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A Special Award was presented to Michael Halberstam, Artistic Director of Writers Theatre. Under his artistic leadership, from founding Writers Theatre in 1992 with performances in the back of a bookstore to its new state-of-the-art facility.
Complete casting and creative team have been announced for Pride Films and Plays’ production of the Tony Award-winning musical, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, which will open in January as the company’s inaugural production in their two-stage Pride Arts Center.
“Matt Crowle is an exceptional dancer and choreographer whose knowledge of tap is unparalleled. His unique perspective and deep passion for the art form makes him the perfect person to lead our phenomenal cast,” says Kyle DeSantis, President of Drury Lane Productions.
“COT’s ‘Beers and Baritones’ is an event that our Opera Underground group looks forward to every year, featuring opera in a fun, relaxed setting—especially at Mad Mouse Brewery,” said Chicago Opera Theater’s Director of Marketing Andy Sheagren.