(WFRV) – Northeast Wisconsin theatre students will be competing for an opportunity to represent the region in the 12th annual Jimmy Awards®/The National High School Musical Theatre Awards® (NHSMTA®) in New York City.
The program impacts more than 100,000 students who participate in high school musical theatre competitions throughout the United States.
The program sends a Best Actress and Best Actor winner from each of these competitions to New York for a week-long theatre intensive of coaching and rehearsals with industry professionals in preparation for a one-night-only talent showcase on Broadway.
This season’s Jimmy Awards® will take place on Monday, June 29 at the Minskoff Theatre in Manhattan. The ceremony will feature 92 nominees from 46 regional awards programs – including a pair from Northeast Wisconsin.
Named for Broadway impresario James M. Nederlander, the program has been the catalyst for more than $2,000,000 in educational scholarships.
For more information, please visit www.JimmyAwards.com.