Categories Released for the Patty & Emily Shmazie Awards!

Here are the Shmazie Award categories! In one week, you’ll find out the winners. Speculate, discuss, and try to figure out who we picked!

The Beth Leavel Shmazie Award

Best Comeback

Best Headshot, Male

Best Headshot, Female

The “Nine People‚Äôs Favorite Thing” Shmazie Award

The Honey Badger Shmazie Award

Lifetime Achievement

The Kerry Butler Shmazie Award for Ageless Beauty

Special Shmazie Award for Adding Lustre to the Broadway Season

Best Concert

Best Cast Recording

Best Backup Vocals

Best Ass of an Actor

Best Ass of an Actress

The “Did You Know Her Son Was Blind?” Shmazie Award for Disabled Acting

Best Sasstress

Breakout Star

Best Chemistry

Real Tear Realness

Replacement Casting

Best Ensemble, Background

Best Ensemble, Vocals

Best Ensemble, Dance

Best Sung Passage by an Actor

Best Sung Passage by an Actress

Best Child Actor in a Musical

Best Child Actress in a Musical

Best Featured Actor in a Revival of a Musical

Best Featured Actor in an Original Musical

Best Featured Actress in a Revival of a Musical

Best Featured Actress in an Original Musical

Best Supporting Actor in a Revival of a Musical

Best Supporting Actor in an Original Musical

Best Supporting Actress in a Revival of a Musical

Best Supporting Actress in an Original Musical

Best Leading Actor in an Original Musical

Best Leading Actor in a Revival of a Musical

Best Leading Actress in a Revival of a Musical

Best Leading Actress in an Original Musical

Best Set Design of a Musical

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Best Prop

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Best Wig

Best ‘Stache, Natural

Best ‘Stache, Not Natural

Best Orchestrations

Best Choreography

Best Tap Dance

Best Music

Best Lyrics

Best Direction of a Musical

Plays We Saw

Best Special Theatrical Event

Best Adapted Book of a Musical

Best Original Book of a Musical

Best Revival Of a Musical

Best Original Musical

Announcing The Shmazies!

It’s awards season in the theatre, and sure there are the big ones: the OCCs, the Drama Leagues, the Drama Desks, and those other awards that are being announced this morning. But from this year on, there will be another major theatre award. We give you The Shmazies! We’ll be giving out awards in all the standard categories, plus a bunch of others that we feel deserve recognition. So, stay tuned for more information on the awards and when we’ll be giving them out! And next year, we’ll be sure to book Radio City.