Foxboro, MA, July 28, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Bay Colony Productions at the Orpheum Theatre Foxboro proudly announces that its production of Rent has received 15 of 17 possible nominations in the 2010 EMACT DASH Awards.
Each year, the Eastern Massachusetts Association of Community Theatres (EMACT) commemorates the best and most memorable moments in local community theatre at their annual Distinguished Awards and Special Honors (DASH) gala. Bay Colony Productions is nominated for its January 2010 production of Rent, a Tony and Pulitzer-prize award-winning rock opera based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Boheme.
Award nominations for Bay Colony Productions include:
- Best Supporting Actress (Musical) – Shayna Ross in Rent
- Best Set Dressing (Musical) – Michael J. Teixeira & Gail Gilman for Rent
- Best Set Design (Musical) – Michael J. Teixeria for Rent
- Best Sound Design (Musical) – Ed DiMarzio for Rent
- Best Lighting Design (Musical) – Michael J. Teixeira for Rent
- Best Supporting Actor (Musical) – Albert Jennings for Rent
- Best Prop Coordination (Musical) – Gail Gilman for Rent
- Best Costume Design (Musical) – Daniel B. Kozar for Rent
- Best Stage Management (Musical) – Michael J. Teixeira for Rent
- Best Ensemble Performance (Musical) – The cast of Rent
- Best Choreography (Musical) – Dori Bryan for Rent
- Best Musical Direction (Musical) – Esther Zabrinski for Rent
- Best Lead Actor (Musical) – Kevin Hanley for Rent
-Best Direction (Musical) – Dori Bryan for Rent
- Best Production (A Musical) – Rent
Winners will be announced on August 28th, 2010, at the EMACT Annual DASH Awards Gala. For more information, visit the Orpheum Theatre Foxboro’s website today at www.orpheum.org.
About the Orpheum Theatre Foxboro
Built in 1926 as a silent movie house, the Orpheum Theatre Foxboro is now Southern New England’s landmark destination for renowned performing arts productions and educational programs. Purchased by Bay Colony Productions in 2004, the Orpheum Theatre Foxboro is a recognized and respected source of professional stage plays, musical theatre, dance, musical events, youth theatre programs, charity events, and concerns, movies and family entertainment. For more information, visit the Orpheum Theatre Foxboro’s website today at www.orpheum.org.