacie Wolfe, Lighting and Sound Design: Dallas Harvey, Music Director: Ed Alstrom, Choreographer: Eve Armstrong Tech Crew: Arturo Banegas, Liam Bjarke, Charles Booth, Quinn Gallagher, Andrew Hargy, Ryan Hargy, Ethan Holcomb, Olivia Labrie, Joseph Lake, Andrew Mahdavian, Matthew Pantoja, Liam Schiffer, Austin Segal, David Solarte, Priya Venugopal, Cy Westbrook, Madyson Weber Stage Crew: Isabel Batista, Thrisha Chandravathana, Erin Healy, Linh Ho, Lexi Iselborn, Haider Ishfaq, Caroline Johnson, Paul Leduc, Livia Lemgruber, Zoe Morley, Jack Portas, Navindu Ralapanawe, James Reilly, David Rus, Julia Schnarr, Tammy Sefchovich, Violet Sharpe, Sarah Skalski, Adam Sokira, Jackson Sorensen, Anya Tan, Megan Taylor, Sneha Vaidya, Rama Wagh, Zia Sarkis, Katherine Tormey (Keats), Kevin Smith, Jack Engdahl Cast and Production Team: Sofia Szikman, Jonathan Nemetz, Zachary Welch, Gabriel Subervi, Annabel DelGiorno, Jake Haviland, Annika Helgeson, Nick Casey, Max Rodriguez, Allie Blanchard, Patrick Jotz, Jonah Kartush, Nathan Schwed, Oscar Grob, Sera Guven, Mohinder Singh, SG Prejean, Rachel Greenwood,Morgan Connell, Morgan Beatty, Gabby Hairston, Jamie Good, Juliette Auslander, Amelia Lothrop, Lauren Rus, Petra Deffenbaugh, Sophie Amalfitano, Marlowe Conway, Emily Kobren, Eve Armstrong, McKenna Moore Costumes, Hair and Makeup Crew: Alice Wu, Amelia Kendall, Isabella Loepz, Jordan Perla, Katherine White, Lauren Polito, Marta Morgado, Reva Patnik, Samantha Holser, Shelby Kaiser, Skylar Storms, Sohanee Gugalani
Watch the full awards show here:
See the Ridge Drama Club highlight reel that was featured at the awards ceremony here: