FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Media Contact: Heather Nowlin
PTC Artistic Director Honored for Work on Broadway
Salt Lake City – PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg is being honored at the fifth annual Broadway Salutes ceremony today, September 24th, 2013 at the Times Square Visitor Center in New York City. The ceremony took place at 4:00 PM EDT, and is co-presented by The Broadway League and the Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds.
Broadway Salutes is an annual event where the people who dedicate their lives to Broadway are honored. It gives special recognition to the individuals working today who have been a part of the community for 25, 35, and 50-plus years. Ms. Azenberg, whose first Broadway credit was forMaster Harold…and the boys by Athol Fugard in 1983, will be recognized at the 25-year level. Other honorees this year by the organization include Susan Strohman, Martin Charnin and Hal Prince.
Pioneer Theatre Company operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. Pioneer Theatre Company, Utah’s only fully professional theatre, performs at Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, located on the University of Utah campus at 300 South and 1400 East in Salt Lake City, easily accessible by TRAX light rail. Free parking is also available and the theatre is equipped with an elevator, handicap parking, hearing assistance devices and other easy-access features.
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L-R: Laura Penn, Executive Director of SDC; Karen Azenberg, Artistic Director of Pioneer Theatre Company; and Anthony DePaulo, Vice-President of IATSE.