Chicago’s Halcyon Theatre honored Coya Paz -Artistic Director of Free Street Theatre and Chay Yew-Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater with the Iris Award for outstanding commitment to connecting Chicago’s communities and the arts, at their 4th annual Night of Flight gala. Co-Chairs for the event which raised raised $75,000, were Denise Hoeflich, Jennifer Adams and Tony Adams.
Laura Stephenson, Robert N. Isaac and Halcyon Theatre Artistic Director Tony Adams
Jess Diaz de Jara and Noe Jara
Siobhan Reddy-Best and Claire Reinhart
Lauren Gutierrez, Emily Fremgen and Brynn Murphy
J.P. Walcher and Ken Norgan
Linda Johnson Rice, Denise Hoeflich and Neal Zucker
Kryn and Selena Nitz
Albany Park based Halcyon Theatre formed in 2006 is committed to making the stage as diverse as the city of Chicago and presenting new voices from inadequately represented communities, works to recast classic works in order to showcase contemporary relevance.
Photo credit: Austin Oie