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St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards Announce 2019-2020 Participating SchoolsSt. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards Announce 2019-2020 Participating Schools
by BWW News Desk - October 8, 2019

The Fabulous Fox, The Muny and The Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation have announced the 41 participating schools for the 2019-2020 St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards season (SLHSMTA). The year-long adjudicating process kicks-off with Visitation Academy's Once Upon a Mattress, October 10-12 and continues through late April of next year. In early May of 2020, nominees will be announced in 14 categories, including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Lead Actress and Actor and a new category, The Carol B. Loeb Production Enhancement Award. Modeled on The Tony Awards, the 2019-2020 SLHSMTA season will culminate with an awards ceremony on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 4 p.m. at The Fabulous Fox Theatre with the Outstanding Lead Actress and Actor advancing to compete in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (Jimmy Awards) in New York. Carol B. Loeb will serve as presenting sponsor with KTVI FOX2 and KPLR 11 partnering as media sponsors once again. (more...)
CAPA MARQUEE AWARDS Announces 19 High Schools To Participate In 2019-20 ProgramCAPA MARQUEE AWARDS Announces 19 High Schools To Participate In 2019-20 Program
by BWW News Desk - September 16, 2019

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) today announced the 19 local high schools that have been selected to participate in the 2019-20 CAPA Marquee Awards. Designed to celebrate, support, and advocate for high school musical theatre education throughout central Ohio, the program debuted in the 2018-19 school year with 10 participating high schools. Nearly doubling participation in its sophomore year, musical theatre students from the 19 participating high schools will be invited to attend free master classes and talk-back opportunities with touring Broadway cast members and local/touring talent in their chosen field of interest throughout the 2019-20 season. (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Jimmy Awards Winner Ekele Ukegbu Perform from AIDA on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYANVIDEO: Watch Jimmy Awards Winner Ekele Ukegbu Perform from AIDA on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - July 30, 2019

Watch more from the big night and below, watch as Ekele performs a song from the musical she was nominated for- Aida- on Live with Kelly and Ryan! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Drew Sinnard- The Show's OverJIMMYS BLOG: Drew Sinnard- The Show's Over
by Guest Blogger: Drew Sinnard - June 25, 2019

BroadwayWorld has been bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Drew Sinnard- a nominee from the Nebraska High School Theater Academy. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of the Baker in Kearney High School's Into the Woods. Watch Drew's final entry below and catch up on his first and second entries too! (more...)
BWW TV: Watch HIghlights from the 2019 Jimmy Awards Ceremony!BWW TV: Watch HIghlights from the 2019 Jimmy Awards Ceremony!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 25, 2019

The winners of the eleventh annual JIMMY AWARDS® were determined and announced last night, Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. This life-changing event was hosted by Tony Award® winner Ben Platt and presented by the Broadway League Foundation. (more...)
BWW TV: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate the Best of High School Theatre at the 2019 Jimmy Awards!BWW TV: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate the Best of High School Theatre at the 2019 Jimmy Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 25, 2019

The Minskoff Theatre was the place to be last night, as the next generation of musical theatre talent strutted their stuff on a Broadway stage! The Jimmy Awards held their 11th annual ceremony and the best of Broadway came out to celebrate. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the special night with host Ben Platt, last year's winners (and current Broadway stars) Andrew Barth Feldman and Renee Rapp, and even some of the evening's presenters! (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Jimmy Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Jimmy Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - June 25, 2019

Last night, The Jimmy Awards held their 11th annual ceremony at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. The top awards went to Ethan Kelso and Ekele Ukegbu, for Best Performance by an Actor, and Actress, respectively. Kelso took home the prize for his performance as Will Bloom in Big Fish at Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts in Logan, Utah, while Ukegbu won for her performances as the title role of Aida at Elmont Memorial Junior-Senior High School in New York City. (more...)
Check Out Who Took Home the Top Prizes at the 11th Annual Jimmy AwardsCheck Out Who Took Home the Top Prizes at the 11th Annual Jimmy Awards
by Stephi Wild - June 25, 2019

Last night, The Jimmy Awards held their 11th annual ceremony at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. (more...)
VIDEO: 2019 Jimmy Awards Nominees Perform DEAR EVAN HANSEN AnthemVIDEO: 2019 Jimmy Awards Nominees Perform DEAR EVAN HANSEN Anthem
by Stage Tube - June 24, 2019

The Jimmy Awards are getting ready for the big ceremony taking place on Monday, June 24th at 7:30PM at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. Check out the nominees performing 'You Will Be Found' from Dear Evan Hansen! (more...)
BWW TV: Watch the 2019 Jimmy Awards CeremonyBWW TV: Watch the 2019 Jimmy Awards Ceremony
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 24, 2019

Tonight's the night! The 11th annual Jimmy Awards ceremony will be presented tonight, June 24 at 7:30PM at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. The six presenters will include Derek Klena(Jagged Little Pill), George Salazar (Be More Chill), Jimmy Awards alumni and current Broadway stars Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), RENEE RAPP (Mean Girls), Kyle Selig (Mean Girls), and Stephanie Styles (Kiss Me, Kate). (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Samuel Aubuchon- Pure Broadway GloryJIMMYS BLOG: Samuel Aubuchon- Pure Broadway Glory
by Guest Blogger: Samuel Aubuchon - June 24, 2019

Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Terry Connor in Blue Springs High School's Side Show. Read Samuel's second entry below and be sure to check out his first and second too! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Drew Sinnard- Advice from the Coaches!JIMMYS BLOG: Drew Sinnard- Advice from the Coaches!
by Guest Blogger: Drew Sinnard - June 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Drew Sinnard- a nominee from the Nebraska High School Theater Academy. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of the Baker in Kearney High School's Into the Woods. Watch Drew's second entry below and click here to watch his first! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Nebraska High School Theater Academy, Drew Sinnard!JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Nebraska High School Theater Academy, Drew Sinnard!
by Guest Blogger: Drew Sinnard - June 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Drew Sinnard- a nominee from the Nebraska High School Theater Academy. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of the Baker in Kearney High School's Into the Woods. Watch Drew's first entry below! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Michael Harp- Learning from the CoachesJIMMYS BLOG: Michael Harp- Learning from the Coaches
by Guest Blogger: Michael Harp - June 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Michael Harp- a nominee from the St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Billy Lawlor in Althoff Catholic High School's 42nd Street. Read Michael's third entry below and catch up on his first and second entries here! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Triangle Rising Stars, Ben EbleJIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Triangle Rising Stars, Ben Eble
by Guest Blogger: Ben Eble - June 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Ben Eble- a nominee from Durham's Triangle Rising Stars. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Seymour in Chapel Hill High School's Little Shop of Horrors. Read Ben's first entry below! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Jeremy Fuentes- Times Square and DEAR EVAN HANSEN!JIMMYS BLOG: Jeremy Fuentes- Times Square and DEAR EVAN HANSEN!
by Guest Blogger: Jeremy Fuentes - June 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Jeremy Fuentes- a nominee from New York's Roger Rees Awards. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Calogero in Archbishop Stepinac High School's A Bronx Tale. Read Jeremy's second entry below and click here to catch up on his first! (more...)
BWW Feature: BOBBY G AWARD Winners Head to BroadwayBWW Feature: BOBBY G AWARD Winners Head to Broadway
by Chris Arneson - June 22, 2019

Fresh out of starring in their spring musical, two Colorado teens are about to make their Broadway debuts this Monday. (more...)
BWW TV: Get a Sneak Peek Inside the Jimmy Awards and Meet the Nominees!BWW TV: Get a Sneak Peek Inside the Jimmy Awards and Meet the Nominees!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 21, 2019

The Jimmy Awards are getting ready for the big ceremony taking place on Monday, June 24that 7:30PM at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. We've got a sneak peek inside the rehearsal room as the performers prep their opening number, plus we're chatting with some of this year's nominees! (more...)
Derek Klena, Stephanie Styles, and More Set to Present at The Jimmy AwardsDerek Klena, Stephanie Styles, and More Set to Present at The Jimmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2019

The Jimmy Awards have announced the presenters for the 11th annual awards ceremony taking place on Monday, June 24that 7:30PM at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Triangle Rising Stars, Haven Bowers!JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Triangle Rising Stars, Haven Bowers!
by Guest Blogger: Haven Bowers - June 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Haven Bowers- a nominee from Durham's Triangle Rising Stars. Earlier this year, she won the title of Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Katherine Plumber in Heritage High School's Newsies. Read Haven's first entry below! (more...)
VIDEO: Watch the Jimmy Awards Nominees Rehearse the 2019 Opening Number!VIDEO: Watch the Jimmy Awards Nominees Rehearse the 2019 Opening Number!
by Stage Tube - June 21, 2019

This year, a record 86 high school students from across America will participate in The Jimmy Awards, competing for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the eleventh annual awards ceremony on Monday, June 24. (more...)
Photo Flash: Rehearsals Are Underway For the 2019 Jimmy Awards!Photo Flash: Rehearsals Are Underway For the 2019 Jimmy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2019

The 11th annual Jimmy Awards ceremony will be held on Monday, June 24th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre. A rehearsal was held on June 17th at NYU Tisch School of the Arts in New York City, and we've got your first look inside! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Roger Rees Awards, Jeremy Fuentes!JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Roger Rees Awards, Jeremy Fuentes!
by Guest Blogger: Jeremy Fuentes - June 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Jeremy Fuentes- a nominee from New York's Roger Rees Awards. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Calogero in Archbishop Stepinac High School's A Bronx Tale. Read Jeremy's first entry below! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards, Anna Gassett!JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards, Anna Gassett!
by Guest Blogger: Anna Gassett - June 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Anna Gassett- a nominee from the St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards. Earlier this year, she won the title of Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Peggy Sawyer in Cor Jesu Academy's 42nd Street. Read Anna's first entry below! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Tommy Tune Awards, Adam Kral!JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Tommy Tune Awards, Adam Kral!
by Guest Blogger: Adam Kral - June 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Adam Kral- a nominee from Houston's Tommy Tune Awards. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Bert in Houston Christian High School's Mary Poppins. Read Adam's first entry below! (more...)

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