|The Ziegfeld star, Marilyn Miller|
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The American Prize in MUSIC THEATER and THEATER Performance, 2016-17.
"Each in their own way very fine productions..."
The American Prize winner:
AZ State University Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
|AZ State University Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts|
LOT currently produces five fully staged and costumed opera and musical theatre productions each year in its own 450–seat Evelyn Smith Music Theater, all supported with full orchestras from ASU's nationally renowned instrumental ensemble program. It boasts a significant team of faculty directors, conductors, designers, voice teachers, coaches and support staff, along with regular guest artists and other faculty from the School of Music and the School of Film, Dance and Theatre. The program also features formal collaborations and professional performance and study/cover opportunities with Arizona Opera and the Phoenix Theatre.
Berlin, et al—White Christmas
Bob Jones University
Darren P. Lawson
|Bob Jones University|
FINALIST—CITATION: "Exceptional energy and wonderful special effects"
Top Billing Entertainment
Kristina Keener Ivy
Baum, et al—The Wizard of Oz
|Top Billing Entertainment|
|Kristina Keener Ivy|
FINALIST—CITATION: "Youthful Exuberance and Educational Excellence in Theater Performance"
Royal Oak Middle School
Brown, et al—13, The Musical
|Royal Oak Middle School|