Michelle Caward, who works in the William Smith Dean's Office, played Caitlin O'Hare in the Geneva Theatre Guild's “Over the River and Through the Woods,” an award-winning production. The play was voted favorite production at the Theatre Association of New York State Festival in Auburn, Nov. 23 and 24. Every cast member won outstanding acting for portrayal of character merit award for their performance at the Sons of Italy. These awards were presented at the festival.
Cast members Jim Bero and Nick Kogut were named favorite actors. Festival adjudicator Kevin Gardner also honored Bero with an acting award for his role of Nunzio in the family comedy. Gin Peck, stage manager of the production, was given a technical execution award by the festival technical director, Bob Frame.