June 14, 2021 at 5:28 pm #1204300736
The 2021 inductees into the Theater Hall of Fame have been announced, and they include:
Anna Deavere Smith
The inductees will officially be honored in a ceremony at the Gershwin Theatre on November 15. https://www.playbill.com/article/lynn-nottage-alan-menken-leslie-uggams-more-among-2021-theater-hall-of-fame-inducteesJune 23, 2021 at 9:57 am #1204314578
Nice. I still don’t know who’s getting the Theatre World Awards yet.June 24, 2021 at 11:26 am #1204316386
Nice, but I wonder who’s getting the actual awards. Surely enough people made debuts during the 2019-2020 season.July 6, 2021 at 9:11 am #1204330983July 15, 2021 at 6:48 pm #1204348466
This year’s winners of the Jimmy Awards are Bryson Battle from The Blumey Awards in Charlotte, North Carolina and Elena Holder from Triangle Rising Stars in Durham, North Carolina.
As someone who covers the theatre scene in Raleigh, North Carolina, I actually got to interview Elena Holder the day after she won Best Actress at the Triangle Rising Star Awards (along with the Best Actor winner, Joshua Messmore). For those interested, I’ve provided a link to the interview below.
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/elena-holder-joshua-messmore-2021-triangle-rising-star/id1453846013?i=1000527069465July 21, 2021 at 9:24 am #1204356074
The next slate of Kennedy Center Honorees have been announced. Among them are Justino Díaz, Berry Gordy, Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler, and Joni Mitchell.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Justino-Daz-Berry-Gordy-Lorne-Michaels-Bette-Midler-and-Joni-Mitchell-to-Receive-44th-Kennedy-Center-Honors-20210721July 27, 2021 at 6:57 am #1204365538July 31, 2021 at 7:31 pm #1204374480
The 2021 Educational Theatre Association Awards have been announced. https://www.playbill.com/article/2021-educational-theatre-association-award-winners-announcedAugust 11, 2021 at 12:28 pm #1204392223
Three big artists will be honored at Provincetown Theater’s special gala on August 14. Doug Wright will receive the Provincetown American Playwright Award, Michael R. Jackson will receive the Provincetown Theater Trailblazer Award, and Kelli O’Hara will receive the Provincetown Theater Icon Award. https://www.playbill.com/article/doug-wright-michael-r-jackson-and-kelli-ohara-to-be-honored-by-provincetown-theaterAugust 12, 2021 at 7:58 pm #1204394485
The six winners of the Samuel French 2021 Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival have been announced:
All Things Considered, It Was Probably the Most Productive Meeting The Escondido Unified School District PTA Ever Had by A.J. Ditty
DOGS OF SOCIETY by Julia Grogan
By Grace, Pt. 2 by Agyeiwaa Asant
Grieved by Jahquale Mazyck
pearl apple penguin by Aisling Towl
Kitchen Design by Suzanne WillettAugust 17, 2021 at 8:36 pm #1204401704
Stage managers Ruth E. Kramer, Lynda A. Lavin, Arthur Lewis, and the late Charles Allen Blackwell will receive the 2021 Del Hughes Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Art of Stage Management. https://www.playbill.com/article/recipients-of-2021-del-hughes-awards-namedAugust 18, 2021 at 8:10 pm #1204403782
Adrienne Kennedy will receive the Dramatists Guild of America 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award. https://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/news/adrienne-kennedy-dramatists-guild-lifetime-award_92639.htmlAugust 22, 2021 at 1:30 pm #1204410072
The Actors Fund will bestow their Medal of Honor on the following individuals at their November 1 virtual gala: Debbie Allen, Niko Elmalah, Stacey Mindich, Seth Rudetsky, and James Wesley. https://www.playbill.com/article/debbie-allen-stars-in-the-houses-james-wesley-and-seth-rudetsky-more-will-be-honored-at-actors-fund-galaSeptember 7, 2021 at 5:26 pm #1204443167
Osh Ghanimah and Lawryn LaCroix have been named the recipients of the 2021 Prince Fellowship. https://www.playbill.com/article/osh-ghanimah-and-lawryn-lacroix-named-2021-prince-fellowship-recipientsNot now
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