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Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards Searching for Alternative to Awards Show

Natalie Taylor, Layout Manager

April 15, 2020

The Hershey Theatre announced on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 that the annual Apollo Awards have been cancelled. The awards show posted the news on their Facebook page. The post also explained how they made this decision for the safety of the directors and the students. Included in the post they said that they would be...

Apollo Awards: HHS Theatre’s Radium Girls Earns Four Nominations Including “Outstanding Play”

Jaelissa Akers during a performance of Radium Girls. Akers is nominated for “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play.” (Broadcaster/Elena Lee)

Natalie Taylor and Talon Smith

February 20, 2020

Hershey’s Radium Girls cast received four nominations and two honorable mentions. The Apollo Awards for the play productions came out on January 30, 2020. The Apollo Awards are a spin-off of the popular Tony Awards. Nominated schools from around Central PA area come together for the night to perform and...

HHS Theater shut out at Apollo Awards despite eight nominations

Myah Koepfer performs “Blow, Gabriel, Blow” for the Apollo Awards on May 19, 2019. Koepfer was nominated for outstanding lead actress in a musical. (Broadcaster/Anika Hosenfeld)

Anika Hosenfeld, Reporter

May 21, 2019

Hershey High School took home no trophies from the Apollo Awards on May 19, 2019, despite earning eight nominations and three honorable mentions.  Elizabethtown High School took home six awards including Best Musical for Seussical, the Musical. Hershey High School was nominated for outstanding musical...

HHS Theater Production Anything Goes Nominated for “Outstanding Musical”

Patrick Gavazzi (left) and Myah Koepfer (right) performing the song “Friendship” during a dress rehearsal of “Anything Goes” at Hershey High School. Both of the performers are nominated for an Apollo Award. (Phil Ayala)

Natalie Taylor, Layout

May 16, 2019

Hershey High School’s musical, Anything Goes, and various cast members get nominated for Apollo Awards. The Apollo Awards nominations for musicals were released on April 26, 2019 via Facebook. The awards show released nominations for the plays earlier this year on January 31, 2019. The Apollo Award...

Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards

The cast of “Urinetown” poses with their awards in front of the Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards banner. The Apollo Awards took place on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 7pm. (Submitted/Mark Balanda)

Tori Moss, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Lights, costumes, props, sweat, and tears: five of the many items that are required for receiving a standing ovation. For many years, the Hershey Theatre has hosted the Apollo Awards, an awards ceremony to honor high school performers from their plays and musicals. This year, Hershey High School wa...

HHS Theater Takes Home Four Apollo Awards, Outstanding Musical

Cast members of the HHS spring musical perform on stage. The entire cast of Into the Woods was nominated for Outstanding Musical.  (Broadcaster/ Zozan Kucukaydin)

June 1, 2016

By: Natalie Norman-Kehe and Julia Michaelson For those involved with the theater program at Hershey High School, Sunday, May 22 was a night to remember. The Hershey Theatre hosted the 8th Annual Apollo Awards on May 22, 2016. Hershey High School began the night with eight nominations as well as an honorable mention for Outstanding Play.  At the end o...

Apollo Awards Recognizes Outstanding High School Performers

Junior, Brenna Beck, performs in her role as Cinderella in Hershey High School’s production of Into the Woods last March. Beck was nominated for an Apollo Award for her performance of this role. (Broadcaster/ submitted Mark Balanda)

May 13, 2016

By: Marisa Balanda High school actors usually do not perform with the intent of winning awards. However, one local program acknowledges outstanding high school performers in the Central Pennsylvania area. The Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards were established in 2008 and occur each May. This non-profit organiza...

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