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Coming Soon... the 2012-2013
Non-Equity Jeff Awards
Plus - Richard Cotovsky to Receive 2013 Special Award at the ceremony.
The 40TH Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards ceremony honoring excellence in professional theatre produced within the immediate Chicago area will be held on Monday, June 3, at Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago. The roster includes 120 nominations in 25 categories for productions that opened between April 1, 2012, and March 31, 2013.
CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES
The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theatres not under a union contract. Jeff judges attended opening nights of 146 productions offered by 66 Non-Equity producting organizations. The judges recommended 54 of those shows, making them eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations. Thirty-three theatre companies received nominations.
Tickets are $40 general admission; $35 for nominees in ensembles or groups of 10 or more; and $45 at the door. Tickets are available with the downloadable mail order form (postmarked by May 25) or with a credit card online (button above). The deadline for online sales is midnight, June 1. Doors and Cash bar open at 6 p.m. Light Buffet at 6:30 p.m. Awards Presentation at 7:30 p.m.
See the press release for all the details about the nominations recognizing the strong 2012-2013 season and for the announcement of the Special Award honoring Richard Cotovsky.
Equity Awards Presented October 15
The gala 44th Annual Jeff Equity Awards ceremony honoring excellence in professional theatre produced within the immediate Chicago area from August 1, 2011 through July 31, 2012, was held on Monday, October 15, at Drury Lane Oakbrook.
The Goodman Theatre's The Iceman Cometh took the honors for a play in the large theatre tier with a total of six awards, including Production - Play. In musical categories for large theatres, Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Follies won top awards with six statues, including Production -Musical, In the midsize theatre tier, TimeLine Theatre Company won for Production-Play with The Pitmen Painters, and the Production-Musical Award for midsize theatres went to The Doyle & Debbie Show, from lonesome road productions in association with Jim Jensen and Lisselan Productions, which played at the Royal George Theatre.The Second City e.t.c. scored with We're All in This Room Together . A Special Award was presented to Actors’ Equity Association in celebration of their century of service to actors and stage managers in Chicago and across America.