St. Thomas Aquinas Senior High School in Accra won the 2021 Planet Broadway Theatre Festival, which brought together students from 24 senior high schools across Ghana.
Organized by Heritage of Africa in partnership with the National Commission on Culture, The Arts and Culture Company, Ghana Tourism Authority the 9th edition of the festival was held on Friday November 26, 2021 at the Osu Ebenezer Hall in Osu, Accra.
It was endorsed by the Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service and Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
The goal for this year’s competition was to promote theatre arts among youth.
The schools who participated in the competition were given the opportunity to unearth talents.
St. Thomas Aquinas SHS came first with an outstanding performance, “The Rehearsal”.
St. John Grammar Senior High School took the second position and Holy Trinity Cathedral SHS won the third position.
Individuals also won awards for themselves. They are Best Actor, Bernard Yeboah Botchway, Spotlight Actor, Awunyo Samuel Selasi, Best Writer, Mawuli Komla Zonyrah, Best Director, Mawuli Komla Zonyrah, Best Supporting Actor, Baniba Jess, Best Actress, Madu Adjoa Precious and Best supporting Actress, Princess Dorcas Otoo.
The Cooperate Affairs director of Ghana Tourism Authority Mr Kakra Atta Kusi and other top theatre practitioners were present at the event.