Production of “Irene” receives 5 TANYS* Awards!
On April 24, 2015 the Gatesinger Company’s production of “Irene” was evaluated by the Theater Association of New York State (TANYS) and received 5 TANYS* Awards for the following:
- Excellence in Direction: Lois Fiegl
- Outstanding Achievement in Vocal Performance: Caitlin Marcellus for her portrayal of Irene
- Excellence in Acting: Kathy Doremus for her portrayal of Mrs. Geraldine O”Dare
- Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design: Laurie B. Krenzer and Kasi L. Krenzer Marshall
- Excellence Achievement in Ensemble Performance and Dance: Cast
TANYS Adjudicator’s Comments: Gatesinger Company, LTD pulled out all the stops to bring a delightful, time-honored musical to its Pultneyville home. Irene, a fast paced classic of “boy meets girl” is fun, lively and thought provoking. Their use of costumes, set and dance enhanced the production and left the audience enchanted.
*TANYS has three categories of acknowledgement. They include the following:
- Meritorious Achievement, Excellence and Outstanding Achievement.
- Meritorious Achievement = advanced theatrical skill noted
- Excellence = theatrical skill base not routinely noted in non-professional theatre
- Outstanding Achievement = theatrical skill base rarely seen in non-professional theatre