Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville, N.J., celebrated its fifth full season with the Annual Mountie Awards Celebration on Saturday, January 7.
The theatre welcomed over 170 patrons for its Annual Awards. Subscribers, performers, and patrons were all in attendance to pose on the red carpet and enjoyed cocktails and desserts before the awards portion of the evening began, which also included select performances from the 2022 season.
Producing Director Ginny Brennan along with Artistic Directors Jordan Brennan and Louis Palena kicked off the evening by welcoming and thanking everyone who continues to make each season at Music Mountain Theatre a success.
“In The Heights” was the big winner of the evening, taking home the award for Best Musical, along with Tristan Takacs winning Best Actor in A Musical for his portrayal of Usnavi, Liz Gonzalez earning Best Guest Director, and Gavin Prikril, the youngest award winner of the night, accepted the Outstanding Youth Performance Mountie for his performance in the production as Sonny.
The Best Play award was presented to the cast and crew of “Noises Off”, with the cast of “The Producers” earning Best Ensemble of the season.
Best Actress in a musical was won by Jill Gibilisco (“Thoroughly Modern Millie”), with Lauren Brader (“Noises Off”) and Patrick Lavery (“Moon over Buffalo”) taking home trophies for Best Actress and Actor in a play. The awards for Best Supporting Actor and Actress in a musical went to Bill Weir (“The Sound of Music”) and Molly Chase (“A Christmas Story”).
Music Mountain Theatre’s 2023 season is currently underway with Ain’t Misbehavin’ playing on the MainStage through January 29, and The Snow Queen’s Frozen Adventure opening on January 21 for young audiences.
For more information, show times, or to purchase tickets, visit musicmountaintheatre.org or contact the box office at 609-397-3337
Music Mountain Theatre is located at 1483 NJ-179 in Lambertville, New Jersey.