With the 2016 Nominees now being made official, work has now turned to The 2016 Kelsey Awards Ceremony, which will reveal and hand out the winners of each award category Saturday, August 20th at 7pm inside The Kelsey Theatre. Tickets for this event are now on sale and it is highly recommended that you purchase your tickets ahead of time.
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On August 20th, the eyes of the New Jersey theater world will turn to The Kelsey Theatre as K2KEntertainment presents The 2016 Kelsey Awards – a unique one-night-only event the celebrates and recognizes the best theatrical productions and performers inside The Kelsey Theatre from the 2015-2016 season.
Jamie McMillin, Maria Aromando, and Kim Cupo, the fantastic trio also known as “JMK” will return to host the ceremony one final time. “JMK have been the most memorable aspect of the Kelsey Awards the past couple of years,” said Kyrus Keenan Westcott, the head writer and producer of the ceremony. “They gel so well together and I wanted to bring them back one final time to preside over the festivities – it’s going to be A LOT of fun, trust me. We have some great stuff in the works.”
The ceremony will feature special performances from the casts of Mary Poppins, Violet, City of Angels, and The Addams Family, among an entire slate of soon-to-be-announced productions. In addition to those performances, the show will continue to feature New Jersey’s most familiar faces making special surprise appearances in funny sketches and presentations.
The Kelsey Theatre community will hand out popular awards in categories that highlight the best performances, best technical achievements, best direction and best choreography. The ceremony will also hand out The 2016 John Shanken-Kaye Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tickets for this event go extremely fast, so we highly recommend that you purchase your tickets online ahead of time. To purchase your tickets, CLICK HERE.
The Kelsey Awards are presented by K2KEntertainment and The Kelsey Theatre Advisory Board. They both have jointly administered the Kelsey Awards since 2011, the year of the first live Kelsey Award ceremony. This event is a major part of the New Jersey theater community as it allows the general public to choose the nominees and winners each year.
For more information about The 2016 Kelsey Awards, CLICK HERE.