Saturday, 8/24:
Drury Lane Theatre

100 Drury Lane
Oakbrook, IL 60181
 

Sunday, 8/25:
Hilton Suites
10 Drury Lane
Oakbrook, IL 60181

 
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Contact

Aimee-Lynn Newlan 
Illinois Theatre Association 
312-265-5922 
aimeelynn@illinoistheatre.org 

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A must-not-miss celebration! Join the ITA as it honors excellence in all divisions of theatre. This two-day event features red carpet entry (black tie optional!), cocktails (cash bar) and hors d'oeuvres (sponsored by Drury Lane Theatre), piano ambiance, dinner and awards, a performance of Drury Lane Theatre's "And Then There Were None" on Saturday, and a keynote presentation by Chris Jones (Chicago Tribune), ITA's Board Induction Ceremony, division meetings, and more on Sunday!

One-day passes available.

SCHEDULE

Saturday, August 24th (at Drury Lane Theatre)

  • 5:30p-6:00p - Red Carpet Entry, Photos, Cocktails (cash bar), Hors d'oeuvres, Piano ambiance, and Master of Ceremonies (Judy Klingner, Kevin Long, and Jonathan Meier)

  • 6:00p-7:45p - Dining and ITA's Annual Awards of Excellence Presentation, Honoring Excellence in:

    Community Theatre
    Creative Drama
    Professional Theatre
    Secondary School Theatre
    Theatre for Young Audiences
    College/University Theatre

    Also Presenting:
    Anne Thurman Mentorship Award

    ITA's Awards of Honor
     - to a non-ITA Member
    - to an ITA Member

    ALSO FEATURING A SILENT AUCTION -- PRIZES INCLUDE TICKET PACKAGES TO CHICAGO'S TOP THEATRE COMPANIES!

  • 8:00p - Performance of "And Then There Were None"

Sunday, August 25th (at Hilton Suites)

  • 9:00a-9:45a - Light Breakfast, Networking
  • 10:00a-10:45a - Keynote Presentation by Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune
  • 10:45a-11:30a - ITA's Annual Membership Meeting and Board Induction Ceremony
  • 11:30a-12:15p - Division Meetings
  • 12:15p-12:30p - Wrap Up

Hotel Information

The ITA is pleased to offer a $100/room discounted group rate at:
Hilton Suites
10 Drury Lane
Oakbrook, IL 60181
A link for reservation will be provided after registering for the event.

Pricing

ITA Members:
2-Day Package - $99 (ending 7/26) / $124 (starting 7/27)
1-Day Package (Satutrday Only) - $75 (ending 7/26) / $95 (starting 7/27)
1-Day Package (Sunday Only) - $25

Non-Members:
2-Day Package - $125 (ending 7/26)/$149 (starting 7/27)
1-Day Package (Saturday Only) - $100 (ending 7/26)/$120 (starting 7/27)
1-Day Package (Sunday Only) - $30

Register Now!