2012 GPS (Gay Play Series) Winners

FANNY PACKS AND HANKY CODES
WINS BEST SCRIPT AT THIS YEAR'S GPS (GAY PLAY SERIES)

The third annual GPS (Gay Play Series) completed its most successful year last night at Ferndale’s Ringwald Theatre. The Audience Award for Best Script this year went to Fanny Packs and Hanky Codes by San Francisco playwright Kristian O’Hare. Fanny Packs and Hanky Codes was directed by Matthew Turner Shelton and featured Shelton, Patrick O’Connor Cronin, Frannie Shepherd-Bates, and Josh Campos. The short play will be featured in a full run with last year’s winner A Few Survivors by Jason Sebacher during the upcoming 2012/13 season at The Ringwald.

An Audience Award for Best Actor went to Patrick O’Connor Cronin for his performance in Fanny Packs and Hanky Codes. Best Actress honors went to Genevieve Jona for her turn in Mark Harvey Levine’s Ten Picnics, directed by Joe Plambeck. The Best Director award went to Gary Lehman for helming Queer/Trek by Brian Walker.

(From top left, clockwise) Winner for Best Script, Fanny Packs and Hanky Codes by Kristian O'Hare; Winner for Best Director, Gary Lehman, for Queer/Trek by Brian Walker; Patrick O' Connor Cronin wins for Best Actor for his performance in Fanny Packs; Winner for Best Actress went to Genevieve for her work in Ten Picnics by Mark Harvey Levine.