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Falmouth 2nd in state drama finals; Yarmouth 4th

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Falmouth 2nd in state drama finals; Yarmouth 4th

ROCKPORT — Falmouth High School finished second in the Class A state One-Act Festival last weekend with a performance of "The Thirteen Clocks," by James Thurber.

Skowhegan was the winner at Camden Hills Regional High School and will represent Maine in the Class A division at the New England competition the weekend of April 15 at Falmouth High School. Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough high schools finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

In the Class B competition at Yarmouth High School, the host school came in fourth with the play "The Red Herring," by Michael Hollinger. Hermon High School took first place and is expected to represent Maine in the New England festival.

In Class A, All Festival Cast Awards were presented to Scarborough High School actors Aileen Andrews, Steph McLeod, James Brown and Erica O'Roak for their roles in "The Dancers."

All Festival Cast Awards were given to Cape Elizabeth actors Thomas Campbell, Peter Campbell and Sam Barksdale. An ensemble award was presented to Cape students for the chorus of birds, and costume, mask and prop designs were recognized, too.

Falmouth actors Katy Vogt, Courtney Wood and Tommy Bazarian were honored for their roles in "The Thirteen Clocks." Michael Meahl was commended for stage management, and the running crew and scenic and set design were recognized as well.

In Class B, Yarmouth actors Jack Gilman, Mike Cormier, Elie Hurd, Ricky Clarke, and Brenna Bialek received All Festival Cast Awards. The crew was recognized for set and prop design, scenic art, stage combat and management and theatrical research.