2016 Theatre World Award Honorees Announced

tn-500__d8m96992016 Theatre World Awards are Announced

by Ross

The Theatre World Awards announced the 2016 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance.  The awards are given to six actors and six actresses who are making a spectacular debut on Broadway this season.  They will be celebrated at the 72nd Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday evening, May 23, 2016 at Circle in the Square Theatre.

They will be joining quite the company of actors. Previous winners include Meryl StreepRosemary HarrisMarlon BrandoJulie AndrewsChristopher PlummerAnne BancroftJames Earl JonesLiza MinnelliAlan AldaZoe CaldwellChristopher WalkenAlec BaldwinBernadette PetersAudra McDonaldAl PacinoGrace KellyTom HanksBryan Cranston, and so many more.


2016 Theatre World Award Honorees

Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance during the 2015-2016 theatrical season

19ECLIPSE-tmagArticleDanielle BrooksThe Color Purple
Carmen CusackBright Star
Khris DavisThe Royale
Daniel DurantSpring Awakening

Cynthia ErivoThe Color Purple
John KrasinskiDry Powder
Sarah Charles LewisTuck Everlasting
Austin P. McKenzieSpring Awakening
Lupita Nyong’oEclipsed
Mark StrongA View From The Bridge
Ana VillafañeOn Your Feet
Ben WhishawThe Crucible
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2016 Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Winner

Outstanding Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production

Nicholas Baraschfor his performance as Arpad Lazslo in She Loves Me

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2016 John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Winner

Bernadette Peters

Congratulations to you all!

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