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The Jungle Book’s André De Shields Nominated for Jeff Award; will perform “I Wanna to Be Like You” at Ceremony on November 4

André De Shields (King Louie) and Akash Chopra (Mowgli) in Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman’s new musical adaption of The Jungle Book. Photo by Liz Larsen

André De Shields (King Louie) and Akash Chopra (Mowgli) in Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman’s new musical adaption of The Jungle Book. Photo by Liz Larsen

It’s been quite a jazzy year for Two-time Tony Award nominee and Broadway legend André De Shields, who completed his run as King Louie and Akela in the world premiere of Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s THE JUNGLE BOOK, a co-production of Chicago’s Goodman Theatre and Boston’s Huntington Theatre on October 20, 2013.

For his critically-acclaimed role as King Louie, André has been nominated for a Jeff Award for Outstanding Achievement in the category of Actor in a Supporting Role – Musical, and recently garnered a 2013 BTAA for Best Featured Actor in a Play (Musical or Revue) at The 19th Annual Black Theater Alliance Awards, which honor excellence in African American theater and dance productions in the Chicago area.

André De Shields, Lia Chang, Ronnie Malley and Neel Murgai backstage at the McCarter's production of The White Snake in Princeton, NJ on November 1, 2013. Photo by Tessa Brinckman

André De Shields, Lia Chang, Ronnie Malley and Neel Murgai backstage at the McCarter’s production of The White Snake in Princeton, NJ on November 1, 2013. Photo by Tessa Brinckman

On Monday, November 4, 2013, I’m off to Chicago with André, The Jungle Book‘s musicians Ronnie Malley and Neel Murgai to attend the 45th Annual Jeff Equity Awards ceremony, held at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, Il, where they’ll kick off the evening’s festivities with “I Wanna to Be Like You” from The Jungle Book. The Jungle Book also received 3 other nominations including Outstanding Achievement in the category of Production-Musical-Large, Musical Direction (Doug Peck, also nominated for James Joyce’s ”The Dead” ), and costumes (Mara Blumenfeld, also nominated for Sunday in the Park with George).

Larry Yando (Shere Khan), Mary Zimmerman (Director/Playwright), André De Shields (Akela/King Louie) and Anjali Bhimani (Mother Wolf). Photo by Lia Chang

Larry Yando (Shere Khan), Mary Zimmerman (Director/Playwright), André De Shields (Akela/King Louie) and Anjali Bhimani (Mother Wolf). Photo by Lia Chang

Congrats also to The Jungle Book‘s director Mary Zimmerman, who has been nominated for her direction of Metamorphoses, and Larry Yando, who played Shere Khan in The Jungle Book, has been nominated for Outstanding Achievement in the category of Actor in a Principal role – Play for A Christmas Carol.

The Jeff Awards honor excellence in professional theatre produced within the immediate Chicago area. During the 2012-13 season, Jeff Awards judges attended opening nights of 143 Equity productions offered by 51 producing organizations. From these openings, 109 productions were “Jeff Recommended” and eligible for award nominations, resulting in 166 nominations in 36 categories.

The award evening is black tie optional and the public is invited to attend. Pre-show appetizers and cash bar will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m., followed by the Awards Ceremony, directed by Michael Weber and produced by Equity Chair Merril Prager, and capped by a buffet reception immediately following. Musical numbers featuring cast members from other nominated musicals and video segments from nominated plays highlight the Jeff Awards ceremony.

BELOW IS THE FULL LIST OF 2013 EQUITY JEFF AWARD NOMINEES
Production – Play – Large
Good People – Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Jitney – Court Theatre
Metamorphoses – Lookingglass Theatre Company
The Liar – Writers’ Theatre
The School for Lies – Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Production Play – Midsize
33 Variations – TimeLine Theatre Company
Blood and Gifts – TimeLine Theatre Company
Collected Stories – American Blues Theater
columbinus – American Theater Company
Simpatico – A Red Orchid Theatre

Production-Musical-Large
James Joyce’s ”The Dead” – Court Theatre
Oliver – Drury Lane Productions
South Pacific – Marriott Theatre
Sunday in the Park with George – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
The Jungle Book – Goodman Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company

Production-Musical-Midsize
A Class Act – Porchlight Music Theatre
Barnum – Mercury Theater Chicago
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – Porchlight Music Theatre
Pal Joey – Porchlight Music Theatre

Production – Revue
A Clown Car Named Desire – The Second City e.t.c.
A Grand Night for Singing – Mercury Theater Chicago
The Second City Guide to the Opera – The Second City in association with Lyric Opera of Chicago
Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie – Northlight Theatre

Director – Play
K. Todd Freeman – Good People – Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Mary Zimmerman – Metamorphoses – Lookingglass Theatre Company
Nick Bowling – Blood and Gifts – TimeLine Theatre Company
PJ Paparelli – columbinus – American Theater Company
Ron OJ Parson – Jitney – Court Theatre
William Brown – The Liar – Writers’ Theatre

Director – Musical
Charles Newell – James Joyce’s ”The Dead” – Court Theatre
David H. Bell – South Pacific – Marriott Theatre
Gary Griffin – Sunday in the Park with George – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Michael Halberstam – Sweet Charity – Writers’ Theatre
Michael Weber – Pal Joey – Porchlight Music Theatre
Rachel Rockwell – Oliver – Drury Lane Productions

Director – Revue
Billy Bungeroth – The Second City Guide to the Opera – The Second City in association with Lyric Opera of Chicago
Kevin Bellie – A Grand Night for Singing – Mercury Theater Chicago
Ryan Bernier – A Clown Car Named Desire – The Second City e.t.c.

Ensemble
columbinus – American Theater Company
Jitney – Court Theatre
Metamorphoses – Lookingglass Theatre Company
Othello: The Remix – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Wrens – Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

Actor in a Principal Role – Play
Brad Armacost – Faith Healer – The Den Theatre
Dale Calandra – The Whale – Victory Gardens Theater
Guy Van Swearingen – Simpatico – A Red Orchid Theatre
Kamal Angelo Bolden – The Opponent – A Red Orchid Theatre
Kevin Theis – Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me – Oak Park Festival Theatre
Larry Yando – A Christmas Carol – Goodman Theatre
Michael Shannon – Simpatico – A Red Orchid Theatre
Rom Barkhordar – In a Garden – A Red Orchid Theatre

Actor in a Principal Role – Musical
Andrew Lupp – My One and Only – Marriott Theatre
Bill Larkin – A Class Act – Porchlight Music Theatre
Jason Danieley – Sunday in the Park with George – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Richard Strimer – What a Glorious Feeling – Theatre at the Center
Stephen R. Buntrock – South Pacific – Marriott Theatre

Actress in a Principal Role – Play
Carmen Roman – Collected Stories – American Blues Theater
Chaon Cross – Proof – Court Theatre
Cheryl Lynn Bruce – Head of Passes – Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Janet Ulrich Brooks – 33 Variations – TimeLine Theatre Company
Mariann Mayberry – Good People – Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Actress in a Principal Role – Musical
Carmen Cusack – Sunday in the Park with George – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Christine Sherrill – Sunset Boulevard – Drury Lane Productions
Elizabeth Lanza – South Pacific – Marriott Theatre
Heidi Kettenring – Oliver – Drury Lane Productions
Raena White – Dreamgirls – Marriott Theatre
Susie McMonagle – Pal Joey – Porchlight Music Theatre

Actor in a Supporting Role – Play
Erik Hellman – Proof – Court Theatre
Gary Perez – The Motherf**ker with the Hat – Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Jack Hickey – Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me – Oak Park Festival Theatre
JJ Phillips – Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo – Lookingglass Theatre Company
Raymond Fox – Blood and Gifts – TimeLine Theatre Company

Actor in a Supporting Role – Musical
Andre De Shields – The Jungle Book – Goodman Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company
Matthew Crowle – Singin’ in the Rain – Drury Lane Productions
Rob Lindley – James Joyce’s ”The Dead” – Court Theatre
Stef Tovar – South Pacific – Marriott Theatre
Ted Louis Levy – My One and Only – Marriott Theatre

Actress in a Supporting Role – Play
Ann Whitney – Freshly Fallen Snow – Chicago Dramatists
Elizabeth Ledo – Tartuffe – Court Theatre
Lusia Strus – Good People – Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Moira Harris – The Birthday Party – Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Ora Jones – Henry VIII – Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Actress in a Supporting Role – Musical
Bethany Thomas – South Pacific – Marriott Theatre
Dana Tretta – A Class Act – Porchlight Music Theatre
Danielle Plisz – We Three Lizas – About Face Theatre
Melissa van der Schyff – Singin’ in the Rain – Drury Lane Productions
Susie McMonagle – James Joyce’s ”The Dead” – Court Theatre

Actor or Actress in a Revue
Alex Goodrich – I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change – Marriott Theatre
David M. Lutken – Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie – Northlight Theatre
Katie Rich – Let Them Eat Chaos – The Second City
Mike Kosinski – A Clown Car Named Desire – The Second City e.t.c.
Ross Bryant – Let Them Eat Chaos – The Second City

Actress in a Cameo Role – Musical
Callie Johnson – Pal Joey – Porchlight Music Theatre

Solo Performance
Alexis J. Rogers – Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – Porchlight Music Theatre
Dael Orlandersmith – Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men – Goodman Theatre and Berkeley Repertory Theater
Juan Francisco Villa – Empanada for a Dream – 16th Street Theater and Teatro Vista
Kathleen Thatcher – Underneath the Lintel – First Folio Theatre

New Work
Andrew Hinderaker – Dirty – The Gift Theatre
Lisa Dillman – American Wee-Pie – Rivendell Theatre Ensemble
Luis Alfaro – Mojada – Victory Gardens Theater
Philip Dawkins – Failure: A Love Story – Victory Gardens Theater
Rajiv Joseph – The Lake Effect – Silk Road Rising

New Adaptation
Christine Mary Dunford – Still Alice – Lookingglass Theatre Company
David Rice – Cymbeline – First Folio Theatre
Neil LeBute – In the Company of Men – Profiles Theatre

Choreography
Amber Mak and Matthew Crowle – Singin’ in the Rain – Drury Lane Productions
Brenda Didier – Pal Joey – Porchlight Music Theatre
Linda Fortunato – 42nd Street – Theatre at the Center
Marc Robin, Harrison McEldowney, Matt Raftery – Now & Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber – Marriott Theatre
Tammy Mader – My One and Only – Marriott Theatre

Fight / Movement Direction
John Tovar – The Opponent – A Red Orchid Theatre

Music Direction
Brad Haak – Sunday in the Park with George – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Doug Peck – James Joyce’s ”The Dead” – Court Theatre
Doug Peck – The Jungle Book – Goodman Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company
Eugene Dizon – A Grand Night for Singing – Mercury Theater Chicago
Jaret Landon – Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – Porchlight Music Theatre

Original Music in a Play
Alaric Jans, Michael Mahler, Gary Fry, Victoria Blade & Timothy Gregory – Spoon River Anthology – Provision Theater Company
Lindsay Jones – Henry VIII – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Michael Keefe and David Rice – Cymbeline – First Folio Theatre
Willie Schwarz – Metamorphoses – Lookingglass Theatre Company

Scenic Design – Large
David Gallo – Head of Passes – Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Jack Magaw – The Whipping Man – Northlight Theatre
Todd Rosenthal – The Motherf**ker with the Hat – Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Walt Spangler – Good People – Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Walt Spangler – Measure for Measure – Goodman Theatre

Scenic Design – Midsize
Andrei Onegin – Bulrusher – Congo Square Theatre Company
Angela Weber Miller – Edward Albee’s Seascape – Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
Joe Schermoly – Completeness – Theater Wit
Kevin Depinet – Wasteland – TimeLine Theatre Company
Sarah E. Ross – Collected Stories – American Blues Theater

Lighting Design – Large
Anne Militello – Henry VIII – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Christine A. Binder – The Whipping Man – Northlight Theatre
Philip S. Rosenberg – Julius Caesar – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Philip S. Rosenberg – Sunday in the Park with George – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Robert Christen – A Christmas Carol – Goodman Theatre
T.J. Gerckens – Metamorphoses – Lookingglass Theatre Company

Lighting Design – Midsize
Brian Sidney Bembridge – Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West – TimeLine Theatre Company
Jesse Klug – columbinus – American Theater Company
Jesse Klug – Wasteland – TimeLine Theatre Company
Mac Vaughey – Empanada for a Dream – 16th Street Theater and Teatro Vista
Mac Vaughey – Empanada for a Dream – 16th Street Theater and Teatro Vista
Sarah Hughey and William C. Kirkham – The Iron Stag King: Part One – The House Theatre of Chicago

Costume Design – Large
Jacqueline Firkins – The Misanthrope – Court Theatre
Mara Blumenfeld – Sunday in the Park with George – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Mara Blumenfeld – The Jungle Book – Goodman Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company
Mariann S. Verheyen – Henry VIII – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Nancy Missimi – Dreamgirls – Marriott Theatre
Susan E. Mickey – The School for Lies – Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Costume Design – Midsize
Bill Morey – Pal Joey – Porchlight Music Theatre
Carol J. Blanchard – Barnum – Mercury Theater Chicago
Debbie Baer – The Nutcracker – The House Theatre of Chicago
Emily Waecker – You Never Can Tell – Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
Rachel Laritz – Edward Albee’s Seascape – Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

Sound Design – Large
Andrew Hansen – The Liar – Writers’ Theatre
James Savage – Othello: The Remix – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Lindsay Jones – Julius Caesar – Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Mikhail Fiskel – Mojada – Victory Gardens Theater
Richard Woodbury – Slowgirl – Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Sound Design – Midsize
Harrison Adams – The Iron Stag King: Part One – The House Theatre of Chicago
Jeff Kelley – The Magnificents – The House Theatre of Chicago
Jeffrey Levin – In the Company of Men – Profiles Theatre
Martin Desjardins, Andre Pluess, Christian Gero – columbinus – American Theater Company
Nick Keenan – Everything is Illuminated – Next Theatre Company

Projections/Video Design
Michael Stanfill – Completeness – Theater Wit
Mike Tutaj – 33 Variations – TimeLine Theatre Company
Mike Tutaj – Sunday in the Park with George – Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Wig and Make-up Design
Melissa Veal – The School for Lies – Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Advance tickets are no longer available, but can be purchased at the door. Regular tickets are $75. $55 tickets are available for members of Actors’ Equity Association, United Scenic Artists, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, Stage Managers’ Association, The Dramatists Guild of America, and American Federation of Musicians). Groups of 10 or more also can purchase tickets at $55. Members of nominated ensembles may purchase tickets at a discounted rate of $45 (guests at regular prices). Note: $2.50 per ticket is added to credit card purchases. Tickets may be purchased at the door for an additional $10 fee per ticket.

For more information, contact Jeff Equity Chair Merril Prager at equitywing@jeffawards.org.

What the critics are saying about André De Shields as King Louie in The Jungle Book.
Entertainment Weekly: The Jungle Book Reviewed by Thom Geier (Jul 12, 2013)
“The Act 1 finale, the raucously swinging show-stopper ”I Wanna Be Like You.” In that spirited number, the commanding Andre De Shields leads a chorus of mischievous apes and squeezes every drop of juice out of the delightfully jazzy tune by Disney tunesmiths Richard and Robert Sherman (the brothers who wrote most of the original movie’s songs).”

Variety: Theater Review: ‘The Jungle Book’ by Steven Oxman (Jul. 1, 2013)
“All of this comes together to put the audience on true highs, particularly at the end of Act I with the number “I Wanna Be Like You.” Andre De Shields plays the monkey King Louie with incomparable showmanship; Gattelli’s choreography is rich and buoyant; and Peck’s arrangements bring layers of additional interest and verve.”

Chicagomag.com: Jungle Book Review BY CATEY SULLIVAN (JUL. 2, 2013)
“Here, the fiercely elegant Andre De Shields absolutely owns the role of the King of the Swingers, stopping the show cold with his roof-raising, infectiously celebratory rendition of a song expressing Louie’s desire to obtain the secrets of fire. The ultra-high energy number left me with two uncontrollably tapping feet and a grin… De Shields sings, swings and scats with a regal, red-hot cool that leaves no doubt: With all due respect to the Shere Khan and Bagheera, Louie is the coolest cat in the jungle.”

Chicago Sun-Times.com: Goodman Theatre’s ‘Jungle Book’ a wonderful new musical By Hedy Weiss (July 1, 2013)
“Along the way there is the raucous royalty of the monkey kingdom, with Andre De Shields as King Louie, driving the joint to jumping and beyond in “I Wanna Be Like You,” the song that suggests the difference between man and beast is man’s ability to create fire.”

Theatermania.com: The Jungle Book Review By Sandy MacDonald (Oct 7, 2013)
“A spirited cast — notably André De Shields as a Louis Armstrong-inspired orangutan King Louie…”

BWW REVIEW: ‘THE JUNGLE BOOK’ SWINGS IN BOSTON by Jan Nargi (Oct. 13, 2013)
“King Louie (André De Shields), the flamboyant orangutan who leads his swingin’ troop of mischievous monkeys in a roof-raising “I Wanna Be Like You”… The intended show stealer is André De Shields as King Louie, the character created by Disney in 1967 for jazz great Louis Prima. De Shields belts, riffs and scats with the best of them….De Shields builds the number joyously and exults in swingin’ and swayin’ like a Zoot-suited Cab Calloway.”

The Boston Globe: ‘Jungle Book’ is lush yet temperate By Don Aucoin (SEPTEMBER 19, 2013)
“When longtime Broadway veteran Andre De Shields seizes the stage, though, the temperature of “The Jungle Book’’ measurably rises. He plays King Louie, an orangutan and leader of a band of monkeys who kidnap young Mowgli (enthusiastically portrayed by Akash Chopra), intent on eliciting from him the secret of fire. Toward that end, De Shields performs “I Wanna Be Like You,’’ while the monkeys shake and twirl and hurl things about, the action rising to a state of pandemonium until De Shields finally faces the audience, points a finger at them, and sings: “I want to be like you.’’

Andre De Shields Photo by Lia Chang

Andre De Shields Photo by Lia Chang

In a career spanning more than forty years, André De Shields has distinguished himself as an unparalleled actor, director, choreographer and educator. He is best known for his show stopping performances in the original Broadway productions of four legendary musicals: THE FULL MONTY, for which he received Tony, Drama Desk and Astaire Award nominations, in addition to both the Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards; PLAY ON! (Tony nomination), AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ (Emmy Award) and THE WIZ (title role). De Shields is the recipient of the 2012 Fox Foundation Fellowship/Distinguished Achievement, 2009 National Black Theatre Festival Living Legend Award, and the 2007 Village Voice OBIE Award for Sustained Excellence of Performance.

As an educator, Mr. De Shields has served as Visiting Artist/Lecturer, SUNY-Buffalo State College; Harold ClurmanVisiting Professor, CUNY-Hunter College; Adjunct Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, NYU; Adjunct Professor, School of Education, Health, Nursing and Arts Professions (SEHNAP), NYU; Distinguished Visiting Professor, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX; Algur H. Meadows Distinguished Visiting Professor (SMU); DR. Martin Luther King Jr.-Rosa Parks-Cesar Chavez Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; Distinguished Visiting Professor, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, among others. He has taught a wide variety of courses ranging from Shakespeare to Masterpieces of Western Literature to Musical Theatre and an interdisciplinary arts workshop in Extreme Performance: From Ancient Africa to Postmodern America.
www.andredeshields.com

Lia Chang. Photo by Brianne Michelle Photography

Lia Chang. Photo by Brianne Michelle Photography

Lia Chang is an actor, a performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia recently starred as Carole Barbara in Lorey Hayes’ Power Play at the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C., with Pauletta Pearson Washington, Roscoe Orman, Lorey Hayes, Marcus Naylor and Phynjuar.

Opening night photo coverage of The Jungle Book Opening Night at Huntington Theatre Company
Photos: André De Shields, Mary Zimmerman, Akash Chopra, Richard M. Sherman, Kevin Carolan, Larry Yando, Nehal Joshi and More Celebrate The Jungle Book Opening Night at Huntington Theatre in Boston
broadwayworld.com: Photo Flash: Andre De Shields and More Celebrate Huntington’s JUNGLE BOOK Opening
theatermania.com: The Jungle Book Enjoys Its Second Opening Night at Boston’s Huntington Theatre Company
broadway.com: The Story Begins! Disney’s The Jungle Book Enjoys a Wild Opening Night in Boston
playbill.com: PHOTO CALL: The Jungle Book Musical Celebrates Opening Night in Boston
Click here for more articles on André De Shields.

Other articles by Lia Chang:
Labyrinth’s American Premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s Sunset Baby, starring Tony Nominee John Earl Jelks, Dewanda Wise and Harvey Gardner Moore, Begins Preview Performances at Bank Street Theater on November 6, 2013
Photos: Opening Night of Will Power’s Fetch Clay, Make Man with John Earl Jelks, Richard Masur, Nikki M. James, K. Todd Freeman, Ray Fisher
Photos: Denise Burse, Michael Genet, Doug Eskew, Tracie Thoms, Sakina Ansari-Wilson and More Celebrate Marcus Gardley’s dance of the holy ghosts Opening Night at Center Stage
Center Stage Photo Preview: Denise Burse and Michael Genet in Marcus Gardley’s dance of the holy ghosts, Opens October 16, 2013
Nov. 14 – Dec. 29: Paolo Montalban and Eileen Ward Lead Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s Production of The King and I
André De Shields Delivers Keynote at International Conference of Fine Arts Deans in New Orleans
Nov. 18: David Henry Hwang, Annie Baker and Rajiv Joseph to be honored at Sixth Annual Steinberg Playwright “Mimi” Awards
Signature Theatre’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu Stars SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’s Cole Horibe as Bruce Lee
National Black Theatre Festival Photos: Backstage with André De Shields, Marie Thomas, Erin Cherry, Sean Phillips and Morocco Omari in Knock Me A Kiss
Photos: Backstage Q & A with Thom Sesma and the cast of Signature’s Miss Saigon
Photos: Backstage with Michi Barall and the cast of Regina Taylor’s stop.reset. at Signature Theatre
Photos: Charles Smith’s Knock Me A Kiss Starring André De Shields Featured in Encore Performances at The National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, NC, July 30-August 1, 2013
Photos: All-Access Pass to August Wilson’s Two Trains Running with John Earl Jelks, Harvy Blanks, Chuck Cooper, Anthony Chisholm, Owiso Odera, Roslyn Ruff and James A. Williams
Febone1960.net Review: Power Play Powerful & Suspenseful
Signature Theatre’s 2013-14 Season Features New Works by Albee, Hwang, Enos, Taylor, Wilson, Clarke and Jacobs-Jenkins
Photos: The 58th Annual Drama Desk Awards and After Party
Video: Power Play’s Lorey Hayes and Lia Chang on The Carmen Mathis Show
The Chronicle Features Lorey Hayes’ Power Play
Photos: Yellow Fever Playwright Rick Shiomi Explores New Territory with An All-Female Cast
Click here for the Lia Chang Articles Archive.

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One comment on “The Jungle Book’s André De Shields Nominated for Jeff Award; will perform “I Wanna to Be Like You” at Ceremony on November 4

  1. manu narayan
    November 5, 2013

    Reblogged this on manu narayan and commented:
    Congratulations To Andre DeShields for his Jeff Nomination for “The Jungle Book”

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