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Students from the Earlham High School theater department will perform at 2017 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase

posted May 26, 2017, 7:32 AM by mwright@ecsdcards.com

Grant Becker and Stephen Woolcott will reprise their roles as the “Cat in the Hat” and “Horton the Elephant”, respectively, from the November production of SeussicalIn addition, Natassa Reed, Kathryn Neese, Lauren Thomson, and Alexa Losee will participate in a collaborative inter-school medley led by guest Broadway music director, Adam Jones, and choreographer, Sara Brians, as part of the Showcase. Presented by Des Moines Performing Arts, the Showcase will be held at the Des Moines Civic Center on Monday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. and will recognize a total of 60 schools from across the entire state.


Earlham High School will also be recognized with the following awards and honors:

·         Distinguished Scene – “Oh, The Thinks You Can Think”

·         Outstanding Performance in a Principal Role – Grant Becker as “The Cat in the Hat”

·         Outstanding Performance in a Principal Role – Stephen Woolcott as “Horton the Elephant”

·         Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role – Alexa Losee as “Jojo”

·         Special Recognition for Performance in a Principal Role – Lauren Thomson as “Gertrude McFuzz””


Tickets to the Showcase, which start at $15, are on sale now at DMPA.org, the Civic Center Ticket Office, and by phone at 515-246-2300. There are limited seats left so order today!