The Jimmy Awards Intermission Show

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022
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Eyewitness News entertainment reporter Sandy Kenyon hosts the Jimmy Awards Intermission Show.

MANHATTAN, New York (WABC) -- The nation's best high school musical theater students from around the country made their Broadway debuts Monday night.

This year, 92 nominees, coming from 46 high school musical theatre awards competitions across the U.S., competed in The Jimmy Awards at the Minskoff Theatre in Manhattan.

Watch the event live on The Jimmy Awards website.

It's the first time in three years that the event took place in person.

The show featured dynamic ensemble and solo performances, and culminated with the presentation of awards.

Nicholas Baron and Kendall Becerra won awards for best performances by an actor and actress. They both received scholarships for $25,000.

WATCH | Sandy Kenyon previews the 2022 Jimmy Awards

The winners were chosen by a panel of industry experts.

Nominees prepared for the show during an intensive seven-day training program that included coaching and rehearsals led by some of Broadway's most accomplished professionals.

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