Glenwood Ave Arts District Theatres Lead Theatre Award Nominations

Post date: Apr 28, 2011 6:21:30 PM

The Jeff Awards committee has published the 2011 nominees for Chicago's non-union theatre awards. Local venues Theo Ubique and Lifeline Theatre have again taken a lion's share of the nominations.


"The Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicago’s far north Rogers Park neighborhood continued its recent streak of garnering a large percentage of nominations. Among producing organizations, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre in Association with Michael James received 12 and Lifeline Theatre received 9. Top-nominated productions for Theo Ubique included “Cats,” with 8, staged on a platform in a storefront and 2 each for their 2 long-running revues, “Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” and “Sweet and Hot: The Songs of Harold Arlen.” Lifeline’s new adaptation of “Neverwhere,” based on the acclaimed BBC TV series “London Below,” earned 7 nominations."