Doing Too Much Hot

Staff Picks Aug 22, 2016 3

I am recently back from vacation and under the spell cast by days of few interruptions and simple choices. I am, in short—relaxed. And as sometimes happens after a period of decompressing and unplugging, I wonder how I can’t... Read more

Steppenwolf, Northlight and Victory Gardens Receive Edgerton Grant Hot

News Aug 22, 2016 0

The one-time grants range from $5,000 to $75,000 awards and totaling $580,000, allow productions... Read more

Spiel Chicago Episode Five: Sindy Castro Hot

Profiles Aug 22, 2016 0

This week, Smyra interviewed with Sindy Castro, actress and arts educator here in Chicago. Read more

Inside The New Colony’s Unique and Effective Devising Process

Profiles Aug 17, 2016 0

“Our process can feel mysterious,” says Stephanie Shum, Managing Director, “It can manifest in... Read more

Black Theatre Alliance Announces 2016 Nominees

News Aug 10, 2016 1

The nominees for the 22nd Annual Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards have been announced.... Read more
FUN HOME On-Sale Date Announced
With all the buzz around this fall's HAMILTON sit-down in Chicago, it's easy to...
Cast Set for Hypocrites CINDERELLA AT THE THEATER OF POTATOES
The Hypocrites have announced casting for the world premiere of CINDERELLA AT THE THEATER...
City Lit Announces 2016-17 Season
City Lit Theater’s 37th season lineup, announced yesterday by City Lit artistic director Terry...
Lisa Portes Joins Theatre Communications Group Board of Directors
Chicago director and educator Lisa Portes was named one of six new members to...
Steppenwolf, Northlight and Victory Gardens Receive Edgerton Grant
The one-time grants range from $5,000 to $75,000 awards and totaling $580,000, allow productions extra time in the development and rehearsal of new plays...
Black Theatre Alliance Announces 2016 Nominees
The nominees for the 22nd Annual Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards have been announced.
Chicago Opera Theater to Perform at Southport’s Historic Music Box
Music Box Theatre  For the first time, Chicago’s iconic Music Box Theatre—located in the Southport Corridor—will host a classical live performance when Chicago Opera...
Hank Boland Steps Down at Strawdog, 3-Person Committee Takes His Place
Strawdog Theatre Company announced today that Artistic Director Hank Boland is stepping down. Boland will retain his affiliation as a Strawdog Ensemble Member, and...
Spiel Chicago Episode Five: Sindy Castro
This week, Smyra interviewed with Sindy Castro, actress and arts educator here in Chicago.
Inside IN THE HEIGHTS: Porchlight Responds to Casting
"Our job was to assemble a company for a work that has unique casting responsibilities. We fell short."