SHS Production of Urinetown Nominated for 21 Jerry Awards

The Shorewood High School Drama Department's production of the musical Urinetown has been nominated for 21 Jerry Awards this year. The Jerry Awards is a program that encourages, recognizes and honors excellence in high school musical theater, and the awards are administered by the Overture Center in Madison as part of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards program.

Winners will be announced in May, and schools who have their musical named “Outstanding Musical” will be invited to perform at the awards program in Madison in June. The ceremony will be televised statewide on public television.

The nominations are:
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Ensemble
Outstanding Orchestra
Outstanding Lead Performance:
  • John Ewing as Caldwell B. Cladwell
  • Eli Finder as Bobby Strong
  • Alex Alden as Officer Lockstock
  • Maddie Beeghly as Hope Cladwell
  • Nimya Harris as Penelope Pennywise
  • Janiya Carter as Little Sally
Outstanding Supporting Performance:
  • Maya Schmitz as Little Becky Two Shoes
  • Jaron Tsuchiyama as Hot Blades Harry
Outstanding Dance Performance:
  • Jaron Tsuchiyama
Outstanding Direction: Joe D. King
Outstanding Musical Direction: Bryan Kujawa & Raven Dockery
Outstanding Choreography: Ryan Cappleman
Outstanding Stage Management: Olivia Dardis
Outstanding Overall Design
Outstanding Scenic Design: Brad Brist
Outstanding Lighting Design: Brad Brist
Outstanding Costume Design: Sara Van Loon
Outstanding Sound Design: Henry Heyden