Chicago – The annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards will be presented Monday, June 22, 2020 at 7:00PM (CST) on YouTube. The program will honor more than 20 categories of theater excellence from productions during the 2019-2020 season. Access is available for free on the Jeff Awards YouTube channel at https://bit.ly/JeffAwards. An alert of when the program
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Chicago, IL – Executive Director, L. Walter Stearns and partner, Business Manager Eugene Dizon announced today the permanent closure of Mercury Theater Chicago after 10 years and 25 productions, due to the loss of revenue following the COVID-19 shutdown. Most recently, Mercury’s productions of Shear Madness and Priscilla Queen of the Desert were forced to
Chicago – The 2020 Non-Equity Jeff Awards program has been postponed. Originally scheduled as a virtual gathering for Monday, June 8, the organization that promotes and recognizes theater excellence has joined other arts industry groups to pause events during this time of unrest throughout the country. Plans for rescheduling will be announced at a later
GRAMMY® Award-nominated and international recording artist, Deborah Cox, takes on the role of Eve/Mama in the much-anticipated Children of Eden production, scheduled to open at Chicagoland’s historic Arcada Theatre in the summer of 2021. Deborah Cox has released six critically-acclaimed albums, including her debut project Deborah Cox, One Wish, The Morning After, Remixed, Destination Moon, and The
By Quinn Rigg There are around 1000 questions lingering in the minds of every theatregoer, artist, and producer in a pandemic that’s irrevocably unhinged the cultural norm. The Beautiful City Project has created an event to honor and contribute to a recovering artistic community with “The Top 100” — a collaborative musical theatre marathon between