Sunday, January 11, 2009

Hoboken High's "The Odyssey" nominated for award

On Friday, January 9, 2008 Montclair State University held its first ever "Theatre Night Awards," honoring the best of high school
non-musical theatre in New Jersey. The Hoboken High School Theatre Program was nominated for an outstanding 9 awards for its production of The Odyssey. We are very pleased to announce that the program won 4 awards, including:

1. Best Sound Design - Kristyn Smith
2. Best Director - Paula Ohaus
3. Best Production of a Classical Work
4. And last, but certainly not least, BEST OVERALL PRODUCTION IN THE

Over 500 schools were invited to participate in this extremely
competitive contest. There was a very high level of talent and
achievement demonstrated from all the schools nominated, but Hoboken
High School's The Odyssey was recognized as surpassing every other
theatre production in excellence from all over the state at the awards
ceremony. This is a monumental honor for the program and all the
students involved, from the actors to the backstage crew, who lent their
time, talent, and passion to the production. On behalf of Mrs. Ohaus,
and Mr. Ramos, we congratulate you on your hard work and commitment. Be
proud, and always aim for excellence.