What are the theater awards called?

Tony Award
Tony Awards

Tony Award
Awarded for Excellence in Broadway theatre
Country United States
Presented by American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League
First awarded April 6, 1947

What awards are in Theatre excellence?

North America

  • Tony Award (including the Regional Theatre Tony Award) (US)
  • Chita Rivera Awards for Dance and Choreography (New York City, US)
  • Clarence Derwent Awards (New York City, US)
  • Del Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in the Art of Stage Management (given in New York City, US)

What is the theatrical equivalent of an Oscar?

It is also the oldest of the four major annual American entertainment awards; its equivalents – the Emmy Awards for television, the Tony Awards for theater, and the Grammy Awards for music – are modeled after the Academy Awards. A total of 3,140 Oscar statuettes have been awarded since its inception in 1929.

What does Obie Awards stand for?

Off-Broadway theatre
Obie Awards. Awarded for. Excellence in Off-Broadway theatre.

What is a theatrical award?

The Tonys, established by the American Theatre Wing in 1947, are named after actress/director/producer Antoinette Perry, and annually honor outstanding work on Broadway. Major categories include Best Play, Best Musical, Best Revival of a Play, and Best Revival of a Musical.

Why are they called Tonys?

Named for Antoinette Perry, an actress, director, producer, and the dynamic wartime leader of the American Theatre Wing who had recently passed away, the Tony Awards made their official debut at a dinner in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria hotel on Easter Sunday, April 6, 1947.

What are the Canadian theatre awards called?

The Canadian Theatre Critics Association gives out two major awards, The Nathan Cohen Award for Excellence in Critical Writing and The Herbert Whittaker Award for Distinguished Contribution to Canadian Theatre.

What are the Canadian Theatre awards called?

What is a Broadway award called?

Tony Awards
Tony Awards, annual awards for distinguished achievement in American theatre. Named for the actress-producer Antoinette Perry, the annual awards were established in 1947 by the American Theatre Wing and are intended to recognize excellence in plays and musicals staged on Broadway.

Did Hamilton win an Obie?

At the 70th Tony Awards, Hamilton received a record-breaking 16 nominations and won 11 awards, including Best Musical. It received the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. A filmed version of the Broadway production was released in 2020 on Disney+….Hamilton (musical)

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What is a Latin 101 word?

4 letter answer(s) to latin 101 word AMAS. AMAT. ERAT. ESSE.

What is the usual nickname for an Antoinette Perry Award for excellence in Broadway Theatre?

the Tony Awards
Although it may seem like a mainstay now, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, most commonly known as the Tony Awards, has only been handed out by the American Theatre Wing since 1947.