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‘Freaky Friday’ Earns Multiple Hennepin Theatre Honors

The Spotlight Education Program, in cooperation with Hennepin Theatre Trust, has awarded several Performance Honors to the cast and crew of “Freaky Friday,” which ran at Zimmerman High School earlier this year.

Leading the way were Nicole Weekley and Bailey Benner, who each earned Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role honors from the Trust for their roles as Ellie Blake and Katherine Blake in the show.

Joey Kirk (Adam) and Cole Carbert (Mike) each honored Honorable Mention in a Supporting Role recognition.

Tech leaders Melissa Muckenhirn (Deck Captain), Tanner Johnson (Lighting Designer) and Madi Naatz (Set Designer) each earned Honorable Mention in Technical Leadership awards.

Ensemble Honorable Mention Awards went to the cast for Ensemble Performance and Acting Performance; to the Student Orchestra, to the Overall Technical Team and the the Light and Sound Crew.

The entire performance also earned an Honorable Mention award.

Evaluator shout-outs were given to members Connie Neumiller and Hailee Peterson as well.

Congratulations to the entire ZHS cast, crew and orchestra for an award-winning performance this fall.