CAST community theater handed out its 12th annual Randy Awards on Tuesday evening.
Based on the format of the Tony Awards, trophies were presented to individuals and ensembles involved in CAST’s seven shows during 2016-17. This year, six of the awards went to youth actors.
The Randy Awards, named in honor of the late Randy Hall, founder of CAST, are given to volunteers voted tops in acting, choreography, kids’ and teens’ performances, dancers and individuals who worked sound and lights, painted, searched for props, sewed, built sets and more.
This year’s winners are:
Lead Actress in a Play: Debby Mathews, “Plaza Suite.”
Lead Actor in a Play: Dylan Hurst, “Tuna Christmas.”
Supporting Actress in a Play: Annslynn Pilkington, “Baskerville.”
Supporting Actor in a Play: Darrell Farmer, “Baskerville.”
Lead Actress in a Musical: Judy Shealy,
“The Addams Family Musical.”
Lead Actor in a Musical: Scott Whitney, “ The Addams Family Musical.”
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Carolyn Humphrey, “Back to the ’80s.”
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Sawyer Shealy, “ The Addams Family Musical.”
Featured Actress in a Musical: Cheslee Duke, “Back to the ’80s.”
Featured Actor in a Musical: Fred Lawton, “The Addams Family Musical.”
Standout Ensemble Performance: Dani Ratliff, “Back to the ’80s.”
Outstanding Choreography: Brian Rothwell, “The Addams Family Musical.”
Standout Dance Performance: Jade Wagner and Stephonn Ammons.
CAST Favorite Award: Michelle Deese Bain
President’s Award: Emmalie Whitney.
Youth Lead Actress: Addie Tucker.
Youth Lead Actor: Cory Van Ekris.
Youth Supporting Actress: Chloe Cater.
Youth Supporting Actor: Fulton White.
Featured Youth Female: Eleanor Brightwell and Sydnee Kamangu.
Featured Youth Male: Jacob Askew and Graham Hardin.
Youth Female Ensemble Award: Makynna Nelson.
Youth Male Ensemble Award: Camden Lindsey.
Best Youth Duo/Trio/Group Award: Kinleigh Shaddix, Hannah Hardin, Aleese Turner, Vivian Smith, Ryleigh Rockwell and Sophie Shealy.
Favorite Season Productions:
“Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids,” “The Addams Family Musical.”