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The Helen Hayes Awards’ two new divisions

For the Helen Hayes Awards, eligible shows will be divided into two groups starting next year:

The Helen Group

Any professional production in which less than 51 percent of the actors appear on Actors Equity Association guest artist contracts and with no more than three Equity actors.

The Hayes Group

Any professional production presented by a theater operating under an Equity agreement or in which at least 51 percent of the cast members are working as Equity guest artists.

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