The Theatre World Awards Announced

 

Jeremy Pope, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Bonnie Milligan
Jeremy Pope, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Bonnie Milligan

The Theatre World Awards Announced

With all the focus on the Tony Award nominations, it’s great to hear about The Theatre World Awards that were announced since week. These 12 performers are making their to the New York stage and will be celebrated at the 75th annual ceremony on June 3.

The awards recognize those who have made Broadway or Off-Broadway debuts or delivered breakout performances over the course of the season.

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Bonnie Milligan (center) and company. Photo by Joan Marcus.
The 2019 Theatre World Award Honorees are:
Jeremy Pope (Choir Boy)
Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag)
Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels)
Gbenga Akinnagbe (To Kill a Mockingbird)
Tom Glynn-Carney (The Ferryman)
Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice)
Paddy Considine (The Ferryman)
James Davis (Oklahoma!)
Micaela Diamond (The Cher Show)
Simone Missick (Paradise Blue)
Colton Ryan (Girl From the North Country)
Stephanie Styles (Kiss Me, Kate).

0236r_Will Burton, Rick Faugno, Stephanie Styles and Corbin Bleu in KISS ME, KATE, Photo by Joan Marcus 2019

Earlier this week, Pope and Considine received Tony Award nominations for their Broadway debuts. The former was double-nominated, also recognized for his work in Ain’t Too Proud.

Additionally, Nathan Lane, currently on Broadway in Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, will receive the John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. This year’s Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater recipient will be announced at a later date.

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J. Quinton Johnson, Jeremy Pope in Choir Boy. Photo by Joan Marcus.
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