The Fourth Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards ceremony will be held June 4 starting at 6 p.m. at the
Performances from the nominates shows will be presented at the ceremony.
A total of 19 high schools from across the state participated:
The two winners in the leading actor and actress will then move on to the national competition in New York next month where students sponsored by 30 professional theater organizations will compete for scholarships.
Activities will commence on June 20, with rehearsals, master classes, private coaching and interviews with theater professionals. The highlight will be the awards show awards show June 25 at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre.
“In our first year and the first year for Nationals, our [state winner] for outstanding actor won [the nationals," says
The nominees for outstand production: Newtown High School ("Sweeney Todd"), St. Paul Catholic ("Legally Blonde"), Amity High Scho9ol (Legally Blonde"), Valley Regional High School ("Titanic"), Regional Center for the Arts ("Ragtime"), Guklfiord High School (
For outstanding leading actress: New Canaan High School, Alexa Holzberger, "Sweet Chaity;" Newtown High School, Alexandro Aug, "Sweet Charity;" St. Paul's High School, Jillian Cailoutte, "Legally Blonde;" Amity High School, Ali Kramer, "Legally Blonde;" Regional Center for the Arts, Jonelle Sedgwick, "Ragtime."
For outstanding actor: Guilford High School, Michael Sullivan, "Evita," Immaculate High School, Michael Hudak, "Miss Saigon;" Valley Regional, Kevin Alvord and Andrew Goehring, "Titanic;" Waterbury Arts Magnet, Jack Saleeby, "Sining' in The Rain;" Regional Center for the Arts, Shevance Stephens and Julian Gingell, "Ragtime."