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When Will the 2020 Tony Awards Ceremony Take Place? PhotoWhen Will the 2020 Tony Awards Ceremony Take Place?
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2020

When announcements about the 2020 Tony Awards began earlier in the fall, buzz circulated that The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing were looking to hold the event before the end of the year. Now the timeline remains unclear.
BWW Exclusive: Listen to Tracks from All Five Tony Nominees for Best Original Score PhotoBWW Exclusive: Listen to Tracks from All Five Tony Nominees for Best Original Score
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2020

2020 has proven to be an exceptional year for the Tony Awards and the nominees in the category of Best Original Score are equally exceptional. In a category usually dominated by musical scores, all five nominees in the category come from plays.
Everything We Know So Far About the 2020 Tony Awards PhotoEverything We Know So Far About the 2020 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2020

The lights of Broadway will remain dark for the rest of 2020, but the year will not pass without a celebration of all that happened before the shutdown. The Tony Awards, Broadway's most beloved tradition, will be different in its 74th year and we're breaking down exactly what we know so far...
SLAVE PLAY Becomes Most Tony-Nominated Play Ever PhotoSLAVE PLAY Becomes Most Tony-Nominated Play Ever
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020

This morning, Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play made Tonys history as the most Tony-nominated play ever, with twelve nominations. Following close behind is The Inheritance, with eleven nominations. 
Will Aaron Tveit Automatically Win a Tony Award? PhotoWill Aaron Tveit Automatically Win a Tony Award?
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020

Tonys time is here and this morning's announcement has left one question on the minds of theatre lovers everywhere. Will Aaron Tveit automatically win a Tony Award? The Moulin Rouge! star earned his first nomination this morning as the only person in his category- Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. So does this mean he will definitely take home a Tony? Not necessarily...
Tune in Tomorrow for the 2020 Tony Awards Nominations! PhotoTune in Tomorrow for the 2020 Tony Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2020

It's Tonys time! The 2020 Tony nominations will be announced on October 15 by Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart. A date for the ceremony has not been set, but it will likely happen in early December.
VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart Announces the 2020 Tony Nominations- Live at 12pm! PhotoVIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart Announces the 2020 Tony Nominations- Live at 12pm!
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020

Everything's coming up Tonys! At 12pm ET today, October 15, James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton) will announce the 74th Annual Tony Awards nominations. Tune in right here at noon and follow us throughout the day for even more exclusive coverage.
2020 Tony Awards Nominees - Jagged Little Pill Leads with 15 Noms! Photo2020 Tony Awards Nominees - Jagged Little Pill Leads with 15 Noms!
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020

Tony time is here at last! Earlier today, Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominations for the 2020 Tony Awards, which included work from eighteen eligible shows- all of which opened before Broadway shutdown on March 12. Check out the nominees and follow us throughout the day for even more coverage straight from the nominees! 
2020 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show! Photo2020 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020

Earlier today, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees from eighteen plays and musicals. Now we're taking a closer look at how each show fared individually.
2020 Tony Awards - The Nominees React! Photo2020 Tony Awards - The Nominees React!
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020

Earlier today, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees for the 2020 Tony Awards and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you their reactions all day. Be sure to check back later for updates
MAC Announces 2020 Winners of the Burman and Wallowitch Awards PhotoMAC Announces 2020 Winners of the Burman and Wallowitch Awards
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2020

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has announced the 2020 winners of the Dottie Burman and John Wallowitch songwriting awards. Each recipient receives $500.
Breaking: Tony Nominations Coming Next Week; Sets Digital Ceremony for Early December PhotoBreaking: Tony Nominations Coming Next Week; Sets Digital Ceremony for Early December
by BWW News Desk - October 8, 2020

It's Tonys time! The 2020 Tony nominations will be announced on October 15 by Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart. A date for the ceremony has not been set, but it will likely happen in early December.
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!

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