We are proud to announce that the Samohi Pit Orchestra for the spring musical was nominated for a 2018 Jerry Herman Award for Best Orchestra under the direction of Terry Sakow. Samohi student Clayton Davis has earned a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his portrayal of Bud Frump.

Each year, the Hollywood Pantages hosts the Jerry Herman High School Musical Theatre Awards with one goal: to constructively support local high school performing arts programs. Both public and private high schools from all over Los Angeles County submit productions for consideration across twelve performance and technical categories:

  • Scenic Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Costume Design
  • Orchestra
  • Ensemble/Chorus
  • Musical Staging/Choreography
  • Musical Direction
  • Technical Crew
  • Supporting Actor
  • Supporting Actress
  • “No Small Parts”
  • Best Production

Click on this text to view the complete list of 2018 nominations


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