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Jimmy Awards to Be Streamed Live on Facebook, YouTube

Ben Platt will once again host the ceremony this year.

Ben Platt will host the 2019 Jimmy Awards ceremony.
(© David Gordon)

The Broadway League has announced that the 2019 Jimmy Awards will be streamed live on its Facebook and YouTube pages. The event will take place on Monday, June 24, at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre. More details, including links to the live events, will be posted here before the event.

As previously announced, Ben Platt will host the ceremony for a second time. He first hosted it in 2017, the same year he won a Tony Award for his performance in Dear Evan Hansen.

Featuring dynamic ensemble and solo performances, the competition will feature 86 high school students from 43 regional programs across America. Nominees will be vying for the Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress. This year, over 1,700 high schools and 100,000 students are participating in the events leading to the Jimmy Awards ceremony.

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