CHICAGO (March 5, 2015) – Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the fourth annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards held at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 East Chestnut Place) on Monday, June 1, 2015. Schools and students from the state of Illinois are invited to submit and 24 finalists (12 actors & 12 actresses) will be invited to participate in the program. Sponsored by Grosh Backdrops & Drapery and The Mash, the newly-established Illinois chapter of the National High School Musical Theater Awards serves as an annual national celebration of outstanding achievement in musical theater performance by high school students.
The finalists will receive tickets to see PIPPIN in Chicago (playing the Cadillac Palace Theatre July 29 through August 9) and will do a workshop with a cast member from PIPPIN. Finalists will perform for a panel of casting agents and theater professionals on stage at the Broadway Playhouse on June 1, 2015. The top two Illinois performers (one actor and one actress) will be invited to attend the National High School Musical Theater Awards with an all-expense paid trip to New York City. Read more by clicking here.