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Company and Creatives Set for Chicago Tap Theatre’s CHANGES

Company and Creatives Set for Chicago Tap Theatre’s CHANGES

Pictured (l-r): Aimee Chase, Sarah Owens, Jennifer Yonally, Sara Anderson and Kirsten Uttich from a past production of CHANGES. Photo by Josh Hawkins. Chicago Tap Theatre, under Artistic Director Mark Yonally, has announced the company and creatives for CHANGES, a science fiction tap dance story set to all-new arrangements of...

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Steep Has Cast & Staff for U.S. Premiere of LELA & CO.

Steep Has Cast & Staff for U.S. Premiere of LELA & CO.

Steep Theatre’s U.S. Premiere of Cordelia Lynn’s LELA & CO., directed by Robin Witt, will feature Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel and Chris Chmelik.

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Chicago Children’s Theatre Announces First Full Season in New Home

Chicago Children’s Theatre Announces First Full Season in New Home

Chicago Children’s Theatre has announced its 2017-18 season. Now in its new home, dubbed “The Station” at 100 S. Racine St. in the West Loop, the company will present all of its family-friendly performances, classes, and camps in the same location starting next fall. The season opens in The Station’s...

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Silent Theatre Partners with Ode on Theatrical Multimedia Event

Silent Theatre Partners with Ode on Theatrical Multimedia Event

Silent Theatre Company has announced they will team with indie rock group Ode to present a theatrical multimedia event to celebrate Ode’s album release of HOTEL BRISTOL. Collaborating with filmmakers, projection mappers, actors, and dancers to create a visual narrative to the music, Silent Theatre will create a post-apocalyptic hotel...

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Cast and Creatives Set for IN THE WAKE

Cast and Creatives Set for IN THE WAKE

Pictured: Rose Sengenberger The Comrades have announced casting for their Summer production of IN THE WAKE by Lisa Kron. Directed by Alex Mallory, the production features Rose Sengenberger (Ellen), Erin O’Brien (Laurie), Adrienne Matzen (Kayla), Kelli Walker (Judy), Samantha Newcomb (Tessa), and company members Alison Plott (Amy) and Mike Newquist...

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New Works in Nothing Without a Company’s 17/18 Season

New Works in Nothing Without a Company’s 17/18 Season

Nothing Without a Company, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Director’s Anna Rose Ii-Epstein and Hannah Ii-Epstein, have announced their 17/18 season.

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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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