Louie Awards http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Exclusive: Nominations For Inaugural Louie Awards Honoring Local Theater Revealed http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/exclusive-nominations-inaugural-louie-awards-honoring-local-theater-revealed <p>In 2012, approximately 100 local professional theatrical productions were presented in the St. Louis area.</p><p>A new organization called the St. Louis Theater Circle, a group of area theater reviewers, seeks to recognize local professional theater with the inaugural Louie Awards.</p><p>The first Louie Awards presentation coincides with the suspension of the Kevin Kline Awards.&nbsp; Earlier this year the Professional Theater Council of St. Louis decided not to hold a ceremony honoring 2012 theatrical productions, citing financial issues.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:17:49 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 8478 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Exclusive: Nominations For Inaugural Louie Awards Honoring Local Theater Revealed