Writers Theatre Wins 2017 Architizer A+ Awards

April 11, 2017

Studio Gang’s Writers Theatre has won both the juried and popular choice honors in the Architizer A+ Awards. This important civic and cultural anchor in Glencoe, Illinois, highlights theater’s ability to unite communities by transcending boundaries between people.

The Studio’s Civic Commons project was also recognized with a Special Mention.

The energy and interaction generated within the theater extends outward into the community beyond. Photo: Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing.

The canopy walk, constructed of a light wood lattice hung in tension, resonates with its surroundings and offers a unique space for theatergoers. Photo: Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing.

The theater’s two performance spaces—a main stage and a smaller black box venue—maximize the sense of intimacy between actors and audience, enhancing the immersive experience of Writers’ productions. Photo: Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing.

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