Fairfax, Woodson High Nominated for Cappies

The local high schools have a long reputation for outstanding theater productions, and Fairfax and Woodson have just received a total of 14 Cappies nominations. Under Director Chris Whitney, Fairfax High’s eight nods were for its musical, “Sister Act.” Directed by Chris Rushing, Woodson High’s six nods were for its play, “One Man, Two Guvnors.”  

The Cappies Gala will be Monday, June 12, at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., at which time the winners will be revealed. Westfield, Centreville and Chantilly students are competing for these awards against students from many other schools in the National Capital Area.

Fairfax’s nominations

Isabella Jackson – Lead Actor, Female Role in a Musical

Best Song – “Take Me to Heaven” (Reprise)

Ensemble in a Musical – Convent Nuns

Johanna Carroll, Taehyun Lee, John Mark Perry – Lighting

Choreography – Logan Baker, Victoria Collins-Jost

Orchestra – “Sister Act” orchestra

Jake Bae, orchestra conductor – Creativity

Victoria Collins-Jost, Sydney Grossbard, Caroline Vigna, Kaylee Williams – Marketing and Publicity

Woodson’s nominations

Diya Selvan – Lead Actor, Male Role in a Play

Silas Blocker – Featured Actor, Male Role in a Play

Charlotte Willmore – Featured Actor, Female Role in a Play

Peter Gardner – Comic Actor, Male Role in a Play

Farooq Khan – Supporting Actor, Male Role in a Play

Lea Mills, Will Shin, Nico Uy – Props

-- Bonnie Hobbs