A resurgence in live theater means the Big Easy Awards is becoming a bigger deal.
You could call the evening of distinction at Harrah’s Monday, New Orleans own version of the Tony Awards (watch 10 p.m. news story above).
The 26th annual Big Easy Theater Awards recognized outstanding performances in musicals, dramas and comedies over the past year.
Nominees are scattered across 25 local theater companies.
Categories include Best Drama, Entertainer of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards,
Proceeds from the Big Easy Awards benefit the Foundation for Entertainment, Development and Education which awards grants to support the future of theater in the Big Easy.
Check the “Big Easy Theater Awards” Facebook for links to the winners:
Info on the Foundation for Entertainment, Development and Education (click below)