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LPS drama students play leading role at state theater awards show

Lincoln Public Schools was well represented at the Omaha Performing Arts Awards Showcase on June 8. The annual event recognizes the outstanding achievements of Nebraska high school musical theater productions and students.

The following schools and students were honored for their performances in 2017-18:

Outstanding Musical Theatre Production

Lincoln Southeast High School – "Seussical the Musical"

Lincoln Southwest High School – "Legally Blonde"

Outstanding Ensemble

Lincoln High School – "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"

Lincoln Southwest High School – "Legally Blonde"

Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role

Aubrey Aldag, as Elle Woods from "Legally Blonde" - Lincoln Southwest High School

Sadie Prenda, as Gertrude McFuzz from "Seussical the Musical" - Lincoln Southeast High School

Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role

Henry Zander, as General Genghus Khan Schmitz from "Seussical the Musical" - Lincoln Southeast High School

Nate Mitchell, as Warner from "Legally Blonde" - Lincoln Southwest High School 

Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role

Shannan Sullivan, as JoJo from "Seussical the Musical" - Lincoln Southeast High School

National Finalists

Aubrey Aldag - Lincoln Southwest High School

Jackson Mikkelsen - Lincoln High School


Published: June 13, 2018, Updated: June 14, 2018

All photos courtesy of Omaha Performing Arts