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Winners of the Henry Mancini Awards announced

Winners of the coveted “Henries” were announced last night at the 15th annual Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards at Geneva College, honoring high school musicals in Beaver, Butler, and Lawrence counties. The winners were:

OUTSTANDING MALE IN A LEADING ROLE   
  Braden Pontoli  
    J. Pierpont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Beaver Area High School.
  Christian Beck  
    Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Freedom Area High School.
  Bradley Chieze  
    Curly McClain in Oklahoma!, Shenango High School. 
     
OUTSTANDING FEMALE IN A LEADING ROLE   
  Kristen Lancaster  
    Rosemary in How to Succeed in Business, Beaver Area High School. 
  Emily Oravitz  
    Jo March in Little Women, Big Beaver Falls High School. 
  Hanna Beightley  
    Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz, Rochester High School. 
OUTSTANDING MALE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE (tie)
Jake Nardone
J. B. Biggley in How to Succeed in Business, Beaver Area High School.
George Milosh
Judas Iscariot in Jesus Christ, Superstar, Center Area High School.
Steven McFee
Pharaoh in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Freedom Area High School.
Christian Guerdan
Kenickie in Grease, Quigley Catholic High School.
OUTSTANDING FEMALE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Bethany Menjivar
Mother/Diva in Starmites, Ambridge Area High School.
Sara Deppenbrook
Marmee March in Little Women, Big Beaver Falls High School.
Elicia Cutchall
Ado Annie in Oklahoma!, Shenango High School.
NOTEWORTHY PERFORMANCE BY AN INDIVIDUAL (Six awards)
Nick Grieco
Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, Beaver County Christian School.
David Mine
Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast, Beaver County Christian School.
Jon Krouse
Le Fou in Beauty and the Beast, Beaver County Christian School.
Hannah Oliver
Beth March in Little Women, Big Beaver Falls High School.
Casey Shee
Amy March in Little Women, Big Beaver Falls High School.
Angela Vallecorsa
Meg March in Little Women, Big Beaver Falls High School.
NOTEWORTHY PERFORMANCE BY A GROUP (tie)
Ashton Williams, Sharneka Carter, Katie Pettis, and Ryan Johnson
“How Ya Baby” ensemble in Ain’t Misbehavin’, Aliquippa High School.
Caleb Jantsch, Jon Krouse, and Zac Stanley
“Maison des Lunes” trio in Beauty and the Beast, Beaver County Christian School.
Michael Kiliany and Jed Lee
Caiaphas/Annas duo in Jesus Christ, Superstar, Center Area High School
Becca Fleming, Jordan Kusich, and Kaitlyn Schaub
Narrators in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Freedom Area High School.
Nicole DiPietro, Amy Kerlin, and Angela Bakopoulos
“Steam Heat Trio” in The Pajama Game, Hopewell Area High School.
OUTSTANDING STUDENT ORCHESTRA (all 4 who were eligible)
Beaver Area High School
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Big Beaver Falls Area High School
Little Women
Freedom Area High School
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Rochester High School
The Wizard of Oz
OUTSTANDING VOCAL ENSEMBLE
Big Beaver Falls Area High School
Little Women
Center Area High School
Jesus Christ, Superstar
Freedom Area High School
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
OUTSTANDING DANCE PERFORMANCE
Center Area High School
Jesus Christ, Superstar
Freedom Area High School
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
New Brighton Area High School
Back to the 80s
OUTSTANDING COSTUMES
Ambridge Area High School
Starmites
Beaver County Christian School
Beauty and the Beast
Freedom Area High School
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
OUTSTANDING SETS AND SCENERY
Beaver County Christian School
Beauty and the Beast
Freedom Area High School
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Shenango High School
Oklahoma!
OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT (tie)
Big Beaver Falls Area High School
Little Women
Center Area High School
Jesus Christ, Superstar
Freedom Area High School
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Shenango High School
Oklahoma!
OUTSTANDING OVER-ALL PRODUCTION
Big Beaver Falls Area High School
Little Women
Center Area High School
Jesus Christ, Superstar
Freedom Area High School
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College’s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).


 

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