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2013 Mancini Nominees

mancini_logo_gc.gifEach year, Geneva College honors outstanding accomplishments in high school musical productions in Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties at the Geneva College Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards. Nominees for 2013 have been announced and the awards will be presented Wednesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. during a ceremony in Metheny Fieldhouse on the campus.

Geneva College presents the awards because of its commitment to enhancing the arts in Western Pennsylvania and preserving the Mancini legacy that is part of our rich heritage. The McCarl Family Foundation, which is also committed to supporting the arts in our community, partners with Geneva College to help make the event possible

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The nominees for 2013, listed alphabetically by school, are:

Outstanding Male in a Leading Role

Tyler Weeks as Bill Snibson in Me and My Girl, Beaver Area High School

LaMar Lester as Tin Man in The Wiz, Big Beaver Falls Area School District

Frantzi Schaub as Beast in Beauty and the Beast, Blackhawk High School

Zach Malinak as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, Freedom Area High School

Adam Speers as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls, Hopewell High School

Matthew Barnes as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, Ellwood City Area School District

John Kusnir as Man in Chair in The Drowsy Chaperone, New Brighton Area High School

Outstanding Female in a Leading Role

Brooke Neal as Carmen Bernstein in Curtains, Ambridge Area High School

Brianna D’Itri as Sally in Me and My Girl, Beaver Area High School

Jessica Stonefield as Belle in Beauty and the Beast, Blackhawk High School

Bronte Nichole Lucci as Dorothy in The Wiz, Central Valley High School

Francesca Nardone as Eponine in Les Miserables, Ellwood City Area School District

Alyssa DeMarco as Janet Van de Graff in The Drowsy Chaperone, New Brighton Area High School

Outstanding Male in a Supporting Role

Calvin Hitchcock as Sir John in Me and My Girl, Beaver Area High School

Max Levine as Gaston in Beauty and the Beast, Blackhawk High School

Anthony Aloisi as Tin Man in The Wiz, Central Valley High School

Ian Besong as Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, Hopewell High School

Iain McCormick as Javert in Les Miserables, Ellwood City Area School District

Austin Cornelius as Will Parker in Oklahoma!, Western Beaver High School

Outstanding Female in a Supporting Role

Carly Koza as Lady Jaqueline in Me and My Girl, Beaver Area High School

Amber Leitsch as Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast, Blackhawk High School

Maura Lehocky as Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof, Freedom Area High School

Kianna Skal as Adelaide in Guys and Dolls, Hopewell High School

Marina Thetford as Cosette in Les Miserables, Ellwood City Area School District

Julie Pflug as Mrs. Tottendale in The Drowsy Chaperone, New Brighton Area High School

Noteworthy Performance by an Individual

Joey Perciavalle as Orin in Little Shop of Horrors, Aliquippa High School

Ricky Cavaliere as Parchester in Me and My Girl, Beaver Area High School

Alaina Gillin as Duchess in Me and My Girl, Beaver Area High School

Sarah Carothers as Addaperle in The Wiz, Big Beaver Falls Area School District

Joseph Allen as Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, Blackhawk High School

Tim Pfister as Lefou in Beauty and the Beast, Blackhawk High School

Nathan Fleming as Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof, Freedom Area High School

Robbie Raso as Lazar Wolfe in Fiddler on the Roof, Freedom Area High School

Alex Barna as Nicely Nicely Johnson in Guys and Dolls, Hopewell High School

Danny Watts as Benny Southstreet in Guys and Dolls, Hopewell High School

Michael Cannistraci as Thenardier in Les Miserables, Ellwood City Area School District

Joey Cortez as Enjolras in Les Miserables, Ellwood City Area School District

Elijah Smith as Underling in The Drowsy Chaperone, New Brighton Area High School

Kyu Hoon Han as Lionel Astley in Back to the 80's, Quigley Catholic High School

Becca Evangelista as Ado Annie in Oklahoma!, Western Beaver High School

Noteworthy Performance by a Group

Cody Brooks and Emily Burton, “Pas de Deux,” in Curtains, Ambridge Area High School

Jacob Barr, Sam Cooper, Micah Everett, Dino Mantinaos as Cabinet Members in Annie, Beaver County Christian School

Amanda Alexander, Brianna Minnick, Hanna Spinosi, Alaina Stroud as Hot Box Girls in Guys and Dolls, Hopewell High School

Alex Barna, Danny Watts, Ty Richardson as Fugue for Tinhorns Trio in Guys and Dolls, Hopewell High School

Alena Kucan and Michael Cannistraci as The Thenardiers in Les Miserables, Ellwood City Area High School

Julie Pflug and Elijah Smith, “Love is Always Lovely” duet in The Drowsy Chaperone, New Brighton Area High School

Jenna Rosenfeld and Hunter Large, “I Am Adolpho” duet in The Drowsy Chaperone, New Brighton Area High School

Molly Patsch and Shelby Wasil as Nerdy Girls Debbie and Laura in Back to the 80’s, Quigley Catholic High School

Outstanding Dance Performance

Ambridge Area High School, for Curtains

Beaver Area High School, for Me and my Girl

Beaver County Christian School, for Annie

Central Valley High School, for The Wiz

Freedom Area High School, for Fiddler on the Roof

New Brighton Area High School, for The Drowsy Chaperone

Outstanding Costumes

Beaver Area High School, for Me and My Girl

Beaver County Christian School, for Annie

Central Valley High School, for The Wiz

Freedom Area High School, for Fiddler on the Roof

New Brighton Area High School, for The Drowsy Chaperone

Riverside High School, for The Wizard of Oz

Outstanding Technical Achievement

Beaver County Christian School, for Annie

Blackhawk High School, for Beauty and the Beast

Central Valley High School, for The Wiz

Freedom Area High School, for Fiddler on the Roof

New Brighton Area High School, for The Drowsy Chaperone

Riverside High School, for The Wizard of Oz

Outstanding Sets and Scenery

Aliquippa High School, for Little Shop of Horrors

Ambridge Area High School, for Curtains

Beaver Area High School, for Me and My Girl

Beaver County Christian School, for Annie

Freedom Area High School, for Fiddler on the Roof

New Brighton Area High School, for The Drowsy Chaperone

Outstanding Student Orchestra

Beaver Area High School, for Me and My Girl

Big Beaver Falls Area School District, for The Wiz

Blackhawk High School, for Beauty and the Beast

Freedom Area High School, for Fiddler on the Roof

Outstanding Vocal Ensemble

Beaver Area High School, for Me and My Girl

Big Beaver Falls Area High School, for The Wiz

Freedom Area High School, for Fiddler on the Roof

Hopewell High School, for Guys and Dolls

New Brighton Area High School, for The Drowsy Chaperone

Riverside High School, for The Wizard of Oz

Western Beaver High School, for Oklahoma!

Outstanding Overall Performance

Beaver Area High School, for Me and My Girl

Blackhawk High School, for Beauty and the Beast

Central Valley High School, for The Wiz

Freedom Area High School, for Fiddler on the Roof

Ellwood City Area High School District, for Les Miserables

New Brighton Area High School, for The Drowsy Chaperone

The Geneva College Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards is a Participating Award Program of the National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA), which is held annually in New York City. Recipients selected from Outstanding Male in a Leading Role and Outstanding Female in a Leading Role from the Mancini Awards will receive national recognition by performing on Broadway at the NHSMTA. Geneva will send two students to New York University, all expenses paid, to attend classes with theater professionals and have the opportunity to compete for merit scholarships and other prizes.

For ticket information, call 724-847-6521 or email jcpanell@geneva.edu.

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