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‘Rose’ flowers at Chi’s Jeff Awards

'Piazza' takes three trophies

Shakespeare adaptation “Rose Rage” scored four trophies and “The Light in the Piazza” took three at Nov. 1’s annual Joseph Jefferson Awards, which honor Equity and non-resident productions in Chicago.

A complete list of winners for the 2003-04 season follows:

New Work
Charles Smith, “Free Man of Color,” Victory Gardens Theater

Joanna McClelland Glass, “Trying,” Victory Gardens Theater

New AdaptationEric Rosen, Andre Pluess, Ben Sussman, “Winesburg, Ohio,” About Face Theater

Production of a Play
“Rose Rage” (“Henry VI,” Parts 1, 2 and 3), Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Production of a Musical
“The Light in the Piazza,” Goodman Theater in association with Intiman Theater

Director of a Play
Edward Hall, “Rose Rage”

Director of a Musical
Gary Griffin, “A Little Night Music,” Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Ensemble
“Rose Rage”

Actress in a Principal Role in a Play
Rondi Reed, “The Fall to Earth,” Steppenwolf Theater Company

Actor in a Principal Role in a Play
Fritz Weaver, “Trying”

Actress in a Supporting Role in a Play
Deanna Dunagan, “I Never Sang for My Father,” Steppenwolf Theater Company

Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play
Scott Parkinson, “Rose Rage”

Actress in a Principal Role in a Musical
Victoria Clark, “The Light in the Piazza”

Actor in a Principal Role in a Musical
Ross Lehman, “A Man of No Importance,” Apple Tree Theater

Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Samantha Spiro, “A Little Night Music”

Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical
Jeff Dumas, “Winesburg, Ohio”

Actor in a Revue
Eugene Fleming, “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” Marriott Theater

Scenic Design
James Leonard Joy, “The Taming of the Shrew,” Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Costume Design
Rachel Anne Healy, “Lady Windermere’s Fan,” Northlight Theater

Lighting Design
Christopher Akerlind, “Electricidad,” Goodman Theater in association with Intiman Theater

Sound Design
Ray Nardelli, Joshua Horvath, “Electricidad”

Choreography
Marc Robin, “Annie Get Your Gun,” Marriott Theater

Original Incidental Music
Patricia Kane, Amy Warren, Andre Pluess, “Pulp,” About Face Theater

Musical Direction
Alan Johnson, “The Sound of a Voice,” Court Theater in association with American Repertory Theater

Special Achievement in Percussion
David Pleasant, “Crowns,” Goodman Theater

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