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Final Curtain: Knowing When Enough Is Enough

Final Curtain: Knowing When Enough Is Enough Hot

By the age of 30, more than half of American actors and dancers will have given up their professions.

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City Lit Has Its DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS Cast and Creatives

City Lit Has Its DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS Cast and Creatives Hot

Pictured: Natalie Joyce City Lit Theater has announced the cast and creative team for John Millington Synge’s DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS, drawn from the legends of ancient Ireland’s great heroine and infrequently produced, DEIRDRE hasn’t been seen in Chicago since 1917. Directed by Kay Martinovich, the production features Natalie Joyce in the...

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Steppenwolf Announces Fall Lookout Lineup

Steppenwolf Announces Fall Lookout Lineup

Highlights include the inventive ensemble dance company Lucky Plush Productions, the inaugural Chicago International Latino Theatre Festival, House Theatre’s Kevin O’Donnell and more.

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Sarah Siddons Society Announces 2017 Actor of the Year Recipients

Sarah Siddons Society Announces 2017 Actor of the Year Recipients

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago have announced the 2017 winners of the Actor of the Year Award.

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20%’s SNAPSHOTS Ten ­Minute Play Festival Lineup Announced

20%’s SNAPSHOTS Ten ­Minute Play Festival Lineup Announced

Pictured: Playwright Philana Omorotionmwan 20% Theatre Company has announced the lineup for the 12th Annual SNAPSHOTS Ten ­Minute Play Festival with a theme of  “Resist! Persist!” Asking female and female ­identifying playwrights to showcase their everyday acts of rebellion, this year’s SNAPSHOTS looks at How do you resist? How do you persist?...

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Cast and Creatives Set for RHINOCEROS

Cast and Creatives Set for RHINOCEROS

Eclectic Full Contact Theatre in collaboration with THEatre HEIST has announced the cast and creatives for Eugene Ionesco’s RHINOCEROS. 

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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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