Columbia PlayersThe Columbia Players’ performance of “Cinderella” won Best Musical at the 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards on Saturday evening at Proctors in Schenectady.

In all, 23 high schools entered the awards program and nine were nominated for Best Musical (awarded to three schools, one in each group that was determined by the show’s budget). Columbia was nominated along with Tamarac (“Damn Yankees”) and Troy (“Once on This Island”) in Tier 3.

Columbia was also nominated for Best Ensemble/Chorus, Best Supporting Actor and Best Actress.