Jimmy Awards performance 2022. photo by Full Out Creative.
Jimmy Awards performance 2022. Photo by Full Out Creative

Nominees Announced for the 15th Annual Jimmy Awards

The Broadway League Foundation is pleased to announce the 102 nominees who will be arriving to New York City for the 15th annual Jimmy Awards ceremony as they compete for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other top honors and scholarships.

For a full list of the 2024 Jimmy Awards participating theatre organizations and their nominees, click here.

Additionally, the Jimmy Awards congratulates the recipients of the 2024 Inspiring Teacher Award, which is given to teachers who have been nominated by their students and chosen by a selection committee of Broadway League members as recognition of their roles in providing valuable guidance and encouragement for their students who excelled during last year’s Jimmy Awards. Presented in memory of Luigi Caiola, this year’s recipients are Jacqueline McLean, Le Roy Jr. Sr. High School (Rochester, NY) and Paul Fillingim, Ronald Reagan High School (San Antonio, TX).

The 2024 Jimmy Awards Student Reporter Initiative with support from Broadway News will also welcome two student reporters to NYC. Nicole Scimeca from Broadway In Chicago Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (Chicago, IL) and Richard “Ricky” Ragazzo from the Tommy Tune Awards (Houston, TX). These aspiring journalists were selected following a nationwide submissions process and will cover The Jimmy Awards on social media from the Minskoff Theatre on June 24. Nicole and Ricky will also conduct exclusive interviews with the 2024 Best Actor and Best Actress winners following the awards ceremony.

The 2024 Jimmy Awards will stream for free online beginning at 7:30pm (Eastern) on Monday, June 24 via the Jimmy Awards Facebook and YouTube channels. The ceremony will remain available online for three days afterwards, through Thursday evening, June 27.

American Sign Language interpretation will be provided during the Jimmy Awards. For those interested in ASL interpretation, they can watch a live interpreter via an alternate YouTube stream. Live closed captions will be available through the “CC” feature on the primary YouTube stream. Additionally, closed captions are available for Facebook via an alternate link. Accessibility services secured by Invest in Access. Links will be available closer to the ceremony.

The National High School Musical Theatre Awards, better known as the Jimmy Awards, is a coast-to-coast celebration of outstanding student achievement, recognizing individual talent in vocal, dance, and acting performance. The program impacts approximately 130,000 students who participate in regional high school musical theatre competitions sponsored by presenters of Touring Broadway productions throughout the United States. The 2024 Jimmy Awards anticipates welcoming more than 100 nominees from over 50 cities across the country as they make their debuts on a Broadway stage. During this exhilarating talent showcase, a panel of judges will select two students to receive the coveted awards of Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress. Named for Broadway impresario James M. Nederlander, the Jimmy Awards has been the catalyst for more than $6,000,000 in educational scholarships.

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