Presented by Music Theatre Wichita
The 16th Annual Jester Awards is a program designed to celebrate excellence in high school musical theatre. Each year, trained volunteer judges attend and evaluate dozens of performances.
This year, 94 judges viewed 129 performances of 44 productions, involving more than 2500 students and 38 schools across the state of Kansas. The program began in Wichita, but now extends as far as Liberal, Hays, Salina, and Pittsburg, in addition to the greater Wichita area.
Honorees in 24 categories will be announced during the ceremony, and several of the honorees will perform. One leading male honoree and one leading female honoree will receive a scholarship award of $2500, and one student will receive a scholarship for their achievements in technical theatre.
Tickets to the ceremony are $10 each and may be purchased at the door or by calling the Music Theatre Wichita box office at 316.265.3107.