Albion’s Tarzan named ‘outstanding musical’
Lyndonville-Medina production also recognized at Stars of Tomorrow
Albion and the Lyndonville-Medina theater productions were both recognized on Thursday for excellence in the annual Stars of Tomorrow program by the Rochester Broadway Theatre League.
Albion was one of four schools in Division B to be named an “outstanding musical” for its production of Tarzan. Albion also won for Outstanding Acting Ensemble, Outstanding Production Crew, and Outstanding Student Orchestra.
Lyndonville and Medina students worked together in their production of Beauty and the Beast. They won an award for Outstanding Singing Ensemble.
Student performers in both musicals also won individual awards, including:
Enoch Martin and Angela Tarricone now move on to a new competition. On May 25, they will go back to RBTL at 7 p.m. and will perform. It is an elimination contest. If they make it through the first round, they will advance to the next round, and the next, until there is only one winner for leading man and leading woman. The winners will go to New York City.
The public can also vote for them. The person who receives the most votes is called the “Fan Favorite” and will receive prizes (tickets to School of Rock, etc). Visit RochesterFirst.com for Fan Favorite voting. Angela: text SOT02 to 75327 and Enoch: text SOT16 to 75327.
In addition, the following were recognized from Albion:
• Future Stars Award – Autumn Flugel and Maia Pate
• Special Recognition to the Special Olympics Club for their outstanding work on the gorilla costumes and flower/vine backdrop
• Adjudicator Tip of the Hat Award: Nate Grammatico, Evan Steier, Caleb and Tess Pettit, Brennan Moody, Donato Rosario and the Ape Family Ensemble.