‘Pedro Pan’ is the recipient of the musical theatre festival’s award for new musicals.
Melisa Annis and Corbin Went are the inaugural recipients of the commissioning prize.
The organization’s sixth annual gala will celebrate the creative team of ‘War Paint’ and the National Council for the American Theatre.
The grants will give extra rehearsal time for 10 productions of new works.
The annual awards ceremony for Chicago Equity theatre was held on Nov. 6.
This years awardees are Ken Ludwig, Dominique Morisseau, and the team of Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen.
Top shows this year were the rock musical ‘Lizzie’ and the play ‘When the Rain Stops Falling.’
The award for emerging theatre artists comes with $25,000 and developmental support.
The award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters comes with $60,000.
Corwin will be honored by the League of Professional Theatre Women for her work as the founder of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at the New York Public Library.