Congo Square Theatre Company and Sydney Chatman announced as recipients of 2021 Joyce Awards

Sydney Chatman and Congo Square Theatre Company were announced this week as recipients of the Joyce Foundation’s 2021 Joyce Awards. Since 2003, the Joyce Awards have supported the creation of new work by emerging and mid-career artists of color to foster more culturally vibrant, equitable, and sustainable communities in six Great Lakes cities: Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and Minneapolis-St Paul. The $75,000 grant will support Chatman’s creation and presentation of a new theatrical work as part of Congo Square’s August Wilson New Play Initiative, created in partnership with Chicago community members …

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The 26th Annual Merritt Awards and Design Exposition

Monday May 13th, 2019 – 5pm-10pm Hosted by Columbia College Chicago at the newly renovated The Getz Theatre Center 72 East 11th St. Chicago, IL 60605 THEATRE DESIGN EXPOSITION 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Showcasing the works of Chicago professional theatrical designers and graduating design students from the Midwest’s best theatrical design programs and attended by many of Chicago’s artistic directors, production managers, and industry professionals. DIALOGUE WITH THE DESIGNERS 7:00pm – 8:00 pm A discussion featuring the major design and technical theatre award recipients hosted by Aaron Todd Douglas. AWARDS PRESENTATION …

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2019 Eclipse Theatre Corona Award Presentation

The 2019 Awards will be presented to the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Monday January 28th, 2019
Buffet Dinner begins at 6:30pm
Award Presentation at 7:30pm
The Athenaeum Theatre Mainstage
2936 N. Southport Ave. Chicago IL
$40 in advance
$45 at the Door
For Tickets and Information
Please Call 312-869-4870

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Merritt Awards seeking recommendations for 2019 Awards

Dear Theatre Professional: Who are the award worthy-designers and technicians you have been collaborating with recently? Click here to make a recommendation today! http://merrittawards.com/recommendations/ We need your help to recognize the work of the most talented designers and technical collaborators in our industry! We are now accepting recommendations for the 26th Anniversary Michael Merritt Awards. The Michael Merritt Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in design and collaboration in an annual design exhibition and ceremony on May 13, 2018 at Columbia College Chicago’s newly renovated Getz Theatre Center. Award categories include: – THE …

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