Ray of Light Awards: Central Pennsylvania H.S. Theatre Honors
Join us in the theatre, then on WNEP2, for the best-of-the-best in high school stage productions! 20 productions from 12 area schools are hoping to grab a hold of their own Ray of Light!
Event: Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Community Arts Center, Williamsport
Broadcast: Sunday, May 27, 2012 on WNEP2 at 8:00pm
Sunday, May 20, 2012: the gala event begins at 4:30pm with the Red Carpet Arrival. All participating high schools strut their stuff as they arrive at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport. Then, at 6:00pm sharp, the curtain at the CAC rises on the Ray of Light Awards: 19 categories; 12 live segment performances. Live the tension and excitement as the “Best of…” awards are presented by the Community Theatre League. The Public is invited.
The nominees have been announced, Click Here.
Join us again after the event for a look at some performances and a list of award winners.
Sunday, May 27, 2012: All of northeastern and central Pennsylvania is treated to the awards ceremony and performances on WNEP2. Airtime is: 8:00pm.
WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?
When high school students hit the stage across our area, the audience hushes, the curtain rises, and the lights go up. As the show begins, the butterflies turn to excitement and the scene comes alive! The students, through a whole host of theatrical resources, will evoke joy, sadness, excitement and most of all awe.
In central Pennsylvania, excellence on stage is recognized in the form of the Ray of Light Awards, presented by the Community Theatre League of Williamsport.
The goal of the awards: recognizing the efforts of area schools while honoring the memory of a man who made theatre a major part of his life, Mr. Ray Phillips.
You will see samples of musicals and learn who won the Ray of Light in 18 different categories, and the coveted Ray Phillips Memorial Award.
Come out to the Community Arts Center, then watch it all over again on WNEP2.
Tickets go on sale May 8th. Visit the CAC box office, www.caclive.com, or call call (570) 326-2424. Adults: $15; Students: $10.
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Special thanks to the Community Theatre League and Community Arts Center, Williamsport.
The event is sponsored in part by: Susquehanna Bank, First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania College of Technology.