The Nacirema Society, Goodman Theatre, closes 10/15/2023. E. FAYE BUTLER (GSD) is in the cast. STEPHANIE FARINA (Faculty) is the co-sound designer and SHADANA PATTERSON (MFA, Acting, ’15) is the vocal coach.
Fannie, Goodman Theatre, closing 11/14/2021. E. FAYE BUTLER (GSD) is in the cast. VICTORIA DEIORIO (Faculty) is the sound designer and COLLETTE POLLARD (BFA, Scene Design, ’00) is the scenic designer.
2019 Equity Jeff Nominees – DePaul Alum:
New Work – Play
IKE HOLTER (BFA, Playwriting, ’07) – Lottery Day, Goodman Theatre
Director – Play – Midsize
IAN FRANK (MFA, Directing, ’13) Frankenstein, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
Director – Musical – Midsize
MICHAEL WEBER (BFA, Acting, ’90) Gypsy, Porchlight Music Theatre
Performer In A Principal Role – Musical
E. FAYE BUTLER (GSD) Gypsy (Rose), Porchlight Music Theatre
Sound Design – Midsize
MATT REICH (BFA, Sound Design, ’15) The Worst Mother in the World, Halcyon Theatre
The 51 st Annual Equity Jeff Awards will be held on Monday, October 21st, at Drury Lane Theatre. The event will be directed by Steve Scott and feature performances from nominated musicals and plays.
Advance tickets, which include the ceremony and pre-/post-show parties, are $85 ($65 for members of Actors’ Equity Association, United Scenic Artists, Stage Directors, and Choreographers Society, Stage Managers’ Association, IATSE, The Dramatists Guild of America, and the American Federation of Musicians). Tickets at the door, if available, will be an additional $10 per ticket.
Lettin’s the Good Times Roll, Victory Gardens Theater, closes 1/7/2018. E. FAYE BUTLER (BFA, Acting) is one of the star performers.
Congratulations to our alumni who received Jeff Awards at the 49th Annual Equity Jeff Awards on 11/6/2017:
NICK BELLEY (BFA, Lighting Design, ’13) received the award for Lighting Design – Large for his work on Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at Paramount Theatre
E. FAYE BUTLER (GSD) received the award for Actress in a Supporting Role – Musical for her work in Chicago the Musical at Drury Lane Productions
KYMBERLY MELLEN (MFA, Acting, ’01) received the award for Actress in a Supporting Role – Play for her work in The Columnist at American Blues Theater
Source: Jeff Awards
The Taming of the Shrew, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, closes 11/12/2017. E. FAYE BUTLER (BFA, Acting) is in the cast. TINA GLUSCHENKO (BFA, Acting, ’88) is in the cast.
Hairspray, Paramount Theatre, closes 2/21/16. E. FAYE BUTLER (GSD) and GEORGE KEATING (BFA, Acting, ’90) are in the cast.