Jessie Richardson Theatre Award

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Jessie Award
28th Jessie Awards
Awarded for Excellence in Vancouver theatre
Country  Canada
Presented by Jessie Richardson Theatre Award Society
First awarded 1982
Official website http://www.jessies.ca/

The Jessie Richardson Theatre Award (commonly known as the Jessie Awards) is given to recognize achievement in professional theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia.[1][2][3][4] The Jessies are presented by the Jessie Richardson Theatre Award Society, at an annual ceremony.[3] The awards are named after Jessie Richardson, co-founder of the Playhouse Holiday Theatre, local actor, director and designer.[2][3][5]

The rules for the Jessie Awards are set forth by the Jessie Review Committee each year, which applies for each season only.[6]

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  1. ^ Henighan, Tom (2000). Maclean's Companion to Canadian Arts and Culture. Vancouver: Raincoast Books. ISBN 1-55192-298-3. 
  2. ^ a b King, Kimball (2003). Western Drama Through the Ages: Four Great Eras of Western Drama. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 136. ISBN 0-313-32935-4. 
  3. ^ a b c "Jessie Richardson Awards". Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  4. ^ Benson, Eugene; Conolly, Leonard W. (2010). The Oxford Companion to Canadian Theatre. Toronto: Oxford University Press. p. 38. ISBN 0-19-540672-9. 
  5. ^ "Spelling Bee wins 3 Vancouver theatre awards". CBC News. 2011-06-21. 
  6. ^ Jessie Awards Guideline for 2008-2009 season

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