ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT/THEATRE

The Producers: Tom Frey, Elyse Collier and Kraig Swartz, By Will Howell

Peterborough Players Receives 19 Finalist Nominations for the Annual New Hampshire Theatre Awards

By News Release

PETERBOROUGH — The Players are ringing in the New Year with news that they have been recognized for their work during the 2017 Summer Season with 19 finalist nominations for the New Hampshire Theatre Awards! Of their 7 Main Stage productions this past Summer Season, 2 plays were eligible for consideration: The Producers and The Doctor’s Dilemma – the 19 finalist nominations are from those 2 productions in a variety of categories.

The Players congratulates all of the finalists and thanks the New Hampshire Theatre Awards for the recognition! 

The New Hampshire Theatre Awards Ceremony will take place on January 20, 2018 at the Capital Center for the Arts in Concord, NH.

The list of Players finalists are as follows:

The Producers (11 Finalist Nominations in total)
Best Professional Production of a Musical
Best Director of a Professional Musical Production: Gus Kaikkonen
Best Actor in a Professional Musical Production: Kraig Swartz as Max Bialystock
Best Actor in a Professional Musical Production: Tom Frey as Leo Bloom
Best Supporting Actor in a Professional Musical Production: Leon Axt as Franz Liebkind
Best Supporting Actor in a Professional Musical Production: Danny Vaccaro as Roger De Bris
Best Supporting Actress in a Professional Musical Production: Elyse Collier as Ulla
Best Musical Direction in a Professional Production: Michael Sebastian
​Best Choreography in a Professional Production: Bill Burns
Best Costume Design in a Professional Production: Sam Fleming
Best Scenic Design in a Professional Production: Charles Morgan

The Doctor’s Dilemma (8 Finalist Nominations in total)
Best Professional Production of a Drama/Comedy
Best Director of a Professional Drama/Comedy: Gus Kaikkonen
Best Actor in a Professional Drama/Comedy: David Haugen as Sir Colenso Ridgeon
Best Actress in a Professional Drama/Comedy: Karron Graves as Jennifer Dubedat
Best Supporting Actor in a Professional Drama/Comedy: Will Champion as Louis Dubedat
Best Supporting Actor in a Professional Drama/Comedy: Jonathan Hogan as Sir Patrick Cullen
Best Supporting Actress in a Professional Drama/Comedy: Joyce Cohen as Emmy
Best Scenic Design in a Professional Production: Charles Morgan

The awards are produced by The New Hampshire Professional Theatre Association: a resource for the theatre community that provides information on the events, jobs, and theatre news. ​It is a valuable resource for the public to find information about the Granite State’s professional theatre productions, as well as information on lodging, dining, and other attractions near each Member theatre

The Doctor’s Dilemma: Jonathan Hogan, Jared Starkey, Tom Frey, Will Champion, Karron Graves, David Haugen, Kraig Swartz