19 Nominations to 2018 Helen Hayes Awards!

GALA Hispanic Theatre has received 19 nominations for 2018 Helen Hayes Awards, which celebrate excellence in professional theatre in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. In The Heights En Español received 18 nominations, and Don Juan Tenorio received one nomination in the HELEN category.

“We are thrilled,” states Producing Artistic Director Hugo Medrano, “with the Helen Hayes Award nominations that GALA received on February 5th and, in particular, for the 18 nominations for In The Heights En Español. This was a very special show for GALA and these times since the cast and creative team reflect what America looks like today – a nation of immigrants: brown, black, white, diverse-- from many different countries and backgrounds.  We congratulate all the nominees for the recognition of their artistry.”




The nominations are:

Outstanding Production in a Musical: GALA Hispanic Theatre, In The Heights

Outstanding Direction in a Musical: Luis Salgado, In The Heights

Outstanding Choreography in a Musical: Luis Salgado, In The Heights

Outstanding Musical Direction: Walter "Bobby" McCoy, In The Heights

Outstanding Costume Design: Robert Croghan, In The Heights

Outstanding Lighting Design:
Christopher Annas-Lee, In The Heights
Christopher Annas-Lee, Don Juan Tenorio

Outstanding Set Design: Elizabeth Jenkins McFadden, In The Heights

Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical: In The Heights

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical:
Rafael Beato, In The Heights
Felix Marchany, In The Heights

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical:
Shadia Fairuz, In the Heights                     
Gabriella Pérez, In the Heights                 
Scheherazade Quiroga, In the Heights                     
Michelle Ríos, In the Heights

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical:
Juan Luis Espinal, In The Heights
Vaughn Ryan Midder, In The Heights

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical:
Verónica Álvarez, In The Heights
Laura Lebrón, In The Heights

The Helen Hayes Awards will be held on May 14, 2018.


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