Sweeney Todd Sweeps Grand Awards

October 09, 2017

Grand Valley's Opera Theatre production last year of Sweeney Todd swept the Grand Awards which look for the best in local college theatre.  Winners are in bold.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a College Production

  • David Brown as The Husband/The Priest in See What I Wanna See - Aquinas
  • Maxwell Elkiss as Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd - GVSU
  • Joel Ross as Jack Worthing in The Importance of Being Earnest – Cornerstone


Outstanding Lead Actress in a College Production

  • Kendra McInerney as The Wife in See What I Wanna to See - Aquinas
  • Kristina Papas as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd - GVSU
  • Audrey Wierenga as Emily Webb in Our Town – Cornerstone


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a College Production 

  • Ryan Blok as Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd - GVSU
  • Rodney Cobbins in Facing Our Truth - GRCC
  • Jake Jager as Tobias Ragg in Sweeney Todd - GVSU 
  • Jono Taccolini as Anthony in Sweeney Todd -GVSU
  • Alex Williams as Beadle in Sweeney Todd - GVSU 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a College Production 

  • Dilana Beilfuss as Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd - GVSU
  • Maleny Bennyra Crespo in Facing Our Truth - GRCC
  • Bianca Calisi as Johanna in Sweeney Todd - GVSU
  • Christina Gonzales as The Medium/Aunt Monica in See What I Wanna to See - Aquinas
  • Justina Ouellette as Rosalind in As You Like It – Aquinas


Outstanding Direction of a College Production

  • Christopher Carter for Sweeney Todd - GVSU
  • Katherine Mayberry for As You Like It - Aquinas
  • Sammy A Publes for Facing Our Truth – GRCC


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