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A Roundabout Road to Broadway Wins Awards

Roundabout Theatre Company celebrates acclaim for its 50th anniversary film. logo
A Roundabout Road to Broadway's director Andrew Lawton and Roundabout Theatre executive director Julia Levy holding the film's four awards.
(photo provided by Roundabout Theatre Company)

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that the 22-minute film, A Roundabout Road to Broadway, has won top honors from the AVA Digital Awards, the Telly Awards, the Hermes Creative Awards, and the Creative International Awards. Directed by Andrew Lawton, the film celebrates the 50th anniversary of the not-for-profit theater company.

The special 50th anniversary film aired on February 6, 2016 on NBC 4 New York. It pulled back the curtain to reveal the daring risks, artistic leaps of faith, and blood, sweat and tears that drove the evolution of Roundabout Theatre Company, one of NYC's most beloved cultural institutions.

The broadcast was hosted by Neil Patrick Harris and featured interviews with Alec Baldwin, Laura Benanti, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Adam Driver, Jake Gyllenhaal, Stephen Karam, Jane Krakowski, Frank Langella, Audra McDonald, Dame Helen Mirren, Liam Neeson, Christopher Plummer, and many more.

Each of the four awards honors creative professionals involved with planning and design of all digital arts and communication:

The AVA Digital Awards recognize work ranging from digital campaigns to audio and video production to social media interaction; the Telly Awards honor the best in TV and cable, digital and streaming, and non-broadcast productions to strengthen the visual arts community; the Hermes Creative Awards is open to creative professionals internationally who are involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional materials and emerging technologies; and the Creativity International Design Awards is one of the longest-running independent advertising and graphic design competitions honoring the work of well-established and up-and-coming graphic designers around the world.