ENNIS

Theatre Rocks! announced its RockStar! winners for the 2017-18 Season during a special gala Friday, July 13, at the Ennis theatre.

And the winners included Best Actor—Edd Spradling, for his performance in “A Christmas Carol”; Best Supporting Actor—Olon McClendon, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof;" Best Actress—Samantha Green, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”; Best Supporting Actress—Sandra McClure Mahood,”The Cemetery Club;" Best Young Actor—David Alexander, “Arsenic & Old Lace;" Best Young Supporting Actor—Zach Brennan, “A Christmas Carol;" Best Young Actress—Elena Vidrine, “Arsenic & Old Lace;" Best Young Supporting Actress—Annabel Perry, “Sleeping Beauty;" Best Performance—Samantha Green, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof;" Best Show—“Hyer House,” written and directed by Bill Rhoten; Critics Choice Award—Ezra Alexander; Director’s Award—Angela Mas; and Special Achievement Award—Charlene Andrews.

This year marked the fifth year for the presentation of the RockStar! awards for the local non-profit theatre.

Theatre Rocks! was founded by artistic director Bill Rhoten and executive director Suzanne Rhoten, an Ennis husband-and-wife team who have been working together in the performance arts all of their 31 years of marriage and individually for years before meeting. They have a passion for great stories and great performances, and this annual event is a way of recognizing the creative and devoted people who help bring remarkable stories to life in an intimate space.

Theatre Rocks! is located at 505 NW Main St, Ennis. For more information, visit www.theatrerocks.com or call 972- 878-5126.