2023 Broadway Star of the Future Award Recipients

by: Raffi Darrow, Ebytes Editor
During the 2022-2023 school year, the Shorecrest Performing Arts productions of the play "Lord of the Pies" and the musical "Mamma Mia!" were reviewed as part of the Broadway Star of the Future program presented by the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. The shows, casts and creative teams received multiple award nominations.

Outstanding Performer in a Leading Role in a Musical
Verity Rabin '23 - Mamma Mia! – (Donna Sheridan)

Outstanding Performer in a Leading Role in a Play
Lauren Brumbelow '24 – Lord of the Pies (Franny)

Outstanding Dancer
Caroline Carlan '23 – Mamma Mia! (Dance Captain, Ensemble)

Outstanding Scenic Design
Upper School Stagecraft Classes – Mamma Mia!

Outstanding Technical Direction
Brad Miller, Upper School Stagecraft Teacher and Technical Director of Production Elements – Mamma Mia!

Shorecrest Thespians will take part in the Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase on Sunday, May 21. The Straz Center presents the Tony-Awards®-inspired Broadway Star of the Future showcase to honor artistic excellence in Tampa Bay area high school theater productions, programs and students. Awards and educational scholarships will be presented by the Straz Center and The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. 

Broadway Star of the Future Awards are Regional awards affiliated with the National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) or the Jimmy™ Awards. The Jimmy™ Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor is awarded annually to two grand prize winners selected from a group of student performers representing participating professional theatres nationwide.


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