The League of Chicago Theatres has announced that The New Colony is the 2011 recipient of the Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theater Award. The award will be presented at the League of Chicago Theatres annual Gala, to be held at the JW Marriott Hotel, on Monday, May 16, beginning at 5:30pm.

The award was created in 2007 to encourage, support and promote emerging theaters in Chicago that have demonstrated great ability and promise, artistic excellence and fiscal responsibility in business practices. It comes with a monetary prize of $5,000, along with consultation with the Broadway In Chicago executive team to create and support a marketing package valued at over $64,000 that includes advertising in the Chicago Tribune and Time Out Chicago.

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