Students to perform songs from hit musical at award ceremony

The Phoenix Country Day School's spring musical production of "Zombie Prom." (Submitted photo)

The Phoenix Country Day School’s spring musical production of “Zombie Prom.” (Submitted photo)

The Phoenix Country Day School Spring Musical, “Zombie Prom,” has been recognized in multiple categories by the Arizona State University Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards.

ASU Gammage is hosting an awards ceremony at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, where nominated performers will perform songs from “Zombie Prom” on stage.

All four lead performer, Sarah Dailey, Harrison Rooney, Matthew Corsillo and Kira Kirby, were nominated for outstanding performances in a leading role.

Amanda Slate, Madison Dever, Samantha Dady and Jem Stern were nominated for outstanding performances in a supporting role.  Natalie Prieb was nominated as Honorable Mention for her portrayal of “Sheila,” and Sally Tepper was nominated for her excellence in stage management.

Directed by PCDS faculty member Keith Burns, this year’s production of “Zombie Prom” featured over 20 students in its ensemble and performed to sold out audiences over three days in March.

Tickets are available at the ASU Gammage box office and Ticketmaster.

More information on the ASU Gammage High School Musical Theater Awards can be found at http://asugammage.com/shows/asu-gammage-presents/asu-gammage-high-school-musical-theater-awards

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