Who Is Wally, Anyway?

Each year at LDI, the awards include the Wally Award. So who is this Wally anyway? The award, instituted in 1992, is named for Wally Russell, a man who inspired many. “He was an extraordinary guy,” says Richard Pilbrow of Theatre Projects Consultants, who served as the first chairman of the Wally Russell Foundation board of directors. “He had an enormous passion for ballet, opera, theatre, and lighting. He was also a hell of a businessman. He had a remarkable brain and was interested in

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