James McArdle was named an honoree for his role in 'Angels in America.' (Photo: Brinkhoff & Mögenburg)

The Theatre World Awards has named its 2018 honorees.

The honorees, who are being recognized for an “outstanding Broadway or Off Broadway debut,” include Tony Award nominees Noma Dumezweni, Hailey Kilgore and Ethan Slater. The awards were first presented in 1945 and honor 12 actors annually.

A party following a private ceremony for the recipients will take place June 4 at Circle in the Square Theatre.

The honorees are chosen by Roma Torre (NY1), David Cote (Time Out New York, Emeritus), Joe Dziemianowicz (New York Daily News), Peter Filichia (The Newark Star-Ledger, Emeritus) Harry Haun (The Observer), Elysa Gardner (USA Today, Emeritus), and Frank Scheck (The Hollywood Reporter).

Past recipients include Meryl Streep, Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer,  Liza Minnelli, Alan Alda, Christopher Walken, Bernadette Peters, Audra McDonald and Cynthia Erivo.

2018 Theatre World Award Honorees

Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Jamie BrewerAmy and the Orphans

Noma Dumezweni, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Johnny FlynnHangmen

Denise GoughAngels in America

Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady

Hailey KilgoreOnce on This Island

James McArdleAngels in America

Lauren Ridloff, Children of a Lesser God

Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants

Charlie Stemp, Hello, Dolly!

Katy Sullivan, Cost of Living