G-R musical receives state award

In March performers in the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Spring Musical take a bow at the end of their show called “Freak Friday.” The musical recently earned an award from the IHSMTA. Darvin Graham/Sun Courier

Gladbrook-Reinbeck has been recognized with the following award and honor for their March production FreakyFriday as part of the 2021 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards(IHSMTA), presented by EMC Insurance Companies:

Distinguished Scene – “Go”

Iowa PBS will broadcast a year-end Awards Showcase on July 9, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.The broadcast will feature highlights from several musical productions submitted for adjudication by high schools from across the state this year.Featured performances will be recorded at the Des Moines Civic Center in June.

Additional honors and recognition for all 78 schools in this year’s program will be available in a special online gallery at DMPA.org that will launch onJuly 9, 2021 in tandem with the Iowa PBS broadcast.

IHSMTA is a year-long, signature education initiative of Des Moines PerformingArts.