Abington Heights High School cast and crew of The Sound of Music have received seven nominations for the First Annual Excellence in School Theater Arts Awards (ESTA).
Abington Heights is among five school districts participating in the first year of the ESTA Awards. Ghostlight Productions, a community theater organization, sent two judges to each school’s musical and those two judges then made nominations for various categories. Abington Heights received nominations in the following categories:
- Best Overall Production of a Musical
- Best Singing Ensemble
- Best Acting Ensemble
- Best Show- Stopping Moment (“The Nuns Entrance”)
- Best Actress in a Leading Role (Abby Mappes)
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Zoe McNichols)
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Sal Bulzoni)
The awards gala will take place April 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the Summit Ballroom at the Ramada Inn, Clarks Summit. The event is open to the public. Visit estaawards.eventbrite.com to purchase tickets priced at $10 in advance and $12 at the door.