“The Little Mermaid” Earns 10 Encore Nominations

September, 2023

Wayne Township Community Theatre’s production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” has received ten nominations in the 2022-23 Encore Awards program.

“The shows of member theatres are reviewed by a set of judges,” said Wayne Township Community Theatre Artistic Director Craig Underwood, who directed “The Little Mermaid” this past summer. “We’re very proud of our production, which more than 1,200 audience members were able to attend.”

The following individuals involved in “The Little Mermaid” received nominations in ten separate categories:

Macy Franklin – Best Lead Actress
April Armstrong – Best Major Supporting Actress
Kevin Bell – Best Minor Supporting Actor
April Armstrong – Best Female Singer
Kelly Barger – Best Female Dancer
Craig Underwood, Kristin Kobold and Sarah Brown – Best Costumes
Craig Underwood – Best Set Design
Debbie Underwood – Best Set Decoration
Matthew Cunningham – Best Lighting Design, Best Light Board Operator

Winners in each category will be announced at the Encore Association’s awards ceremony October 23.

The Wayne Township Education Foundation (WTEF) provides community leadership to enrich, engage, and stimulate teaching and learning in the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township. WTEF accomplishes this by supporting school programs and resources, while recognizing excellence among students and staff. To learn more about WTEF, call 317-988-7966, visit wtef.wayne.k12.in.us, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @WayneTwpEdFound.