Photo by Al Sullivan
On Wednesday June 6th at Bayonne High School’s auditorium Hudson County Actress Tammy Blanchard (L) winner of an Emmy, Drama Desk Award and twice Tony Award Nominee presents the first ever Tammy Blanchard Drama Department Award to Bayonne High School senior Sarah Martinez. (R)
Ms. Blanchard said in her opening remarks that it is an honor to have an award named after her that would recognize the talented Bayonne High School student actors and actress for years to come.
The Tammy Blanchard Award was the idea of Tim Craig Drama Department head.
Ms. Blanchard graduated from Bayonne High School in 1994 and has landed many roles in television, Film and on Broadway. In her latest film she co-stars with Mira Sorvino in “Union Square” which is coming to theaters in July of 2012 .
Tammy Blanchard just completed her Tony Nominee performance as Hedy La Rue in ” How to Succeed in Business,” with Nick Jonas. How to Succeed closed on Broadway May 20th of this year. And the past three weeks she appeared in 3 episodes of Showtimes “The Big C” with Laura Linley and Oliver Platt.