Season of Concern Appoints New Manager Of Communication and Fundraising Events
Season of Concern announced today the appointment of Frank Farrell as Director of Communications and Fundraising Events succeeding Scott Duff, who stepped down in January to pursue a full-time sales career at Windy City Media Group. “Season of Concern is excited to welcome Frank Farrell as the new Manager... Read more
Adventure Stage Chicago’s 16-17 Season Includes Two New Works
SIGHT UNSEEN, March 2016, Photo Credit Johnny Knight Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC) has announced its 2016 – 2017 season which will include two new works, a collaboration with The National Theatre of Scotland, and a site-specific production to celebrate The Settlement’s 125th anniversary. Adventure Stage Chicago, a program of... Read more
Whimsical Roaming SHERLOCK Is the Perfect Summer Activity

Do you remember what it was like to see your world as a game? I picture myself as a child, a small flame-haired thing, running around heavily-wooded Defiance, Missouri, thinking my little universe is but an ever-stretching scene of discovery. An oddly shaped stone, a lost pen cap, the first summer firefly– everything in sight was a clue to unraveling the wonder of the everyday. I was happy to catch a glimpse of that feeling again this weekend with SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE MYSTERY OF PORTAGE PARK, watching merrily on as adults and children alike take delight in the seemingly ordinary world around them.

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KINKY BOOTS Returns to Chicago
Tony Award-winners Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein’s popular musical KINKY BOOTS returns to Chicago this summer playing at the Oriental Theatre Aug 30th – September 4th. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price... Read more
Deftly Crafted Would-Be Superheroes Fly in PROWESS

In a time when most storefronts have little faith in their audience to make it through 90 minutes without looking at their phone, Prowess flies through it’s 2+ hour run time.

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Cock and Bull Commissions Playwright Megan Breen For New Ibsen Adaptation
Cock and Bull announced this morning they’ve commissioned Los Angeles playwright Megan Breen to create a contemporary adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s classic play Ghosts titled LECHEROUS HONEY. In this new immersive production premiering at the Berger Park North Mansion this October, Cock and Bull will expand its work of... Read more
Getting Out of Our Own Way: Embracing Vulnerability

In order to use our gifts we have to be both willing and able to allow ourselves to be seen. For most of us, showing the world what we consider to be our least attractive traits is damn hard.

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Steppenwolf Adds Dexter Bullard and Hallie Gordon to ’16–’17 Slate

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced the final two directors in the 2016/17 Subscription Season—Dexter Bullard will direct the world premiere production of ensemble member Tracy Letts’s LINDA VISTA and Hallie Gordon will direct the Chicago premiere of Taylor Mac’s HIR.

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Drury Lane Brings CHICAGO Back to Chicago.
Drury Lane Theatre announced today it’ll open its  2017-2018 season with CHICAGO directed by Artistic Director, William Osetek. Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, with book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and script adaptation by David Thompson this... Read more
What’s With Those Reviews?

When we started planning the new PerformInk, it was very clear to us that not only did we want to critique work, we wanted to examine work that isn’t getting reviewed often. To serve the underserved. We want to be considering children’s theater, burlesque, sketch comedy, magic—if it’s performed in front of an audience, we’ll try to send a critic to it.

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