WBEZ | Actors’ Equity Association http://www.wbez.org/tags/actors%E2%80%99-equity-association Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Daily Rehearsal: AEA to get special Jeff award http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-09/daily-rehearsal-aea-get-special-jeff-award-102619 <p><p><strong>- Holland Taylor&#39;s <em>Ann </em></strong>is opening on Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater&rsquo;s Vivian Beaumont Theater, <a href="http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/24/ann-holland-taylors-play-about-ann-richards-will-open-on-broadway/">reports the <em>New York Times</em></a>, in March of 2013. The show was in Chicago <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2011-11-10/daily-rehearsal-holland-taylor-stage-not-two-and-half-men-93938">last fall</a>.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- An older piece but check out all the shows</strong></span></span> you can see about our election cycle in the Chicago comedy world right now<a href="http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/comedy/15648816/politically-themed-comedy-shows"> from Jason A. Heidemann</a>.</p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/AEA_0.gif" style="float: left; " title="" /><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- The&nbsp;Actors&rsquo; Equity Association will get a special Jeff award </strong></span></span>on October 15 &quot;in recognition of their contributions to Chicagoland theatre. In addition to this year being their 100th anniversary, AEA was the original impetus in organizing the formation of a Chicago area theatre award program, which became the Jeff Awards.&quot; In case it wasn&#39;t clear, the AEA is a union for actors and stage managers.</p><p>Questions? Tips? Email<a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org"> kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:54:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-09/daily-rehearsal-aea-get-special-jeff-award-102619