Friday, May 14, 2010

It's time to start getting excited

The second-annual National High School Musical Theater Awards will begin in just under six weeks. As regional awards programs are in full swing across many parts of the country, finalists are currently being selected to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime program. The talented students who are chosen for the NHS Musical Theater AwardsTM will arrive in New York City on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, and depart on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. In between they’ll be participating in a week full of exciting master classes, musical theater workshops and, of course, the JimmyTM Awards. The awards ceremony, a celebration of all things musical theater, will take place in on Monday, June 28, 2010, at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway.

Don’t worry, though — you won’t have to wait until the end of June to join in on the fun of the NHS Musical Theater AwardsTM. There are plenty of ways for you to gear up for the JimmyTM Awards now and stay in the loop on all of the latest news about what’s in store for this year’s event. Become fan of “National High School Musical Theater Awards” on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @JimmyAwards, and invite your friends to do the same. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to stay up-to-date on what’s going on with regional awards programs, new developments surrounding the national program and other exciting news.

But that’s not all. You also have the opportunity to share your performance stories with friends, family and other fans of the JimmyTM Awards from across the country. Do you have a show-stopping video from the rehearsals for your school’s show? A photo of the Best Actor or Best Actress from your hometown accepting his or her award at your regional awards program? A creative cast picture? …You can upload photos and videos of your musical theater experiences online at There, you’ll also be able to check out others’ uploads and take a glimpse at some of the snapshots from last year’s JimmyTM Awards. Just click the link here to register and start sharing today:

So while you’re anxiously awaiting the arrival of this year’s JimmyTM Awards, why not stay informed and get connected with others who are as excited about the event as you are? Until June, stay tuned for plenty of updates — and welcome to the JimmyTM Awards community!