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Plans are underway for the 2018 Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance, the New York City Chapter of The Jimmy® Awards (also known as the National High School Musical Theatre Awards.) This year students from 29 high schools throughout the Greater New York area are participating. The program will be held on Saturday, May 19 at Pearl Studios. Following group coaching and a talent showcase two talented students will be selected as the Best Actor and Best Actress in the region. To follow program news, please visit

To promote the program, we have aligned with Playbill to create a virtual Playbillder which will be available on the site for download on the day of the event to friends and family. We can now offer you the opportunity to send a message to your clients, share a memory of Roger and/or promote the importance of theatre arts education.  The showcase portion of the RRA and the announcement of winners will be broadcast on Facebook Live. A link to the event will be provided to you in advance. Message sizes and suggested donation amounts are as follows:

1/4 SIZE MESSAGE: ($100)

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1/3 SIZE MESSAGE: ($150)

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1/2 SIZE MESSAGE: ($200)

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Height: 1548 pixels (5.16 inches, 300 dpi)


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The deadline is Monday, May 14. To schedule your message please send final artwork (in PNG or JPEG file format) to To be included in the digital program, CLICK HERE to make your donation.

Please reply to this email if you have questions about the Roger Rees Awards this year.

Thank you in advance for your support as we build this program into a meaningful platform for promoting the importance of theatre arts education in New York area schools.