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    April 28, 2023
    5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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Winning Ways: The True Meaning of Theater Awards
Friday 4/28 at 5:00 eastern time
Community Gathering on Zoom - register with the bright red reservation box to receive the Zoom link. These gatherings are a service for the theater community and are offered free for TRU members; we ask that non-members help keep us running by making a donation or joining as a member.
4/28 - Winning Ways: The True Meaning of Theater Awards. In the room: Bonnie Comley, president of the board of directors for The Drama League; David Gordon, president of Outer Critics Circle, managing editor of Theatermania; Aimee Todoroff, managing director of League of Independent Theater, presenter of the new Independent Theater Awards; Lauren Yarger, executive producer of the Outer Critics Circle Awards, former vice-president of the Drama Desk. We will examine the history of many of the current theater awards, including why each was created, the different philosophies behind them, and the differences in aesthetics for each. Attendees will learn what various awards are looking for, and what they value. Attendees will also learn about eligibility, and how different awards operate