Helen Hayes Nominations Announced
This year’s nominations for the 20th anniversary of the Helen Hayes Awards were announced on Jan. 17 from the stage of the National Theatre where at age five Helen Hayes began her “lifelong love affair with the theater.” theatreWashington Board Member Glen Howard hosted the program which was also streamed via a live webcast. Nominees for outstanding achievement were selected in 27 categories from among 198 eligible productions during the 2013 calendar year. Former Board Chairman Victor Sharghai will receive this year’s tribute award sponsored by the late Jaylee Mead during the Apr. 21 awards ceremony which will be held this year at the National Building Museum.