The PMHS Sock'n'Buskin Theater Group earned seven awards from National Youth Arts for the productions of "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "Mamma Mia!". Including the Pelham Middle School production of "Bye, Bye Birdie," Pelham theatre students had 24 additional nominations.

The award ceremony will take place later in July in Riverdale, NY.

Awards:

Outstanding Production: Brighton Beach Memoirs

Lead Performance in a Musical: Maggie Solimine as Donna Sheridan in Mamma Mia!

Lead Performance in a Play: Jack Finegan as Eugene Morris Jerome in Brighton Beach Memoirs

Supporting Performance in a Play: Athena Woodfin as Kate Jerome in Brighton Beach Memoirs

Outstanding Ensemble: Mamma Mia!

Outstanding Set Design: Joseph J. Egan for Brighton Beach Memoirs

Outstanding Direction: Thomas F. Beck, Jr. and Neil Schleifer for Brighton Beach Memoirs

Nominations:

Outstanding Production: Mamma Mia!

Lead Performance in a Musical: Malia McLellan as Sophie Sheridan in Mamma Mia!

Lead Performance (Junior Division): Kady Finegan as Kim MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie

Lead Performance (Junior Division): Bella Rosado as Rosie Alvarez in Bye Bye Birdie

Lead Performance (Junior Division): Eli Stein as Albert Peterson in Bye Bye Birdie

Supporting Performance in a Musical: Jack Finegan as Sky in Mamma Mia!

Supporting Performance in a Musical: Meredith Heller as Tanya in Mamma Mia!

Supporting Performance in a Musical: Jack Hopkins as Harry Bright in Mamma Mia!

Supporting Performance in a Musical: Sam Rodd as Sam Carmichael in Mamma Mia!

Supporting Performance in a Musical: Athena Woodfin as Rosie in Mamma Mia!

Supporting Performance in a Play: Meredith Heller as Nora Morton in Brighton Beach Memoirs

Supporting Performance in a Play: Jack Hopkins as Jack Jerome in Brighton Beach Memoirs

Supporting Performance in a Play: Sam Rodd as Stanley Jerome in Brighton Beach Memoirs

Supporting Performance in a Play: Maggie Solimine as Blanche Morton in Brighton Beach Memoirs

Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Audrey Levenson as Mrs. Mae Peterson in Bye Bye Birdie

Supporting Performance (Junior Division): Jeremy Tam as Conrad Birdie in Bye Bye Birdie

Featured Performance (Junior Division): Mia McDermott as Ursula Merkle in Bye Bye Birdie

Ensemble: Brighton Beach Memoirs

Ensemble (Junior Division): Bye Bye Birdie

Costume Design: Neil Schleifer for Mamma Mia!

Lighting Design: Andrew Gmoser for Mamma Mia!

Set Design: Joseph J. Egan for Mamma Mia!

Choreography: Jesse Pellegrino for Mamma Mia!

Direction: Thomas F. Beck, Jr. and Neil Schleifer for Mamma Mia!

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