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Paddy Considine, center, headlines the British and Irish cast of the "The Ferryman" on Broadway. (Photo by Joan Marcus)
Paddy Considine, center, and the Broadway cast of "The Ferryman." (Photo by Joan Marcus)

Theatre World Awards Announces 2019 Winners

The 12 recipients will be recognized for their debut performances on and Off-Broadway this season.

NEW YORK CITY: The Theatre World Awards have named the honorees who will be recognized for their Off-Broadway and Broadway debut performances. The awards will be presented at the 75th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on June 9.

In addition, Nathan Lane will receive the 7th annual John Willis Award for Life Achievement in the Theatre. Lane is currently starring in Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, and was in Angels in America last season on Broadway. The Theatre World Awards ceremony, hosted by theatre journalist Peter Filichia, will also present the two awards at a to be announced Broadway house. 

The 2019 Theatre World Awards honorees include:

Gbenga Akinnagbe, To Kill A Mockingbird
Tom Glynn-Carney, The Ferryman
Sophia Anne Caruso, Beetlejuice
Paddy Considine, The Ferryman
James Davis, Oklahoma!
Micaela Diamond, The Cher Show
Bonnie Milligan, Head Over Heels
Simone Missick, Paradise Blue
Jeremy Pope, Choir Boy
Colton Ryan, Girl from The North Country
Stephanie Styles, Kiss Me, Kate
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

The Theatre World Awards, first presented in 1945, is the oldest award given for outstanding Broadway and Off-Broadway debut performances.

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