Anthem theater group earns recognition
STAFF REPORT~ 9/26/2012
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) was honored with six ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence (ZONI) at the awards ceremony on Sept. 17 at Tempe Center for the Arts. The theatre was nominated for 36 ariZoni Awards for the 2011-2012 season.
“We are honored to have received awards for all aspects of our productions including acting, directing, music directing, and choreography,” said Jackie Hammond, MTA’s Producing Artistic Director. “We are incredibly thankful for the support of the community, our sponsors, and our wonderful families."
Listed below are the winners:
Supporting Actress in a Youth Musical
Ali Whitwell as Lucy – 13
Supporting Actor in a Youth Musical
Maxximillian Carlisle-King as Archie – 13
Guest Actor in a Youth Musical
Matt Newhard as Rooster – Annie
Musical Direction in a Youth Musical
Jackie Hammond and Mark 4Man – 13
Choreography in a Youth Musical
Sherry Henderson – 13
Director in a Youth Musical
Laura O’Meara – Willy Wonka Jr.
MTA opened its fifth season in their brand new theater with the straight play, Our Town. The fall schedule also includes Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr., Flat Stanley Jr. and Frog & Toad KIDS . For information, visit musicaltheatreofanthem.org.