The Community Theatre League's 2014 Ray of Light Awards, which honor the best and brightest in high school theater, will be held at 6 p.m. May 18 at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St.
Eight plays (comedies or dramas) and 13 musicals have been submitted in this year's competition from high schools in Tioga, Clinton, Lycoming, Union, Northumberland and Snyder counties.
Ray of Light coordinator Jacquie Engel notes that among this year's participants are first-year entrants from Liberty and Selinsgrove Area High schools.
With the adjudication process (which began last October and finished last weekend) concluded, and the scoring sheets tabulated, CTL has announced the following nominations:
Leading Actor in a Play
Jacob Deak in "The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon" - Montoursville Area High School.
Nick Fisher in "Zombie Wedding" - Saint John Neumann Regional Academy.
Adam Leister in "But Why Bump Off Barnaby?" - Shikellamy High School.
Benjamin Nesselrodt in "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" - Hughesville High School.
Leading Actress in a Play
Emily Kilheeney in "13 Reasons Why" - Loyalsock Township High School.
Supporting Actor in a Play
Supporting Actress in a Play
Featured Male in a Play
Featured Female in a Play
Leading Actor in a Musical
Leading Actress in a Musical
Supporting Actor in a Musical
Supporting Actress in a Musical
Featured Actor in a Musical
Featured Actress in a Musical
Best Vocal Performance
Best Large-Scale Musical
Best Small Scale Musical
"Pippin" - Montoursville Area High School.
Ray Phillips Memorial Trophy for Best Dramatic Program
Hughesville High School, Loyalsock High School, Midd-West High School, Montoursville Area High School, Selinsgrove Area High School, Shikellamy High School, Saint John Neumann Regional Academy, South Williamsport Area High School, Warrior Run High School.