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Amherst Operetta Selected as Kenny Award Finalist

The 2023 Amherst Operetta production of “Seussical The Musical” will hit the stage on February 10-11, but it’s already been selected as a finalist for the 2023 Kenny Award. The Kenny Awards, sponsored by Shea’s Performing Arts Center and The Lipke Foundation, recognize, reward and encourage student talent and achievement in high school musical theatre productions.

The 10 high schools selected as finalists are eligible to be nominated in the following award categories: Outstanding Musical Production, Outstanding Orchestral Performance, Outstanding Technical Design, Outstanding Choral Performance, Outstanding Scenic Design, Outstanding Dramatic Performance, Outstanding Costume Design, Outstanding Dance Performance, The Showstopper Award, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble, The Blossom Cohan Award, Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role, Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role, Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role, and Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role. The 2023 Kenny Awards will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 6 p.m.