Performing Arts

Cappie Awards to honor the best in South Florida high school theater

South Plantation High School’s production of ‘The Addams Family’ helped bring the school a competition-leading 19 nominations for the 13th annual Cappie Awards.
South Plantation High School’s production of ‘The Addams Family’ helped bring the school a competition-leading 19 nominations for the 13th annual Cappie Awards.

The 13th annual Cappie Awards will celebrate outstanding achievement in high school theater by students from 23 schools in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. The show and ceremony takes place at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale.

Awards are given in 42 categories, with honors going to performers, designers, technicians and student critics. This year’s leaders going into the ceremony are South Plantation High School with 19 nominations for its production of The Addams Family, Boca Raton Community School with 16 nominations for The Drowsy Chaperone and three for criticism, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland with 16 nominations for Twelfth Night.

Scenes and songs from nominated shows are presented throughout the evening. Tickets are $20 and are available by calling 954-949-6722 or visiting www.browardcenter.org.

Christine Dolen

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