PMHS seniors Maggie Solimine and Sam Rodd were selected among the top 50 performers in the Greater New York Area for the Roger Rees Awards for their performances as Donna Sheridan and Sam Carmichael in the Sock’n’Buskin production of “Mamma Mia!”.
Maggie was selected in the Best Actress category and Sam was selected in the Best Actor category.
Both Maggie and Sam performed on Saturday, May 18 for a panel of industry judges in Manhattan in hopes of advancing to the National High School Musical Theatre "Jimmy" Awards in June on Broadway.
The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance are presented by Disney Theatrical Group (The Broadway League member) and the Broadway Education Alliance (fiscal sponsor) in association with Camp Broadway LLC (program administrator and showcase producer). The Roger Rees Awards (RRA) is the New York metro area student award program that recognizes distinction in student performance and outstanding achievement in high school musical theater. It serves as the Greater New York Regional Award program of The Broadway League Foundation’s Jimmy® Awards, aka The National High School Musical Theatre Awards®.