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Connelly girls get Cappies nominations
Posted on: May 18, 2012

Hillary Pearson, Executive Artistic Director of Tri-School Theatre said, "I am very proud to report that Tri-School Theatre's productions of The Hobbit and Seussical received the following Cappies Critic's Nominations."

Cappies is a national organization allowing student writers to attend and review high school theater productions. This year, the Orange County Cappies had 35 participating schools, attended 61 productions and wrote 1,388 reviews. The top three reviews from each show are selected for publication (two for the Orange County Register Online and one for OC Theater Review Online).

In May, the Cappies Critics voted on nominations and awards based on the shows they saw. Nominations means that a student or a group is ranked in the top five in that category in Orange County. The winners will be announced at the Cappies Gala on June 3, at the Grove of Anaheim.

(Connelly students' names are in BOLD.)

Lighting Design- Jason Welch, Christabelle Blake, Christina Perry, Eimi Thompson, Tri-School Theatre, Seussical the Musical

Make-up Design- Christine Nguyen, Tri-School Theatre, Seussical the Musical

Props- Andrea Rodriguez, Katie Bowen, Bailey Bowen, Matthew Michalak, Tri-School Theatre, Seussical the Musical

Special Effects (TWO Tri-School Nominations)-
Justin Roth, Roman Curiel, Robert Gomez, Molly Pascale, for Glow in the Dark Effects, Tri-School Theatre, Seussical the Musical
Justin Roth, Madison Galligan, Dominic Grisotti, Joshua Van Driesan, for The Dragon, Tri-School Theatre, The Hobbit

Featured Actor in a Play- Jack Vogt, as Gollum, Tri-School Theatre, The Hobbit

Comic Actress in a Musical- Erica Schaeffer, as Mayzie La Bird, Tri-School Theatre, Seussical the Musical

Supporting Actress in a Musical- Sarah McGuire, as Gertrude McFuzz, Tri-School Theatre, Seussical the Musical

Lead Actor in a Musical- Grant Hodges, as The Cat in the Hat, Tri-School Theatre, Seussical the Musical

Junior Critic of the Year (writing award)- Shannon Annarella, Tri-School Theatre Theatre



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