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Theater briefs: Jeff nods, Chicago Musical Theatre Festival, Writers Theatre does 'Company'
2016-05-25

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Writers Theatre running 'Company'

Glencoe's Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., concludes its 2015/16 season with Company, featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth.

The show runs June 15—July 31 in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre.

Winner of seven Tony Awards, Company looks at contemporary relationships and features some of Sondheim's best-known songs, including "Side by Side by Side," "Marry Me a Little" and "Being Alive."

Tickets are $35-$90; visit WritersTheatre.org or call 847-242-6000.

Non-Equity Jeff nods announced

The Jeff Awards Committee announced 121 nominations in 24 categories for the 43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2015, and March 31, 2016.

The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theaters not under a union contract.

Jeff judges attended opening nights of 148 productions offered by 67 Non-Equity producing organizations. The Jeff Committee recommended 65 of those shows, making them eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations. Of the 65 Jeff-recommended productions, a record 53 received nominations, representing 32 theater companies.

Just a few of the productions receiving multiple nominations include Blood Brothers, Pocatello, Loving Repeating, Heathers: The Musical, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Byhalia, Mississippi.

The 43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards ceremony will be held Monday, June 6, at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave. Doors open with a cash bar at 6 p.m., light buffet at 6:30 p.m., and the awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door; a group rate of $35 is available for parties of 10 or more. See JeffAwards.org .

Chicago Musical Theatre Festival Aug. 9-28

The third annual Chicago Musical Theatre Festival will feature 14 new musical productions.

Created to showcase and support Chicago's burgeoning field of musical-theater creators, this year's festival will be held Aug. 9-28 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.

The festival will offer everything from a Righteous Brothers tribute to reimaginings of Greek mythology to a celebration of Jewish cuisine and culture.

Single tickets and festival passes go on sale Friday, July 1, at CMTF.org .


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