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Photo Flash: 10 Years of Jimmy Awards Alumni Reunite and Sing Duets!Photo Flash: 10 Years of Jimmy Awards Alumni Reunite and Sing Duets!
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2019

Jimmy Awards® alumni from the previous 10 years reunited for the first ever Jimmy Awards Reunion event yesterday, January 14. Former Jimmy Awards nominees, representing every year of the program, reunited for the celebration which included special duet performances from alumni currently on Broadway and in Touring Broadway shows. Joining the festivities was special guest Patti Murin, currently starring in Broadway's Frozen. (more...)
BWW TV: Jimmy Awards Alumni Reunite to Perform Duets - Watch All the Performances!BWW TV: Jimmy Awards Alumni Reunite to Perform Duets - Watch All the Performances!
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2019

Jimmy Awards® alumni from the previous 10 years reunited for the first ever Jimmy Awards Reunion event yesterday, January 14th at 7:30PM ET. Former Jimmy Awards nominees, representing every year of the program, reunited for the celebration which will include special duet performances from alumni currently on Broadway and in Touring Broadway shows. Joining the festivities was special guest Patti Murin, currently starring in Broadway's Frozen. (more...)
JIMMY AWARDS REUNION DUETS to Be Streamed Live on FacebookJIMMY AWARDS REUNION DUETS to Be Streamed Live on Facebook
by BWW News Desk - January 8, 2019

Jimmy Awards alumni from the previous 10 years are reuniting for the first ever Jimmy Awards Reunion event which will be streamed on Facebook Live on Monday, January 14th at 7:30PM ET. (more...)
OKC Broadway Creates Kelli O'Hara Awards to Honor High School Musical Theater TalentsOKC Broadway Creates Kelli O'Hara Awards to Honor High School Musical Theater Talents
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2018

According to NewsOK, OKC Broadway has announced that it will establish the annual Kelli O'Hara Awards to honor high school musical theater talent. (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG:  Riley Thad Young- Reflecting on the Big Night!JIMMYS BLOG: Riley Thad Young- Reflecting on the Big Night!
by Guest Blogger: Riley Thad Young - June 28, 2018

BroadwayWorld has been bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Riley Thad Young- a nominee from Memphis' Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards, who made it to the top eight! Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Grasshopper in Hernando High School's James and the Giant Peach. (more...)
Photo Flash: Students Shine Onstage at the 10th Annual Jimmy Awards!Photo Flash: Students Shine Onstage at the 10th Annual Jimmy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2018

The 2018 Jimmy Awards took place on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. Laura Benanti hosted. The coveted Jimmy Awards for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor were presented to Renee Rapp, The Blumey Awards (Charlotte, NC) and Andrew Barth Feldman, The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance (New York, NY). (more...)
ReneeRapp andAndrew Barth Feldman Win Big at the Jimmy Awards!ReneeRapp andAndrew Barth Feldman Win Big at the Jimmy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2018

The 2018 Jimmy® Awards took place on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. Laura Benanti hosted. (more...)
BWW TV: Laura Benanti, Ari'el Stachel & More Hit the Red Carpet at the Jimmy Awards!BWW TV: Laura Benanti, Ari'el Stachel & More Hit the Red Carpet at the Jimmy Awards!
by TV - Red Carpets - June 26, 2018

Just last night, a record 80 high school students from across America took part in the Jimmy Awards to compete for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress, which went to Renee Rapp and Andrew Barth Feldman. Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti hosted the presentation which was live streamed from the Minskoff Theatre. Below, we're taking you to the red carpet with Benanti and more! (more...)
Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for the 10th Annual Jimmy Awards!Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for the 10th Annual Jimmy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2018

Tonight's the night! A record 80 high school students from across America will take part in the Jimmy Awards, to compete for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the tenth annual awards ceremony. Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti will host the presentation which will take place at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre. Click here for a full list of nominees. (more...)
Video: High School Theatre Comes to Broadway at the 2018 Jimmy AwardsVideo: High School Theatre Comes to Broadway at the 2018 Jimmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2018

The Jimmy Awards has announced the nominees that will compete for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the tenth annual awards ceremony. (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Amelia Beckham- It Runs in the FamilyJIMMYS BLOG: Amelia Beckham- It Runs in the Family
by Guest Blogger: Amelia Beckham - June 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Amelia Beckham- a nominee from Memphis' Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards. Earlier this year, she won the title of Best Leading Actress in a Musical for his portrayal of Millie Dillmount in Evangelical Christian School's Thoroughly Modern Millie. (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from The Orpheum HSMTAs, Amelia BeckhamJIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from The Orpheum HSMTAs, Amelia Beckham
by Guest Blogger: Amelia Beckham - June 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Amelia Beckham- a nominee from Memphis' Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards. Earlier this year, she won the title of Best Leading Actress in a Musical for his portrayal of Millie Dillmount in Evangelical Christian School's Thoroughly Modern Millie. (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG:  Riley Thad Young- My Week So Far...JIMMYS BLOG: Riley Thad Young- My Week So Far...
by Guest Blogger: Riley Thad Young - June 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Riley Thad Young- a nominee from Memphis' Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Grasshopper in Hernando High School's James and the Giant Peach. (more...)
BWW TV: Going Behind the Scenes at Rehearsal for the 2018 Jimmy Awards!BWW TV: Going Behind the Scenes at Rehearsal for the 2018 Jimmy Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 22, 2018

Preparations for the 2018 Jimmy Awards celebrating outstanding achievement in high school theatre around the nation are well underway and BroadwayWorld was on hand to bring you all the action from rehearsals! Check out BWW Correspondent, Katie Lynch, get all the behind the scenes scoop in the video below! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG:  Riley Thad Young- My Week in NYC!JIMMYS BLOG: Riley Thad Young- My Week in NYC!
by Guest Blogger: Riley Thad Young - June 22, 2018

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Riley Thad Young- a nominee from Memphis' Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Grasshopper in Hernando High School's James and the Giant Peach. (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Meet the Inspiring Teachers of the Tenth Annual Jimmy Awards,  Janine Papin and Nadine Love!BWW Exclusive: Meet the Inspiring Teachers of the Tenth Annual Jimmy Awards, Janine Papin and Nadine Love!
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2018

THE JIMMY AWARDS is pleased to announce the 2018 INSPIRING TEACHER AWARD presented by WELLS FARGO to Janine Papin, Trinity Preparatory School, Winter Park, Florida and Nadine Love, William R. Boone High School, Orlando, Florida for the encouragement and inspiration that led their students to win the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor. (more...)
Broadway's Bright Future: Why You Should Care About the Tenth Annual Jimmy AwardsBroadway's Bright Future: Why You Should Care About the Tenth Annual Jimmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2018

Broadway is but a dream for most theatre-loving high schoolers, but once a year, the Jimmy Awards pull that dream into focus for a select few. On Monday, the Minskoff Theatre stage will fill with some of the most talented young performers from across the country, and BroadwayWorld is taking a closer look at how it all happens... (more...)
BWW Interview: Q&A with Bobby G Award Winners Abby Lehrer and Elisha HorneBWW Interview: Q&A with Bobby G Award Winners Abby Lehrer and Elisha Horne
by Chris Arneson - June 22, 2018

The winners of Colorado's Bobby G Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Elisha Horne) and Actress (Abby Lehrer) are currently in New York City as finalists for the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Jimmy Awards), which recognizes excellence in high school musical theatre across the nation. The students will make their Broadway debut this Monday, June 25, at the Minskoff Theatre in a ceremony hosted by Broadway star Laura Benanti. (more...)
Jimmy Awards Announce Coaches and Judges; Lisa Brescia, Adam Kantor, and MoreJimmy Awards Announce Coaches and Judges; Lisa Brescia, Adam Kantor, and More
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2018

The Jimmy Awards have just announced the industry coaches for the tenth annual awards ceremony on Monday, June 25th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre. The six coaches - Lisa Brescia, MaryAnn Hu, Adam Kantor, Howard McGillin, Natalie Weiss, And Schele Williams - will mentor the 80 high school students from across America who will compete for the Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress. (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from The Orpheum HSMTAs, Riley Thad Young!JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from The Orpheum HSMTAs, Riley Thad Young!
by Guest Blogger: Riley Thad Young - June 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Riley Thad Young- a nominee from Memphis' Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Grasshopper in Hernando High School's James and the Giant Peach.  Read Riley's first entry below! (more...)
BWW TV: From The Winners to The Students- Advice for This Year's Jimmy Awards Nominees!BWW TV: From The Winners to The Students- Advice for This Year's Jimmy Awards Nominees!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 16, 2018

This year, a record 80 high school students from across America will participate in The Jimmy Awards, to compete for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the tenth annual awards ceremony.  (more...)
Let's Hear It for the Students! Nominees Announced for the 2018 Jimmy AwardsLet's Hear It for the Students! Nominees Announced for the 2018 Jimmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2018

The Jimmy Awards has announced the nominees that will compete for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the tenth annual awards ceremony. (more...)
The Jimmy Awards Will Be Streamed Live on FacebookThe Jimmy Awards Will Be Streamed Live on Facebook
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2018

The Broadway League has announced that the 10th annual Jimmy® Awards ceremony will be streamed Live in its entirety on Facebook. The Jimmy Awards will take place on Monday, June 25th at 7:30PM ET at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan, and will be hosted by Tony Award Winner® Laura Benanti. With support from 2017 Tony Award winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen and Wells Fargo, the livestream will also include special content for those watching online. (more...)
BWW Interview: Jimmy Winner Josh Strobl's Advice To High School Theatre KidsBWW Interview: Jimmy Winner Josh Strobl's Advice To High School Theatre Kids
by Nicole Ciravolo - June 12, 2018

Meet Josh Strobl: it might not be a name you recognize now, but don't be surprised when you see it lighting up a marquee on Broadway in the next few years. That's not only because he is crazy talented and currently a student at University of Michigan (which can claim Pasek & Paul, Gavin Creel, and Darren Criss as alumni), but he was also the winner of the 2016 Best Performance by an Actor Jimmy Award. (more...)
Arizona Teens Headed To NYC To Compete In National Musical Theatre AwardsArizona Teens Headed To NYC To Compete In National Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2018

Complete with red carpet, tuxedos and gowns, and the flashing camera lights, the ASU Gammage High School Musical Theatre Awards recognized and celebrated high school students and faculty that produce Musical Theatre programs here in the Valley. (more...)

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