The ensemble of 'SpongeBob SquarePants.' (Photo: Joan Marcus)
The Actors’ Equity Association is pushing to create two new Tony Award categories that honor equity choruses and ensembles in musicals or plays. Actors’ Equity is championing the two proposed awards, Best Chorus in a Musical or Play, and Best Ensemble in a Musical or Play, as part of a national campaign launched Wednesday. The union has sent a letter to the American Theatre Wing and the Broadway League to request the inclusion of the categories in the 2018-2019 season. Members of Equity have been pushing for these awards for some time, as the union feels that chorus and ensemble…

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