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Hastings High School's Something Rotten! Nominated for 2023 Metropolitan Theater Awards

On Monday, Hastings High School's production of Something Rotten! received five nominations for the 2023 Metropolitan High School Theater Awards, putting it in the running with 55 other schools across Westchester, Bergen, Rockland and Putnam counties.

The Metro Awards shine a spotlight on exceptional musical theater productions, talented young actors and actresses and creative teams who take to the stage every spring.

To choose the nominees, judges attend 56 school musicals, rating each based on criteria in 35 categories.

Here are the Hastings nominees...

Outstanding Production Number: "We See The Light"

Outstanding Comedic Performance by a Female-Identifying Performer: Elianna Carvalho

Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Male-Identifying Role:

Sander Sheehy Markley

Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design:

Emma Gelman

Outstanding Student Technical Achievement:

Vivian Smith, Head of Costumes

"We are honored to be considered and thankful for all of the support we've received for our program," said Production Coordinator Phyllis Udice.

"I firmly believe that no one earns a nomination without the combined effort of the entire group," Director Laurie Walton said. "Congratulations to Sander, Elianna, Emma, Vivian and the entire cast. Everyone involved should feel tremendously proud that the production has been acknowledged."

The Metro Awards will be held on June 12 at Tarrytown Music Hall. The event will celebrate the hard work and dedication of hundreds of drama kids, as well as the friendships they formed with their fellow cast members.

For the full list of the 2023 Metropolitan High School Theater Award Nominations, click here.