Kelsey Awards Spotlight: Phil Solomon

Once a year, The Kelsey Awards celebrate all things Kelsey Theatre. Honoring excellent singing, astounding performances, beautiful set design, and powerful story lines, The Kelsey Awards highlight the magic of live theater.

So send your regards to Kelsey Theatre by learning all about the incredible talent that are nominated for The 2017 Kelsey Awards before the live ceremony on Saturday, August 19th at 7:00pm.

Today, we get to learn more about Phil Solomon!

EXTRA EXTRA – The 2017 Kelsey Awards – Complete List of Nominees


Actor. Dancer. Choreographer. Model. Fitness instructor. Teacher. Phil Solomon is the jack of all trades. And he brought his talents to West Windsor, New Jersey.

Phil made his Kelsey Theatre debut this year, playing Benny in “In The Heights”, and in his first year, he’s landed a nomination alongside the equally talented Tara Keelen, who played Nina. Let’s learn more about Phil.

How do you like working at The Kelsey Theatre?

PHIL: It’s a great experience working at Kelsey. As a first time performer, there is a sense of camaraderie that is unmatched by any theater in the area.

What is your favorite Kelsey Theatre memory?

PHIL: My fondest memory was our first official run through of “In The Heights” onstage. Adding lights and sets really brought our Kelsey experience to the next level.


What is your dream show that you’d like to work on?

PHIL: My dream show that I would like to participate in is “Spring Awakening”.

Are you excited for The Kelsey Awards on Saturday, August 19th?!

PHIL: I’m so excited for my first Kelsey Awards. As a newcomer, it’s supposed to be a great experience, and I’m excited to reunite with my “In the Heights” cast.

A special message to all of the people who voted for you and made you a nominee…

PHIL: Thank you. I promise that I could not do what I do without the support of castmates, friends, family, and audience members.

Be sure to buy your tickets for the live ceremony on Saturday, August 19th at 7pm and find out who will walk away with a 2017 Kelsey Award!

For tickets and to learn more about the show and nominees, visit The Kelsey Awards Official Website!



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