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2020 Kelsey Awards Will Go Virtual With July 18th Broadcast

The show will go on!

The Kelsey Theatre has announced plans to move forward with The 2020 Kelsey Awards, which will celebrate the brightest Kelsey Theatre artists and performers on Saturday, July 18th at 7:00pm. Using an array of innovating techniques and artist-generated content, the show will continue, hosted by the amazing Haley Schmalbach, allowing the audience to safely join in a celebration of the place we all call home - The Kelsey Theatre.

2020 marks the 11th anniversary of the award ceremony and will continue to celebrate the wealth of Kelsey Theatre talent.

Voting for The 2020 Kelsey Awards will begin Monday, June 29th, with the nominations being announced on Monday July 8th.

"The Kelsey Awards are a seminal event - one of the biggest theater celebrations in the region," said Kyrus Keenan Westcott, producer and director of the virtual ceremony. "Our Kelsey Theatre community look toward this show every year for signature moments, reunions, laughs, and memories. Recognizing the unique role The Kelsey Awards play for so many, and the challenging times we find ourselves in, we know it was more important than ever to deliver The Kelsey Awards in 2020."

"For the past eleven years, The Kelsey Awards have paid homage to all things now and relevant," said Haley Schmalbach, host of this year's live ceremony. "Despite the challenges of today, we plan on delivering a show filled with larger than life, inspiring, empowering and entertaining moments, which have shown the magic of the New Jersey theatre community for over a decade."

Kyrus Keenan Westcott will oversee The 2020 Kelsey Awards and serve as Executive Producer along with Vicki Kaiser, Melissa Gaynor, Evan Paine, and Chris Ghaffoor.


For the latest 2020 Kelsey Awards news and updates, please visit TheKelseyAwards.com.

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