Theater Pizzazz’ Alyana Rubin was on the scene as the Casting Society of America (CSA) named the winners for the 30th Annual Artios Awards, which took place on January 23rd in both Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton and in New York at 42WEST (formerly XL Nightclub), Cabaret & Lounge. Performers Patton Oswalt and Michael Urie hosted in Los Angeles and New York, respectively. This is the first year that the Artios Awards was moved to January to take place during the height of awards season.
In New York, Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski and Tracey Ullman performed a surprise musical number before presenting Emmy Award®-winning director Rob Marshall (Into the Woods) with the New York City Apple Award, recognizing individuals who have made special contributions to the New York entertainment industry through their collaboration with casting directors.
Hosted by Michael Urie, New York presenters included Frankie Alvarez, Nina Arianda, Murray Bartlett, Jason Biggs, Raul Castillo, Carrie Coon, Edie Falco, Renee Fleming, Jonathan Groff, Gaby Hoffmann, Billy Magnussen, Cristin Milioti, Jay Pharoah, Danny Pino, AnnaSophia Robb, Jeremy Shamos, Cecily Strong and Lorraine Toussaint.
Photos: Alyana Rubin