Congratulations to RBC Performing Arts on winning five Basie Awards! Winners are Kate Mazza for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, Samantha Siriani for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama, Miranda Franco, Isabel Hennessy, Lara Bakhtiarian, Maggie Skalecki, Julia Vassallo, and Casey Gotta for Outstanding Featured Ensemble Group, “The Mersisters,” Mr. Shawn Mack, for Outstanding Musical Direction and Mrs. Cheryl Thompson for Outstanding Costume Design in a Drama.
The Basie Awards honor excellence in Monmouth County High School Dramatic and Musical Theatre. The cast of RBC’s spring musical, The Little Mermaid, which was nominated for Outstanding Musical, performed highlights of the show at the 2016 Awards Ceremony last night at the Count Basie Theatre. RBC Performing Arts received a total of 18 Basie nominations this year. Congratulations everyone!