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"Newsies" Cast Earns National Honors
Posted 07/17/2019 01:58PM

Congratulations to the Fordham Prep Dramatic Society! Several members of the ensemble were nominated and won awards from the National Youth Theater for their performance in the musical Newsies! This year's field included over 700 productions from 17 states, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Congratulations to TJ O'Sullivan '98 and the actors and stage crew for the honors!

This is an amazing achievement and the end result of many hours of dedication by young men and women. Many thanks to Mr. O'Sullivan's production team: Ms. Blanco, Mr. Navarro, Dr. Smith and Mr. Weldon.  

Awards:

Outstanding EnsembleNewsies 

Lead Performance in a Musical: Steven Thomas '19 as Jack Kelly in Newsies 

Lead Performance in a Musical: Tanner McIntyre as Katherine Plumber in Newsies


Nominations:

Supporting Performance in a MusicalMichael Blackwell '19 as Joseph Pulitzer in Newsies

Supporting Performance in a Musical: Emmett Doyle '21 as Crutchie in Newsies

Supporting Performance in a Musical: Amara Valerio as Medda Larkin in Newsies

Outstanding Choreography: Thomas (TJ) O’Sullivan '98 for Newsies

 

An awards ceremony will be held at the Riverdale YM-YWHA in the Bronx on July 28 at 7 pm. Registration begins at 6:15 pm.  

Tickets for the ceremony can be purchased at http://www.nationalyouththeatre.com/news/news_nya_awards2019_rsvp_eastern_evening.asp. Seating is limited. 

For more information, please contact Mr. O'Sullivan at osullivt@fordhamprep.org.

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