The residency culminates in a public staged reading of each new play in Summer 2019.
The Factory Theater has announced the cast and design team for the first show of its 26th season, THE DARKNESS AFTER DAWN by Co-Artistic Director Manny Tamayo.
Pictured: Juwan Lockett MPAACT has announced the world premiere of Shepsu Aakhu’s BLACK & BLUE, directed by Andrea J. Dymond, and featuring Juwan Lockett & Justin Walker. Davoe Sexton and Jayson Rabedeau patrol the notorious neighborhood on Chicago’s long-neglected south-east side. The area is known to locals as “Terror Town.” As veteran...
Goodman Theatre has announced casting for the three developmental productions featured in the 15th annual New Stages Festival. The three plays, which are staged in repertory following two weeks of rehearsal, include “There’s Always the Hudson” by Paola Lázaro-Muñoz, directed by Jess McLeod; “Felons and Familias” by Sandra Delgado, directed...
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.
“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.'”
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?”