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Metropolis Announces Cast and Design Team for A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Metropolis Announces Cast and Design Team for A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre has announced the cast and design team for A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

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Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Award Winners Announced

Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Award Winners Announced

Pictured: Chanell Bell and Debo Balogun in Definition’s “Moon Man Walk” | Photo by Joe Mazza, Brave Lux The 24th Annual Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards were presented on Monday, October 15, at Columbia College Chicago in The Hokin Lecture Hall. Included in the event was the documentary Black Theater: The Making...

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Midsommer Flight Announces Cast and Designers for TWELFTH NIGHT

Midsommer Flight Announces Cast and Designers for TWELFTH NIGHT

Midsommer Flight has announced the cast and design team for Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT.

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Steppenwolf Announces “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation…” Cast and Designers

Steppenwolf Announces “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation…” Cast and Designers

Steppenwolf for Young Adults has announced full casting for its upcoming production of “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation…”

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Shakespeare All-Stars Announce ROMEO & JULIET and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Casts

Shakespeare All-Stars Announce ROMEO & JULIET and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Casts

The Shakespeare All-Stars have announced the cast and design team ROMEO & JULIET and the cast for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. 

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Lynn Baber Launches New Chicago Theater Awards

Lynn Baber Launches New Chicago Theater Awards

Lynn Baber, a veteran of Chicago theater, has announced she will be rolling out the “Lynn Baber Awards” this week via social media.

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Lyric Opera and Musicians End Strike with Multi-Year Deal

Lyric Opera and Musicians End Strike with Multi-Year Deal

Lyric Opera and the Chicago Federation of Musicians Local #10-208 (CFM) today reached a multi-year labor agreement that will put an end to the strike that has canceled several performances this week. Details are currently unavailable, as the agreement is still subject to ratification from union members, but the new...

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Jackalope Enters Its Second Decade a Leader in New Play Development

Jackalope Enters Its Second Decade a Leader in New Play Development

Though still small and scrappy, Jackalope has become one of the most respected small companies in Chicago, and their cohort of collaborating artists are some of the most sought after in the off-loop scene.

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Chicago Theatre Standards in Action with Citadel’s SEX WITH STRANGERS

Chicago Theatre Standards in Action with Citadel’s SEX WITH STRANGERS

“Only then did we start to explore the transitions in which Laura Eason gives us the repeated stage direction: ‘clothes come off, sex is imminent.'”

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Steppenwolf: The Next Generation

Steppenwolf: The Next Generation

Some of Steppenwolf’s newest Ensemble Members (and Stars of YOU GOT OLDER) discuss their craft, their company, and their city.

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This Place Exists for Other People — a Conversation With Will Davis

This Place Exists for Other People — a Conversation With Will Davis

As American Theater Company prepares for its 33rd season, Kyle Whalen sits down with Artistic Director Will Davis to talk his creative process, and about the season’s theme “what does it mean to be an American?”

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