6:30 a.m., May 11)
'Phantom of the Opera' snubbed by Cappie Awards
The St. Peter High School production of 'Phantom of the Opera' was noticeably
absent when the Cappie Award nominations were released on Tuesday. File photo|
Cappie Award nominations were released on Tuesday and the St. Peter High School
production of "Phantom of the Opera" was conspicuously absent from the list of
By Secondary School led the way with six nominations including Best Male and Female
Critcs. Rebecca Zhu and Michael Hassar were also nominater for Best Critic Team.
school's production of "The Creature Creeps!" was also nominated for trio of Cappie
Awards. Rachel Nicholson was nominated for Best Comic Actress in a Play, Colton
Praill was nominated for Best Comic Actor and Will Simonds was nominated for Lead
Actor in a Play.
High School's production of "Little Shop of Horrors" received five nominations
including Jenna McCaull for Lead Actress in a Musical and Duncan MacQuarrie for
Best Supporting Actor in a Musical. The play was also nominated in the areas of
Creativity, Best Orchestra and Props & Effects.
Lester B. Pearson's Elie Dib received two nominations for Best Choreography and
Lead Acrtor in a Play for his performance in the school's production of "The Three
Musketeers". Samantha Pentillier was nominated for Best Comic Actress in a Play
and the cast was nominated for Best Ensemble.
Cairine Wilson Secondary School production of "May the Farce be With You" received
two nominations. Sam Pearson was nominated for Featured Actress in a Play for
her role as Keexie and Chris Hodgins and Sam Loveridge were nominated for Best
Ensemble for their roles as Acrobat Man and Albatross.
Wilfrid Laurier's Kyle Newman was nominated in the Creativity category for composing
the musical score to the school's production of "Dracula" and Trevor Desjardins
was nominated for Best Supportin Actor in a Play for his role as Professor Van
enough, the St. Peter High School production of "Phantom of the Opera" did not
receive a single nomination.
Cappies critics and awards program allows high school theater and journalism students
attend shows at other schools, write reviews, and publish those reviews in local
newspapers such as the Ottawa Citizen.
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