Lots of celebrating at Breakthrough

If you wanted to attend Breakthrough Theatre’s first-anniversary celebration, you’re too late: Seats at the little tiny theater on Fairbanks are all sold out for this Sunday night’s fete.

But if you want to know what’ll be happening — and if you’re curious who wins awards for best this and that from the past season — here’s a rundown. Meanwhile, Breakthrough has announced its next few shows, so read on down to find out what they are:

Entertainment provided by:
Andrea Canny, Wade Hair, Erynn Hair, JR Barnhill, Joshua Eads-Brown, Daniel Boisrond, Sue Cohen, Ginger Minj, Lindsay Pennington, Megan Borkes, PJ Gajda II, Wyatt Glover, Elaine Pechasek, Krystal Gillette, Christine Robison, Michelle Kepner Prueitt, Desiree Perez, Rochelle Curbow Wheeler, and Katie Hammond.

Door prizes donated by:
Moonlight Players, Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show, Cup of Soul, Master Class Academy, Orlando Improv Festival, SAK Comedy Lab, Orlando Rep, Orlando Youth Theatre, Greater Orlando Actors Theatre, Theatre Downtown, Orlando Fringe Festival, Beth Marshall Presents, Terry Olson, Hard Rock Live, Michael Wanzie Presents, Anthony Pichardo Actors Studio, Tatame Lounge, and Mad Cow Theatre. Support all these amazing businesses/people/theaters!

Award Nominations

Best Cameo Performance:
Sean Patrick Carey – Butterflies Are Free
Joe Coffey – Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
Bunny Fitzgerald – Dog Sees God
Erynn Hair – Torch Song Trilogy
Kate O’Neal – Best of Broadway

Best Supporting Actress in a Play:
Sue Cohen – Butterflies Are Free
Kimmy Crandall – Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
Alyssa Jane Foley – Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
Krystal Gillette – Psycho Beach Party
Penny Mathis – Psycho Beach Party

Best Supporting Actor in a Play:
Avery Chester – Psycho Beach Party
Adam Delmedico – Dog Sees God
Seth Lindsey – Psycho Beach Party
T.J. Parman – Dog Sees God
Chris Prueitt – The Eight: Reindeer Monologues

Best Actress in a Play:
Sarah Lee Dobbs – Kick Ass Plays For Women (Nine)
Katelyn Douglass – Butterflies Are Free
Alia Laurence- Kick Ass Plays For Women (Nine)
Monica Rae Reiken – Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
Christine Robison – Kick Ass Plays For Women (Commencing)

Best Actor in a Play:
JR Barnhill – Torch Song Trilogy
Daniel Boisrond – Butterflies Are Free
Joshua Eads-Brown – Psycho Beach Party
Joshua Eads-Brown – Torch Song Trilogy
P.J. Gajda II – Dog Sees God

Best Student Performance:
Matt Dutton – Best of Broadway
Katie French – Godspell
Dale New – Godspell
Linda Tram – Best of Broadway
Brenna Arden Warner – Best of Broadway

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical:
Nicole Bianco – Best of Broadway
Krystal Gillette – Best of Broadway
Erynn Hair – Best of Broadway
Desiree Perez – Best of Broadway
Lucy Yarbrough – Best of Broadway

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical:
Ian Clark – Best of Broadway
Rob Delmedico – Best of Broadway
John Gracey – Best of Broadway
Seth Lindsey – Best of Broadway
Bob Wilkinson – We Need A Little Christmas

Best Actress in a Musical:
Rochelle Curbow-Wheeler – Welcome to the 60s
Erynn Hair – Welcome to the 60s
Kristin Jimenez – Welcome to the 60s
Janine Papin – A, My Name Will Always Be Alice
Janet Randolph – A, My Name Will Always Be Alice

Best Actor in a Musical:
Sam Foarde – Godspell
Michael Levins – Godspell

Sleuth continues at Breakthrough this weekend, and here’s what will be happening through the summer:

Sleuth: Breakthrough Theatre production of the Anthony Shaffer drama: July 2-18, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.; Breakthrough Theatre, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; $18 adults, $15 seniors and $12 students; 407-920-4034.

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf: Breakthrough Theatre production of the Ntozake Shange drama: July 23-August 1, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. (also Monday, July 26, at 8 p.m.); Breakthrough Theatre, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; $18 adults, $15 seniors, and $12 students; 407-920-4034.

Children of Eden: Breakthrough Theatre production of the Stephen Schwartz musical: August 6-22, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.; Breakthrough Theatre, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park; $18 adults, $15 seniors, and $12 students; 407-920-4034.

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  2. MYRON BLATTNER

    I have my ticket.