Helen Hayes Awards Celebrates Stellar Year in Area Theatre
-- Constellation and Shakespeare Theatre Companies Top Awards Lists
-- The Welders Take Home Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre
Washington, DC – theatreWashington celebrated 236 Helen Hayes Award nominees and 47 Award recipients at tonight’s gala event, held at the historic Lincoln Theatre. Now in its 32nd year, the Helen Hayes Awards honored artistic excellence seen on 90-plus professional stages in the greater Washington area during the 2015 calendar year. The community’s broad range was reflected in the evening’s two leading recipients. The long-established Shakespeare Theatre Company, with two venues and a multi-million dollar budget received a total of 13...