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Blue Star Awards 2019

Starlight Theatre's Blue Star Awards, modeled after Broadway's Tony Awards, celebrates its 17th anniversary during the 2018-2019 school year.  This educational program recognizes achievement and excellence in high school musical theatre throughout Kansas City and surrounding communities.

This year Liberty High School's Mamma Mia and Liberty North High School's Guys and Dolls received received a combined total of 29 nominations.  The winners will be announced at Starlight Theater on Thursday, May 23rd at 7:30 p.m.  During the awards ceremony, the cast from both of our high schools and the students nominated in the Best Actor category will perform on stage.  If you're interested in supporting these talented students, please RSVP here.  There is no charge to attend the ceremony, however parking at Starlight Theater is $5.  

AND THE NOMINEES ARE...

 OUTSTANDING OVERALL PRODUCTION 

Liberty High School - Mamma Mia!

Liberty North High School - Guys and Dolls

 

OUTSTANDING OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE

Liberty North High School - Guys and Dolls

 

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE

Thadeus Acha - Liberty North High School

Simon Whitsitt - Liberty North High School

 

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A FEATURED ROLE

Lillian Gaither - Liberty High School

Sarah Keenan - Liberty High School

 

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE

Max Brown Liberty North High School

Weston Brown - Liberty High School

Noah Graham - Liberty North High School

 

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN AN ENSEMBLE ROLE

Elizabeth LaCapra - Liberty High School

 

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN AN ENSEMBLE ROLE

Ian Wooldridge - Liberty High School

 

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN

Liberty High School - Mamma Mia!

Liberty North High School - Guys and Dolls

 

OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION (TIER II)

Liberty High School - Mamma Mia!

Liberty North High School - Guys and Dolls

 

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION (TIER II)

Liberty High School - Mamma Mia!

Liberty North High School - Guys and Dolls

 

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL CREW

Costume Crew - Liberty High School

Lighting Crew - Liberty High School

Sound Crew - Liberty North High School

 

 OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Kyle Munden for Technical Direction - Liberty High School

Kyle Munden & Leah Rainwater for Lighting Design - Liberty High School

Ben Varnell for Lighting Design - Liberty North High School

 

OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION AWARD

Nik Baumert for Musical Direction - Liberty North High School

Jake Islas for Music Direction - Liberty High School

Nathan Moon & Brandon Barksdale for Choreography - Liberty High School

 

RISING STAR SCHOLARSHIP

Thadeus Acha - Liberty North High School

Megan Day - Liberty North High School

 

Congratulations to our amazing teachers and talented students!  Thank you to parents, patrons, and the community for your continued support of our theater program.

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