Bethlehem Press

Sunday, July 21, 2019
PRESS PHOTOS BY ED COURRIERStudent cast members, selected from all participating school productions, join for a medley of showtunes during the Freddy Awards opening number rehearsal May 22. In front, at center is Lindsey Sommons as Mrs. Potts from the Liberty HS production of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.” Liberty received 10 Freddy nominations, including one for Sommons for Outstanding Copyright - © Ed Courrier PRESS PHOTOS BY ED COURRIERStudent cast members, selected from all participating school productions, join for a medley of showtunes during the Freddy Awards opening number rehearsal May 22. In front, at center is Lindsey Sommons as Mrs. Potts from the Liberty HS production of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.” Liberty received 10 Freddy nominations, including one for Sommons for Outstanding Copyright - © Ed Courrier
0330: The student cast from Nazareth performing “Kansasland” from their production of “Curtains.” Featured dancers are Trevor Yost and Abby Ellis. Copyright - © Ed Courrier 0330: The student cast from Nazareth performing “Kansasland” from their production of “Curtains.” Featured dancers are Trevor Yost and Abby Ellis. Copyright - © Ed Courrier
Accepting the Outstanding Production Number Freddy for Freedom’s “Anything Goes” from “Anything Goes” are Katie Marakovits and Jared Dowling. Copyright - © Ed Courrier Accepting the Outstanding Production Number Freddy for Freedom’s “Anything Goes” from “Anything Goes” are Katie Marakovits and Jared Dowling. Copyright - © Ed Courrier
Accepting the Freddy for Outstanding Choreography for Freedom’s production of “Anything Goes” are dance captains and student assistant directors Rachel Lutz and Jessica Sturm. Lutz played Erma and Sturm was Angel No. 4, “Virtue,” in the school musical. Copyright - © Ed Courrier Accepting the Freddy for Outstanding Choreography for Freedom’s production of “Anything Goes” are dance captains and student assistant directors Rachel Lutz and Jessica Sturm. Lutz played Erma and Sturm was Angel No. 4, “Virtue,” in the school musical. Copyright - © Ed Courrier
0583: The Freddy for Outstanding Performance by a Featured Dancer is awarded to Abby Ellis from Nazareth HS where she played Bambi Bernet in “Curtains.” Copyright - © Ed Courrier 0583: The Freddy for Outstanding Performance by a Featured Dancer is awarded to Abby Ellis from Nazareth HS where she played Bambi Bernet in “Curtains.” Copyright - © Ed Courrier
0115: Abby Ellis receives the Outstanding Performance by a Female Ensemble Member Freddy for her role as Bambi Bernet in Nazareth’s “Curtains.” Tied for the award was Allison Fuller as Aunt Eller in Easton HS’s “Oklahoma!” Copyright - © Ed Courrier 0115: Abby Ellis receives the Outstanding Performance by a Female Ensemble Member Freddy for her role as Bambi Bernet in Nazareth’s “Curtains.” Tied for the award was Allison Fuller as Aunt Eller in Easton HS’s “Oklahoma!” Copyright - © Ed Courrier
Ryan Taylor and Anna Hauser accept the Freddy for Outstanding Use of Costumes for Moravian Academy’s “The Boy Friend.” Taylor portrayed Maisie and Hauser played Polly. Copyright - © Ed Courrier Ryan Taylor and Anna Hauser accept the Freddy for Outstanding Use of Costumes for Moravian Academy’s “The Boy Friend.” Taylor portrayed Maisie and Hauser played Polly. Copyright - © Ed Courrier
Maggie Helfst from Moravian Academy expresses how thrilled she is to be awarded one of two West Virginia University Scholarships. She is to receive a full tuition waiver to study theater design and technology at WVU. Behind her is presenter Colette Curry. The other recipient was Christian Clausnitzer from Southern Lehigh for musical theater performance. Copyright - © Ed Courrier Maggie Helfst from Moravian Academy expresses how thrilled she is to be awarded one of two West Virginia University Scholarships. She is to receive a full tuition waiver to study theater design and technology at WVU. Behind her is presenter Colette Curry. The other recipient was Christian Clausnitzer from Southern Lehigh for musical theater performance. Copyright - © Ed Courrier
Madylin Zegalia from Bethlehem Catholic HS receives the Student Achievement Award Freddy. The $1,500 scholarship award is sponsored by lehighvalleylive.com and the Express-Times. Zegalia has been the stage manager for Bethlehem Catholic musicals since she was a freshman and will attend Temple University. Copyright - © Ed Courrier Madylin Zegalia from Bethlehem Catholic HS receives the Student Achievement Award Freddy. The $1,500 scholarship award is sponsored by lehighvalleylive.com and the Express-Times. Zegalia has been the stage manager for Bethlehem Catholic musicals since she was a freshman and will attend Temple University. Copyright - © Ed Courrier
At center, “Anything Goes” director Justin Amann is flanked by Freedom student cast members as they celebrate multiple wins at the Freddy Awards. In front, from left are Katie Marakovits (Angel No. 3 “Charity”), Grace Taylor (Angel No. 1 “Purity”), Amann, Tommy Potts (sailor), and David Shively-Ertas (sailor/featured dancer/minister). In back, from left are Conner Sternberg (sailor) and Trevor Copyright - © Ed Courrier At center, “Anything Goes” director Justin Amann is flanked by Freedom student cast members as they celebrate multiple wins at the Freddy Awards. In front, from left are Katie Marakovits (Angel No. 3 “Charity”), Grace Taylor (Angel No. 1 “Purity”), Amann, Tommy Potts (sailor), and David Shively-Ertas (sailor/featured dancer/minister). In back, from left are Conner Sternberg (sailor) and Trevor Copyright - © Ed Courrier
At center, Alexis Connolly, as Reno Sweeney, and the ensemble from Freedom HS tap-dance to Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” from the musical of the same name. Copyright - © Ed Courrier At center, Alexis Connolly, as Reno Sweeney, and the ensemble from Freedom HS tap-dance to Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” from the musical of the same name. Copyright - © Ed Courrier
The full cast from Freedom HS perform Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” from the musical of the same name. Copyright - © Ed Courrier The full cast from Freedom HS perform Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” from the musical of the same name. Copyright - © Ed Courrier

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