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FRHSD Schools Receive Nominations in Upcoming Basie Awards

The fantastic performances put on by the drama clubs at all the Freehold Regional High School District schools are always a treat to watch. The hard work of students and staff have honored as five district schools received nominations in the 2019 Basie Awards. The Basie Awards began in 2005 as a way to honor and recognize high school-level actors, actresses, and productions in the Monmouth County area. Winners will be announced at the May 22nd awards ceremony.

Nominations for FRHSD schools include:

Outstanding Set Design in a Drama

Colts Neck High School – “Almost, Maine” – Chris Rocco

Marlboro High School – “Peter and the Starcatcher” – Ashley R. Cusack

 

Outstanding Lighting Design in a Drama

Colts Neck High School – “Almost, Maine” – Chris Rocco & Michael Neustater

Marlboro High School – “Peter and the Starcatcher” – Jim Lyle & Anthony Greco


Carole Malik Award for Outstanding Costume Design in a Drama

Colts Neck High School – “Almost, Maine” – Kitty Cleary

 

Outstanding Featured Performer in a Drama

Christina Natoli – Howell High School – “Summer Brave”

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama

Jessica Fegeley – Marlboro High School – “Peter and the Starcatcher”

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama

Andrew Colbert – Freehold Township High School – “Rumors”

Micah Schachet-Briskin – Colts Neck High School – “Almost, Maine”

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama

Ally Heller – Marlboro High School – “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Noa Godrich – Marlboro High School – “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Elizabeth Smith – Manalapan High School – “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Taylor Carpinello – Howell High School – “Summer Brave”


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama

Sean Gassaway – Howell High School – “Summer Brave”

Blake Wallace – Manalapan High School – “Arsenic and Old Lace”

 

Outstanding Direction in a Drama

Anthony Greco - Marlboro High School - “Peter and the Starcatcher”

 

Outstanding Production - Drama

Colts Neck High School – “Almost, Maine” – Dawn Ferro

Marlboro High School – “Peter and the Starcatcher” – Anthony Greco

Manalapan High School – “Arsenic and Old Lace” – Amanda Colonna

 

Outstanding Set Design in a Musical

Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid” – Anthony Greco

 

Outstanding Lighting Design in a Musical

Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid” –Anthony Greco & Jim Lyle

 

Carole Malik Award for Outstanding Costume Design in a Musical

Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid” – Joanne Penrose


Amy Fredericks Award for Outstanding Musical Direction

Howell High School – “The Drowsy Chaperone” – Regina McAllen

Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid” – Patrick M. Dalton

 

Outstanding Choreography

Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid” – Jessica O’Brien

Howell High School – “The Drowsy Chaperone” – Lisa Arecchi

 

Outstanding Student Orchestra

Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid” - Patrick M. Dalton

Howell High School – “The Drowsy Chaperone” – Anthony Limaldi

Freehold Township High School – “Hello, Dolly!” – Edward Gattsek

 

Outstanding Chorus

Howell High School – “The Drowsy Chaperone”

Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid”

 

Outstanding Featured Ensemble Group

Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid” – The Mersisters

Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid” – Flotsam & Jetsam

 

Outstanding Featured Female Performer

Brianna Brabham – Howell High School – “The Drowsy Chaperone”

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical

Simon Clissold – Howell High School – “The Drowsy Chaperone”

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical

Ava Lamantia – Howell High School – “The Drowsy Chaperone”

 

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical

Robbie Montouro – Howell High School – “The Drowsy Chaperone”


Outstanding Direction in a Musical

Anthony Greco – Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid”

Stephen Kazakoff – Howell High School – “The Drowsy Chaperone”

 

Outstanding Production – Musical

Marlboro High School – “The Little Mermaid” – Anthony Greco

Howell High School – “The Drowsy Chaperone” – Stephen Kazakoff