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Court takes home four 2017 Equity Jeff Awards!

Jeff Awards 2017Court Theatre was a big winner at this year’s 49th annual Joseph Jefferson Awards.

Michael Cristofer’s Man in the Ring , directed by Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell, received the award for Best New Play and won the Sound Design award for designer Andre Pluess. Since Court commissioned the world premiere, Man in the Ring also received the Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award.

Man in the Ring

Blues for an Alabama Sky won the final award of the evening for Best Production, and Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson received the Best Director award. Blues for an Alabama Sky was the centerpiece for the Harlem Renaissance Celebration in Hyde Park, which brought together arts organizations and University of Chicago departments for a collection of community events honoring this moment in history.

Blues for an Alabama Sky

Congratulations to all in the Chicago theatre community!

Photo of Stephen J. Albert, Charles Newell, and Ron OJ Parson by Bill Richert Photography. Man in the Ring and Blues for an Alabama Sky by Michael Brosilow.

Posted on November 7, 2017 in Theatre News

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