I am thrilled to say that"The Ballad of Downtown Jake," a music drama based on my collection of poems High Notes--and for which I wrote the book and lyrics--has two nominations for the 2015 ariZoni Awards.
Original Script--Adult--Play or Musical (Lois Roma-Deeley)
Original Music Composition--Adult--Play or Musical (Christopher Scinto)
The ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence
ariZoni Theatre Awards is a not-for-profit organization devoted to
promoting the visibility and growth of theatre in the Valley of the Sun
& Maricopa County. Each year at its annual awards ceremony, the
Board bestows an outstanding contribution award and a distinguished
service award to deserving individuals or organizations for their
contributions to theatre. In addition, the ariZoni Scholarship
Committee will award one or more scholarships to selected, qualified
importantly, after completion of an exhaustive judging process,
(involving close to 100 Adjudicators) awards of excellence are
presented to those individuals who have excelled in performance and
production during the just-completed season.
These awards represent true celebrations of EXCELLENCE IN THEATRE.