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Congratulations to Ray-Pec High School on receiving 7 Cappies Awards, including Best Overall Play, for "Lend Me a Tenor."

The KC Cappies awards ceremony was May 27 at the Folly Theatre in Kansas City.

Ray-Pec won six awards for "Lend Me a Tenor:"

  • Best Play
  • Featured Actor in a Male Role in a Play--Corbin Williams
  • Comic Actor in a Female Role in a Play--Brooklyn Burk
  • Comic Actor in a Male Role in a Play--Andrew Burton
  • Supporting Actor in a Male Role in a Play--Nigel Norvell
  • Costume, Hair and Makeup Crew--Avery Monnig, Lilly Seward and Lily Kocher

Ray-Pec's Xander Blackmon also won the award for Best Male Dancer for the musical "Something Rotten!"

RPHS was also nominated in the following categories:

  • Best Overall Musical--"Something Rotten!"
  • Female Dancer--Kennedy Hembree for "Something Rotten!"
  • Featured Vocalist--Audrey Shepard for "Something Rotten!"
  • Stage Management--Owen Phillips for "Lend Me a Tenor"
  • Stage Crew--Ellie McRill, Landon Younger, Jaxson Anderson, and Jillian Campos for "Something Rotten!"
  • Hair and Makeup Design--Irelynn Sloan and Ember Davis for "Lend Me a Tenor"
  • Sound--Aisha Yanez-Corea and Elijah O'Brien for "Lend Me a Tenor"
  • Props--Abbie Anderson and Hailey Feagins for "Lend Me a Tenor"
  • Costumes--Kennedy Varner for "Lend Me a Tenor"
  • Comic Actor in a Male Role in a Musical--Andrew Burton for "Something Rotten!"
  • Ensemble in a Musical--The Acting Troupe for "Something Rotten!"
  • Supporting Actor in a Male Role in a Musical--Brandon Cea for "Something Rotten!"
  • Lead Actor in a Male Role in a Play--Tre Hill for "Lend Me a Tenor"

The Kansas City Cappies is a non-profit organization that celebrates high school theatre in the Kansas City area. A team of student critics from each high school is trained to write theatrical critiques. The critics attend shows at other schools and write reviews. Critics who see at least five shows in a season are eligible to vote for awards.