Albany High Theatre Ensemble gets six nominations
N.Y. (May 2, 2017) --
The Albany High School Theatre Ensemble’s 2017 production of “Oliver!”
has garnered six nominations for the first regional High School Musical
Theatre Awards, including best actor.
Cohen, who played the role of world-class scoundrel Fagin, was nominated
best actor. Other nominations the Theatre Ensemble received include best
musical, best ensemble chorus, best orchestra, best set construction and
best execution of choreography.
Cast, crew and
performers from 15 area schools were nominated in 10 categories, each
with five nominees.
The awards ceremony will be held May 20 at 7 p.m. at Proctor’s Theatre
in Schenectady. The Tony Award-style show will feature performances from
students from 16 local high schools. Tickets are $15 each and go on sale
Should Cohen win
Best Actor, he will represent the Capital Region at “The Jimmys,” the
National High School Musical Theatre Awards ceremony in New York City.
April 6-9 and was directed by Ward Dales and Gregory Theodore Marsh.
Under Dales’ leadership, the Albany High Theatre Ensemble has won more
than two dozen awards for excellence.
to all for this great achievement!