Non-Equity theatre in Chicago was celebrated on Monday night.
The 62nd annual Drama Desk Awards was held on Sunday night and honored the 2016-17 season of Broadway, Off-, and Off-Off-Broadway productions.
Big winners of the 2017 ceremony were ‘Oslo,’ ‘The Band’s Visit,’ and the memory of Circle Rep.
The award from the Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance celebrates work about human rights.
Five emerging directors will received professional development opportunities through the fellowship.
Special awards also went to Bette Midler, Bill Berloni, and Michael Greif.
The writing teams will develop a total of 9 musicals over the course of 9 weeks.
The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival honors Kahn for his contribution to Tennessee Williams’s work.
The farm in upstate New York will welcome writers, activist organizations, theatre companies, and families this summer.
The other big winners of the evening were Folger Theatre and Signature Theatre.