At Chicago’s Equity Jeff Awards, productions at American Blues Theater, Goodman Theatre and Writers Theatre were the biggest winners of the night.
Choreographer, actor Baayork Lee is the 2014 recipient of the Paul Robeson Citation Award, presented by the Actors’ Equity Foundation.
Dan O’Brien and Suzan-Lori Parks to receive the $15,000 Horton Foote Prize for their new plays.
The female-focused theatre will remount Kate Benson’s “A Beautiful Day on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes” and premiere Ariel Stess’s “Heartbreak.”
Joseph Haj wins the 2014 Zelda Fichandler Award, in recognition of his commitment to the arts in North Carolina and to the national resident theatre scene.
The City of Berkeley has proclaimed that Tuesday, September 30, 2014 is Tony Taccone Day.
An award named for one musical theatre eminence, bestowed on another theatre giant (who has a few musicals under his belt, too).
The Broadway League offers 10 $5,000 grants to theatres to support educational programming around touring shows.
The awards and prizes that have been given out since our last issue.
The close of every season brings on awards fever in theatre communities, urban and not-so-urban, across the country. Here’s a glimpse of some of the accolades bestowed in five theatre-rich locales.