Each year, THS recognizes a myriad of people and publications for excellence in service of historic theatres. Consider submitting a person, title or application for one of the following:
Member of the Year Award recognizes an individual or organizational member of THS who has continuously demonstrated outstanding leadership, achievement, and contribution to the Society and its purposes, or been instrumental in work on outside projects in keeping with the aims of THS. Nomination deadline: May 15 of each year. Nominate someone today.
Honorary Member of the Year Award recognizes a non-member individual or organization who has demonstrated outstanding efforts for THS or been instrumental in work outside the organization in keeping with its purposes. Nomination deadline: May 15 of each year. Nominate someone today.
Outstanding Theatre Book of the Year Award recognizes the book judged to have best exemplified documentation and appreciation of historic theatres. Nominations are voted on by the Board of Directors and the award is presented at the awards banquet during the annual Conclave each June. Nomination deadline: December 31 of each year. Nominate a title today.
Creating Theatre History Award recognizes dedicated individuals whose efforts have resulted in the ongoing preservation, restoration and operation of a historic theatre. It is not necessarily given every year, but rather only when merited.
The President’s Award recognizes individuals who have made distinguished and exemplary contributions to the Society. It is not necessarily given every year, but rather only when merited.
THS also offers the Thomas R. Du Buque Research fellowship in support of in-house research within the Collections of our Archive and the Jeffrey Weiss Literary Award, a cash-award writing competition in support of content for our flagship publication, Marquee™.
VOTING AND NOTIFICATION:
Nominees in each category are voted upon by the THS Board of Directors. Winners are announced at the Conclave Theatre Tour Banquet and Award Ceremony each July.