2019 Freddy Awards Show - Part 3

Credit: WFMZ Allentown, PA
Published on May 24, 2019 -
2019 Freddy Awards Show - Part 3

2019 Freddy Awards Show - Part 3

>> welcome back, everybody.

It is my extreme honor to give a thank you to our musical director who leads our freddy's band.

He's responsible for the opening and closing numbers.

You saw the opening.

The closing is phenomenal.

Frank, we would be lost without you.


>> frank, you are a musical genius.

We love you.

Thanks to our freddy's band.

>> present the next award.

Nominees are, bangor area?

"voulez-vous" ?

Mamma mia!

>> vera, why we tell the story.

Emmaus ?

"one day more" ?

Les miserables freedom ?

"anything goes" ?

Anything goes liberty ?

"be our guest" ?

Disney's beauty and the beast parkland ?

"show people" ?

Curtains southern lehigh ?

"master of the house" ?

Les miserables >> the freddy goes to -- freedom high school, anything goes.

Anything goes.

>> accepting the freddy for freedom high school are katy and jarred.

>> first up, we would like to thank the freddy awards for the opportunity.

We would like to acknowledge all of the volunteers, priscilla salazar and thank you to our principal and our superintendent for supporting the arts here at freedom.

>> thank you to mr. moran, the pitt and cast and grew for the performance and all of your dedication.

Natalie parker, mr. parker and justin amen that believed in husband throughout the process.

A special thank you to our choreographer for always pushing us to do our best.

Thank you, and all have a great night.

>> please welcome managing producer and vice president vehicle tallic, and state theater board member.

We are here to present the freddy for outstanding stage crew in honor of capt.

Christopher seifert the nominees are: bangor area ?

Mamma mia!

Easton area ?


Emmaus ?

Les miserables freedom ?

Anything goes liberty ?

Disney's beauty and the beast nazareth area ?

Curtains northwestern lehigh the addams family southern lehigh ?

Les miserables warren hills regional ?

The addams family >> the freddy goes to -- emmaus high school, les miserables, high school edition.

>> accepting on maf of stage crew are addison and la mere.

>> it is a privileging and honor to receive the reward.

We want to thank the school for the opportunity and supporting the arts.

Thank you to our amazing directors and the cast crew and pit of les mis, we are grateful for the maintenance staff at the high school and we want to thank mr. smith and the architecture students and scott and joel for help building our set.

A huge thank you to toby.

I love you so much.

You make it amazing.

>> a huge thank you for the crew for their perseverance and all of the hard work they put into the show.

Thank you for making this an amazing last show for me.

Thank you!

>> good evening, again.

I'm backstage with fabulous ladies.

They are the lead actresses getting ready to perform.

We'll see who gets the freddy girls.

How are we feeling now that the show is under way, the excitement is building.

Are you nervous?

How do you feel?

>> i feel pretty good.

I think we are excited to go out there and give it all we've got.

>> what were the last weeks like?

>> it's been incredible.

Everyone is so kind and talented.

I feel fortunate being around these people.

Give us a sneak peek in the medley after break?

>> it's going to be amazing.

I can't wait for everyone to see it.

>> you will love it.

Talk to me about, did you know each other before tonight, or are these a lot of new friendships formed through the freddys?

>> i know mars.

We have the same voice teacher.

I get hearsay and see others in show, but some i have never met before.

>> what is it like getting to know each other?

>> it's so cool.

Everyone is so talented.

They are all my idols at this point.

>> we are so excited to see you perform.

So excited you are sharing your talents with us.

We have the lead act trees and then the freddy for lead actress.

Lots of fun.

Stay with us.

>> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the 2019 freddy award nominees for outstanding performance by an actress in a leading role.

Alyssa vella asllie blake ?

Salem christian ?

Freaky friday madison dowdell as laurey williams ?

Easton area ?


Harper hogan as millie dilmount ?

Notre dame ?

Thoroughly modern milie mariah nagleas belle ?


Disney's beauty and the beast alexis connolly as reno sweeney ?

Freedom ?

Anything goes ?



No more shyness or embarrassment no diffidence, no doubt that self-consciousness and anxiousness just throw that stuff right out!

'cause i thought i taught you manners but i may have made you meek and a girl can't be a good girl without ever being weak if you have to fit, then fight and i'll be the first to cheer ?



No more waiting!

No more hiding!

Are we clear?

No more fear!

No more... fear!






Many a new face will please my eye many a new love wil find me never have i once looked back to sigh over the romance ehind me many a new day will dawn before i do never have i chased the honeybee who carelessly cajoled me somebody else just as sweet as he cheered me and consoled me never have i wept into my tea over the deal someone doled me many a new day will dawn many a red sun will set many a blue moon will shine before i do ?



I don't care if he's a nobody in my heart he'll be a somebody somebody to love me!

I need it.

Gimme that thincalled love i want it!

Here i am, st.


My bags are packed, i first in line aphrodite, don't forget me, romeo and juliet me!

Fly, dove!

Sing, sparrow!

Gimme fat boy's famous arrow!

Gimme, gimme that thing called love!





All around the cathedra the saints and apostles look down as she sells her wares.

Although you can't see it, you know they are smiling each time someone shows tha he cares though her words are simple and few listen, listen, he's calling to you "feed the birds, tuppence a bag tuppence, tuppence, tuppence a bag ?

[applause] to stage hands to the dressers to musicians in the pit it's a business the owner of this premises cleans up if we're a hit he's in business union workers don't work for free hey harry on the spolight blink twice if you agree see!

I'm not devoid of culture but my feet are on the floor it's a business i do the kama sutra with a richard rogers score that's good business yes, green's my favorite color, and i don't mean on the grass it's a business and the shows i do do business, yes i'm good at doin' busines, and if you don't lik my business sweetie, blow it out your- business!





I don't wanna talk if it makes you feel sad and i understand you've come to shake my hand i apologize if it makes you feel bad seeing me so tense no self-confidence but you see the winner takes it all.

The winner takes it all.

The game is on again, lover or friend, the winner takes it all ?


The winner takes it all ?






But in it's place i feel a truer life begin and it's so good and real it must come from withn and i-- i never thought i'd leave behind my childhood dreams but i don't mind i'm where and who i want to be no change of heart a change in me no change of hear a change in me.

[applause] ?




Once i was headed for hell once i was headed for hell but when i got to satan's door i heard you blowing on your horn once more so i said, "satan, farewell" and now i'm all ready to fly yes, to fly higher and higher 'cause i've gone through brimstone and i've been through the fire and i've purged my soul and my heart too so climb up the mountaintop and start to blow, gabrel, blow go on and blow, gabriel, blw i wanna join your happy band and play all day in the promised land so blow, gabriel, blow ?




[applause] ?



>> and the freddy for outstanding performance by an actress in a leading role goes to raquel sabella from bangor high school.

>> this is raquel's third freddy award of the night.

>> hi, again.

I hope you are all having a great night.

Thank you so much for the freddy awards and this amazing opportunity.

I want to thank my parents for the love and support they have given me.

I want to thank my fantastic directors for teaching me so much over the past years, and giving me the honor of playing the role.

I want to thank the cast of "mama mia" for putting on a spectacular show.

You made it an unforgettable show.

I love you all.

>> i am back here with these gentlemen who will perform after the break.

They are all nominated for lead actor.

How are you guys feeling right now?

>> i'm feeling pretty good to be standing up here with these handsome talented young men.

>> incredible.

>> breathless.

>> i have to pee a little, but i feel really good.

>> dream.

Living the dream.

>> honored.

>> sp spectacular.

>> shrieking with pain on the inside.

>> are you having fun?

>> yeah.

>> what do you say to the kids watching about getting involved in theater?

>> absolutely.

Take a chance.

No matter what you think, there is talent within you.

Anyone can do it.

>> well, when we come back, you will hear them.

They are spectacular.

This is the freddy awards, live on channel6.

Don't go away.

Welcome back to the freddy's broadcast on wfmz.

>> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the 2019 freddy award nominees for outstanding performance by an actress in a leading role brayden bambary as curly mcclain josh konschnik as billy crocker ?

Freedom ?

Anything goes sebastian mora as jean valjean?

Emmaus ?

Les miserables cody jackson as gomez addams 7 warren hills regional ?

The addams family ?



Gray skies are gonna clear up, put on a happy face; brush off the clouds and cheer up, put on a happy face.

Take off the gloomy mask of tragedy, it's not your style you'll look so good that you'll be glad ya' decide to smile!

Pick out a pleasant outlook, stick out that noble chin; wipe off that "full of doubt" look, slap on a happy rin!

And spread sunshine all over the place, just put on a happy face!

So spread sunshine all over the place just put on a happy face so, put on a happy face ?



There's a bright golden haze on the meadow there's a bright golden haze on the meadow the corn is as high as an elephant's eye and it looks like it's climbing clear up to the sky oh, what a beautiful mornin' oh, what a beautiful dy i've got a beautiful feeling everything's going my way ?



The night is young, the skies are clear so if you want to go walking, dear, it's delightful, it's delicious, it's de-lovely.

I understand the reason why you're sentimental, 'cause so am i, ?

It's delightful, it's delicious, it's de-lovely.

You can tell at a glance what a swell night this is for romance, you can hear dear mother nature murmuring low, "let yourself go!"

So please be sweet, my chickadee, and when i kiss you, just say to me, "it's delightful, it's delicious, it's delectable, it's delirious, it's dilemma, it's delimit, it's deluxe, it's de-lovely".

You can take, you cn give let him be, let him live if i die, let me die let him live bring him home bring him home bring him home ?



I like my pals the guys on the force we're not very social they're all married, of course sometimes we go bowling or have a few beers so it's a fine life a perfectly fine life i'd give it ?

Two cheers 'cause sometimes i think at the end of the day as i read the last burglar his rights that the life that i lead is a little bit gray with its lunch counter mornings and coffee shop nights lunch counter monings and coffee shop nights ?




[applause] one word from him and i'd be back beneath the lash, upon the rack instead he offes me my freedom i feel my shame inside me like a knife he told me that i have a soul how does he know?

What spirit comes to move my life?

Is there another way to go?

I am reaching, but i fall and the night is closing in as i stare into the void to the whirlpool of my sin i'll escape now from that world from the world of jean valjean jean valjean is nothing now another story must begin [cheering ] can you confirm this is the worst hotel in paris?

Because i need to get your ghoulish guarantee what would i pay if i could say you'd serve my petit dejeuner from an abadoned and condemned patisserie i must be clear don't want to circulate misnomers you must have roaches in the bath at any cost ?

It says right here in my new guide i bought from rommer's that even in july the pipes are thick with frost.

Is this the moment where i turn a little gray?

Is this the moment whermy marriage vows decay?

Is this the moment where morticia runs away?


Not today not today not today!

[applause] ?




>> wow, how blessed we all are.

Now, outstanding outstanding overall production by a smaller school cody jackson.

>> what?

Okay, can someone tell me, did she literally say cody jackson?

Okay, but that's crazy to me.

So i wrote this because i didn't really expect this to happen.

>> i would like to thank our director, our music director, our choreographer and our pit directors.

They pushed me.

You have heard it from everyone, but thank you guys so much.

I'm wearing this ribbon in honor of the director who passed away, mr. cliffford plat, my best friend.

He passed away from lymphoma.

He should have been here for this.

He should have been in this audience right now, but -- he's everywhere.

You are absolutely correct.

It took us 12 years to get right here.

Our last freddy win was in 2007.

I am so proud to be taking this home tonight!

[applause] [applause] >> the only male winner of a freddy to come out of warren hills.

Cody jackson, gomez adams!

Thank you!




>> we want to thank everyone who participated in our online dialogue tonight.

We want to remind you, the fun doesn't stop when the show ends.

We have so much content.

Head to your favorite platform and check out the action.

The 2019 freddy awards coming back right after this.

>> to present our final two awards, jamie valiant and frank kutch.

[applause] >> before we ask the directors to stand up, there is one special person in the audience we want to have stand up to be recognized.

The music director from emmaus.

Will rita cortez please stand up?

[applause] >> now, will the rest of the directors please stand up for all of your hard work?

Be recognized.

[applause] >> we are here to present the freddy for outstanding overall production by a smaller school.

Nominees are, allentown central catholic.

Bethlehem >> kathy: rick.

Hackettstown ?

Tuck everlasting north warren reg.


Mamma mia!

Northern lehigh ?

Bye bye birdie saucon valley ?

Curtains >> the freddy goes to -- >> hackettstown high school, tuck everlasting.

>> thank you!

>> wow.

We would like to first and foremost thank the state theater and freddy committee for this amazing opportunity and for having us here in the first place.

We would like to thank the administration for making the show possible.

We would like to thank our band coordinator.

>> we would like to thank mr. ethan, and donna for making the incredible set.

>> we need to thank our cast, crew and pit.

It was kind of a difficult year than being in the space at our school.

Everyone put in so much work.

>> we want to thank our director for guiding us on this journey to produce a special show.

>> last but not least, we want to shout out to country gate play house for opening their doors when we didn't have a home and helping us to make our show what it was.

Thank you!

>> now, the moment -- outstanding overall production of a musical nominees are: bangor area ?

Mamma mia!

Easton area ?


Emmaus ?

Les miserables freedom ?

Anything goes nazareth area ?

Curtains parkland ?

Curtains >> and the freddy goes to -- bangor area high school, "mama mia."

>> first off, we would like to thank the freddy awards for young performers to share their talents.

Thank you for the parent volunteers, who built the set.

Thank you to mr. carol and car bone and hawn to make the stage crew and pit best it can be.

Shoutout to the costume crew for constructing the most piewfl bel costumes, the original costumer for the "mama mia" movie.

>> we would like to thank ann roth for coming to our show and merril streep who wished us good luck in our performances.

Thank you to all of the local directors for sharing their passion with their students and for creating this wonderful theater community.

To the cast, crew and pit of "mama mia," you killed it.

We would like to thank mrs. chronic and mr. dminco for dedicating time and talent and making us performers better people.

Congratulations, bangor, on our first overall win!




>> what a night.

>> you've done it again.

>> three hours of joy and celebration and cooperation and this is just a wonderful, wonderful thing.

Did you have fun, everybody?

>> cheering ] >> it's not over yet.

We have one more performance for you.

First -- [cheering ] >> but first i want to thank everyone behind the scenes who contributes so much to the freddy awards, all of the people in the truck, the people at channel6, the stage theater, this is a labor of love for the group that comes together every year like this one does.

We put on the show too.

>> what about the wonderful shelly brown.

>> thank you all.

We'll be back here same time next year.

What else can you say?

Rock on, guys.

Here to finish off the night are our freddy guys one more time.

[applause] ?



Last dance last chance, for love yes, it's my last chance, for romance, tonight ?



Whoa oh i need you, by me, beside me, to guide me, to hold me, to scold me, 'cause when i'm bad i'm so, so bad ?

So let's dance, the last dance let's dance, the last dance let's dance, this last dance tonight whoa oh, i need you, by me, beside me, to guide, to hold me, to scold me, 'cause when i'm bad i'm so, so bad so let's dance, the last dance let's dance, the last dance let's dance, this last dance tonight ?




[applause] >> thank you for watching the 2019 freddy awards.

See you in 2020!




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