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ABOUT OUR PROGRAM:
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to invite high schools across the state of Illinois to participate in the Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards. This Illinois chapter of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards serves as an annual national celebration of outstanding achievement in musical theater performance by high school students. IHSMTA categories include Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Scenic Design of a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical, and Best Overall Production.
The Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards will select twenty-four finalists (12 actors & 12 actresses) to compete for the top honors in front of Chicago casting agents and theater professionals. Finalists will perform on stage at the Broadway Playhouse and receive tickets to a Broadway In Chicago show
From the twenty-four finalists, two winners (one lead actor, one lead actress) will receive an all-expense paid trip to New York to participate in a performance enrichment program and represent the state of Illinois at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards, on Broadway.
For more information on The National High School Musical Theatre Awards, also known as The Jimmy Awards, visit NHSMTA.org.
IHSMTA 2017 IMPORTANT DATES:
June 2017 (exact date TBA): Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards
Summer 2017 (exact dates TBA): National High School Musical Theatre Awards
ABOUT OUR SPONSORS:
Grosh Scenic Design Award
A participating school will be acknowledged for achievement in outstanding scenic design. Grosh Backdrops & Drapery supplies schools and theaters with an extensive selection of backdrops and drapery at the most competitive pricing. A choice of sizes and beautiful scenes help you enhance any production. Two warehouse locations reduce shipping times and cost. Visit us online to view our entire inventory of 5,000 products in 75 unique categories, check pricing and availability, and to reserve your order today at www.grosh.com.
Congratulations to the 2016 Illinois High School Musical Theater Award Recipients
Maine South High School
Park Ridge, IL
Carl Sandburg High School
Orland Park, IL