HOW YOU CAN JOIN THE SONDHEIM AWARDS

We're so happy you're interested in learning more about the Sondheim Awards!

The Stephen Sondheim Award aims to connect, cultivate, and celebrate high school musical theatre students and educators across Connecticut and Rhode Island. Throughout the year, The Stephen Sondheim Awards offers educational opportunities and individualized feedback to help schools grow their theatre programs year after year. This regional program culminates in a Tony Awards® style gala that honors outstanding productions, performances, and participation. It provides the opportunity for students and teachers to come together as a community to celebrate the magic of high school musical theatre!

APPLICATION CRITERIA

  • School must be a Connecticut or Rhode Island public, private or charter school.

  • School must produce a full length musical listed as a qualifying show from the NHSMTA to partake in Adjudication.

    *For 2021 - 2022 The Sondheim Awards will accept an audition model for schools not producing a full length musical to participate in Adjudication. Schools can submit a virtual program (cabaret, showcase, etc) &/or the submission of up to 4 Actors in Leading Actor/Leading Actress category to be eligible for the NHSMTA.

  • School must pay the participation fee.

  • School must provide up to four comp tickets for adjudicators to their production.

Eligible Awards

Best Actor

Will Advance to The Jimmy Awards

Best Actress

Will Advance to The Jimmy Awards

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Best Director

Best Choreographer

Best Musical

Best Costume Design

Only eligible with a student designer or assistant designer

Best Lighting Design

Only eligible with a student designer or assistant designer

Best Scenic Design

Only eligible with a student designer or assistant designer

(Student designers MUST submit a portfolio to be eligible for an award)

Online Application

  • $0.00

  • Checks Payable to
    Broadway Method Academy
    1935 Black Rock Turnpike
    Fairfield, CT 06825.