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AND THE 2013-2014 NOMINEES ARE...

The Jeff Awards Committee anounced 128 nominations in 24 categories for the Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2013, and March 31, 2014.  The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theaters not under a union contract.  Thirty theater companies received nominations. See the COMPLETE LIST of nominees or the PRESS RELEASE for all the details.  

NOTICE TO NOMINEES: PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION AND DIGITAL COLOR HEADSHOT, AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, TO NONEQUITYWING@JEFFAWARDS.ORG.

The 41st Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards ceremony will be held on Monday June 2, 2014, at Park West, 322 W. Armitage, Chicago.  Doors open for a cash bar at 6 p.m., with a light buffet at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation ceremony at 7:30 p.m.  Festive cocktail attire is suggested, and the public is cordially invited to attend.

Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door.  A group rate of $35 is available for parties of 10 or more; actors in a nominated ensemble also are eligible for the $35 rate for their own tickets. Online tickets can be purchased above with a credit card (including a $2.50 service charge) or by mail with the downloadable mail-order form.  For more information, contact John D. Glover, Non-Equity Wing Chair, at nonequity@jeffawards.org.

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45th ANNUAL JEFF EQUITY AWARDS PRESENTED NOV. 4  

See the complete roster of recipients and the press release for all the details  

The gala 45th Annual Jeff Equity Awards was held Monday, November 4 at Drury Lane Oakbrook. Top production honors in the large tier category went to Steppenwolf Theatre Company's "Good People" and Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "Sunday in the Park with George." TimeLine Theatre Company's "33 Variations" and Porchlight Music Theater's "A Class Act" won the production awards in the midszie theatre tier.  Lyric Opera and The Second City received the Production - Revue Award for "The Second City Guide to the Opera."

The next Jeff Equity Awards will be held on Monday, October 13, 2014, at Drury Lane Oakbrook.

Photos from the 2013 Jeff Equity Awards Ceremony are on Johnny Knight photo on Facebook and click here for the complete gallery of Johnny Knight photos  from the pre-show/ceremony and post show.

  

 

 

 

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