Cummings, Jackson, Persson win GCT awards

The Golden Chain Theatre celebrated their 2014 season Jan. 10 with their annual awards night. The festivities began with each of 2015 seasons directors speaking about the past years shows, complete with pictures to accompany each

“We had so many amazing shows last year, I’m thrilled to have been part of it,” said said Jennifer Varner.

Best lead actor award was given to newcomer Geep Cummings for his portrayal of Charlie Bucket in Willy Wonka.

This year there was a tie for lead actress - Tawni Jackson and Amber Persson. Jackson played Annie Sullivan opposite Persson as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker. Both actresses took home awards for these wonderful performances.

Best actor in a supporting role went to Ken Ryder for his role in Angel Street and best supporting actress was Sarah Persson for her role in The Miracle Worker.

The award for actor in a minor role went to Tyler Smith, while actress in a minor role was given to Julie OBrien, both were for their roles in The Miracle Worker.

- Golden Chain Theatre