Tony winners Bernadette Peters and Glenda Jackson, both back on Broadway, will be among the presenters at the 74th Annual Theatre World Awards, which will be held June 4 at 2 PM at Circle in the Square.
Theatre World alum Peters (Hello, Dolly!) will bestow the John Willis Award on castmate Victor Garber, and Jackson (Three Tall Women) will present the Dorothy Loudon Award to Ben Edelman. Additional presenters include Nicholas Barasch, Daniel N. Durant, Cynthia Erivo, Anita Gillette, Rodney Hicks, Marin Ireland, Baayork Lee, Lea Salonga, and Wesley Taylor.
As previously reported, the 2018 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance are Anthony Boyle (Harry Potter and The Cursed Child), Jamie Brewer (Amy and the Orphans), Noma Dumezweni (Harry Potter and The Cursed Child), Johnny Flynn (Hangmen), Denise Gough (Angels in America), Harry Hadden-Paton (My Fair Lady), Hailey Kilgore (Once on This Island), James McArdle (Angels in America), Lauren Ridloff (Children of a Lesser God), Ethan Slater (SpongeBob SquarePants), Charlie Stemp (Hello, Dolly!), and Katy Sullivan (Cost of Living).
Hosted by theatre journalist Peter Filichia, the 74th Annual Theatre World Awards ceremony is produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Directed by Stephen Nachamie, the afternoon’s activities include a performance by Phillip Boykin (Porgy & Bess).
The Theatre World Award winners were chosen by the Theatre World Awards Committee: Roma Torre (NY1), David Cote (Time Out New York, Emeritus), Joe Dziemianowicz (New York Daily News), Peter Filichia (The Newark Star-Ledger, Emeritus) Harry Haun (The Observer), Elysa Gardner (USA Today, Emeritus), and Frank Scheck (The Hollywood Reporter).