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Court Receives 13 Jeff Nominations for 2017/18 Season

Court Theatre is excited to announce that we received 13 Jeff Awards nominations for our productions during the 2017/18 Season, with each production from the past year garnering at least one nomination! This achievement continues to reinforce the consistent quality of our artistic contributions to Chicago’s theatre scene.

Each year, the Joseph Jefferson Awards committee honors outstanding Chicago area theatres and artists. We look forward to celebrating with the rest of the nominees at the 50th annual Jeff Equity Awards on Monday, October 22.

2018 Court Theatre Jeff Award Nominations

Production Play — Large:
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner 
All My Sons 

Production Musical or Revue Large:
Five Guys Named Moe 

Ensemble — Musical or Revue:
Five Guys Named Moe 

Director Musical or Revue Large:
Ron OJ ParsonFive Guys Named Moe 

Performer in a Principal Role  Play:
John JuddAll My Sons 
Edward GeroThe Originalist 

Solo Performance:

Kate Fry (Emily Dickinson) – The Belle of Amherst 

Performer in a Supporting Role Play:
Sydney CharlesGuess Who’s Coming to Dinner 

Performer in a Revue:
Lorenzo Rush, Jr. – Five Guys Named Moe 

Scenic Design Large:
Scott DavisGuess Who’s Coming to Dinner 

Music Direction:
Abdul Hamid Royal Five Guys Named Moe 

Artistic Specialization:
Movement/Musical Staging – Christopher Carter – Five Guys Named Moe 


We’re also proud to share that the following artists who have spent time as a member of Court’s family were recognized for their work across the city: Alison Siple, Andre Pluess, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Courtney O’Neill, Doug Peck, Geno Walker, Alex Weisman, Hollis Resnik, Larry Yando, Mara Blumenfeld, Nick Bowling, Rob Lindley, Sean Fortunato, Shanesia Davis, Todd Rosenthal, and Vanessa Stalling, director of our upcoming production of Photograph 51.

We are privileged to be part of the incredible theatre community in Chicago, and thank the audiences and artists in the community for making this such a rewarding city to make theatre. See all of the nominations here.

Subscribe for the 2018/19 Season so you won’t miss a moment! Up next at Court: Radio Golf, August Wilson’s final play in the American Century Cycle.

Posted on August 28, 2018 in Theatre News

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