The 2019 National Capital Area Cappies Awards Gala on May 27 at the Kennedy Center brought together theater students from 60 high schools from Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. Theatre students from Langley and McLean high schools came away with top prizes.
Langley High School’s “Biloxi Blues” won the Cappies Awards for Best Play and Ensemble In a Play.
Langley student Cole Sitilides won as Lead Actor in a Play. Mark Bosset won in the Supporting Actor in a Play category.
McLean High School won the Props Category.
McLean student Kristen Waagner won as Lead Actress in a Play for her role as Jack in “Lord of the Flies.”
McLean High School again took home the arts journalism award for Best Critics Team. Team members include Mary Kate Ganley, Kristen Waagner, Helen Ganley, Kara Murri, Syd Kirk, Alannah Rivera, Katherine Kelly, Rachel Kulp, and Sophie Camus.
Kristen Waagner won the Bill Strauss Graduating Critic Cappies Award.