Thursday, April 19, 2018

Carroll Theatre Production “Gypsy” Racks Up Award Nominations

During the December run, the Carroll Theatre production of “Gypsy” wowed audiences mixed with students, teachers, and parents. The production has also wowed judged in multiple contests that recognize greatness in high school theatre productions. Gypsy has landed numerous nominations from both the High School Musical Theatre Awards, hosted by the Dallas Summer Musical and Betty Buckley Awards, hosted by Casa Manana in Fort Worth.

The High School Musical Award is the second largest of it’s kind in the country and recognizes the talented theatre programs all around North Texas. There are 16 categories available and the Best Actor and Actress winners receive an all-expense paid trip to New York City where they will represent DSM and The High School Musical Awards at the national level.  Gypsy was nominated for the following by the DSM judges.

BEST FEATURED ACTRESS: Devan DeLugo

BEST STAGE CREW/TECHNICAL

BEST ORCHESTRA

BEST MUSICAL DIRECTION

The DSM Awards will be held on May 17 at Music Hall at Fair Park.

Gyspy also received recognition from Casa Manana’s Buckley Award group. This exciting scholarship award program recognizes talent from all counties across North Texas including, Tarrant, Johnson, Denton, Wise, Parker, Hood and more. Winners in each category will receive a $1000 dollar scholarship from Buckley’s generous donors. Gypsy was recognized in the following categories:

BEST MUSICAL

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Devan DeLugo & Katie Cross

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Luke Preston

BEST LIGHTING

BEST SET DESIGN

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

BEST ORCHESTRA

The Buckley Awards will be held on May 24 at Casa Manana.

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