The Ray of Light Awards
Recognizing Excellence in High School Theatre
Details about our 2022 Ray of Light Ceremony
Ceremony will be held on May 21st at the Community Arts Center at 4:00 PM (stay tuned for information about potential tickets for the public)!
The Ray of Light Awards for Excellence in High School Theatre is an annual program to develop and promote the efforts of area high school music theatre and drama programs. A year-long adjudication process culminates in a formal awards night honoring the best and brightest performers in high schools within 40 miles of the Community Theatre League in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
CTL’s Ray of Light Awards are proudly Sponsored by:
Staiman Recycling Corporation, the Savoy Family, and Woodcock Foundation for the Appreciation of the Arts, Inc.
with additional support from AV Datacom Solutions, Albright Studio Photography, and Keystone Advertising
and Lycoming College Theatre Department
Participating Fall Productions
Milton Area High School, Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 – November 5 & 6 at 7:00 PM
Loyalsock Township High School, 12 Angry Jurors – November 12 and 13 at 7:00 PM and November 13 at 2:00 PM
Montrousville Area High School, Clue – November 11,12 and 13 at 7:00 PM and November 14 at 2:00 PM
South Williamsport Area Jr/Sr High School, The Importance of Being Earnest – November 18 -20 at 7:00 PM and November 21 at 2:00 PM
Muncy Jr/Sr High School, Clue – November 18 -20 at 7:00 PM
Shikellamy High School, Clue – November 18-20 at 7:00 PM and November 21 at 2:00 PM
*Eligible programs for the Ray Phillips Memorial Trophy: Loyalsock Township Hgih School, Milton Area High School, Montoursville Area High School, Muncy Jr/Sr High School, Shikellamy High School, South Williamsport Area Jr/Sr High School
Participating Spring Productions
South Williamsport Area Jr/Sr High School, Beauty and the Beast – February 3-5 at 7:00 PM, February 6 at 2:00 PM
Central Columbia High School, Something Rotten – March 3,4,5 at 7:00 PM and March 5 and 6 at 2:00 PM
Benton Area Middle/High School, Beauty and the Beast – March 11 and 12 at 7:00 PM and March 12 and 13 at 2:00 PM
Muncy Jr/Sr High School, The Wizard of Oz – March 17-19 at 7:00 PM
Montoursville Area High School, The Wizard of Oz – March 18 and 19 at 7:00 PM and March 20 at 2:00 PM
Jersey Shore Area Senior High School, Willy Wonka: March 18 and 19 at 7:00 PM and March 20 at 2:00 PM
Loyalsock Township High School, Mary Poppins – March 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM and March 20 at 2:00 PM
Milton Area High School, Mamma Mia – April 1 and 2 at 7:00 PM, April 2 at 1:00 PM and April 3 at 2:00 PM
MIdd-West High School, Bye Bye Birdie – April 1 and 2 at 7:00 PM and April 3 at 2:30 PM
Shikellamy High School, The Lightening Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical – April 21,22 and 23 at 7:00 PM and April 24 at 2:00 PM
Want to know more?
- 2022 RAY OF LIGHT MERITS IN PERFORMANCE COMPETITION INFORMATION
- Phillips Leadership in the Arts Award
- The Logan Garrett Memorial Scholarship
- West Virginia University Theatre and Dance Department Scholarship – (not being offered 2021-22 school year)
- Lycoming College Scholarships (INFORMATION OUT NOW!)
In addition to putting on performances for the public throughout the year, the Community Theatre League hosts a variety of programs to promote and encourage local youth to get involved in musical theatre and drama. From our annual summer camps to our high school workshops and Oscar-like awards show, we strive to share our talent and passion for the performing arts with the community.