2010 OTAS Award Winners Announced


Lakewood Theatre Company announces the winners of the 39th annual
OTAS Awards



On Wednesday, June 30, 2010, Lakewood Theatre Company/Lakewood Center for the Arts held its annual meeting and OTAS (Oregon Theatrical Awards Society) presentation at the Lakewood Center to celebrate the closing of its 57th season of plays and its 39th annual OTAS Awards. Emcees for the evening were Bill Warner, Past President of the Lakewood Theatre Company/Lakewood Center for the Arts and Alan Shearman, director of the 2009 production of The Producers.


Pictured: (left to right): Kurt Herman, Alan Shearman, Tobias Andersen, Jeff Gorham, Burl Ross, Jay Pevney, Tim Smith, Erin Shannon, Darren Hurley and Katie McWethy.

Artists recognized during the evening included: 

Best Actress Musical
Sara Catherine Wheatley, The Producers

Best Actor Musical

Jay Pevney, The Producers

Best Supporting Actress Musical
Katie McWethy, Curtains

Best Supporting Actor Musical
Darren Hurley, Curtains

Best Actress Play

Lorraine Bahr, Lettice and Lovage

Best Actor Play
Tobias Andersen, The Man Who Came to Dinner

Best Supporting Actress Play
Jamie M. Rea, Spider’s Web
Mary Anne Glazebook, Lettice and Lovage
Margie Boulé, The Man Who Came to Dinner

Best Supporting Actor Play
Jeff Gorham, The Man Who Came to Dinner

Musical Direction
Jeffrey Kauffman, The Producers
Alan D. Lytle & Matt Grossman, Curtains

Costume Design
Margaret Chapman, Oliver!

Best Set Design
Rod Langdah, The Producers
Alan Schwenke, Oliver!

Best Light Design
Kurt Herman for The Producers

Best Choreographer
Erin Shannon, The Producers

Best Director Musical
Alan Shearman, The Producers

Best Director Play
Joe Theissen, The Man Who Came to Dinner

Board Award
Shea Mackinnon, Oliver!

Featured Players
Tim Smith, The Producers
Burl Ross, The Producers

Best Musical
The Producers

Best Play
The Man Who Came to Dinner

In the business meeting earlier the same day, outgoing President Cyndie Glazer was recognized for her year as leader of the organization. She recognized and thanked retiring board members Mark Birge and Malcolm Mathes for their many years of service to Lakewood.

In official business, the non-profit organization elected Jerry Koll as President and Kathy Bussman as Treasurer for a one-year term. Members elected to serve three-year board terms were: Fred Breuer, Kathy Bussman, Cyndie Glazer, Rob Fallow, Linda Brown, Gail Pemble, Linda Kerl and Michelle Dorman. Jeanne Denton, as President of Lakewood Center Associates for 2010-11, was elected for a one-year board term.