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Goodman Names Playwrights Unit Members, Opens Submissions for Maggio Directing Fellowship

Goodman Names Playwrights Unit Members, Opens Submissions for Maggio Directing Fellowship

The residency culminates in a public staged reading of each new play in Summer 2019.

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Factory Theater Announces THE DARKNESS AFTER DAWN Cast and Design Team

Factory Theater Announces THE DARKNESS AFTER DAWN Cast and Design Team

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.

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MPAACT Announces Cast for World Premiere of BLACK & BLUE

MPAACT Announces Cast for World Premiere of BLACK & BLUE

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...

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Goodman Announces New Stages Festival Casts

Goodman Announces New Stages Festival Casts

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...

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Gift Announces 2019 Season and Artistic Promotions

Gift Announces 2019 Season and Artistic Promotions

(left to right) Gift Ensemble Members Jennifer Glasse, Maryann Thebus and Michael Patrick Thornton. The Gift Theatre has announced two of the three productions that will make up its 2019 season: a revival of John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning drama DOUBT: A PARABLE, and the Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung’s WOLF PLAY....

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Casts and Design Team Announced for DIRECTORS HAVEN 2018

Casts and Design Team Announced for DIRECTORS HAVEN 2018

Haven Theatre has announced the design team and casts for DIRECTORS HAVEN 2018.

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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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First Drafts, Focus, and Faith: Getting Candid with Calamity West

First Drafts, Focus, and Faith: Getting Candid with Calamity West

An in-depth conversation with the boisterously honest and unapologetically opinionated Chicago-based playwright.

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