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Tom Navo, left, and David Hambleton Schwab celebrate their tie for best actor in a play at the annual U.S. Army Europe Topper Awards ceremony Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Both men portrayed jurors in Baumholder's production of the play ''12 Angry Men.''
Tom Navo, left, and David Hambleton Schwab celebrate their tie for best actor in a play at the annual U.S. Army Europe Topper Awards ceremony Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Both men portrayed jurors in Baumholder's production of the play ''12 Angry Men.'' (Matt Millham/Stars and Stripes)
Tom Navo, left, and David Hambleton Schwab celebrate their tie for best actor in a play at the annual U.S. Army Europe Topper Awards ceremony Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Both men portrayed jurors in Baumholder's production of the play ''12 Angry Men.''
Tom Navo, left, and David Hambleton Schwab celebrate their tie for best actor in a play at the annual U.S. Army Europe Topper Awards ceremony Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Both men portrayed jurors in Baumholder's production of the play ''12 Angry Men.'' (Matt Millham/Stars and Stripes)
Maj. Gen. John O'Connor, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, poses with the cast of ''Shrek Jr.,'' winner of the best family show in U.S. Army Europe's 2015 Tournament of Plays. The show was produced by the SHAPE Players? Performing Arts School.
Maj. Gen. John O'Connor, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, poses with the cast of ''Shrek Jr.,'' winner of the best family show in U.S. Army Europe's 2015 Tournament of Plays. The show was produced by the SHAPE Players? Performing Arts School. (Matt Millham/Stars and Stripes)

Best Make-up for a Play: Corinne Senkbeil, Hansel and Gretel, Razz-Ma-Tazz Family Theater

Best Costume Design for a Play: Amy Hopkins, Hansel and Gretel, Razz-Ma-Tazz Family Theater

Best Lighting Design for a Play: Staff Sgt. Prosper Goering and Cindy Krewson, Hansel and Gretel, Razz-Ma-Tazz Family Theater

Best Sound Design for a Play: Alan Buxkemper, Her Stories, Stuttgart Theatre Center

Best Set Design for a Play: Tie –Dan LaMorte, Scenes From American Life, SHAPE Players’ Performing Arts School; and Chris Senkbeil, Hansel and Gretel, Razz-Ma-Tazz Family Theater

Best Stage Properties & Dressing for a Play: Nate Records, Kindertransport, KMC Onstage

Best Technical Director of a Play: Chris Senkbeil, Hansel and Gretel, Razz-Ma-Tazz Family Theater

Best Ensemble for a Play: 12 Angry Men, Hilltop Theater

Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Play: Steve Knaup (Juror 11), 12 Angry Men, Hilltop Theater

Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Play: Lois Borsay (Juror 9), 12 Angry Men, Hilltop Theater

Best Supporting Actor in a Play: Le Mec Mortel (Juror 4), 12 Angry Men, Hilltop Theater

Best Supporting Actress in a Play: Audrey Daly (Helga), Kindertransport, KMC Onstage

Best Actor in a Play: Tie - David Hambleton Schwab (Juror 8), 12 Angry Men, Hilltop Theater; Tom Navo (Juror 3), 12 Angry Men, Hilltop Theater

Best Actress in a Play: Tie – Lydia Baxter (Sylvia), Sylvia, Garmisch Players Community Theatre; Sarah Rigdon (Truvey) Steel Magnolias, Grafenwöhr Performing Arts Center

Best Director of a Play: Cheryl Navo, 12 Angry Men, Hilltop Theater

Best Play: 12 Angry Men, Hilltop Theater

Best Family Show: Shrek Jr., SHAPE Players' Performing Arts School

Best Make-Up for a Musical: Charlotte Geehren, Carol Parcell and Olivia Rachwalik, Shrek Jr., SHAPE Players' Performing Arts School

Best Lighting Design for a Musical: Steven Rakestraw, Young Frankenstein, KMC Onstage

Best Sound Design for a Musical: Barry Robinson, Lucky Stiff, Soldiers' Theatre

Best Set Design for a Musical: Richard Roberts, Working, Stuttgart Theatre Center

Best Costume Design for a Musical: Dan LaMorte, Shrek Jr., SHAPE Players' Performing Arts School

Best Stage Properties and Dressing for a Musical: Mindy Malenius, Willy Wonka, Hilltop Theater

Best Technical Director for a Musical: Dan Carr, Les Miserables, Amelia Earhart Playhouse

Best Choreography: Heather Ainsworth and Dan LaMort, Shrek Jr., SHAPE Players' Performing Arts School

Best Orchestra or Musical Accompaniment: Lucky Stiff, Vicenza Soldiers' Theatre

Best Instrumentalist: Alan Buxkemper (piano), Working, Stuttgart Theatre Center

Best Musical Director: Ciriaco Colella and Aaron Talley, Lucky Stiff, Vicenza Soldiers' Theatre

Best Ensemble or Chorus for a Musical: Working, Stuttgart Theatre Center

Best Chorus Member: Sgt. Vance Williamson (Solicitor, Bellhop), Lucky Stiff, Vicenza Soldiers' Theatre

Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical: Rebekah Mason (Fantine), Les Miserables, Amelia Earhart Playhouse

Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical: Thomas Murphy (Mr. Brooke), Little Women, Aviano Community Theatre

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical: Tie - Giovanna Castellanos (Eponine), Les Miserables, Amelia Earhart Playhouse; Hannah Schweinfurth (Igor), Young Frankenstein, KMC Onstage

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical: Zach Simmons (Donkey), Shrek Jr., SHAPE Players' Performing Arts School

Best Actress in a Musical: Annie Jacobs (Annabel Glick), Lucky Stiff, Vicenza Soldiers' Theatre

Best Actor in a Musical: Staff Sgt. Christopher Long (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Young Frankenstein, KMC Onstage

Best Director of a Musical: Dan LaMorte, Shrek Jr., SHAPE Players' Performing Arts School

Best Musical: Working, Stuttgart Theatre Center

Best Hair and Wig Design: Grease Jr., Ansbach Terrace Playhouse

Best Military Performance in a Play: Staff Sgt. Joshua Montambeault (Juror 10), 12 Angry Men, Hilltop Theater

Best Male Military Performance in a Musical: Lt. Col. Bryan Mitchell (Tom Patrick), Working, Stuttgart Theatre Center

Best Female Military Performance in a Musical: Sgt. Laura Martin (Rita LaPort), Lucky Stiff, Vicenza Soldiers' Theatre

Best Debut Performance in a Play: Gurdon Smith (Juror 6), 12 Angry Men, Hilltop Theater

Best Debut Performance in a Musical: Jeff Millburg (Charlie Bucket), Willy Wonka, Hilltop Theater

Outstanding Female Youth in Community Theatre: Elizabeth Lambert (Eva), Kindertransport, KMC Onstage

Outstanding Male Youth in Community Theatre: Christopher Craven (Augustus Glop), Willy Wonka, Hilltop Theater

Best Scenic Artistry: Chris Senkbeil, Karin Asselstine and Corinne Senkbeil, Hansel and Gretel, Razz-Ma-Tazz Family

Theater Best Running Crew: Willy Wonka, Hilltop Theater

Special Judges' Choice Awards (Two): Tonya Holloway and Christopher Mazen, Original Music, Her Stories, Stuttgart Theatre Center; and Pat Wilson and Jerry Brees for the Nightmare Dog Heads, Lucky Stiff, Soldiers' Theatre

Special Entertainment Choice Award: Dr. Robert Schloesser (DFMWR, USAG Wiesbaden) for support of the US Army Europe Entertainment Program

The AACT (American Association of CommunityTheater) David C. Bryant Award: Victoria Hanrahan, Entertainment Director, USAG Ansbach.

The Marcus H. Norman IMCOM-E Recreation Award: David Mattingly, IMCOM-E, Business & Recreation Consultant. For unprecedented contributions to Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs.

James T. Martin Entertainment Award: Eric Danzeiser. Entertainment Director, USAG Rheinland Pfalz, Baumholder. Outstanding Individual Achievement in the Army Entertainment Program.

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