At a celebration on Monday, February 3, 2020 honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre’s Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington’s announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards.
Outstanding Choreography in a Musical, Ashleigh King, Legally Blonde
Outstanding Choreography in a Play, Jessica Redish, Airness (with 1st Stage)
Outstanding Musical Direction, Walter “Bobby” McCoy, Legally Blonde
Outstanding Sound Design, Kenny Neal, Airness (with 1st Stage)
Outstanding Direction in a Musical, Ricky Drummond, Legally Blonde
Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical, Legally Blonde
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical, Greg Watkins, Legally Blonde
James MacArthur Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play, Gary Perkins III, Airness (with 1st Stage)
James MacArthur Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play, Chris Stezin, Airness (with 1st Stage)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, Gabriella DeLuca, Legally Blonde
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play, Lolita Marie, God of Carnage
Outstanding Production – Theatre for Young Audiences, From Gumbo to Mumbo (Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA)
Outstanding Production in a Musical, Legally Blonde
Keegan congratulates all the nominated artists and companies!