Celebrating Excellence in High School Musical Theatre

Fashioned after Broadway’s Tony Awards, the Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards – Shuler Hensley Awards celebrate excellence in high school musical theater. The Awards are named in honor of actor/singer and Georgia native, Shuler Hensley, winner of the prestigious Tony Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Drama Desk Award. The program embodies a spirit of camaraderie and celebration for the arts in high schools across Georgia. Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre provides a beautiful, state-of-the-art home for the Shuler Awards. The Shulers are a part of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards – The Jimmy Awards® . And we are proud to announce that the 2017 production won the 2018 Southeast Emmy® Award for "Special Event Live Coverage."

Learn more about Shuler Hensley here.

The Shuler Awards made possible thanks to our partners at Fox Theatre and Broadway Across America, and the generous support of sponsors.

2019 Nominations

Click here to see a complete list of Nominees & Honorable Mentions


2019 Awards

Were held on April 18, 2019, and can be viewed here.


2020 Awards

Will be held on April 16, 2020 on GPB, as well as streaming on all devices.

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