The Jessies’ Response to the Community’s Open Letter

In response to the open letter that the group ReAct has been circulating with regards to diversity at the Jessie Awards, the board of directors would like to state its full and enthusiastic desire to enter into a dialogue about these issues. We value diversity highly and recognize the importance of concrete action, not just … [Read more…]

An Open Letter to The Jessies

Here at the frank, we have mixed feelings about awards and how they relate to art; that said, we believe that validation and recognition should be reflective of the actual city and community in which we live. Therefore the frank is fully in support of making our local theatre awards a more inclusive and embracing system … [Read more…]