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Strawdog Has Its BARBECUE Cast and Creatives

Strawdog Has Its BARBECUE Cast and Creatives Hot

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer have announced the cast and creatives for the first production in their 17/18 season, BARBECUE by Robert O’Hara.

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Teatro Vista’s LA HAVANA MADRID Gets Goodman Run

Teatro Vista’s LA HAVANA MADRID Gets Goodman Run

Pictured: Sandra Delgado. Photo by Joel Maisonet. Teatro Vista’s La Havana Madrid by Sandra Delgado will playt Goodman Theatre this summer, July 21 – August 20, after runs at Steppenwolf and The Miracle Center in Logan Square. Sandra Delgado’s piece is directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce, inspired by true stories...

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First Folio Has Its AS YOU LIKE IT Cast and Creatives

First Folio Has Its AS YOU LIKE IT Cast and Creatives Hot

First Folio Theatre has announced the cast for their summer production of Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT. 

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Other Theatre Company Announces 4th Season

Other Theatre Company Announces 4th Season

The cast of Other Theatre’s 2016 production of BARNEY THE ELF. Photo by Carin Silkaitis. The Other Theatre Company, now rebranded as “Other Theatre,” has announced its 4th season, kicking off this fall with the world premiere of Martín Zimmerman’s comedic graphic novel for the stage THE MAKING OF A...

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1st Chicago International Latino Theater Launches This Fall

1st Chicago International Latino Theater Launches This Fall

The festival will feature major international companies on the stages of Chicago Shakespeare, Victory Gardens, and Steppenwolf.

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Cast and Creatives Set for THE TIN WOMAN

Cast and Creatives Set for THE TIN WOMAN

Theatre at the Center has announced the cast and production team for Chicagoland premiere of Sean Grennan’s THE TIN WOMAN.

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Breon Arzell and Daniel Kyri On Goals, Creating, Representation, and Self-Care

Breon Arzell and Daniel Kyri On Goals, Creating, Representation, and Self-Care

Breon Arzell and Daniel Kyri are both making their Goodman Theatre debuts in Charles Smith’s Objects in the Mirror. PerformInk’s Kyle Whalen sat down with the duo for a revealing in-depth conversation on life and art.

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Collaboration and Curiosity, Inside the Creative Life of Scott Davis

Collaboration and Curiosity, Inside the Creative Life of Scott Davis

“I feel like the first time you work with a director, you’re designing, you’re doing all the normal stuff, but you’re also learning how to communicate. You’re learning each other’s vocabularies. Which is always real exciting, I mean. It’s just like first dates with people—you don’t know what’s going to happen.”

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At Shattered Globe FOR PETER PAN Is a Family Affair

At Shattered Globe FOR PETER PAN Is a Family Affair

Attend any production of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY and you’re guaranteed to witness a deeply intimate play — a gift, in fact — written by playwright Sarah Ruhl specifically for her mother, Kathleen Ruhl.

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Creating 10 OUT OF 12 – Inside a Meta Tech

Creating 10 OUT OF 12 – Inside a Meta Tech

Upon entering the sunny rehearsal space for Theater Wit’s 10 OUT OF 12, I find two of everything: two stage managers at their duplicate tables; two directors alternately sitting back in pensive reflection, then hopping up to offer guidance; two sets of assistant directors noting their mentors’ every move. Watching the preparation of this ambitious play—which details, moment by moment, the process of a tech rehearsal—provides a double image of a singular experience.

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