Indian Theatre’s One-Act Play Headed for Regionals
Keller High School’s One-Act Play, All the King’s Men, advanced to the UIL Region 1-5A Contest after its performance in the Area Round.
Indian Theatre’s Hank Freeman was named Best Actor at the Area Round competition held at Flower Mound High School on Friday, April 11. Miranda Titus was also named Best Technical Crew Member. Additionally, Drew Duffy and Michal Knupp earned All-Star Cast honors.
The All the King’s Men company includes: Freeman, Titus, Duffy, Knupp, Tori Husting, Nick Connolly, Katelyn Kutiper, Sam Walker, Katie Howrey, Gretchen Clark, Joseph Hybarger, Maddy Moore, Garrett Cook, Lauren Weik, Jonathan Gartman, Clare Keating, Carolyn Robbins, Megan Yates, Grayson Merchant, Tanner Hudson, Brittany Tomlinson, Natalie Renfro, Ryan Lee, and Kalyn Kelly.
All the King’s Men is a stage version of Robert Penn Warren’s 1946 novel about Southern politics in the early part of the 20th century adapted by Adrian Hall.
Central High’s production of Julius Caesar did not advance, but the company did take home a few awards. Don Ton earned Best Technician honors, while he, Makinna Hardy Darcie Grim, Hannah Simon, and Audrey Townsend were recognized as Best Technical Crew. Braeden Langlois and Josh Russell earned Honorable Mention recognition. Meanwhile, Chase Durrett was named to the All-Star Cast.
The Region 1-5 One-Act Play Contest will be held Thursday, May 1 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Other schools competing in Lubbock include: El Paso Franklin with Summer and Smoke; Midland Lee with Maelstrom; Arlington Martin with Holy Ghosts; and Flower Mound with By the Bog of Cats.