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2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honorees Announced Photo2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honorees Announced
by BWW News Desk - September 2, 2020

The 2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honors for the 2019-2020 theater season were announced today and will be presented at a virtual awards ceremony on October 14.
Breaking: Eligibility Announced for The 2020 Tony Awards PhotoBreaking: Eligibility Announced for The 2020 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2020

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on August 27, 2020 to confirm the eligibility status of three Broadway productions for the 2020 Tony Awards®. This was the final time the Tony Awards Administration Committee met during the 2019-2020 season to decide the eligibility for the 74th Annual Tony Awards. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
Which Shows Will Be Eligible for 2020 Tony Awards? PhotoWhich Shows Will Be Eligible for 2020 Tony Awards?
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2020

Though final eligibility determinations have not yet been announced, word from industry insiders is that the cutoff will be February 19, 2020- meaning that two shows that opened before the Broadway shutdown will not be considered for nominations- Girl From the North Country and West Side Story. What could be nominated? We've rounded up the full list of eligible shows!
Breaking: The Tony Awards Will Air Digitally This Fall PhotoBreaking: The Tony Awards Will Air Digitally This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2020

Ready or not, here comes Tony! Tony Award Productions announced today that they will present the American Theatre Winga??s 74th Annual Tony Awards digitally this fall. Final eligibility determinations will be made by the Tony Awards Administration Committee in the coming days. Additional information, including a date and platform for the awards ceremony, will be announced soon. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
VIDEO: Watch Antwayn Hopper's Obie Award Acceptance Speech For the Creative Team of A PhotoVIDEO: Watch Antwayn Hopper's Obie Award Acceptance Speech For the Creative Team of A STRANGE LOOP
by Stage Tube - August 6, 2020

For their astounding work the judges have awarded a Special Obie Citation to the Creative Team and Ensemble of A STRANGE LOOP.
THE INHERITANCE Wins Outstanding Broadway Production at 2020 GLAAD Media Awards PhotoTHE INHERITANCE Wins Outstanding Broadway Production at 2020 GLAAD Media Awards
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2020

Matthew Lopez's The Inheritance has won the Outstanding Broadway Production award at the 31st annual GLAAD Media Awards. GLAAD announced the news via twitter.
Dramatists Guild of America Joins Dramatists Guild Foundation and the Lillys to Annou PhotoDramatists Guild of America Joins Dramatists Guild Foundation and the Lillys to Announce Their Annual Awards
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2020

For the first time, the Dramatists Guild of America will join with the Dramatists Guild Foundation and the Lillys to announce their annual awards, which will be streamed across various platforms on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, beginning at 6pm EDT.
VIDEO: Cole Escola Performs the Opening Number From the 2020 Obie Awards PhotoVIDEO: Cole Escola Performs the Opening Number From the 2020 Obie Awards
by Stage Tube - July 17, 2020

The 65th Annual Obie Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, premiered on YouTube on July 14. The prerecorded ceremony was hosted by comedian, actor and writer Cole Escola. Watch the opening number, titled 'The Show Must Go On', performed by Escola!
VIDEO: Watch the Full 65th Annual Obie Awards! PhotoVIDEO: Watch the Full 65th Annual Obie Awards!
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2020

Be sure to tune in to the 65th Annual Obie Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, premiering on YouTube today, July 14, 2020 at 8:00 PM.
2020 Jessie Award Winners Announced Virtually Photo2020 Jessie Award Winners Announced Virtually
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

Pivoting to the current new normal, the 38th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were celebrated virtually this year, acknowledging the excellence in professional theatre and saluting the talent who contribute to Vancouver's dynamic theatre landscape.
Winners Announced for Toronto's 2020 Dora Awards! PhotoWinners Announced for Toronto's 2020 Dora Awards!
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

The annual Dora Awards celebrate excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in a ceremony that includes 46 Dora Awards, the Silver Ticket Award, and the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award.
The Stage Managers' Association Announces 2020 Del Hughes Awards PhotoThe Stage Managers' Association Announces 2020 Del Hughes Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

The Stage Managers' Association has announced its annual Del Hughes Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Art of Stage Management.
VIDEOS: Watch Highlights From the Antonyo Awards, Featuring Amber Iman, Donald Webber PhotoVIDEOS: Watch Highlights From the Antonyo Awards, Featuring Amber Iman, Donald Webber Jr., Charity Angel Dawson, Antoine L. Smith, Aisha Jackson, and More
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists presented the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community. Check out highlights from the event!
BWW Interview: Kim Exum and Eric Lockley Talk the Importance of the Antonyo Awards- L PhotoBWW Interview: Kim Exum and Eric Lockley Talk the Importance of the Antonyo Awards- Live at 7pm!
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, will present the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.
VIDEO: TINA, A STRANGE LOOP, Audra McDonald, LaChanze and More Take Home 2020 Antonyo PhotoVIDEO: TINA, A STRANGE LOOP, Audra McDonald, LaChanze and More Take Home 2020 Antonyo Awards!
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, will present the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.
Danny Burstein, MOULIN ROUGE!, THE INHERITANCE and More Win 2020 Drama League Awards PhotoDanny Burstein, MOULIN ROUGE!, THE INHERITANCE and More Win 2020 Drama League Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2020

The Drama League has revealed the recipients of the 2020 Drama League Awards, chosen by the organization's nationwide membership of artists, industry professionals, and audience members.
Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson's BLUE Wins MCANA's Best New Opera Award PhotoJeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson's BLUE Wins MCANA's Best New Opera Award
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2020

The Music Critics Association of North America has announced that its 2020 Award for Best New Opera has been given to composer Jeanine Tesori and librettist Tazewell Thompson for BLUE.
The Dramatists Guild of America Announces Michael R. Jackson as the Recipient of the  PhotoThe Dramatists Guild of America Announces Michael R. Jackson as the Recipient of the Frederick Loewe Award
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2020

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced Michael R. Jackson as the recipient of the Frederick Loewe Award for Dramatic Composition for his score to the musical A Strange Loop.
THE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out PhotoTHE INHERITANCE, A STRANGE LOOP, and More Take Home 2020 Drama Desk Awards; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2020

Tune in right here at 7:30pm to watch The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards and check back for a full list of winners, updating live!
TINA, Audra McDonald, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Arienne Warren and More Nominated for 2 PhotoTINA, Audra McDonald, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Arienne Warren and More Nominated for 2020 Antonyo Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 9, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, has announced the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.
Vickie Ramirez Wins the 2020 Smith Prize for Political Theater PhotoVickie Ramirez Wins the 2020 Smith Prize for Political Theater
by BWW News Desk - June 9, 2020

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, announces the winner of the 2020 Smith Prize for Political Theater: Vickie Ramirez.
Broadway Black Presents the Inaugural Antonyo Awards, a Juneteenth Celebration of Bla PhotoBroadway Black Presents the Inaugural Antonyo Awards, a Juneteenth Celebration of Black Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 9, 2020

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, has announced the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.
2020 Jessie Theatre Award Nominations Announced Photo2020 Jessie Theatre Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 9, 2020

To honour Vancouver's vibrant artistic community during this challenging time, the 2020 Jessie Theatre Award Nominations were announced virtually, for the first time, on Monday, June 8th, hosted by the mother daughter duo Amanda Sum (seen this season in Chicken Girl and East Van Panto) and Linda Leung.
Cicely Tyson Announced as Recipient of Peabody Awards' Career Achievement Award PhotoCicely Tyson Announced as Recipient of Peabody Awards' Career Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - June 8, 2020

Deadline has reported that Cicely Tyson has been announced as the recipient of the Peabody Awards' Career Achievement Award. The award is given to individuals whose work has left an incredible imprint on the field of broadcasting and digital media, as well as in American Culture. 
Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced PhotoNominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 8, 2020

At an online media announcement - pre-taped in front of Meridian Hall with physically distanced protocols in place - streamed June 8 on the Dora Awards YouTube channel, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 243 nominations for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

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