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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...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Bobby G Awards, Abby LindermanJIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Bobby G Awards, Abby Linderman
by Guest Blogger: Abby Linderman - June 20, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Abby Linderman- a nominee from Denver's Bobby G Awards. Earlier this year, she won the title of Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Millie Dillmount in Valor Christian High School's Thoroughly Modern Millie. Read Abby's first entry below! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Gene Kelly Awards, Morgan Traud!JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Gene Kelly Awards, Morgan Traud!
by Guest Blogger: Morgan Traud - June 20, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Morgan Traud- a nominee from the Gene Kelly Awards. Earlier this year, she won the title of Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Mame in Baldwin High School's Mame. Read Morgan's first entry below! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Michael Harp- Seeing DEAR EVAN HANSENJIMMYS BLOG: Michael Harp- Seeing DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Guest Blogger: Michael Harp - June 20, 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 second entry below and click here to catch up on his first entry! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards, Michael Harp!JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards, Michael Harp!
by Guest Blogger: Michael Harp - June 20, 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 first entry below! (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Samuel Aubuchon- Arriving in NYC!JIMMYS BLOG: Samuel Aubuchon- Arriving in NYC!
by Guest Blogger: Samuel Aubuchon - June 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Samuel Aubuchon- a nominee from Kansas City Starlight Theatre's Blue Star Awards. 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 click here if you missed his first! (more...)
Adam Kantor, Telly Leung Among Coaches for The Jimmy Awards; Montego Glover, Stephen Schwartz and More to JudgeAdam Kantor, Telly Leung Among Coaches for The Jimmy Awards; Montego Glover, Stephen Schwartz and More to Judge
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2019

The Jimmy Awards today announced the industry coaches for the eleventh annual awards ceremony (more...)
JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from Kansas City's Blue Star Awards, Samuel Aubuchon!JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from Kansas City's Blue Star Awards, Samuel Aubuchon!
by Guest Blogger: Samuel Aubuchon - June 17, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Samuel Aubuchon- a nominee from Kansas City Starlight Theatre's Blue Star Awards. 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 first entry below! (more...)
The Jimmy Awards Announce 2019 NomineesThe Jimmy Awards Announce 2019 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2019

The Jimmy Awards announce the nominees that will compete for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the eleventh annual awards ceremony. This year, a record 86 high school students from across America will participate. (more...)
2019 Jimmy Awards Will Be Live Streamed from the Minskoff Theatre!2019 Jimmy Awards Will Be Live Streamed from the Minskoff Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2019

The Broadway League has just announced that the 11th annual Jimmy Awards® ceremony will be streamed live in its entirety. Fans can watch the ceremony on The Jimmy Awards Facebook and YouTube pages on Monday, June 24th at 7:30PM ET. More details including links to the live events will be posted to JimmyAwards.com/Live prior to the event. The Jimmy Awards will take place at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan, and will be hosted by Tony Award Winner® Ben Platt. (more...)
BWW Review: IOWA HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS at Des Moines Performing Arts: Theatre Inspires!BWW Review: IOWA HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS at Des Moines Performing Arts: Theatre Inspires!
by DC Felton - June 4, 2019

Coming into downtown Des Moines on June 3, I saw a parade of students in black heading towards the heart of downtown. Where were these students going? They were heading to the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines for the Iowa High School Musical Theatre Awards Showcase. An event that brings talented students from all corners of the state to celebrate the musicals they had put on through the year. (more...)
CAPA Marquee Awards Announces 2019 WinnersCAPA Marquee Awards Announces 2019 Winners
by BWW News Desk - June 4, 2019

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) today announced the winners in all 10 categories of the first-ever CAPA Marquee Awards. Designed to celebrate, support, and advocate for high school musical theatre education throughout central Ohio, the brand-new program evaluated nominated high school musical theatre students and productions from 10 participating high schools: (more...)
St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Award Winners AnnouncedSt. Louis High School Musical Theatre Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 4, 2019

The Third Annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards winners were announced Sunday, June 2 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. The ceremony was hosted by KTVI Fox 2's Mandy Murphey and directed by Tony Parise. The winners were named in 14 categories (plus WOW! Performance Awards and Special Recognition Awards) including the Outstanding Lead Actress and the Outstanding Lead Actor who will go on to compete in the Jimmy Awards/National High School Musical Theatre Awards on Monday, June 24 at the Minskoff Theatre in New York City, presented by The Broadway League Foundation. (more...)
2019 Gene Kelly Award Winners Announced2019 Gene Kelly Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2019

A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO and The Michael J. Kara Family honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers at the 29th Annual Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater on Saturday, May 25, 2019. (more...)
FREDDY Awards Nominations AnnouncedFREDDY Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 FREDDY© Awards were announced on Thursday, May 9th, during the live broadcast of the on 69 News at Noon on WFMZ-TV. (more...)
First-ever Capa Marquee Awards Announces 2019 NomineesFirst-ever Capa Marquee Awards Announces 2019 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) today announced the nominees in all 10 categories of the first-ever CAPA Marquee Awards. Designed to recognize and celebrate the wealth of high-caliber musical theatre talent in central Ohio, the newly created awards program sent adjudicators to performances of each of the 10 participating high schools' musical theatre productions to evaluate nominated students/productions in the categories of Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Musical Production, Best Direction, Outstanding Ensemble Performance, and Outstanding Student Orchestra Performance. Adjudicators also separately evaluated hard-copy submissions in the categories (more...)
Ben Platt to Host the 2019 Jimmy AwardsBen Platt to Host the 2019 Jimmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - April 9, 2019

Tony Award-Winner BEN PLATT will host the eleventh annual JIMMY AWARDS ceremony on Monday, June 24th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. This marks his second time in the role. He first hosted the ceremony in 2017, the same year that he won the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his performance in Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)
Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards Will Be Held May 6Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards Will Be Held May 6
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2019

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that the eighth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (IHSMTA) will be held at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) on Monday, May 6, 2019, hosted by NBC 5's entertainment reporter LeeAnn Trotter and sponsored by CHICAGO THE MUSICAL (which will play at the Cadillac Palace Theatre from May 7-12). The Illinois chapter of The Jimmy Awards (National High School Musical Theatre Awards) one of the largest programs in the country serves as an annual national celebration of outstanding achievement in musical theater performance by high school students. (more...)
Theatre Under The Stars Announces Nominations For The 17th Annual Tommy Tune AwardsTheatre Under The Stars Announces Nominations For The 17th Annual Tommy Tune Awards
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2019

High school students, teachers, and parents across Houston are celebrating the nominations for the 17th Annual Tommy Tune Awards! Dan Knechtges, Artistic Director at Theatre Under The Stars, announced the nominees for Best Musical via video on the Tommy Tune Awards Facebook page. (more...)
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...)

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