|"Crazy for You at Signature" was nominated for outstanding musical production, choreography, ensemble in a musical, and lead actor in a musical (Danny Gardner).|
One of the country’s most prestigious cultural honors, the Helen Hayes Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in professional theater throughout the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. More than 70 theater companies in the region are eligible for Helen Hayes Awards in 47 categories.
Local theaters often cited in the Annandale Blog that received nominations include 1st Stage in Tysons, Creative Cauldron in Falls Church, The Hub Theatre in Fairfax, and Signature Theatre in Arlington.
1st Stage received 10 nominations, including two each for “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train” and “Trevor.”
Creative Cauldron received five nominations for “Blues in the Night,” and The Hub received two for “The Late Wedding.”
Among the 20 nominations for shows at the Signature Theatre, “A Little Night Music” received nine and “Crazy for You” and “Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing” each received four nominations.
Helen Hayes Award winners will be announced at a gala May 14.