| | 2008 Awards Ceremony
are two kinds of theatre in this country. Commercial theatre ... and
theatre that matters. You make the theatre that matters."
-- Edward Albee
at the 2008 New York Innovative Theatre Awards
4th Annual New York Innovative Theatre Awards ceremony was held on
Monday, September 22nd. It was a magical evening celebrating our
amazing community, the fantastic artists and their outstanding work
from this last season. Heralded by the hysterical Lisa Kron and featuring performances by the Blue Man Group, it was a great night.
The packed house included the nominees and their guests along with so many of the movers and shakers of our community.
AND CAN YOU BELIEVE THE KICK-ASS LINE UP OF PRESENTERS:
Albee, Olympia Dukakis, David Cote, Barrett Foa, Leonard Jacobs, Akia,
Rob Ashford, Tina Howe, John Bucchino, Daniel Talbott, Isaac Byrnes,
Desiree Burch, Kirk Wood Bromley, Anne Militello, Anna Louizos, Dan
Moses Schreier, Louis Zorich, Catherine Zuber, Michael Berresse,
Michael Dahlen and Bill Irwin.
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Photos, video clips and so much more coming soon!
| |We need your help
THE OOB SURVEY PROJECT;
The Demographics Survey (for individual artists)
establishing demographic statistics for artists working OOB
The New York Innovative Theatre Awards invites you to help us reach our study group goal of 6,000 participants by October. That's a lot.
To get involved in this groundbreaking research, you can take the survey hereThere are 17 quick questions and it only takes about 4 minutes to complete the easy online form.
Please take a moment now to help us reach this goal.
And if you have taken it already, please encourage your friends and company members to do the same.
Free Night NYC invites you to GET LIVE!
Night NYC is offering 5,000 tickets to over 100 theaters across the
city. Tickets will be offered to performances from October 16th through
October 30th and can be reserved beginning October 1st at 10:00am on freenightnyc.net. Tickets are limited, first come, first served, but check back because more tickets may be added throughout October.
the national day of Free Night of Theater "Thursday October 16th" there
will also be a kick-off event in Union Square and an all city theater
rocks party at Element, a club on the Lower East Side.
Join in for a full day of celebrating the amazing diversity of New York theater!
Share your performance space experience!
We are working on a story about performances spaces for OOB. Fill out this quick online form and tell us about the good, the bad and the ugly spaces that you've performed in.
We know there are some juicy tales. Let us hear 'em.
And leave your email in the comments section if it is okay to ask you further questions for the article.
| |IT Awards Staff Blog
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informal forum to share our opinions, thoughts and impressions of this
active and hugely entertaining community in a casual and personal way.
So read our blog and keep checking in with us.
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Header Photos L to R: Edward Albee and Lisa Kron; Cast of Fight Girl Battle World with Bill Irwin and Michael Dahlen; Olympia Dukakis, Judith Malina and the Blue Man Group; Edward Albee and Matt Opatrny