Houston area high school chosen to compete in 2016 Tommy Tune Awards

The start of the new school year means the start of the competition season for thousands of musical theater students in Southeast Texas. Of the hundreds of high schools in the Houston area, 45 have been chosen to compete for this year's Tommy Tune Awards. The Tommy Tune Awards recognize the best productions of musical theater by high school students and their teachers. During the 2015-16 school year; each school's performance will be judged and evaluated by a team of Houston-based theater professionals. The winners will be announced at the awards show on April 19, 2016 at the Hobby Center.
    The 45 schools competing in the 14th annual Tommy Tune Awards are as follows:
    B.F. Terry High School
    Ceasar Chavez High School
    Clear Lake High School
    Clear Springs High School
    Clements High School
    Cypress Christian School
    Cypress Falls High School
    Cypress Ranch High School
    Cypress Woods High School
    Dulles High School
    Episcopal High School
    Foster High School
    Friendswood High School
    George Bush High School
    George Ranch High School
    Houston Christian High School
    James E. Taylor High School
    Kempner High School
    Kingwood High School
    Klein Collins High School
    Klein Forest High School
    Klein High School
    Klein Oak High School
    Lamar Consolidated High School
    Manvel High School
    Nimitz High School
    Obra D. Tompkins High School
    Pasadena Memorial High School
    Pearland High School
    Porter High School
    Second Baptist School
    South Houston High School
    Spring Woods High School
    St. Agnes Academy
    Stafford High School
    Stephen F. Austin High School
    Stratford High School
    Texas City High School
    The Emery/Weiner School
    The John Cooper School
    The Kinkaid School/G.W. Carver Magnet High School
    The Woodlands High School
    Westbury Christian School
    Westfield High School
    William B. Travis High School

TUTS' Tommy Tune Awards are named for Broadway legend, Houston native and Lamar High School alumnus Tommy Tune. A performer, director and choreographer with more than 50 years of stage experience, Tune received nine Tony Awards for his work in the following productions: Seesaw, My One and Only, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine, Nine, Grand Hotel and The Will Rogers Follies. He was also awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2003 by President Bush.
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