Congratulations to Leah Ward, winner of this year's Smiles and Frowns Playhouse Andrea Croskery scholarship! And thanks to our panel of judges: Robin Ashley, Javier Castillo, and Sarah Pauling Midgett. Leah's check will be presented at the 3/24 performance of "Hansel and Gretel."

Applications are due January 31st. The recipient will be announced in April. The 2016 award was $1,000.