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BWW Blog: Ryan Koerber - Road to the Jimmy's! Episode 1
by Guest Blogger: Ryan Koerber - June 8, 2015

After winning 'Best Actor' at the Gershwin Awards, The National High School Musical Theatre Awards' regional awards program in New York City, Ryan Koerber is now preparing to represent New York at the Jimmy Awards on June 29th, 2015 at the Minskoff Theatre. This first video blog features prom, graduation, an NBC interview with the Gershwin Awards, many reactions to this year's Tony Awards, and more! (more...)
Winners of 2015 Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 3, 2015

In celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theater performances, Broadway In Chicago has announced the award recipients of the Fourth Annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards: Ben Love of Byron, IL (Byron High School) as BEST ACTOR for his portrayal of Edward Bloom in BIG FISH and Grace Etzkorn of Lisle, IL (Benet Academy) as BEST ACTRESS for her portrayal of Winifred Banks in MARY POPPINS. Ben Love and Grace Etzkorn will represent the state of Illinois at The Jimmy Awards in New York on June 29, 2015. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at 5th Annual Gershwin Award Winners 2015
by BWW News Desk - June 3, 2015

New York City. May 30, 2015-The 5th annual Gershwin Awards, a celebration of outstanding achievement in musical theater performance by high school students, was held on today at Chelsea Studios to select the Best Leading Actress and Best Leading Actor in the Greater New York City metropolitan area. (more...)
BWW Exclusive Photo Coverage: IL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL AWARDS at Broadway Playhouse
by Amy Boyle - June 3, 2015

Broadway In Chicago presented the fourth annual Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards held at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 East Chestnut Place) on Monday, June 1, 2015. Schools and students from the state of Illinois are invited to submit and 24 finalists (12 actors & 12 actresses) will be invited to participate in the program. Sponsored by Grosh Backdrops & Drapery and The Mash, the newly-established Illinois chapter of the National High School Musical Theater Awards serves as an annual national celebration of outstanding achievement in musical theater performance by high school students. (more...)
Iowa High School Musical Theatre Awards Name Two Students as Triple Threat Recipients
by BWW News Desk - June 3, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa - In a surprise announcement tonight during the Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase at the Des Moines Civic Center, Des Moines Performing Arts named two Triple Threat Award recipients. They are: (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at the 2015 Bobby G Awards Ceremony at the Buell Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 2, 2015

The 2015 Bobby G Awards ceremony were held on May 26 at the Buell Theatre. Private and public high school musical theatre programs in Colorado are invited to compete in The Bobby G Awards, a regional high school musical-theatre awards program conducted by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts feeding into the National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) as a participating program for encouraging and rewarding outstanding achievements in the production of high school musical theatre. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: DCPA Presents the BOBBY G AWARDS in 60 Seconds
by Stage Tube - June 1, 2015

In the first of many videos from the 2015 Bobby G Awards to come from the DCPA NewsCenter, we give you the evening in 60 seconds. This video serves as the official submission to the National High School Musical Theatre Awards and is required to focus on the Outstanding Actor and Actress winners, Evatt Salinger and Emma Buchanan of Durango High School. Check back in the coming days for performance highlights, interviews, acceptance speeches and more. (more...)
Photo Flash: Stars of Tomorrow Winners to Compete in NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS in NYC
by BWW News Desk - June 1, 2015

The Rochester Broadway Theatre League (RBTL) is pleased to announce that it will join other professional theater organizations from across the country participating in the seventh annual presentation of "The Jimmy Awards", to be held in New York City on June 29th at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA), founded and produced by Nederlander Presentations, Inc. and Pittsburgh CLO, is a national celebration of outstanding student achievement that recognizes individual artistry in vocal, dance and acting performances by high school students. "The Jimmy Award" is named in honor of James M. Nederlander, legendary Broadway theater owner and producer. (more...)
Photo Flash: ArtsBridge Foundation Presents the Shuler Hensley Awards to Georgia High School Students
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

ATLANTA - (April 23, 2015) - ArtsBridge Foundation, the producer of the 2015 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards, tonight announced the winners of the 2015 awards during a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Award highlights include:  Overall Production - West Forsyth High School for Nice Work If You Can Get It; Direction - Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School's William Patti for Godspell; Leading Actor - West Forsyth High School's Nick Eibler for his role as Jimmy Winter in Nice Work If You Can Get It; and Leading Actress - Milton High School's McKenzie Kurtz for her role as Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins. Additionally, three scholarships and one grant were awarded. (more...)
Nominees Announced for Atlanta's Shuler Hensley Awards; Ceremony Set for 4/23
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

ArtsBridge Foundation, the arts education outreach arm of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, today announced the nominees for the 2015 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards in a live streaming broadcast on WSBTV.com. Twenty four (24) public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards, which showcase the next generation of Georgia's musical theater talent, will be presented live at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 23 in an Awards Show hosted by WSB-TV's Fred Blankenship and Wendy Corona. (more...)
Deborah Duncan and Jim Bernhard to Co-Host TUTS' 2015 Tommy Tune Awards; Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is pleased to announce the nominations and presenters for TUTS' 13th annual Tommy Tune Awards, which will be held on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. The Tommy Tune Awards recognize and reward excellence in the production of musical theatre by high school students and their teachers. (more...)
Save the Date: 7th Annual National High School Musical Theater Awards Coming in June
by BWW News Desk - January 8, 2015

The Broadway League announces that the next annual NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATER AWARDS (NHSMTA)/JIMMY AWARDS will take place on Monday, June 29th at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. The Broadway League will now be overseeing the centralized operations of this program. (more...)