Argenta Contemporary Theatre is partnering with Celebrity Attractions in the creation of The Broadway Bound Awards of Central Arkansas

This special regional program is the first of its kind in the area that highlights and awards excellence in Central Arkansas high school musical theater. 

The best female performer and the best male performer chosen will represent Central Arkansas in New York City at The National High School Musical Theatre Awards, also known as the Jimmy Awards, in June 2025.

Area high schools can now register to be a part of the regional program at

The process for nominee selection begins in September 2024 for the upcoming school year. A panel of adjudicators composed of performing arts educators and professionals.

Selected adjudicators will attend all participating high school musical productions throughout the school year. Once the season ends, all votes will be tallied and the best female male performer from each high school will be announced. These students will take center stage at The Broadway Bound Awards of Central Arkansas in May 2025 for one night only. 

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