The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago has announced the 2017 winners of its Actor of the Year Award.
This year there will be two recpientsKate Baldwin, this year's Tony nominee for Best Supporting Actress; and Kate Shindle, the 1998 Miss America who is the current star of the national tour of Fun Home.
They will receive their award at an event on Monday, Sept. 18, taking place at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Orrington Hotel, 1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston. Baldwin and Shindle are alumni of the Northwestern University Theatre Program.
The Sarah Siddons Society was begun in 1952, with Helen Hayes as the first recipient of this prestigious award.
Event tickets are $225 each; visit SarahSiddonsSociety.org or call 312-527-7750.