Marshfield High School drama production grabs six honors
By Hub City Times staff
MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield High School production of “Into the Woods” grabbed six honors through the 2019 Jerry Awards.
The Jerry Awards program is a state high school musical awards initiative organized to honor “excellence in high school musical theater.” The program began during the 2009-10 school year, then named the “Tommy Awards;” it was christened the Jerry Awards during the 2017-18 school year for W. Jerome Frautschi, an arts supporter/ philanthropist.
For Into the Woods, the school received the highest honor given – Outstanding Musical. The honor recognizes the entire cast and crew, including: Amanda Leurquin, direction; David Carroll and Greg Reierson, music direction; Joelle Clark, choreography; Alexis Sonnemann. stage management; Richard Linder Burbach, scenic design; Hunter Karau, costume design; Marcus Newton, lighting design; and Andrew Neidner, sound design.
Five students received additional recognition: Outstanding Leading Performance, Riya Bolander, Baker’s Wife; Outstanding Leading Performance, Zach Iniguez, Baker; Outstanding Supporting Performance, Jacob Gilbertson, Rapunzel’s Prince; Outstanding Supporting Performance, Clinton Tompkins, Mysterious Man; and Spirit Award, Alexis Sonnemann.
The crew will be honored at the Jerry Awards Ceremony, at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, on June 9.