The Cappies, which is shorthand for the Critic's Awards Program, celebrated high school theater achievements of students from 23 private and public schools throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties.
The 13th Annual Cappies Awards Gala took place Tuesday, May 19, at Fort Lauderdale's Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
In addition to the awards, $500 scholarships were given to each of the students recognized as senior critic, lead actor in play, lead actress in a play, lead actor in a musical and lead actress in a musical.
Here is the full list of winners:
American Heritage School, "Completeness": Comic Actress in a Play, Katrina Hickey; Sound, Rachel Banach
Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School, "A Few Good Men": Best Play; Lead Actor in a Play, Eric Maltz; Supporting Actor in a Play, Matthew Salas; Featured Actor in a Play, Juan Arcila; Featured Actress in a Play, Alexandria Palazzo; Comic Actor in a Play, Kevin Fitzpatrick; Stage Crew, Christine Fanchini
Boca Raton Community High School, "The Drowsy Chaperone": Lead Actor in a Musical, Brendan Feingold; Supporting Actor in a Musical, Trevor Wayne; Lighting, Loren Stoller, Paige Munguia, Joane Compas and crew; Special Effects and or Technology, Valeria Castano, Daniel Martinez, Sofia Garcia-Sanchez, Matthew Moore and crew; Props, Emily Hunsucker, Allie Posner and Lorein Mones
Coral Glades High School, "Pippin": Featured Actor in a Musical, Eli Flynn; Featured Actress in a Musical, Lena Armas; Female Dancer, Julia Mattos
Cypress Bay High School: Junior Critic, Nick Lopez
Deerfield Beach High School: Sophomore Critic, Maya Quinones
J.P. Taravella High School, "Ragtime": Supporting Actress in a Musical, Leanne Antonio
North Broward Preparatory, "Sideshow": Song, "Private Conversations"; Male Dancer, Mitchell Tobin; Male Vocalist, Miles McKee
Pine Crest School, "Gypsy": Lead Actress in a Musical, Destiny Arlotta
South Plantation High School, "The Addams Family": Best Musical; Comic Actress in a Musical, Kelly Walsh; Orchestra, "Cousin It's Pits"; Costumes, Hannah Singer; Marketing and Publicity, Ashley Cador and Sydney Wheeler
The Sagemont School, "The Miracle Worker": Lead Actress in a Play, Erica Merlino
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,"Twelfth Night": Critics' Team, Senior Critic, Eden Skopp; Supporting Actress in a Play, Ana Hymson; Ensemble in a Play, Circus Performers; Creativity, Melissa Mauer (Directing)
University School of Nova Southeastern University, "The Mystery of Edwin Drood": Freshman Critic, Erin Cary; Female Vocalist, Michelle Langone; Choreography, Sophie Septoff
West Boca Raton Community High School, "The Addams Family": Ensemble in a Musical, Ancestors; Sets, Matthew Fread, Ryan Hartman, Nick Morelli and Cristina Rodriguez; Make-up, Marianne Alex, Amanda Helbling, Cori Rosenthal and Missy Varela
West Broward High School; "Legally Blonde": Comic Actor in a Musical, Kyle Valencia