Recent Awards

The Ruby Griffith Award

The British Players have awarded Providence their highest honor, The Ruby Griffith Award, on multiple occasions, recently including:

  • 2016 – Outstanding Achievement in a Play – Amadeus
  • 2015 – Third Runner-Up Outstanding Achievement in a Play – The Glass Mendacity
  • 2014 – Outstanding Achievement in a Play – Of Mice and Men
  • 2013 – Third Runner-Up Outstanding Achievement in a Play – The House of Blue Leaves

2018 WATCH Nominations

Congratulations to all our nominees and to all PPF members who contributed to the success of these and all PPF productions during 2018.  It was an outstanding year in Washington area community theater with a huge number of outstanding productions and hundreds of wonderful performances and technical achievements.

Nominated:

  • Leta Hall Outstanding Ensemble in a Play – Front Page
  • Outstanding Light Design in a Play Chip GertzogFront Page
  • Outstanding Properties in a Play Beth Harrison & Robbie SnowFront Page
  • Outstanding Set Decoration in a Play Beth Harrison & Robbie SnowFront Page
  • Outstanding Special Effects Chip Gertzog & Nicolas QueyraneFront Page
  • Outstanding Stage Combat Choreography Michael DonahueLovers and
    Executioners

The full list in PDF format on The WATCH website.

2017 WATCH Awards


For 2017, PPF was honored with seven (3) WATCH awards amid twenty-five (25) nominations.  Congratulations to the award winners and nominees:

Awards:

  • Outstanding Costume Design in a Play Julie Janson and Amanda RanowskyTo Kill a Mockingbird
  • Outstanding Hair Design in a Play Beth Harrison and Robbie SnowMoon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Makeup Design in a Play Beth Harrison and Robbie SnowMoon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Set Design in a Play Patrick DavidTo Kill a Mockingbird

Also Nominated:

  • Outstanding Costume Design in a Play Christian D. Faulkner – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Direction of a Play Jayne Victor – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Chuck O’Toole as “Paul” – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Jenny Madorsky as “Rosalind” – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Robey Manno as “Ethel” – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play Michael Donahue as “George Hay” – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play Maria Watson as “Charlotte Hay” – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Play – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Properties in a Play Robbie Snow – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Set Decoration in a Play Beth Gilles-Whitehead and David Whitehead – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Stage Combat Choreography Mike Donahue – Moon Over Buffalo
  • Outstanding Direction of a Play Beth Gilles-Whitehead – To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Outstanding Hair Design in a Play Beth Whitehead, Beth Harrison, Amanda Ranowsky To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play Robert Heinly as “Atticus Finch” – To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play Sophia Manicone as “Jean Louise Finch” – To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Outstanding Light Design in a Play Chip Gertzog – To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Outstanding Makeup Design in a Play Beth Whitehead, Beth Harrison, Amanda Ranowsky – To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Outstanding Properties in a Play Julie Janson – To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Outstanding Set Construction in a Play Patrick David – To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Outstanding Set Decoration in a Play Ingrid David – To Kill a Mockingbird

2016 WATCH Awards


For 2016, PPF was honored with seven (7) WATCH nominations.  Congratulations to the nominees:

  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Julie Janson as “Waitress, Rhonda” – Almost Maine
  • Outstanding Stage Combat Choreography – Michael Donahue – Amadeus
  • Outstanding Sound Design in a Play – Jason Hamrick – Amadeus
  • Outstanding Play – Amadeus
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play – Mike Rudden as “Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart” – Amadeus
  • Outstanding Makeup Design in a Play – Beth Harrison, George Smith, Robbie Snow – Amadeus
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play – David Whitehead as “Antonio Salieri” – Amadeus

2015 WATCH Awards

For 2015, PPF was honored with two (2) WATCH awards among eight (8) nominations.  Congratulations to the award winners and nominees:

Awards:

  • Outstanding Properties in a Play – Becky McNair & Julie Janson – Other Desert Cities
  • Outstanding Set Decoration in a Play – Ingrid David – Other Desert Cities

Also Nominated:

  • Outstanding Properties in a Play – Julie Janson & Robbie Snow – Calendar Girls
  • Outstanding Light Design in a Play – Jason Hamrick – Other Desert Cities
  • Outstanding Set Construction in a Play – John Coscia – Other Desert Cities
  • Outstanding Set Design in a Play – John Coscia – Other Desert Cities
  • Outstanding Set Painting in a Play – Craig Geoffrion – Other Desert Cities
  • Outstanding Hair Design in a Play – Beth Harrison & George Smith – The Glass Mendacity

2014 WATCH Awards

For 2014, PPF was honored with four (4) WATCH awards among nineteen (19) nominations. Congratulations to the award winners and nominees:

Awards:

  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play – Kyle Keene as “Lennie” – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Set Decoration in a Play – Lisa Church & John Coscia – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Light Design in a Play – Chip Gertzog – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Direction of a Play – Liz Mykietyn – Rumors

Also Nominated:

  • Outstanding Direction of a Play – John Coscia – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Light Design in a Play – Chip Gertzog – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Play – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Properties in a Play – Julie Janson & Andra Whitt – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Set Design in a Play – John Coscia – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Set Painting in a Play – Lisa Church – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Sound Design in a Play – Chip Gertzog – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Special Effects – Julie Janson, Beth Harrison, Andra Whitt – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Stage Combat Choreography – Mike Donahue – Of Mice and Men
  • Outstanding Cameo in a Play – Eric Jones as “Officer Welch” – Rumors
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Don Myers as “Lenny Ganz” – Rumors
  • Outstanding Hair Design in a Play – Beth Harrison & Robbie Snow – Rumors
  • Outstanding Play – Rumors
  • Outstanding Set Construction in a Play – John Coscia – Rumors
  • Outstanding Set Design in a Play – John Coscia – Rumors
  • Outstanding Set Painting in a Play – Craig Geoffrion – Rumors

2013 WATCH Awards

For 2013, PPF was honored with one (1) WATCH award among seven (7) nominations. Congratulations to the award winners and nominees: Award:

  • Outstanding Set Decoration in a Play – Paul Hennesy & Mike Mattheisen for Is He Dead?

Also Nominated:

  • Outstanding Costume Design in a Play – Robbie Snow for Is He Dead?
  • Outstanding Properties in a Play – Andra Whitt for Is He Dead?
  • Outstanding Set Construction in a Play – Chip Gertzog, Mike Mattheisen, and David Schwartz for Is He Dead?
  • Outstanding Set Design in a Play – Raedun de Alba for Is He Dead?
  • Outstanding Set Painting in a Play – Paul Hennesy & Mike Mattheisen for Is He Dead?
  • Outstanding Special Effects – Chip Gertzog & Jimmy Gertzog for Little Shop of Horrors