Broadway Artists Among Winners of 2015 Jeff Awards

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The winners of the 2015 Jeff Awards were announced Oct. 5 during a ceremony at Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago. The Jeff Awards, named for actor Joseph Jefferson, are presented annually to outstanding theatre artists in the Chicago area. They are presented to both Equity and Non-Equity performers.

Check out the full list of winners below:

<i>Les Miserables</i> at The Paramount Theatre.
Les Miserables at The Paramount Theatre. Photo by Charles Osgood

2015 Equity Jeff Award Winners:

Production – Play – Large: Moby Dick by Lookingglass Theatre Company in association with Actors Gymnasium

Production – Play – Midsize: All Our Tragic by The Hypocrites

Production – Musical – Large: Les Misérables by the Paramount Theatre

Production – Musical – Midsize: The Addams Family by Mercury Theater Chicago

Production – Revue: Sondheim on Sondheim by Porchlight Music Theatre

Director – Play: Sean Graney - All Our Tragic by The Hypocrites

Director – Musical: Jim Corti - Les Misérables by the Paramount Theatre

Director – Revue: Nick Bowling - Sondheim on Sondheim by Porchlight Music Theatre

Ensemble: All Our Tragic by The Hypocrites

Actor in a Principal Role – Play: Jerod Haynes - Native Son by Court Theatre and American Blues Theater

Actor in a Principal Role - Musical: Nicholas Dantes - Billy Elliot, the Musical by Drury Lane Productions

Actress in a Principal Role – Play: Kate Fry - Outside Mullingar by Northlight Theatre

Actress in a Principal Role – Musical: Heidi Kettenring - The King and I by Marriott Theatre

Actor or Actress in a Revue: Cory Goodrich - Ring of Fire, The Music of Johnny Cash by Mercury Theater Chicago and Theatre at the Center

Solo Performance: Ronald Keaton - Churchill by SoloChicago Theatre and Greenhouse Theater Center

Actor in a Supporting Role – Play: Anthony Fleming III - Moby Dick by Lookingglass Theatre Company in association with Actors Gymnasium

Actor in a Supporting Role – Musical: Matthew Crowle - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum by Porchlight Music Theatre

Actress in a Supporting Role – Play: Kate Buddeke - Airline Highway by Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Actress in a Supporting Role – Musical: Michelle Aravena - West Side Story by Drury Lane Productions

New Work – Play:
PJ Paparelli and Joshua Jaeger – The Project(s) by American Theater Company
Mat Smart – The Royal Society of Antarctica by Gift Theatre

New Work - Musical: Paul GordonSense and Sensibility by Chicago Shakespeare Theater

New Adaptation: Sean Graney – All Our Tragic by The Hypocrites

Choreography: Rachel Rockwell – Billy Elliot, the Musical by Drury Lane Productions

Original Music in a Play: Henry Marsh – Pericles by Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Music Direction: Austin Cook – Sondheim on Sondheim by Porchlight Music Theatre

Scenic Design – Large: Kevin Depinet and Jeffrey D. Kmiec – Les Misérables by the Paramount Theatre

Scenic Design – Midsize: John Holt – Accidentally Like a Martyr by A Red Orchid Theatre

Lighting Design – Large: Greg Hofmann - The Who’s Tommy by the Paramount Theatre

Lighting Design – Midsize: Brian Sidney Bembridge - The Royale by American Theater Company

Costume Design – Large: Dede M. Ayite - Marie Antoinette by Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Costume Design – Midsize: Alison Siple - All Our Tragic by The Hypocrites

Sound Design – Large: Rick Sims - Moby Dick by Lookingglass Theatre Company in association with Actors Gymnasium

Sound Design – Midsize: Victoria Deiorio - The White Road by Irish Theatre of Chicago

Projections / Video Design: Mike Tutaj - The Who’s Tommy by the Paramount Theatre

Artistic Specialization: Isaac Schoepp for rigging design - Moby Dick by Lookingglass Theatre Company in association with Actors Gymnasium

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