• Chelsea Hudson, a perfomer with the Terrace Playhouse, sings "There's a Fine, Fine Line" as Kate Monster from "Avenue Q" at the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014, at Kaiserslautern, Germany.

    Topper Awards

    Chelsea Hudson, a perfomer with the Terrace Playhouse, sings "There's a Fine, Fine Line" as Kate Monster from "Avenue Q" at the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014, at Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Kate McGrail, left, a perfomer with the Terrace Playhouse, is presented a Topper Award for Best Young Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as as Bad Idea Bear from "Avenue Q" Jr., during the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014, at Kaiserslautern, Germany. McGrail tied with Jordan Schmidt, also a performer at the Terrace Playhouse, for the award.

    Topper Awards

    Kate McGrail, left, a perfomer with the Terrace Playhouse, is presented a Topper Award for Best Young Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as as Bad Idea Bear from "Avenue Q" Jr., during the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014...

  • Jordan Schmidt, right, a perfomer with the Terrace Playhouse, is presented a Topper Award for Best Young Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as as Bad Idea Bear from "Avenue Q" Jr., during the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014, at Kaiserslautern, Germany. Schmidt tied with Kate McGrail, also a performer at the Terrace Playhouse, for the award.

    Topper Awards

    Jordan Schmidt, right, a perfomer with the Terrace Playhouse, is presented a Topper Award for Best Young Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as as Bad Idea Bear from "Avenue Q" Jr., during the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26...

  • Chelsea Hudson, a perfomer with the Terrace Playhouse, poses for a photo with Kate Monster after her rendition of "There's a Fine, Fine Line" from "Avenue Q" at the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014, at Kaiserslautern, Germany.

    Topper Awards

    Chelsea Hudson, a perfomer with the Terrace Playhouse, poses for a photo with Kate Monster after her rendition of "There's a Fine, Fine Line" from "Avenue Q" at the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014, at Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Jack Austin, right, from U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg, is presented the James T. Martin Entertainment Awards for Lifetime Service from Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor during the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014, in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

    Topper Awards

    Jack Austin, right, from U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg, is presented the James T. Martin Entertainment Awards for Lifetime Service from Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor during the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014, in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Chelsea Hudson, left, a perfomer with the Terrace Playhouse, is presented a Topper Award for Best Debut Performance in a Musical for her performance as Katie Monster from "Avenue Q," during the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014, at Kaiserslautern, Germany.

    Topper Awards

    Chelsea Hudson, left, a perfomer with the Terrace Playhouse, is presented a Topper Award for Best Debut Performance in a Musical for her performance as Katie Monster from "Avenue Q," during the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26, 2014, at...

  • Kathleen Marin, Installation Management Command Europe region director, presents Vikki Hanrahan, entertainment director for U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Morale, Welfare and Recreation, with MWR's Career Recreation Employee of the Year Award during the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony in nearby Kaiserslautern April 26, 2014.

    Topper Awards

    Kathleen Marin, Installation Management Command Europe region director, presents Vikki Hanrahan, entertainment director for U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Morale, Welfare and Recreation, with MWR's Career Recreation Employee of the Year Award during the...

  • Cast, crew and guests from the Franconia Military Community stand together for a photo at the 2014 IMCOM-E Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach performers received fifteen nominations and four wins for performances in "Avenue Q," as well as two special-acheivement awards for FMC individuals.

    Topper Awards

    Cast, crew and guests from the Franconia Military Community stand together for a photo at the 2014 IMCOM-E Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach performers received fifteen nominations and four...

ANSBACH, Germany (May 1, 2014) -- The Terrace Playhouse racked up the accolades at the 2014 IMCOM-E Topper Awards Show and Ceremony April 26 in Kaiserslautern, Germany, as U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach performers received fifteen nominations and four wins for performances in "Avenue Q," as well as one special-acheivement award for the USAG Ansbach entertainment director and another for the Bamberg theater director.

WINS

Best Featured Actor in a Musical:
- Jake Night as Trekkie Monster, "Avenue Q" -- The Terrace Playhouse

Best Debut Performance in a Musical:
- Chelsea Hudson as Kate Monster, "Avenue Q" -- The Terrace Playhouse

Best Young Actress in a Supporting Role:
- Katherine McGrail as Bad Idea Bear, "Avenue Q" Jr. -- The Terrace Playhouse
- Jordan Schmidt as Bad Idea Bear, "Avenue Q" Jr. -- The Terrace Playhouse

Special Awards:
- The Jamies T. Martin Entertainment Awards for Lifetime Service -- Jack Austin, (Bamberg)
- Army Recreation Career Employee of the Year -- Vikki Hanrahan


NOMINATIONS

Best Orchestra:
- "Avenue Q" -- The Terrace Playhouse

Best Instrumentalist:
- Spc. Michael McKevitt, Guitar, "Avenue Q" -- The Terrace Playhouse

Best Chorus Member:
- Catherine Busby, "Avenue Q" Jr. -- The Terrace Playhouse

Best Featured Actress in a Musical:
- Alixandria Ellis as Mrs. Thistletwat, "Avenue Q" -- The Terrace Playhouse

Best Featured Actor in a Musical:
- Jake Night as Trekkie Monster, "Avenue Q" -- The Terrace Playhouse

Best Debut Performance in a Musical:
- Derrick Bell as Gary Coleman, "Avenue Q" Jr. -- The Terrace Playhouse
- Chelsea Hudson as Kate Monster, "Avenue Q" -- The Terrace Playhouse
- Sgt. Najla Locure-Samlal as Gary Coleman, "Avenue Q" -- The Terrace Playhouse
- Sgt. Jordan Mack as Princeton, "Avenue Q"-- The Terrace Playhouse

Best Young Actress in a Leading Role:
- Kali Simpkins as Rod, "Avenue Q" Jr. -- The Terrace Playhouse
- Stephanie Weithaus as Christmas Eve, "Avenue Q" Jr. -- The Terrace Playhouse

Best Young Actress in a Supporting Role:
- Katherine McGrail as Bad Idea Bear, "Avenue Q" Jr. -- The Terrace Playhouse
- Jordan Schmidt as Bad Idea Bear, "Avenue Q" Jr. -- The Terrace Playhouse

Best Young Actor in a Leading Role:
- James Branson as Princeton, "Avenue Q" Jr. -- The Terrace Playhouse
- John Hanrahan as Nicky/Trekkie, "Avenue Q" Jr. -- The Terrace Playhouse

To read more about Vikki Hanrahan's Recreation Career Employee of the Year Award, see the "Related Links" section to the right of this story.

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