Presenting our 2019-2020 Knot Award winners

Knot Awards committee: Dan Kassis (left), Beth Woodruff, Matt Grimes

Pull-Tight Players presented its annual Knot Awards celebration June 27. It was the first time in our organizations’ history that we held a virtual event, in keeping with our efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Our board president, Matt Grimes

For the first time in several years, we presented acting awards in four categories. Our season ticket holders voted for the winners.

You can watch the entire event online on our YouTube channel, or our website.

51st annual Knot Award winners

Best Actress in an Ensemble
Rachel Sinclair as “Doreen” in Waiting in the Wings

Best Actor in an Ensemble
Nathan Burns as “Jimmy/Scooter” in White Christmas

The Miracle Worker show awards
Techie: Tim Massey
Congeniality: Megan Roberts

Best Actor in a Featured Role
Mark Buchanan as “Ezekiel Foster/Snoring Man” in White Christmas

Best Actress in a Featured Role
Pat Street as “Sarita Myrtle” in Waiting in the Wings

Friend of the Year
Jerone Cecelic

Behind the Scenes Award
Tim Massey

Moonlight and Magnolias show awards
Techie: Dustin Greenleaf
Congeniality: Melanie McBurney

Jim Highfill Techie of the Year Award
David Goodman

White Christmas show awards
Techie: Lenny West
Congeniality: Megan Roberts

Newcomer of the Year Award
Vicky Stiles

Waiting in the Wings show awards
Techie: Lili S. Eubank
Congeniality: Rachel Sinclair

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Esther Jane Pope as “Helen Keller” in The Miracle Worker

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
JT Landry as “Ben Hecht” in Moonlight and Magnolias

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Dan Kassis as “David O. Selznick” in Moonlight and Magnolias

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Megan Roberts as “Annie Sullivan” in The Miracle Worker

Cam Davis Spirit Award
Dan Kassis

Player of the Year Award
Melanie McBurney

Hall of Fame Award
Jeremy Hargis