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Theater awards

March 4, 2020

Full List of Nominees


First they broke a leg on the stage, now three Pflugerville ISD productions of high school musicals are being recognized by the Long Center’s Education program.
 
Hendrickson, Pflugerville and Weiss high schools each saw their musical productions nominated for the 2020 Greater Austin High School Musical Theater Awards.
 
Weiss High School performed Disney’s The Little Mermaid and earned 11 nominations, tied with Dripping Springs High School for the most of any school. Weiss’ nominations are highlighted by a nod for Best Production and two different nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
 
Hendrickson High School performed Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical in January and has eight nominations, including Best Production and Best Actress in a Leading Role.
 
Pflugerville High School’s production of The Wizard of Oz received three nominations with nods for Best Technical Execution, Best Orchestra and Best Costume Design.
 
Of the 15 categories, PfISD was left out of only three.
 
PfISD schools have seen success at The Long Center’s GAHSMTAs before. Last year, Hendrickson won Best Featured Performer for Danzi Bradley’s showing in Hairspray.
 
The Long Center will host the GAHSMTA ceremony on April 15. Tickets to the event go on sale March 24 at thelongcenter.org. Tickets are expected to sell out fast.
 
Every year the Long Center’s Education program brings together more than 30 schools from the Greater Austin community to shine the spotlight on the hard work of theater students and teachers involved in fine arts education.
 
2020 PfISD Greater Austin High School Musical Theater Awards Nominees
 
Best Technical Execution
Pflugerville HS | The Wizard of Oz
 
Best Direction
Hendrickson HS | Nicole Malone | Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
Weiss HS | Cynthia Perry | Disney’s The Little Mermaid
 
Best Featured Performer
Isaiah Choice as Pilot & Chef | Weiss HS | Disney’s The Little Mermaid
 
Best Musical Direction
Weiss HS | Disney’s The Little Mermaid
 
Best Lighting Design
Hendrickson HS | Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
 
Best Orchestra
Hendrickson HS | Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
Pflugerville HS | The Wizard of Oz
Weiss HS | Disney’s The Little Mermaid
 
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Victoria Ybarra as Miss Honey | Hendrickson HS | Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
Maya Albert as Flounder| Weiss HS | Disney’s The Little Mermaid
 
Best Costume Design
Pflugerville HS | The Wizard of Oz
Weiss HS | Disney’s The Little Mermaid
 
Best Ensemble
Hendrickson HS | Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
Weiss HS | Disney’s The Little Mermaid
 
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Francene Bayola as Matilda | Hendrickson HS | Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
McKenlee Wilson as Ariel | Weiss HS | Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Naomi Taylor as Ursula | Weiss HS | Disney’s The Little Mermaid
 
Best Choreography
Hendrickson HS | Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
Weiss HS | Disney’s The Little Mermaid
 
Best Production
Hendrickson HS | Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical
Weiss HS | Disney’s The Little Mermaid

"The Little Mermaid" "Wizard of Oz" "Matilda"