Thursday, October 24, 2013

Chuck Smith to receive the 2013 Corona Award

Chuck Smith, Resident Director at the Goodman Theatre, will receive the 2013 Corona Award for his many contributions to the Chicago Theatre Community. Eclipse Theatre Company will host the 2013 Corona Award presentation on Monday November 11th at the Athenaeum Theatre Mainstage, 2936 N. Southport Ave in Chicago. The Corona Award honors an individual who has played an important role in supporting and nurturing the growth of the Chicago Theatre Community.

Past recipients have included Steve Scott (Goodman Theatre Associate Producer), Erica Daniels (Steppenwolf Theatre Associate Artistic Director), Elizabeth Auman (Timeline Theatre Managing Director), and Jane Alderman (Teacher and Chicago Casting Director). The event will be hosted by Actor and Playwright Jon Steinhagen. Guest speakers at this year's award event will include Aaron Todd Douglas, Runako Jahi, Ron OJ Parson, Sheldon Patinkin, Steve Scott, and Jackie Taylor. Advance

Tickets are $20 and include appetizers with cash bar. Doors open at 6:30pm with the Award Presentation starting at 7:30pm. For additional info and to purchase tickets, please visit or call 773-728-2216.

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