And The Tommy Tune Award Goes To.......
The Tommy Tune Awards -- the Tonys for local high schools -- were presented last night.
Among the nominees were schools from all over the area, presenting a pretty wide variety of plays. The big winners last night were Stratford High's production of Barnum and Seven Lakes High's production of Once Upon a Mattress.
We'd like to read mindless chatter off a cue card while standing next to a starlet, but enough of that -- who won the damn things?
Here's the list:
Best Musical - Stratford High School / Barnum
Best Leading Actor - Al Fallick as P.T. Barnum in Stratford High School's Barnum
Best Leading Actress - Stephanie Cooksey as Chairy Barnum in Stratford High School's Barnum
Best Supporting Actor - Taylor Harper as Gaston in Memorial High School's Beauty and the Beast
Best Supporting Actress - Alex Arthur as Fastrada in Episcopal High School's Pippin
Best Featured Performer - Karina Ruiz as Joice Heth in Stratford High School's Barnum
Best Direction - Stratford High School / Barnum
Best Musical Direction - Seven Lakes High School / Once Upon A Mattress
Best Choreography - Klein Collins High School / Zombie Prom
Best Orchestra - Seven Lakes High School / Once Upon A Mattress
Best Ensemble / Chorus - Seven Lakes High School / Once Upon A Mattress
Best Crew & Technical Execution - Seven Lakes High School / Once Upon A Mattress
Best Scenic Design - Stratford High School / Barnum
Best Costume Design - Klein Collins High School / Zombie Prom
Best Lighting Design - Episcopal High School / Pippin
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