Washington, DC – GALA Hispanic Theatre has received eight nominations for the 2020 Helen Hayes Awards, which celebrate excellence in professional theatre in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. FAME The Musical received 7 nominations, and The Old Man, the Youth, and the Sea received one nomination.
“We are thrilled,” states Producing Artistic Director Hugo Medrano, “with the Helen Hayes Award nominations that GALA received last night. We congratulate all the nominees for the recognition of their artistry.”
The nominations are:
Outstanding Production in a Musical – HELEN Production GALA Hispanic Theatre, FAME The Musical
Outstanding Choreography in a Musical – HELEN Production Luis Salgado, FAME The Musical
Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding Original New Play or Musical Irma Correa, The Old Man, the Youth, and the Sea
Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical – HELEN Production FAME The Musical
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical – HELEN Production Susan Oliveras, FAME The Musical Teresa Danskey, FAME The Musical
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical – HELEN Production Juan Luis Espinal, FAME The Musical
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical – HELEN Production Tanya DeLeon, FAME The Musical
GALA, which is celebrating its 44th anniversary season, congratulates the nominees for their recognition. The Helen Hayes Awards will be held on May 18, 2020.