UPDATE dated June 3 www.windycitytimes.com/lgbt/Awards-postponed/68655.html .
The Jeff Awardsthe Chicago theater community's annual awards recognizing non-Equity theater productionswill be presented in a virtual format on Monday, June 8.
In preparation for this program, the 2020 non-Equity nominations will be publicly announced, as previously planned, on Tuesday, April 28.
To protect the health and safety of the community and comply with government guidelines on public gatherings, this new format is the first time in Jeff Awards history that awards for theater excellence will be shared through a free online program. Information on accessing the program will be available in early June.
Non-Equity Chicago theater company productions eligible for 2020 Jeff Awards consideration were staged from April 1, 2019, through March 13, 2020. Traditionally, the eligibility period is April 1 through March 31; however, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the eligibility period ended with the theater community's cancellation of shows after March 13.