Congratulations to RBC Performing Arts for winning five Basie Awards! Winners are Sarah Coleman for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (Thoroughly Modern Millie,) Jacqueline Hennessy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama (Moon Over Buffalo,) Thoroughly Modern Millie Ensemble for Outstanding Chorus, Mrs. Alana Herron for Outstanding Direction in a Drama (Moon Over Buffalo,) and Mrs. Carla Valentino for Outstanding Set Design in a Drama (Moon Over Buffalo.)
Maggie Skalecki received a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical (Thoroughly Modern Millie.) Red Bank Catholic was also nominated for Outstanding Production of a Drama, Outstanding Production of a Musical. Outstanding Set Design in a Musical, Outstanding Lighting Design in a Musical, Carole Malik Award for Outstanding Costume Design in a Musical, Outstanding Musical Direction, Outstanding Choreography, and Outstanding Direction in a Musical.
The Basie Awards honor excellence in Monmouth County High School Dramatic and Musical Theatre. The cast of RBC’s spring musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie performed highlights of the show at the 2018 Awards Ceremony last night at the Count Basie Theatre. RBC Performing Arts received a total of 14 Basie nominations this year. Congratulations everyone!