|Seniors Colin Callagher (left) and Phoebe Son (right) in the CCS production of Cinderella.|
Congratulations to seniors Colin Gallagher and Phoebe Son for scoring in the top 25 for the Blumey Awards Best Actor and Actress categories. Colin was recognized for the role of Topher, and Phoebe was recognized for her role as Ella in Charlotte Christian upper school's production of Cinderella. While only the top six finalists advance in the competition, these nominations to the top 25 are a big honor.
The Blumey Awards are in their seventh year and include participation from a record 46 high schools this year. Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts, the Blumey Awards recognize, reward and encourage talent and achievement in musical theater among high school students and highlight the importance of musical theater and arts education in general.
The 2018 Blumey Awards will be held Sunday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at the Belk Theater in uptown Charlotte. The ceremony will include the announcement of winners in 13 categories and feature excerpts from the six shows nominated for the Wells Fargo Best Musical Award.