Santa Rosa’s 6th Street Playhouse has won 2012 “Theatre of the Year” and four other awards from voters on the BroadwayWorld.com San Francisco web site.
6th Street’s production of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” won in the best local play category, and the show’s director, Michael Fontaine, 6th Street’s managing director, won for best direction.
Craig Miller, 6th Street’s artistic director, won the best sound design award for his work on “The Great American Trailer Park Musical.” Miller also starred in that show.
Technical Director Vincent Mothersbaugh won the award for best scenic design for his work on “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” at 6th Street.
Other local theaters also were honored.
Heather Gordon was named best leading actress in a local play for 2012, for her portrayal of Billie Dawn in Cinnabar Theater’s Petaluma production of “Born Yesterday.”
The new Transcendence Theatre Company, which presented its “Broadway Under The Stars” outdoor musical theater revue series in Jack London State Park last summer, won the award for best local special theater event.
Dana Nelson-Isaacs was voted best featured actress in a play for her performance as Mrs. Gibbs in the Santa Rosa Junior College production of “Our Town.”
Teddy Spencer won the award for best leading actor in a local play for the Summer Repertory Theater production of “Passion Play” at Santa Rosa Junior College.
Any other local winners should step forward and be recognized, as well. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org.