Thank you for choosing to support The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance.

The Roger Rees Awards serves as the Greater New York area regional program of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards® (NHSMTA®) and proudly celebrates the importance of theater arts education by recognizing the talents of educators and students both on- and off-stage.

This program is made possible through the support of industry partners, local businesses, teachers, parents and individuals who join our coalition to fund and further the development of awards and scholarship opportunities for Greater New York City students.

Make a Donation

Tax-deductible donations in any amount can be made to the Broadway Education Alliance who will allocate 100% of collected funds to the management, presentation and promotion of the Roger Rees Awards.

Place a congratulatory message in the Roger Rees Awards Playbill

Reach the RRA audience with a business or personal ad while supporting the program with your donation.

The official Playbill® is distributed at the Awards Showcase and displayed on the Roger Rees Awards website.



Attend the Roger Rees Awards Showcase

The sale of tickets is a significant contribution to the funding of the Roger Rees Awards program. We invite everyone to come and cheer on the talented students of greater NYC!

Roger Rees Awards Showcase
May 21, 2023 – 4:00 pm
Professional Performing Arts School
328 West 48th Street


2019 RRA Live Pre-Show hosted by Ruthie Fierberg.

Become an official sponsor of The Roger Rees Awards

There are many opportunities for sponsorships including current and/or new awards categories or features like a virtual live pre-show, for example. Every element has associated costs that your sponsorship could help offset.

If you or your business are interested in being an official sponsor please contact Susan Lee at to discuss opportunities.

2019 Journalism Award sponsored by The Prom


Provide an in-kind service to offset administrative or production expenses.

It takes a vast assortment of supplies, skills, and volunteers to produce The Roger Rees Awards. If you would like to get involved in the execution of the program through the donation of goods or services please send us a note at

Support The Roger Rees Awards t-shirt fundraiser.

Our specially-themed “PLACES, please” t-shirt makes a great gift for any theater-loving person in your life! A portion of every purchase goes directly to offsetting the costs of producing the RRA program.

Promote the Roger Rees Awards

Advocate for the importance of theatre arts education and recognition in Greater New York Schools to your network. Please share information about the Roger Rees Awards with your colleagues, families and friends, and follow “The Roger Rees Awards” on social media.

An engaged and supportive community is the cornerstone in making a difference in young students’ lives.