2020 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award recipients

 
Updated 11/9/2020 9:51 PM

Production -- Play (large)

• "King Hedley II" -- Court Theatre

 

Production -- Play (mid-size)

• "The Boys in the Band" -- Windy City Playhouse

Production -- Musical or Revue (large)

• "An American in Paris" -- Drury Lane Productions

Production -- Musical or Revue (mid-size)

• "Monty Python's Spamalot" -- Mercury Theater Chicago

Ensemble -- Play

• "The Boys in the Band" -- Windy City Playhouse

• "The Leopard Play, or Sad Songs for Lost Boys" -- Steep Theatre Company

Ensemble -- Musical or Revue

• "Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies" -- Porchlight Music Theatre

New Work

• Lee Edward Colston II -- "The First Deep Breath" -- Victory Gardens Theater

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• Levi Holloway -- "Grey House" -- A Red Orchid Theatre

• Loy A. Webb -- "His Shadow: A Parable" -- 16th Street Theater

Director -- Play (large)

• Wardell Julius Clark -- "Kill Move Paradise" -- TimeLine Theatre Company

Director -- Play (mid-size)

• Carl Menninger -- "The Boys in the Band" -- Windy City Playhouse

Director -- Musical or Revue (large)

• Lili-Anne Brown -- "The Color Purple" -- Drury Lane Productions

Director -- Musical or Revue (mid-size)

• L. Walter Stearns -- "Monty Python's Spamalot" -- Mercury Theater Chicago

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Performer in a Principal Role -- Play

• Carrie Coon (Agnes White) -- "Bug" -- Steppenwolf Theatre Company

• Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Hedley) -- "King Hedley II" -- Court Theatre

Performer in a Principal Role -- Musical

• Josh Drake (Jerry Mulligan) -- "An American in Paris" -- Drury Lane Productions

• Eben K. Logan (Celie) -- "The Color Purple" -- Drury Lane Productions

Solo Performance

• Rebecca Spence (Narrator) -- "Every Brilliant Thing" -- Windy City Playhouse

Performer in a Revue

• Lorenzo Rush, Jr. (The Raconteur) -- "Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies" -- Porchlight Music Theatre

Performer in a Supporting Role -- Play

• Deanna Reed-Foster (Pearl Thomas) -- "The First Deep Breath" -- Victory Gardens Theater

• A.C. Smith (Elmore) -- "King Hedley II" -- Court Theatre

Performer in a Supporting Role -- Musical

• Skyler Adams (Adam Hochberg) -- "An American in Paris" -- Drury Lane Productions

• Nicole Michelle Haskins (Sofia) -- "The Color Purple" -- Drury Lane Productions

Scenic Design -- Large

• Takeshi Kata -- "Bug" -- Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Scenic Design -- Mid-size

• William Boles -- "The Boys in the Band" -- Windy City Playhouse

• Joe Schermoly -- "The Gulf" -- About Face Theatre

Costume Design -- Large

• Theresa Ham -- "Beauty and the Beast" -- Paramount Theatre

Costume Design -- Mid-size

• Kristy Leigh Hall -- "Howards End" -- Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

Sound Design -- Large

• Mikhail Fiksel -- "Dana H." -- Goodman Theatre

Sound Design -- Mid-size

• Jeffrey Levin -- "Grey House" -- A Red Orchid Theatre

Lighting Design -- Large

• Heather Gilbert -- "Bug" -- Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Lighting Design -- Mid-size

• Mike Durst -- "Grey House" -- A Red Orchid Theatre

Choreography

• Lynne Kurdziel-Formato -- "An American in Paris" -- Drury Lane Productions

Original Music in a Play

• Ladysmith Black Mambazo -- "Lindiwe" -- Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Musical Direction

• Jermaine Hill -- "Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies" -- Porchlight Music Theatre

Projection Design

• Kevan Loney -- "An American in Paris" -- Drury Lane Productions

Artistic Specialization

• Breon Arzell (movement choreographer) -- "Kill Move Paradise" -- TimeLine Theatre Company

• Steve Cuiffo (illusion and lip sync consultant) -- "Dana H." -- Goodman Theatre

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