WIND POINT — “The Drowsy Chaperone” the recent musical presented by the Upper School Players at The Prairie School, 4050 Lighthouse Drive, has garnered impressive recognition from The Jerry Awards, one of Wisconsin’s High School Musical Award Programs.
Prairie’s Theatre Department recently learned the production was nominated for 11 Jerrys, including Outstanding Lead Performance for all three female roles.
“The Drowsy Chaperone” received recognition in the following categories: Outstanding Lead Performance (Jasmine Roach, Woman in Chair; Olivia Peterson, “The Drowsy Chaperone;” and Emma Schatz, Janet Van de Graaff); Outstanding Supporting Performance (Sophia Karegeannes, Mrs. Tottendale; Annli Nakayama, Trix the Aviatrix; Dylan Kane, Underling; Audrey Braun, Superintendent); and Outstanding Direction (Dena Roncone), Outstanding Scenic Design (Jacob Bray), Outstanding Lighting Design (Anna Janicek), and Outstanding Costume Design (Katlin Kobernick).
The Jerry Awards began in 2009 as the Tommy Awards and were renamed prior to the 2017-18 season in honor of philanthropist and arts supporter W. Jerome Frautschi. The 2018 Awards Show is to take place on Sunday, June 10.