Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
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The Casting Society of America has announced plans for its New York 29th Annual Artios Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in casting. The award ceremonies will take place November 18 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and at XL Nightclub, Cabaret & Lounge in New York.

The New York event will be hosted by Harvey Fierstein. Participating award presenters will include Uzo Aduba, Keegan Allen, Hank Azaria, Betsy Brandt, Danielle Brooks, Josh Charles, Gabe Ebert, Katie Finneran, Richard Kind, Zosia Mamet, Hannah Nordberg, Billy Porter, Carrie Preston, David Rasche, Condola Rashad, Corey Stoll, Daniel Sunjata, Aaron Tveit, and Samara Wiley.

Awards will be presented to casting directors for their achievements in theater, television, and film casting, as well as industry notables. This year's honorees are Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Michael J. Fox, who will receive the New York Apple Award; Nina Tassler, who will receive the Career Achievement Award; and Linda Lowy, receiving the Hoyt Bowers Award.