2017 AWARDS SEASON Articles

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The Bessies Announce 2017 Lifetime Achievement, Service Award HonoreesThe Bessies Announce 2017 Lifetime Achievement, Service Award Honorees
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today that Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, choreographer and founding artistic director of Urban Bush Women, will be the recipient of the 2017 NY Dance and Performance Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance, and writer Eva Yaa Asantewaa will receive this year's award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance. (more...)
Robert Fairchild & Melanie Moore to Perform LA LA LAND Duet and More at 2017 Chita Rivera Awards; Lineup Announced!Robert Fairchild & Melanie Moore to Perform LA LA LAND Duet and More at 2017 Chita Rivera Awards; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2017

The 2017 Chita Rivera Awards, will be presented on September 11, 2017, directed by four-time Tony Award nominee Randy Skinner, hosted by Two-time Tony and two-time Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth and produced by American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) and its Founder and Producing Artistic Director, Nikki Feirt Atkins and Patricia Watt, announced additional performances today. (more...)
Bebe Neuwirth to Host 2017 Chita Rivera Awards at The Al Hirschfeld TheatreBebe Neuwirth to Host 2017 Chita Rivera Awards at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 2, 2017

Bebe Neuwirth (two-time Tony and Emmy award winner; Chicago, A Chorus Line, Sweet Charity,'Cheers,' 'Frasier') will host the Chita Rivera Awards, taking place at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 W. 45th Street) on Monday, September 11 at 7:30 pm, it was announced today by Nikki Feirt Atkins, founder and producing artistic director of American Dance Machine of the 21st Century. (more...)
2016 Tony Awards Nab Four Emmy Nominations2016 Tony Awards Nab Four Emmy Nominations
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2017

The June 2016 broadcast of the 70th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony Award winner James Corden, was honored today with four Prime Time Emmy Award nominations in the categories of: (more...)
10th Annual Mimi Awards to Celebrate Top American Playwrights This December10th Annual Mimi Awards to Celebrate Top American Playwrights This December
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2017

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust today announced that the 10th-Annual "Mimi" Awards will be presented on Monday, December 4, 2017, at Lincoln Center Theater. The "Mimi" Awards are presented annually to honor the outstanding artistry and accomplishments of some of the most gifted American playwrights. (more...)
Sheridan, Where COME FROM AWAY Began, Celebrates Success at Dora AwardsSheridan, Where COME FROM AWAY Began, Celebrates Success at Dora Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017

Come From Away, the hit, new musical that began its life and development at Sheridan's Canadian Music Theatre Project (CMTP) had a strong showing at the 38th annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, presented at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto last night.  (more...)
Watch LIVE: The 2017 Jimmy Awards Pre-Show Update at Broadway's Minskoff TheatreWatch LIVE: The 2017 Jimmy Awards Pre-Show Update at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

The ninth annual JIMMY AWARDS will be held on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. 74 high school students from across America will compete for the Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress. Ceremony updates, Inspiring Teacher Award and the nominee award presentations will be streamed live on Facebook. (more...)
BWW TV: It's a 'World of Pure Imagination' Inside Rehearsals for the 2017 Jimmy Awards!BWW TV: It's a 'World of Pure Imagination' Inside Rehearsals for the 2017 Jimmy Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 26, 2017

The ninth annual JIMMY AWARDS will be held tonight, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. 74 high school students from across America will compete for the Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress. BroadwayWorld stopped by rehearsals today and is excited to bring you footage from the studio and interviews with the students and their mentors! (more...)
2017 Jimmy Awards Best Actor & Best Actress Presentations to Stream Live on Facebook2017 Jimmy Awards Best Actor & Best Actress Presentations to Stream Live on Facebook
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

The ninth annual JIMMY AWARDS will be held on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. 74 high school students from across America will compete for the Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress. Ceremony updates, Inspiring Teacher Award and the nominee award presentations will be streamed live on Facebook. (more...)
'GREAT COMET', COME FROM AWAY and A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Receive AEA's Excellence in Diversity Award'GREAT COMET', COME FROM AWAY and A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Receive AEA's Excellence in Diversity Award
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

Actors' Equity Association today named The Great Comet, Come From Away and A Doll's House Part 2 the co-recipients of the Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2016-17 theatrical season. (more...)
Andrea Burns, Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy, Howard McGillin & More Named Coaches for 2017 Jimmy AwardsAndrea Burns, Adam Kantor, Michael McElroy, Howard McGillin & More Named Coaches for 2017 Jimmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2017

THE JIMMY AWARDS has announced the industry coaches for the ninth annual awards ceremony on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. (more...)
Photo Flash: The Collaborator Party 2017 Celebrates Sound Designers on Tony NightPhoto Flash: The Collaborator Party 2017 Celebrates Sound Designers on Tony Night
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2017

Today, The Collaborator Party, headed by theatrical sound designers Lindsay Jones and John Gromada, announced that their event was a complete sell-out for the third year in a row. The Collaborator Party is the official Tony night party for the theatre sound community and all of their collaborators. The main party was held June 11, 2016 at Houston Hall (222 W. Houston St. in New York City) from 7pm-11pm, with an additional party held simultaneously in Los Angeles. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
2017 Jimmy Award Nominees Announced; Ben Platt to Host Ceremony This Month at the Minskoff!2017 Jimmy Award Nominees Announced; Ben Platt to Host Ceremony This Month at the Minskoff!
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2017

THE JIMMY AWARDS have announced that 74 high school students from across America will compete for the award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the ninth annual awards ceremony. The presentation will take place on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. (more...)
BWW TV: Spin Your Tony Round and Round!BWW TV: Spin Your Tony Round and Round!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 13, 2017

What did the 2017 Tony winners feel when they spun their statues for the first time? Richard Ridge asks below! (more...)
ICYMI: The Day-After Recap of All Things 2017 Tony Awards!ICYMI: The Day-After Recap of All Things 2017 Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2017

The party's over... The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, aired live from Radio City Music Hall last night, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway and wrapping up the 2016-17 awards season. (more...)
VIDEO: Bette Midler Keeps Talkin' Backstage with More HELLO, DOLLY ThanksVIDEO: Bette Midler Keeps Talkin' Backstage with More HELLO, DOLLY Thanks
by Stage Tube - June 12, 2017

Just last night, Bette Midler won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for Hello, Dolly!. After she wrapped up her epic acceptance speech onstage, she continued backstage with the press. Check out what she had to say below! (more...)
Watch Entire 2017 TONY AWARDS Telecast Now on CBS.comWatch Entire 2017 TONY AWARDS Telecast Now on CBS.com
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2017

The 71st annual TONY AWARDS is now one for the history books, but you can now watch the entire broadcast on CBS.com. (more...)
2017 TONY AWARD Recap: Show By Show Winner's List2017 TONY AWARD Recap: Show By Show Winner's List
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2017

Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey hosted THE 71st ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS, live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Below, find out how the shows fared in the categories in which they were nominated: (more...)
Cynthia Erivo, Jonathan Groff and Brian d'Arcy James Wear GLAAD Pins at 2017 Tony AwardsCynthia Erivo, Jonathan Groff and Brian d'Arcy James Wear GLAAD Pins at 2017 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2017

GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today applauded celebrities for standing with LGBTQ and other marginalized communities at the 71st Annual Tony Awards. Tina Fey, Jonathan Groff, Cynthia Erivo, and Brian d'Arcy James were among celebrities wearing GLAAD's '&' pins at the Tony Awards last night. (more...)
Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Kevin Spacey-Hosted TONY AWARDSReview Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Kevin Spacey-Hosted TONY AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2017

While early ratings numbers indicate that viewership took a steep fall from last year's HAMILTON-dominated show, critics are now offering their own assessments of the broadcast. Check out the reviews below (more...)
Photo Coverage: Best Musical Nominees COME FROM AWAY and GREAT COMET Celebrate Tony Night!Photo Coverage: Best Musical Nominees COME FROM AWAY and GREAT COMET Celebrate Tony Night!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - June 12, 2017

Once the seats of Radio City Music Hall emptied, Broadway's best spread out across the city to celebrate the epic night with their companies. BroadwayWorld was in the action with Best Musical nominees Come from Away and Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Check out photos below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Broadway Keeps the Party Going at the Carlyle with DKC/O&M!Photo Coverage: Broadway Keeps the Party Going at the Carlyle with DKC/O&M!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - June 12, 2017

The American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, aired live from Radio City Music Hall last night, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway and wrapping up the 2016-17 awards season. (more...)
VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Takes Shots at Donald Trump at TONY AWARDSVIDEO: Stephen Colbert Takes Shots at Donald Trump at TONY AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2017

Before announcing the winner for Best Revival of a Musical on last night's TONY AWARDS, presenter Stephen Colbert took a moment to indiscreetly slam Donald Trump by discussing another 'revival,' now playing in Washington DC. (more...)
Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates a Winning Night at The Empire Hotel!Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates a Winning Night at The Empire Hotel!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - June 12, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen had a big night at the 71st Annual Tony Awards, taking home a grand total of six statues. After things wrapped up at Radio City Music Hall, the cast celebrated at the Empire Hotel. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities and you can catch photos below! (more...)
Broadway Beauties: Rounding Up All the Best Looks from the Tony Awards Red Carpet!Broadway Beauties: Rounding Up All the Best Looks from the Tony Awards Red Carpet!
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 12, 2017

The stars aligned tonight for Broadway's biggest party and as everyone slipped out of costume and into their formal finery, some stars shone a little more brightly than some. (more...)

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