We are so thrilled to announce that our June 2022 production of Matilda the Musical won the 2022 Broadway World Rhode Island award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical! Our production was also a runner-up for the following awards:

  1. Best Choreography of a Musical (Brieanna Tellier)
  2. Best Direction of a Musical (Donna Tellier)
  3. Best Lighting Design (Matt Eisemann)
  4. Best Supporting performer (Cady Santo as Miss Honey)
  5. Best Ensemble Performance
  6. Best Musical

As always, thank you to our audience members for your support, and congratulations to all of the winners and nominees!


We are excited to announce that J-DAPA has received five Broadway World Regional Awards (semi-professional division, Rhode Island) for our production of Shrek the Musical in March 2019!

Best Musical • Best Ensemble Cast • Best Costumes (Johnny Cagno) • Best Lighting Design (Matthew Eisemann & Adam Ramsey) • Best Stage Design (Donna Tellier & Johnny Cagno)