Winners Announced for 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards [Berkshire on Stage]
The winners have been announced for the second annual High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors in Schenectady. Proctors CEO Philip Morris and Times Union Senior Writer Steve Barnes presided over an entertainment-filled ceremony on Saturday evening (May 19), which featured representatives from 23 participating schools (up from 16 in 2017). The program, presented by The Times Union, and adjudicated by a team assembled by the School of the Performing Arts at Proctors, “focuses much-needed attention on the meaningful work being done on and off the stage by dedicated teachers and students within their high school theater departments,” said Morris.
South Glens Falls High School’s Brandon Sarti and Albany High School’s Annabelle Duffy took home top honors as Best Actor and Best Actress and, accompanied by Proctors Creative Workforce Manager Grace Janiszewski, will head to the National High School Musical Theatre Awards in New York City on Monday,June 25.