5/21/10

Fan Friday: What Awards Would You Give The Cast?



Anthony: Most Energetic. Christy: Most sincere smile

Back in Detroit, we had a fan, Elyse, who made us plate awards, which we thought was really thoughtful. Here are the awards Elyse came up with:

-Christy Altomare- Most sincere smile
-Jake Epstein- the "omg, it's Craig!" award
-Taylor Trensch- Breakout singer
-Steffi D.- Brightest personality
-Matt Shingledecker- Most likely to be seen on Glee
-Anthony Lee Medina- Most energetic
-Ben Fankhauser- Kindest heart
-Robert Hager- Most mysterious
-Sarah Hunt- Soft spoken Diva
-Gabby Garza- Girl next door
-Kimiko Glenn- Small but mighty
-Kayla Foster- Sweetheart award
-Krystina Alabado- the "poca-hotness!" award
-Krista Pioppi- Best dressed
-Chase Davidson- Most likely to bring a smile to your face
-Lucas Wells- Cutest dimples
-Justin Scott Brown- Prettiest eyes

Taylor: Breakout Singer, Matt: Most Likely To Be Seen On Glee.


As the cast wraps up their tenure with Spring Awakening this Sunday, we thought it would be cool to ask what awards YOU would give them? Post your awards below. You can also add our Adult Men and Women! We'll compile your comments and send them all to the cast, so feel free to post short thoughts about what this cast and this show has meant for you.

We still have more goodies coming for our fans next week (including Taylor's POM)!

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

I wanted to throw a shout out to the 4 adults on the show. I feel like they don't get enough love, but every time I've seen the show, they've been AMAZING! I've seen all but one perform, and they all do such a good job differentiating every character they play, and they always have such good, appropriate chemistry for whatever roles they're playing.

Rozzie said...

-Christy Altomare- The short and sweet award
-Jake Epstein- The Jew-fro award
-Taylor Trensch- Most likely to be a spokesperson for American Apparel and/or best hats.
-Steffi D- Most likely to be more fierce than Gaga
-Matt Shingledecker- Best hair overall
-Ben Fankhauser- Most likely to be the lead singer of a FIERCE musical theater gospel choir.
-Robert Hager- Cutest smile
-Sarah Hunt- Most likely to be able to cheer someone up.
-Gabby Garza- Best dressed
-Kimiko Glenn- The little bundle of fierce award
-Kayla Foster- Most energetic/best hair color
-Krystina Alabado- Most likely to win a Tony if she played Jasmine in a Broadway production of Aladdin.
-Krista Pioppi- The SUPER SUPER fierce swing award
-Chase Davidson- Best falsetto
-Lucas Wells- Most friendly
-Justin Scott Brown- Funniest

Samantha said...

I don't even know what awards I'd give them. I'm not exactly a creative person, as much as I wish I was. But this cast is amazing(crew too!). I had wanted to see the show for so long, I knew all the songs, I felt as though I knew the characters, and then last month in Detroit, after 6 months with the tickets, I finally got to see the characters come to life. And everyone involved with the show exceeded my expectations. Taylor's portrayal of Moritz had me near tears nearly the entire time, Sarah and Steffi singing "The Dark I Know Well" gave me goosebumps...There are so many things I could say about this show and how amazing it was, but really, I just want to say thank you. Thank you for putting on this amazing show, and then taking the time to meet your fans afterwards. I'd been watching Jake on tv for ten years, and then I got to meet him! It was incredible!

Congratulations on a great tour you guys.

I know that wasn't short...

Anonymous said...

I got to see 'Spring Awakening' and I loved it, everybody was fantastic!! I saw it last year, I didn't get to meet Jake Epstein, he seems like a really nice guy, hope he got my card!
Cynthia D.

Anonymous said...

Christy Altomare- The "Too Cute" award
Jake Epstein- The "I'm sorry I mentioned Degrassi to you!" award
Steffi D- The "Most Fan Friendly" award (that or the "Most Unreadable signature" award)
Taylor Trensch- The "JGJ has nothing on you" award (Story behind award: Taylor was so good, I can't listen to the recording of Moritz's songs anymore because it's not him)
Anthony Lee Medina- The "Coolest onstage hair" award
Matt Shingledecker- The "Best Twitter Name" award (That or the "Sexiest riffs" award)
Ben Fankhauser- The "Most adorable" award
Robert Hagar- The "Pussy Cat" award
Sarah Hunt- The "Wow, you're tall" award (but beautiful!)
Gabby Garza- The "Best Hair" award
Kimiko Glenn- The "Best performance of 'My Junk'" award
Kayla Foster- The "Cutest Chair of Rock outfits" award
Krystina Alabado- The "Looks Cutest in Braids" award
Krista Pioppi- The "Best Lady Gaga harmonies" award
Chase Davidson- The "Best Hug" award
Lucas Wells- The "Most Awesome Ginger" award
Justin Scott Brown- The "I noticed you in the Chair of Rock, and thought you were attractive" award

I saw you in Detroit on May 4th, May 6th, and May 8th. I only had tickets for the 4th, but I couldn't not see it again. It touched me so much I can't even describe my experience. I met you all twice, (and I think I disappointed Jake by asking him how he went from Craig Manning to this because this is SO MUCH BETTER...I just shut up the second time) and you were all so incredibly nice. I'm really sad the tour is ending, but hopefully I'll have another chance to see the show again one day. And today is my two week "Spring-aversary" from the last time I saw it. Love you all! (Sorry this is so long)
Carolyn Alam, 15, Grosse Pointe, MI

PJ McCready said...

alright here we go
Christy Altomare- "Most likely to be mistake for a high school freshman" award
Jake Epstein- "Weren't you that one dude on Degrassi?"award
Steffi D-"Most likely to laugh at a fart joke" award
Taylor Trensch "My Head hurts from thrusting it to much during songs" award
Anthony Lee Medina- "Most Fan Devoted"
Matt Shingledecker- "Most kick-ass last name" award
Ben Frankhauser- "Most likely to be in Spring Awakening Revival" award
Robert Hager-" The Newbie" award
Sarah Hunt- "Most Likely to throw a party when parents are out of town" award
Gabby Garza "Sweetest Voice" award
Kayla Foster "Best swing costume" award
Krystina Alabad- "Most times saying 'chair of rock'" award
Krista Pioppi- "Most likely to crack a joke after an awkward moment" award
Kimiko Glenn " Most Soft spoken, but rocker on stage" award
Chase Davidson" Most likely to NEVER take off his hat until its necessary" award
Lucas Wells "Most Awesome Ginger"award (to cool not to copy)
Justin Scott Brown "Most likely to play Melchior in revival" award

So i saw you guys in ft.myers florida, and it had to have been one of my favorite shows at the theatre because, as you can most likely remember, there are a lot of oldies running around, and shows like Jersey Boys and South Pacific dont usually excite me. It was great watching you guys on stage and meeting you at the stage door because i couldnt ask for a nicer cast that you guys stayed and took pictures and talk with us for how ever long you could. Thanks for an amazing night and a show that i think will stand the test of time

mariah said...

Christy Altomare- the whisper award
-Jake Epstein- the know it all that's know award
-Taylor Trensch- Sky blue stocking award
-Steffi D.- purple summer award
-Matt Shingledecker- Piano/ touchy award
-Anthony Lee Medina- best hair/ phone call creeper award
-Ben Fankhauser- best kiss award
-Robert Hager- Most mysterious/ seductive
-Sarah Hunt- the bessct makeup/ dark diva know well award
-Gabby Garza- the guilty one
-Kimiko Glenn- the junk award
-Kayla Foster- totally fucked award
-Krystina Alabado- rock my sock/chair award
-Krista Pioppi- Best dressed chair dancer
-Chase Davidson- best dancer/hats on stage
-Lucas Wells- most well rounded cast member
-Justin Scott Brown- rock star dancer award
-adult male- left behind award
-adult women- hot mama "who bore me" award

Blake Bashoff - hugs award
Julie Benko - smile award
Andy Mientus- best kiss/ hair
Ben Moss - sweetest voice
Kyle Riabko- silly award

Rozzie said...

Oops! I forgot about Anthony Lee Medina! Sorry!
He gets the award for the best onstage rocking out.

Nicole said...

I just know for sure that Steffi would win the "Most likely to become a famous rapper" award.

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MILWAUKEE, WI
10/06/09 - 10/11/09
Uihlein Hall Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
929 North Water Street, Milwaukee, WI
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KANSAS CITY, MO
10/13/09 - 10/18/09
Music Hall
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AUSTIN, TX
10/20/09 - 10/25/09
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SAN JOSE, CA
10/28/09 - 11/01/09
San Jose Center for the Performing Arts/BroadwaySanJose
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(866)395-2929

SACRAMENTO, CA
Nov 4-15, 2009
Sacramento Community Center,
1301 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
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COSTA MESA, CA
Nov 17-29, 2009
Orange County Performing Arts Center
600 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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DENVER, CO
Dec 1-13, 2009
The Buell Theatre
Denver Performing Arts Complex
14th and Curtis Streets Denver, CO 80204
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Groups: 303-446-4829
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HERSHEY, PA
Jan 5-10, 2010
Hershey Theatre
15 E. Caracas Ave, PO Box 395 Hershey, PA 17033
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Groups: 717-534-3412
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CINCINNATTI, OH
Jan 12-24, 2010
Aronoff Center
650 Walnut Street Cincinnati, OH 45202
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FORT MYERS, FL
Jan 26-31, 2010
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
8099 College Parkway, SW Fort Myers, FL 33919
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CHARLOTTE, NC
Feb 2-Feb 7, 2010
Belk Theatre, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 N. Tryon St. Charlotte, NC
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Ticketing number: (704) 372-1000

ROCHESTER, NY
Feb 9-14, 2010
Auditorium Theatre, Rochester Broadway League
885 E. Main Street Rochester, NY 14605
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HARTFORD, CT
February 23-28, 2010
Bushnell Performing Arts Center
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DURHAM, NC
MARCH 2-7, 2009
DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center
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ATLANTA, GA
March 9-14, 2010
Fabulous Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308
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GREENVILLE, SC
March 16-21, 2010
The Peace Center
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Groups: 864-679-9201
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DALLAS, TX
March 23 - April 4, 2010
Dallas Center for the Performing Arts
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DETROIT, MI
April 20-May 9, 2010
3011 W. Grand Boulevard Detroit, MI 48202
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MIAMI, FL
May 11-16, 2010
Arsht Center
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ORLANDO, FL
May 18-23, 2010
Carr Performing Arts Center
401 West Livingston Street Orlando, FL 32801
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