“Guys and Dolls” Nets 26 Nominations for “The Kelleys”

Photos from a dress rehearsal of Guys and Dolls on Dec. 7, 2015. (Photos by The Creek Yearbook photographer Lindsay Garner.)
Photos from a dress rehearsal of Guys and Dolls on Dec. 7, 2015. (Photos by The Creek Yearbook photographer Lindsay Garner.)

“The Kelleys,” Keller ISD’s take on “The Tony Awards,” is set for Jan. 22, 2016, at 7 p.m. at Timber Creek High School.

“The Kelleys” is Keller ISD’s award show for High School musicals in the district. A judging panel has viewed each of the high school musicals and has nominated schools and students for awards such as, Best Actor/Actress in a Leading Role, Excellence in Choreography, Best Musical and many more. The panel of judges also provides feedback on improvements for each theater company to improve upon.

Timber Creek’s cast and crew were nominated at least once in all 23 categories for their production of “Guys and Dolls.”

Both Jake Slaughter (Nathan Detroit) and Caleb Shaw (Sky Masterson) are nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Megan McCormack (Miss Adelaide) and Caroline Norton (Sarah Brown), are nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

“Guys and Dolls” is also nominated for Best Musical and Excellence in Marketing and Publicity.

The other nominations are as followed:

Best Actor in a Supporting Role:
Aaron Frye – Nicely – Nicely

Best Actor in a Minor Role:
Daniel Nkoola – Benny
Jesse Champion – Big Jule

Best Actress in a Leading Role:
Megan McCormack – Miss Adelaide
Caroline Norton – Sarah Brown

Best Actress in a Supporting Role:
Savannah McLain – General Cartwright

Best Actress in a Minor Role:
Floriana Azemi – Agatha

Best Male Ensemble Member:
Isaac Tellez – Crap Shooter, M.C., Waiter
Nam Nguyen – Rusty Charlie

Best Female Ensemble Member:
Moneque Stewart – Mimi, Hot Box & Havana Dancer
Cassidy Shelton – Hot Box Dancer

Triple Threat Award:
Megan McCormack – Miss Adelaide
Jake Slaughter – Nathan Detroit

Best Musical Number:
Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ The Boat
The Crapshooter’s Ballet

Excellence in Choreography:
Moneque Stewart, Ben Burke, Sara Scherger, Caleb Shaw

Excellence in Scenery and Props:
Carly Dolliger

Excellence in Lighting:
Wesley Wallace

Excellence in Hair and Makeup:
Marisa Harris & McKenna Goodson

Excellence in Sound:
Kodi Dugan

Excellence in Costuming:
Hannah Mailhos & Carrie Schneckloth

Best Orchestra:
Hunter Bown

Best Crew & Tech Execution:
Carly Dolliger

Best Direction:
Amanda Brundrett

Best Musical Direction:
Adrian Kirtley

Best Technical Direction:
Paul Raska

Tickets for “The Kelleys” are $10 and can be purchased at the door.

See photos from “Guys and Dolls” below:

Savannah McLain

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Savannah McLain is a Senior at Timber Creek. She is a dancer and youth leader outside of school. She hopes to attend TCU in the fall of 2017. #GoFrogs