Frequently Asked Questions
What does it mean to be "Jeff Recommended"?
The designation of "Jeff Recommended" is given to a production when, after the opening night of its run, at least ONE ELEMENT of the show was deemed excellent by the opening night judges of the Joseph Jefferson Committee. The entire production is then eligible for nomination for awards at the end of the season.
What are the differences between Equity and Non-Equity awards?
Equity awards honor productions performed under union contracts. Non-Equity awards recognize outstanding achievement in professional productions of Chicago area theatres not operating under union contracts.jeff
How do I invite the Jeff Judges to my show?
You can make a request by emailing the appropriate wing chair: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
How do I get tickets to the award show?
Once nominations have been announced, tickets can be purchased online by credit card or with a mail-in form for purchases by check.
How do I become a Jeff Judge?
If you are interested in becoming a member send us and e-mail.