Baldwin High School showered with Kelly nominations
The shiny lights, carefully crafted scenes, actor performances and harmonic melodies of this year's Baldwin High School spring musical “Hairspray” earned the cast and crew six nominations from Pittsburgh's Civic Light Opera's 2013 Gene Kelly Awards.
The Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater, launched in 1991, recognizes students achievement in musical theater and arts education.
Baldwin High School's nominations this year included:
• Best musical — budget category III
• Best actress — Maggie Brooks for her role as Tracy Turnblad
• Best supporting actor — Greg Arcuri for his role as Edna Turnblad
• Best ensemble
• Best lighting design — budget category III
• Best scenic design — budget category III
Nominees for best actor and best actress will compete for the opportunity to represent the Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards at the National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York City on July 1.
Pittsburgh CLO's 23rd Annual Gene Kelly Awards will be held on May 25 at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m.
Stephanie Hacke is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-388-5818 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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