Another event in the community theater awards season took place Sept. 29 with the 27th Annual Applause Awards Banquet in Plant City, with thespian Tyler Hollis serving as the master of ceremonies.
The awards given were based on the Plant City Entertainment compny's community 2011-12 season. The event was held at the Plant City Entertainment Theater at 101 North Thomas Street in Plant City.
Taking home the top number of awards, with four, was The Red Velvet Cake War, followed closely by Don't Tell Mother, which received three Applause Awards. (See chart below.)
The event featured as well a sneak preview of the troupe's upcoming production of Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Domin Pazo and starring Oliver Sprague in the title role.
27th Annual Plant City Entertainment Applause AwardsAward Recipient Show Best Supporting Actress Mollie Anderson The Red Velvet Cake War Best Supporting Actor Tyler Hollis Don't Tell Mother Best Technical Contribution Paul Hetrick Don't Tell Mother
Best Actress Jennifer Jackson The Red Velvet Cake War Best Actor John Harrer The Red Velvet Cake War
Hall of Fame Award Judy Barta President's Award Domin Pazo Best Director Dodie White Don't Tell Mother Best Production The Red Velvet Cake War The Brad Behan Friend of the Theater Award The Bailey Family Foundation Source: Plant City Entertainment