In November Diane Ferry Williams won her first Joseph Jefferson Award, for lighting Miss Saigon at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, the leading musical theatre in the Chicago area. The only question: What took so long? A Chicago resident since 1985, and resident LD at the Marriott since nearly then, she has built up an impressive résumé, working both in Chicago and other stops on the regional theatre circuit. A native of Ohio — she grew up on a horse farm — Williams attended Ashland ...

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